The journey by train from Agra to Kolkata is scheduled to take between 20 hours 45 minutes and 31 hours 25 minutes depending upon which train service you take. Via the shortest route the distance travelled is 1,264 km.
Train Times from Agra to Kolkata
There are 10 direct train services from Agra to Kolkata, departing from 2 different train stations in Agra.
- Train times from Agra Cantt Railway Station (AGC) to Howrah Junction Railway Station (HWH).
|Train||Agra (AGC)||Kolkata (HWH)||Operating Days|
|12178||05:10||06:50 + 1 day||M|
|20976||05:15||06:50 + 1 day||Th|
|13008||12:05||19:30 + 1 day||M,Tu,W,Th,F,Sa,Su|
- Train times from Agra Fort Railway Station (AF) to Howrah Junction Railway Station (HWH).
|Train||Agra (AF)||Kolkata (HWH)||Operating Days|
- Train times from Agra Cantt Railway Station (AGC) to Kolkata Railway Station (KOAA).
|Train||Agra (AGC)||Kolkata (KOAA)||Operating Days|
|13168||04:40||09:00 + 1 day||Sa|
|12320||16:45||17:20 + 1 day||Th|
- Train times from Agra Fort Railway Station (AF) to Kolkata Railway Station (KOAA).
|Train||Agra (AF)||Kolkata (KOAA)||Operating Days|
- Train times from Agra Fort Railway Station (AF) to Sealdah Railway Station (SDAH).
|Train||Agra (AF)||Kolkata (SDAH)||Operating Days|
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Location of Agra Cantt Railway Station
Agra Cantt Railway Station is 6.3 km by road from the Tai Mahal.
Location of Agra Fort Railway Station
Agra Fort Railway Station is 3.2 km by road from the Tai Mahal.
Location of Howrah Junction Railway Station
Howrah Junction Railway Station is 6.4 km by road from the Victoria Memorial.
Location of Kolkata Railway Station
Kolkata Railway Station is 9.2 km by road from the Victoria Memorial.
Location of Sealdah Railway Station
Sealdah Railway Station is 5.7 km by road from the Victoria Memorial.
Kolkata is India’s third largest city and main commercial centre of the Eastern region of India. Kolkata is notable for a number of reasons. The city, formerly known as Calcutta, was for a long time the administrative capital on India during the period when the country was a British colony and prior to that as the principal trading post for British companies operating in India. The legacy of British rule is clearly evident in the centre of the city which has a large number of magnificent colonial era buildings which are now major tourist attractions.
By way of complete contrast Kolkata is also a city with major slums that is often, and not without reason, characterised as being as place where the population is very poor. Mother Theresa was one of a large number people who have volunteered to come to Kolkata to help its many people in need.
Kolkata’s residents, however, do not for the greater part view their city as a place of poverty. The city is notable for being one of India’s most important cultural centres, with many of India’s most famous writers and artists, such as Rabindranath Tagore, coming from Kolkata.
The people of Kolkata have a reputation for being free thinkers and this has manifested itself in what at the time has been viewed as radical political views. Indeed, the British moved the capital from Kolkata to Delhi solely because of the emerging independence movement in Kolkata. Kolkata does have pockets of extreme poverty but the city is a wonderful vibrant place with fantastic food and lots of interesting places to visit.