Train travel from Bangalore to Kolkata

Indian trains are scheduled to complete the journey from Bangalore to Kolkata in 30 to 38 hours depending upon which train you take. Via the shortest route the distance travelled by train from Bangalore to Kolkata is 1,954 km.

Train Times to Kolkata


There are 9 direct services from Bangalore to Kolkata departing from three different train stations in Bangalore and all arriving in Kolkata at Howrah Junction Railway Station.

  • There are two train services from Bangalore Krantivira Sangolli Rayanna Railway Station (SBC) to Howrah Junction Railway Station (HWH).
TrainBangalore (SBC)Kolkata (HWH)Operating Days
2250103:1014:00 + 1 dayTu
2281803:1014:50M

  • There are six train services from Bangalore Yesvantpur Junction Railway Station (YPR) to Howrah Junction Railway Station (HWH).
TrainBangalore (YPR)Kolkata (HWH)Operating Days
2288809:5518:30 + 1 dayTh
1224611:0016:45 + 1 dayM,Tu,Th,F,Su
2286411:0016:25 + 1 dayW
1225313:3022:40 + 1 daySa
1286419:3506:25 + 1 dayM,Tu,W,Th,F,Sa,Su
1522723:5514:00 + 1 dayW

  • There is one train service from Bengaluru Cantt Railway Station (BNC) to Howrah Junction Railway Station (HWH).
TrainBangalore (BNC)Kolkata (HWH)Operating Days
1250923:4010:55 + 1 dayW,Th,F

  • Fastest Train: The fastest train from Bangalore to Kolkata is Train #22864 departing from¬†Yesvantpur Junction Railway Station at 11:00 on Wednesdays.
  • Slowest Train: The slowest train from Bangalore to Kolkata is Train #15227 departing from Yesvantpur Junction Railway Station at 23:55 on Wednesdays.

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Location of Bangalore Krantivira Sangolli Rayanna Railway Station


Bangalore Krantivira Sangolli Rayanna Railway Station is 2.7 km by road from Bangalore Gandhi Nagar Racecourse.

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Location of Bangalore Cant Station


Bangalore Cantonment Railway Station is 1 km by road from Bangalore Palace.

Google Map of Bangalore Cantonment Railway Station

Location of Bangalore Yesvantpur Junction Railway Station


Bangalore Yesvantpur Junction Railway Station is 6.5 km by road from Bangalore Palace.

Google Map of Bangalore Yesvantpur Junction Railway Station

Location of Kolkata Howrah Junction Railway Station


Howrah Junction Railway Station is 7.1 km by road from the Victoria Memorial.

Google Map of Howrah Junction Railway Station

About Travel to Kolkata


Kolkata is a large city, with over 14 million permanent residents, with lots of places of interest to visit. To outsiders Kolkata is associated with extreme poverty, however, to Indian people Kolkata is seen as vibrant city notable for its culture. Kolkata is the home town of many of India’s most famous writers and thinkers, such as Rabindranath Tagore. Kolkata also has lots of architectural reminders of the time when India was part of the British Empire. Kolkata, formerly known as Calcutta, was the first capital of British administered India from 1772 to 1911. The city’s most famous landmark is the Victoria Memorial which took 15 years to construct. This vast white marble building is now used as an art gallery and the grounds of the Victoria Memorial of similarly impressive and worth visiting.

Statue at the Victoria Memorial in Kolkata
Statue at the Victoria Memorial in Kolkata

Kolkata is at its most lively in October when the annual Durga Puja Festival takes place. This 10 day festival is a Hindu religious event dedicated to Durga, the wife of Shiva, and in particular her victory in battle against the demon Mahishasura. During the Durga Puja Festival the city comes alive with music and dancing, and processions of images of Hindu deities are carried through streets lined with food stalls.

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