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 from Bangalore 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 KSR Bengaluru City Junction (Bangalore) (SBC) to Howrah Junction Railway Station (HWH).
|Train||Bangalore (SBC)||Kolkata (HWH)||Operating Days|
|22501||03:10||14:00 + 1 day||Tu|
- There are six train services from Bangalore Yesvantpur Junction Railway Station (YPR) to Howrah Junction Railway Station (HWH).
|Train||Bangalore (YPR)||Kolkata (HWH)||Operating Days|
|22888||09:55||18:30 + 1 day||Th|
|12246||11:00||16:45 + 1 day||M,Tu,Th,F,Su|
|22864||11:00||16:25 + 1 day||W|
|12253||13:30||22:40 + 1 day||Sa|
|12864||19:35||06:25 + 1 day||M,Tu,W,Th,F,Sa,Su|
|15227||23:55||14:00 + 1 day||W|
- There is one train service from Bengaluru Cantt Railway Station (BNC) to Howrah Junction Railway Station (HWH).
|Train||Bangalore (BNC)||Kolkata (HWH)||Operating Days|
|12509||23:40||10:55 + 1 day||W,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 KSR Bengaluru City Junction (Bangalore) Railway Station
KSR Bengaluru City Junction (Bangalore) Railway Station is 2.7 km by road from Bangalore Gandhi Nagar Racecourse.
Location of Bangalore Cant Station
Bangalore Cantonment Railway Station is 1 km by road from Bangalore Palace.
Location of Bangalore Yesvantpur Junction Railway Station
Bangalore Yesvantpur Junction Railway Station is 6.5 km by road from Bangalore Palace.
Location of Kolkata Howrah Junction Railway Station
Howrah Junction Railway Station is 7.1 km by road from the Victoria Memorial.
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.
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.