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Best price ₹ 174.82
Journey duration 9 h 9 min
Connections per day 14
First departure 13:30
Last departure 03:15
Distance 472 km

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How much does it cost to get from Kolkata to Patna by train?

Prices will vary when you travel from Kolkata to Patna. On average, though, you'll pay about ₹ 1,030.25 for a train ticket. You can find train tickets for prices as low as ₹ 174.82, but it may require some flexibility with your travel plans. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper train tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest train tickets.

Trains from Kolkata to Patna

How long will it take me to travel from Kolkata to Patna by train?

The journey from Kolkata to Patna covers a distance of 472 km. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 9 h 9 min. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 6 h 50 min. For faster journeys, look for express routes. Please remember that these may only depart at certain times of day, or on particular days of the week. You may also find that you can go from Kolkata to Patna faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

At what time of the day can I travel from Kolkata to Patna?

In general, the first departure of the day will leave Kolkata at 13:30, and the last departure will leave at 03:15. However, it is important to remember that this is general information, and these journey times are not necessarily available every day. Timetables for each provider on the route from Kolkata to Patna can change from day to day or month to month. In particular, many providers offer different schedules on weekdays and weekends. Public holidays, local events, and seasonal timetables can also cause schedules to change.

Which stations can I use on the Kolkata to Patna route?

In Kolkata, departure stations include Howrah Jn(HWH), Shalimar(SHM), Kolkata(KOAA) and Sealdah(SDAH). When you arrive in Patna, you may be able to disembark at stations such as Patna Saheb(PNC), Patna Jn(PNBE), Danapur(DNR), Hajipur Jn(HJP) and Rajendranagar T(RJPB). Remember though that the exact stations served on each route can vary. Different providers may depart from and arrive at different stations. Furthermore, if you travel on an express service, the number of stations may be limited, and the exact stations served on a particular route may vary at different times of day or day of the week. Check in advance to ensure that you are departing from and arriving at a station that is convenient for your journey.

How many times a day do journeys run from Kolkata to Patna?

You will be able to travel from Kolkata to Patna using companies such as IndianRail. Combined, these providers offer an average of 14 journeys each day. This average figure may not necessarily reflect your chosen travel dates. On certain days of the week, there may be more or less journeys available. At the busiest times, there will be up to 35 departures available in a single day. You can choose to travel from Kolkata to Patna using both direct and indirect routes. These options will help you find a journey that suits your budget, your time frame, and the circumstances of your trip. There are, on average, 14 direct connections from Kolkata to Patna each day. Indirect connections add more possibilities, giving you extra flexibility when traveling. In an average day, you will find 0 journeys with at least one change. These figures may vary at certain times of year, and some routes might not run every day of the week.