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Best price 2,034.97 ₹
Journey duration 33 h 9 min
Connections per day 4
First departure 11:30
Last departure 03:45
Distance 1654 km

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

On average, a train ticket from Mumbai to Kolkata will cost you 2,691.26 ₹. However, there may be cheaper alternatives available. Virail will show you the lowest prices available for your chosen travel dates, which could be as little as 1,839.96 ₹. If you are trying to stick to a budget, there are several ways you can seek out lower ticket prices. For example, if your travel dates are flexible, you might find that some days of the week are cheaper than others. Traveling during peak season will usually cost more, so avoid that if you want to save money. Even the time of day can affect the price of tickets sometimes. You can also look for an indirect route, which may be cheaper than a direct connection. Often, the cheapest train tickets can be found by booking well in advance. However, be mindful that many companies do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest tickets.

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Trains from Mumbai to Kolkata

How long is the journey from Mumbai to Kolkata by train?

The distance between Mumbai and Kolkata is around 1655. Depending on the exact route and provider you travel with, your journey time can vary. On average, this journey will take approximately 33 h 14 min. However, the fastest routes between Mumbai and Kolkata take 26 h 35 min. If a fast journey is a priority for you when traveling, look out for express services that may get you there faster. Some flexibility may be necessary when booking. Often, these services only leave at particular times of day - or even on certain days of the week. You may also find a faster journey by taking an indirect route and connecting in another station along the way.

When do the first and last departures from Mumbai to Kolkata leave?

If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Mumbai to Kolkata, which usually leaves at 11:30. The last scheduled departure of the day is normally at 03:45. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year.

What are the stations on the Mumbai to Kolkata route?

In Mumbai, departure stations include Lokmanya Tilak Term, Lokmanyatilak(LTT), C Shivaji Maharaj T(CSMT) and Panvel(PNVL). When you arrive in Kolkata, you may be able to disembark at stations such as New Jalpaiguri, Shalimar(SHM), Howrah Jn(HWH), Dankuni(DKAE) and Santragachi Jn(SRC). 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 departures from Mumbai leave for Kolkata?

The exact number of journeys from Mumbai to Kolkata can vary from day to day. Some services may only run on particular days of the week, while others might be seasonal. In general, an average of 4 departures leave each day. These are run by a number of different transport providers, including IndianRail and Indian Railways. On particularly busy days, there can be up to 36 departures. You can usually expect there to be more connections on weekdays. Many providers run fewer journeys on weekends or public holidays. As a traveler, you may prefer to take a direct route from Mumbai to Kolkata. However, you will find more options available to you if you are willing to take a connecting route. These pass through one or more different cities, and you'll have to change along the way. Not all travelers feel comfortable making multiple connections, but if you are, then you will enjoy greater flexibility when making your booking. The exact number of daily departures from Mumbai to Kolkata varies, but in general, you can expect to find 4 direct connections with no changes leaving each day. Travelers who are happy to take an indirect route will find, on average, 0 journeys with one change or more.