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Best price ₹ 225.03
Journey duration 10 h 41 min
Connections per day 9
First departure 11:05
Last departure 04:25
Distance 472 km

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How much do train tickets from Patna to Kolkata cost?

The cheapest train tickets from Patna to Kolkata cost ₹ 174.82. On average, you can expect to spend around ₹ 1,063.91 for your train ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper train tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from Patna to Kolkata.

Trains from Patna to Kolkata

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

The journey between Patna and Kolkata runs for about 472 km and usually takes approximately 10 h 34 min. However, this figure is an average and will vary according to a number of factors. Depending on the method of transport that you choose, you might be able to arrive in less time. The shortest time in which you can complete this journey is 7 h 32 min. If you are trying to get from Patna to Kolkata as quickly as possible, look for express routes or non-stopping services. Direct routes are not always the fastest way to travel. At times, you may even find a quicker route that involves a connection in another city.

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

If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Patna to Kolkata, which usually leaves at 07:05. The last scheduled departure of the day is normally at 04:25. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year.

When traveling from Patna to Kolkata by train, which stations can I use?

In Patna, departure stations include Patna Saheb(PNC), Hajipur Jn(HJP), Patna Jn(PNBE), Rajendranagar T(RJPB) and Danapur(DNR). When you arrive in Kolkata, you may be able to disembark at stations such as Howrah Jn(HWH), Kolkata(KOAA), Sealdah(SDAH) and Shalimar(SHM). 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 Patna leave for Kolkata?

If you want to get from Patna to Kolkata, you can travel with providers such as IndianRail. You will find a maximum number of 30 departures per day. On average, there are 11 departures per day. Book in advance to make sure that your journey will run smoothly and you depart at a time that suits you best. When you travel, you can look for direct journeys or other routes which offer connections and changes. On average, there are 11 direct journeys between Patna and Kolkata. If you don't mind changing along the way, you may find more options available to you. There are usually 0 journeys with at least one change. These numbers may vary depending on the time of year or day of the week. Some travelers prefer direct routes, particularly if they are carrying heavy suitcases or concerned about missing a connection. Others enjoy the flexibility offered by connecting journeys. Whatever you prefer, Virail can help you find the right options to suit you.