The Distance between Puri to Kolkata is 496Kms by road. 2 different operators provide bus service from Puri to Kolkata with 2 daily buses. Major operators who operate buses from Puri to Kolkata are Dolphin Bus Service, Royal Cruiser having the maximum number of services. On Average, Puri to Kolkata travel time is 10hrs and can go up to 11hrs depending on the type of bus, operator and traffic conditions. The first bus takes off around 06:00 PM and last bus at 08:00 PM. The lowest Puri to Kolkata bus fare being Rs.570 and the highest being Rs.950 depending on the type of bus.
Travelling from Puri to Kolkata can be comfortable and easy as there are many types of buses available for travellers. Different type of buses are available in this route like Volvo A/C Coach, A/C Seater & Sleeper. Now that redbus has tied up with many operators, booking tickets from Puri to Kolkata has become very easy.
|Volvo A/C (2+2)||06:00 PM||05:00 AM||11hrs||
|A/C Seater/Sleeper (2+2)||08:00 PM||06:00 AM||10hrs||
Puri is one of the most venerated religious centers in India. Situated in the state of Orissa, Puri is called the abode of Lord Jagannath. Historical accounts reveal that Puri was once a thickly wooded hill inhabited by the Sabaras (Pre-Aryan and Pre-Dravidian tribes of the Austric linguistic family). Apart from the world famous temple, there are amazingly sunny beaches at Puri, which are considered as the finest beaches in the world. Visitors here can indulge in maritime activities as well as various other interesting activities like exploring the natural and architectural wonders of Orissa, tasting the local cuisine, enjoying sightseeing & boating in Chilka Lake, on their visit to Puri. The easiest way to reach Puri is by bus. Bus bookings can be done through local travel agencies as well as transport offices. Bus tickets for Volvo, AC and sleeper buses are easily available. It is most suited for adventurous backpackers, who look forward to great experiences while travelling. Visitors can travel via road, rail or airways to reach Puri. However, the most frequent and convenient mode of travel will be by road. There are many different routes connecting most of the cities in Orissa with Puri and numerous buses ply along these routes.
Kolkata is the capital city of West Bengal. The former capital of British India, Kolkata is home to one of the oldest ports in the country. Kolkata has an old world charm that is reflected in its old Victorian era buildings, yellow ambassador cabs, hand pulled rickshaws and trams. Though the city has been restructured with flyovers, skyscrapers, multiplexes and business centers, Kolkata has been able to retain its essence. Victoria Memorial built in the memory of Queen Victoria is the landmark of this city. The other attractions include the Indian Museum, Marble Palace, State Archaeological Gallery, Academy of Fine Arts and Mother’s house. Kolkata has its own collection of bridges. The Rabindra Setu Bridge, popularly known as Howrah Bridge, Hooghly Bridge and Bally Bridge are a few of them. Dakshineshwar Kali temple, Kalighat temple, Tipu Sultan Mosque, and St. John’s Church are some of the popular places for worship.