The Distance between Siliguri to Kolkata is 885Kms by road. 2 different operators provide bus service from Siliguri to Kolkata with 2 daily buses. Major operators who operate buses from Siliguri to Kolkata are Greenline, Shantanu Travels, Royal Cruiser having the maximum number of services. On Average, Siliguri to Kolkata travel time is 14hrs 30min and can go up to 15hrs depending on the type of bus, operator and traffic conditions. The first bus takes off around 05:30 PM and last bus at 07:30 PM. Siliguri to Kolkata bus fare ranges from Rs.500 to Rs.650 depending on the type of bus.
Travelling from Siliguri 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 Non A/C Seater & Sleeper. Now that redbus has tied up with many operators, booking tickets from Siliguri to Kolkata has become very easy.
Siliguri is one of the most significant towns located in the Darjeeling district in the state of West Bengal. It is strategically located along the Siliguri Corridor (also known as the Chicken’s neck), which is a thin strip of land connecting the mainland India with the northeastern part of India. Siliguri is one of the major towns in that part that it is often called the commercial centre of North Bengal. Furthermore, it serves as the transit base for those who travel to the neighbouring countries like Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan and Myanmar among others. Siliguri is also the gateway to several other major hill stations in the Himalayan ranges like Gangtok, Mirik, Kalimpong, Darjeeling and Kurseong, to name a few. All these hills stations are accessible only through Siliguri. Siliguri is also famous for tea plantations and hence many people come here to enjoy the beauty of this town as well.
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.
I am Not satisfied with the service , hotel visited by the bus are so dirty & food was also not good there
We had a very bad experience on travelling NBSTC AC bus because the quality of the bus is very bad and I got injured sitting in the back seat. Mainly the time 12 hours written in the site is very misleading. The average time they take is 16 to 17 hours and we reached Kolkata after 24 hours. So to us this is just a nightmare.
I enjoyed the very much & I also look forward it in future also.
Horrible experience to say the least. Bus condition was bad. Punctuality - 8 hours late in a 12 hours journey. Staff - had to beg to give bio breaks. Horrible behaviour, rude, pathetic. Bad driving - if you are seating towards the rear then god bless you.