Guwahati to Kolkata Trains

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Guwahati to Kolkata Train Information

Distance
986 kms
Duration
19h 19m
Trains During Day
6
Trains At Night
8

Online Train Ticket Booking from Guwahati to Kolkata

Looking to book Guwahati to Kolkata trains? Booking a train ticket from Guwahati to Kolkata is now easier than ever on redRail. Whether you want to check the timetable for Guwahati to Kolkata trains or find the train seat availability from Guwahati to Kolkata, redRail is one-stop for all train enquiries. Guwahati to Kolkata are two of the popular cities in India, and trains are considered as one of the most efficient and convenient ways to travel between these cities.

To book a train from Guwahati to Kolkata, all you need to do is to enter your travel details on the top of the page, choose from the list of trains available, check out the desired train seat availability, and proceed to train ticket booking by entering your details and paying the cost. You can then receive the confirmed tickets shortly. The easy-to-understand and adaptable interface, easy railway ticket booking process, and affordable train fare make redRail a great choice for those looking to book a Guwahati to Kolkata train.

There are 14 trains running from Guwahati to Kolkata covering an approximate distance of 986 kms. While some trains run on a daily basis, others run weekly. A large number of travelers choose to reach Kolkata from Guwahati by train. The first train from Guwahati to Kolkata is NTSK SMVB EXP (22502), departing at 05:20 from Guwahati (GHY). AGTL SC SPECIAL (07029) is the fastest among the Guwahati to Kolkata Trains. It departs from Guwahati (GHY) at 19:45 and arrives at Dankuni Junction (DKAE) at 11:48, covering the distance in just 16 hrs 3 mins. The last train from Guwahati to Kolkata is KYQ PURI EXP (15644), departing at 23:45 from Kamakhya Junction (KYQ). You can get detailed information about Guwahati to Kolkata train timetable, availability, fare, running status, coach position, and PNR on redRail.

Weekly Trains from Guwahati to Kolkata

KAZIRANGA EXP (13182) departs every Tuesday from Guwahati at 17:25 and arrives at Kolkata at 12:30, covering the entire distance in 19 hrs 5 mins.

SCL KOAA SPECIAL (05639) departs every Thursday from Guwahati at 16:45 and arrives at Kolkata at 13:00, covering the entire distance in 20 hrs 15 mins.

DBRG SC SPECIAL (07047) departs every Thursday from Guwahati at 19:35 and arrives at Kolkata at 12:45, covering the entire distance in 17 hrs 10 mins.

AGTL SC SPECIAL (07029) departs every Friday from Guwahati at 19:45 and arrives at Kolkata at 11:48, covering the entire distance in 16 hrs 3 mins.

GHY SC EXPRESS (12514) departs every Thursday from Guwahati at 06:20 and arrives at Kolkata at 00:10, covering the entire distance in 17 hrs 50 mins.

NTSK SMVB EXP (22502) departs every Saturday from Guwahati at 05:20 and arrives at Kolkata at 00:10, covering the entire distance in 18 hrs 50 mins.

SCL TVC EXPRESS (12508) departs every Friday from Guwahati at 06:15 and arrives at Kolkata at 00:10, covering the entire distance in 17 hrs 55 mins.

KYQ PURI EXP (15644) departs every Thursday from Guwahati at 23:45 and arrives at Kolkata at 23:10, covering the entire distance in 23 hrs 5 mins.

KARMABHOOMI EXP (22512) departs every Saturday from Guwahati at 18:00 and arrives at Kolkata at 13:32, covering the entire distance in 19 hrs 32 mins.

Daily Trains from Guwahati to Kolkata

There is no daily train between Guwahati and Kolkata.

Guwahati to Kolkata Train Ticket Price

If you are looking for affordable train tickets to travel from Guwahati to Kolkata, redRail is the best place to be. You can find numerous train tickets to choose from to suit your budget. The Guwahati to Kolkata train ticket price varies based on the journey date, the type of coach, and your preference. Passengers can travel from Guwahati to Kolkata on a desired date at a cost ranging from just ₹295 to ₹1840. The Cheapest price for the journey is ₹295.
Here are the cheapest train ticket prices from Guwahati to Kolkata for all classes:
ClassMinimum Price
2A₹1840
3A₹1280
SL₹475
2S₹295

Guwahati to Kolkata Train Timings

One can find a large number of trains running from Guwahati to Kolkata. Hence, travelers need not worry about the train seat availability on the Guwahati to Kolkata route. The total time taken by different trains running from Guwahati to Kolkata can be different and passengers can choose the train based on their suitability. Boarding a train from Guwahati is extremely comfortable with the presence of various stations.

About Kolkata

One of West Bengal's most beautiful cities, Kolkata, is situated along the banks of the Hooghly river. It is well-connected by railways and airways; the Kolkata Airport is about 15 km from the city centre.

Known as the "City of Joy", this place boasts a rich culture and heritage. It is home to several historical monuments and buildings, such as the Victoria Memorial. Some of the famous delicacies of the region include Sandesh and Rosh Gulla, which are sure to win you.

Kolkata has three major railway stations: Kolkata Railway Station, Howrah Junction and Sealdah Railway Station. Since these are busy stations, booking online train tickets from the redRail App is a sure-shot way of getting a seat.

Places to visit in Kolkata

Victoria Memorial

Situated on 1 Queen's Way, Victoria Memorial is one of the most magnificent buildings representing British architecture. It has now been converted into a tourist museum and a must-visit place.

Old Chinatown

Old Chinatown (also called Tiretta Bazaar) is one of the most famous markets in Kolkata. The place is very favourite for its delicious Chinese street food. It is an excellent place for taking a stroll during the evening time.

Nicco Park

It is one of the ideal places for a fun family outing. Located in Jheel Meel, Nicco Park has a variety of amenities for all ages, such as restaurants, a water park, a bowling arcade and much more.

Princep Ghat

Located beside the Hooghly river, Princep Ghat is a beautiful location that you must visit in the evening for a peaceful boat ride. It is a great place to relax and rejuvenate. This is an excellent place to grab some good photos for your Instagram Stories.

Eco Park

Eco Park is an urban tourist spot that was designed to promote eco-tourism in Kolkata. It is located on Major Arterial Road and offers various activities, from duo cycling to rifle shooting.

Alipore Zoo

If you are a nature lover, this place is a must-visit. Alipore Zoo is home to a wide variety of wildlife. It is one of the oldest zoological parks in India. The entry fees for this park during weekdays are INR 25 and INR 30 on weekends.

Major Railway Stations between Guwahati and Kolkata

The average travelling time between Guwahati and Kolkata is around 16 hours and 45 minutes, and the average distance is about 969 km. The route covers the following major railway stations:

  • Goalpara Town (GLPT)
  • New Bongaigaon Junction (NBQ)
  • New Alipurduar (NOQ)
  • New Cooch Behar (NCB)
  • Falakata (FLK)
  • New Jalpaiguri Junction (NJP)
  • Kishanganj (KNE)
  • Malda Town (MLDT)
  • New Farakka Junction (NFK)
  • Rampur Hat Station (RPH)
  • Bolpur Shantiniketan Railway Station (BHP)
  • Barddhaman Junction (BWN)

It is advisable to check the train's timetable and stops at every station before leaving the train. Generally, trains halt for a considerable period of time at these junctions and have ample amenities for you to rest and rejuvenate.

Nearest Metro Stations to the Railway Stations

Metro rails make your journey faster during the busiest hours of the city. While Kolkata has a metro station, Guwahati is yet to get one. Here are the best means of transport for both stations:

For Guwahati

There is no metro station near the Guwahati railway station. You can take a taxi or book a cab to reach the station comfortably. Also, you can take a state transport bus to the station.

For Kolkata

The nearest metro station to the Kolkata railway station is the Shyambazar metro station. You can easily travel by booking a cab or taxi as well.

FAQs

How many trains run from Guwahati to Kolkata?
There are 14 trains that run from Guwahati to Kolkata route. Some trains run on a daily basis. On the other hand, some trains run weekly and can be booked in advance. You can find the list of available trains when you enter the travel date while looking to book a train from Guwahati to Kolkata.
How can I book a train from Guwahati to Kolkata?
You can make an online train ticket booking from Guwahati to Kolkata by entering the travel details like source, destination, and date of travel. From the list of available trains on the mentioned date, you can choose the most suitable one and check the seat availability. After this, you can continue to pay and wait to receive your train booking confirmation.
How many days in advance can I make a railway reservation?
Advance railway reservation generally opens 120 days before the date of journey. This excludes the date of the journey. So, you can start checking the seat availability during the period of 120 days and make a booking in advance.
What is the maximum number of passengers I can reserve the seats for in a single train ticket booking from Guwahati to Kolkata?
A maximum of 6 seats can be booked in a single train ticket booking. Also, 2 children who are below 5 years of age are allowed with the ticket, but tickets will not be generated for them. Therefore, if you are booking a Tatkal ticket from Guwahati to Kolkata, you can reserve seats for a maximum of 4 passengers.
Which documents are required for online railway reservation from Guwahati to Kolkata?
When making a railway ticket booking, you do not require any special travel documents and only need to fill up the details required. However, during the train journey, you will need to carry valid ID proof such as Aadhar, Voter ID, Driving License, Pan Card, Passport etc..
How many railway stations are there in Guwahati?
There are 2 stations in Guwahati.
How many railway stations are there in Kolkata?
There are 1 stations in Kolkata.
How to get the cheapest train tickets from Guwahati to Kolkata?
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