Kolkata to Siliguri Trains

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Kolkata to Siliguri Train Information

Distance
559 kms
Duration
10h 05m
Trains During Day
12
Trains At Night
8

Weekly Trains from Kolkata to Siliguri

KARMABHOOMI EXP (22511) departs every Wednesday from Kolkata at 19:15 and arrives at Siliguri at 06:10, covering the entire distance in 10 hrs 53 mins.

NEWTINSUKIA EXP (22501) departs every Wednesday from Kolkata at 11:41 and arrives at Siliguri at 21:00, covering the entire distance in 9 hrs 19 mins.

PURI KYQ EXPRES (15643) departs every Sunday from Kolkata at 07:30 and arrives at Siliguri at 19:50, covering the entire distance in 12 hrs 15 mins.

KAZIRANGA EXP (13181) departs every Monday from Kolkata at 09:05 and arrives at Siliguri at 18:55, covering the entire distance in 9 hrs 50 mins.

KOAA AGTL SPL (02501) departs every Sunday from Kolkata at 21:40 and arrives at Siliguri at 07:50, covering the entire distance in 10 hrs 10 mins.

SRC GHY SPL (08047) departs every Friday from Kolkata at 18:00 and arrives at Siliguri at 04:50, covering the entire distance in 10 hrs 50 mins.

SC DBRG SPL (07046) departs every Tuesday from Kolkata at 14:40 and arrives at Siliguri at 00:05, covering the entire distance in 9 hrs 25 mins.

CBE SCL EXP (12515) departs every Tuesday from Kolkata at 09:47 and arrives at Siliguri at 20:25, covering the entire distance in 10 hrs 38 mins.

SC GHY EXPRESS (12513) departs every Sunday from Kolkata at 18:55 and arrives at Siliguri at 04:25, covering the entire distance in 9 hrs 30 mins.

ARONAI EXPRESS (12507) departs every Thursday from Kolkata at 11:41 and arrives at Siliguri at 21:00, covering the entire distance in 9 hrs 19 mins.

Daily Trains from Kolkata to Siliguri

SARAIGHAT EXP (12345) departs daily from Kolkata at 15:55 and arrives at Siliguri at 01:20, covering the entire distance in 9 hrs 25 mins.

KANCHAN KANYA (13149) departs daily from Kolkata at 20:35 and arrives at Siliguri at 08:15, covering the entire distance in 11 hrs 25 mins.

TEESTA TORSHA (13141) departs daily from Kolkata at 14:45 and arrives at Siliguri at 02:00, covering the entire distance in 11 hrs 15 mins.

DARJEELING MAIL (12343) departs daily from Kolkata at 22:05 and arrives at Siliguri at 08:15, covering the entire distance in 10 hrs 10 mins.

PADATIK EXPRESS (12377) departs daily from Kolkata at 23:20 and arrives at Siliguri at 09:15, covering the entire distance in 9 hrs 55 mins.

Online Train Ticket Booking from Kolkata to Siliguri

Looking to book Kolkata to Siliguri trains? Booking a train ticket from Kolkata to Siliguri is now easier than ever on redRail. Whether you want to check the timetable for Kolkata to Siliguri trains or find the train seat availability from Kolkata to Siliguri, redRail is one-stop for all train enquiries. Kolkata to Siliguri 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 Kolkata to Siliguri, 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 Kolkata to Siliguri train.

There are 20 trains running from Kolkata to Siliguri covering an approximate distance of 559 kms. While some trains run on a daily basis, others run weekly. A large number of travelers choose to reach Siliguri from Kolkata by train. The first train from Kolkata to Siliguri is VANDE BHARAT EXP (22301), departing at 05:55 from Howrah Junction (HWH). VANDE BHARAT EXP (22301) is the fastest among the Kolkata to Siliguri Trains. It departs from Howrah Junction (HWH) at 05:55 and arrives at New Jalpaiguri Jun (NJP) at 13:25, covering the distance in just 7 hrs 30 mins. The last train from Kolkata to Siliguri is PADATIK EXPRESS (12377), departing at 23:20 from Sealdah (SDAH). You can get detailed information about Kolkata to Siliguri train timetable, availability, fare, running status, coach position, and PNR on redRail. 

Kolkata to Siliguri Train Ticket Price

If you are looking for affordable train tickets to travel from Kolkata to Siliguri, redRail is the best place to be. You can find numerous train tickets to choose from to suit your budget. The Kolkata to Siliguri train ticket price varies based on the journey date, the type of coach, and your preference. Passengers can travel from Kolkata to Siliguri on a desired date at a cost ranging from just ₹360 to ₹2430. The Cheapest price for the journey is ₹360.
Here are the cheapest train ticket prices from Kolkata to Siliguri for all classes:
ClassMinimum Price
EC₹2260
CC₹1460
EV₹2430
1A₹2205
2A₹1325
3A₹945
SL₹360

Kolkata to Siliguri Train Timings

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

About Kolkata

Kolkata, fondly called the “City of Joy” is a busy and vibrant city that has a lot of cultural and historical significance. It is located in West Bengal in eastern India and is reminiscent of times of colonialism and related history. The city has distinct reminders of it since it stood as the capital of British India til 1911. Kolkata played a vital role in India’s independence movement and memories of this are found everywhere in the city.

As much as it leads in the area of its history of India, Kolkata is a seat of culture and stands out in the areas of art, music, dance, and literature. Let’s not forget that it is the place of birth of the Nobel laureate and literary genius, Rabindranath Tagore. As much as its art and literary scene make it a place of significance, so does its cuisine. The sweets are legendary here, primarily the rasgulla, as well as the typical food on the street such as phuchka. Whether you are in Kolkata for its famous Book Fair or Film Festival, or its traditional and enigmatic Durga Puja celebrations, Kolkata leaves an indelible impression on you.

The people of Kolkata are warm and although this city is a large metropolis, it has some great nature and history spots to check out. It is also a place for educational pursuits and the people are as learned as they are inviting.

About Siliguri

The eastern Indian state of West Bengal has some lovely places to visit and live in. Siliguri, or the “Gateway to the Northeast”, is one of them. The city has a pride of place in the Himalayan foothills and serves as an important corridor that facilitates commerce and trade between the states in northeastern India and the rest of the country.

Siliguri may be strategically positioned for trade, but its location is also prominent for its natural beauty. If you are in Siliguri, the Mahananda Wildlife Sanctuary offers you a taste of the most wonderful wildlife and birdlife in the region. Additionally, Siliguri has a blend of ethnicities and cultures due to its nearness to the northeast of the country. You can witness this diversity if you catch a whiff of its street food, mainly thupka, and momos. Tibetan fare is also available and experimentation is necessary if you want to experience some of the best food around.

Rapid urbanisation has made it a major crossroads of transport and infrastructure development is ongoing. In addition to this, Siliguri is an entry point to various tourist spots in India, including Kalimpong, Darjeeling, and Sikkim.

Information About Siliguri Railway Station

Siliguri Junction Railway Station is among the main stations in Siliguri within the Northeast Frontier Railway Zone. The station has five platforms and trains run on narrow and broad gauge lines. It started in 1949 and was electrified in 2020. The station is the main hub for the connection of cargo and passengers to the rest of the region and other parts of the country. The station has a range of facilities such as restrooms, waiting areas, food stalls, ticket counters, etc. Via a network of buses and taxis, the station is well-linked to neighbouring areas and to the city itself.

However, trains that travel from Kolkata to Siliguri can also arrive at the New Jalpaiguri Railway Junction Station, also in Siliguri. Like the main station, this is an A1 station with narrow and broad gauge lines. It has eight platforms and is the largest station in the north of West Bengal and serves a diverse network of rail services in the region.

Major Railway Stations between Kolkata to Siliguri Trains

The main railway stations between trains that run from Kolkata to Siliguri are Bolpur Station, Malda Town Station, and Barsoi Junction Railway Station. Stops at stations depend on the service and route taken.

Popular Places to Visit in Siliguri

Siliguri experiences a cool and pleasant climate all year round. However, the winter is a beautiful season to visit this place. Here are some attractions to consider:

  • Mahananda Wildlife Sanctuary: On the outskirts of Siliguri, you can explore diverse wildlife in lush greenery.
  • Kali Mandir: A revered Hindu temple devoted to the Goddess Kali, you get a spiritual vibe here.
  • Salugara Monastery: Discover the culture of Tibetan Buddhists at this calm monastery.
  • Coronation Bridge: This is a historical marvel of a bridge constructed above the Teesta River, giving you picturesque views of Siliguri.
  • Tea Gardens: This place gives you a picture of how to make tea after you admire the gardens.
  • Madhuban Park: A peaceful spot for ardent nature lovers, and boating rides thrown in.
  • Surya Sen Park: Ideal for picnics or walks, this park is abundant with all the glory of nature.
  • Hong Kong Market: Shop to your heart’s content for clothing, local handicrafts, and more in this busy and lively market.

Connectivity from Siliguri

Siliguri has prominent strategic relevance in West Bengal, with easy access to the four international borders of China, Bangladesh, Nepal, and Bhutan. The city also connects the northeastern region with mainland India. In terms of road connectivity, the NH 27 goes through Siliguri and this has links with Gujarat, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Assam, Uttar Pradesh, and the rest of West Bengal. Apart from this, the 100-year-old Hill Cart Road, originating in Siliguri, connects the city to Darjeeling.

With regard to bus services, the Tenzing Norgay Bus Terminus is a major bus terminus serving private and government bus services. You can take buses from here to Sikkim, Assam, Bihar, Jharkhand, and other cities.

If you wish to explore train services, many trains link Siliguri to major cities through railway networks. Major railway stations include the New Jalpaiguri Railway Station and the Siliguri Junction Railway Station.

For connections via air travel, the Bagdogra International Airport is the nearest airport to Siliguri.

Nearby Airports

The nearest airport to Siliguri is the Bagdogra International Airport. The airport is approximately 12 Km from the Siliguri city centre. It has one runway and one terminal serving domestic and some international connections (Bangkok, Paro). The airport is equipped with facilities for passengers including aerobridges, escalators, elevators, check-in counters, restrooms, waiting areas, eateries, etc. Currently, it is undergoing an expansion process to meet the increasing demand of passenger traffic.

Nearest Metro Station

Siliguri does not have a metro rail service. The nearest major metro rail service is the Kolkata Metro. It is currently running some partial services and routes, and construction of the entire metro is yet to be completed. In the future, it is predicted that the Green Line of the Kolkata Metro will connect Siliguri to Kolkata via the Esplanade metro rail station.

Bus from Kolkata to Siliguri

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FAQs

How many trains run from Kolkata to Siliguri?
There are 20 trains that run from Kolkata to Siliguri 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 Kolkata to Siliguri.
How can I book a train from Kolkata to Siliguri?
You can make an online train ticket booking from Kolkata to Siliguri 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 Kolkata to Siliguri?
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 Kolkata to Siliguri, you can reserve seats for a maximum of 4 passengers.
Which documents are required for online railway reservation from Kolkata to Siliguri?
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 Kolkata?
There are 1 stations in Kolkata.
How many railway stations are there in Siliguri?
There are 2 stations in Siliguri.
How to get the cheapest train tickets from Kolkata to Siliguri?
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