The distance between Howrah and Digha is almost 190 km. It takes a little more than 3 hours to reach Digha by rail. Though the distance is not much, it might take a little longer by road, because of road and traffic conditions. The best way to reach Digha from Howrah, is by train. These days, even the Duronto, which leaves Howrah at 11:15 am reaches Digha within just two hours. While travelling in the Duronto, passengers wont have to worry about food, as proper and hygienic food is provided in the train.
Transport options from Howrah to Digha
Howrah to Digha By Train: Take a direct train from Kolkata Howrah Junction to Digha Flag Station that takes around 3 hours. Digha Flag Station is located at a distance of around 4 km from the Digha city centre and can be reached by hiring a taxi or an auto-rickshaw. Ideal for group travellers, families with kids and seniors.
Howrah to Digha By Car: Rent a car or hire a cab from Howrah to Digha, which takes around 2 hours. Approximate cost of cab per kilometre ranges from INR7 to INR24, depending upon the type of car. Comfortable and ideal for group travellers, families with kids and seniors.
Howrah to Digha By Bus: Take a bus from Howrah to Digha, which takes around 3 hours. Digha Bus Stop is located at a distance of around 8 km from the city centre and can be reached by hiring a taxi or an auto-rickshaw. Travelling by bus is economical and ideal for individual travellers and backpackers.
Howrah to Digha train was on time. It reached Digha at 10 :10 am. So no wastage on hotel fare, so I chose this train. Chair car was good but seats needs more space. IRCTC caterer's provide good quality food for breakfast and it was paid service. One must try IRCTC coffee which was for Rs 10.
We save a lot of time and the journey was comfortable as we travel by Duronto. Food was awesome and it takes only 3 and half hour to reach the destination. It was a good time pass journey and a great experience. Digha is a very good place. Went there by bus and took a local hotel to stay. The old Digha beach is a very good place to feel the beauty of sea. The new Digha is 1km away from old Digha. Local vans are available in plenty.
The location was awesome and especially the sea beach of Digha was a great attraction for the tourists. The atmosphere was so good and the couples were friendly and behaved like our own friend. But the road needs to be improved; otherwise a weekend in Digha is an awesome idea.
Wish you a very happy and safe journey and last but not the least, keep this tourist place as clean as possible (Incredible India).
Enjoyed the tour completely. You will have to take cycle rickshaw from Digha Station to go to Old Digha. Nearest airport is Calcutta Airport. From airport, you can take car to go to their directly in 7-8 hours.
I love holidays and specially on the wide and smooth expressways. I stay in West Bengal and definitely will share my last expressway travel from Howrah to Digha. Whenever I get holiday, I donít forget to go out for long drive with my SUV. I really love long drive as from Howrah to Digha is 200 km long and at average time had taken 5 hours. A drive for 5 hours from Howrah had taken me to an all seasoned ever thronged tourist destination Digha which is awesome sea beach in eastern India. The expressway made to give ultimate driving experience towards a holiday travel and make it ever memorable. The road is super smooth and well made. Driving on it is a pleasure. Here with pleasant sunshine, breeze salty wind, rolling and roaring waves, lush green cashew forest, this beach has become ever popular among the weekend traveller and honeymooners. A stretch of calm sea with considerably shallow water in New Digha provides fun scope for beach swimming. Apart from Beach Strolling, one can enjoy Sun Bathing in the sandy stretches of the beach. It is also best for bike riding for long drive. This tourist expressway only made to offer ultimate driving and travelling experience. It is truly awesome for November but when you have an exploring mind set then you can enjoy every season like me.
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