Jamshedpur to Kolkata Distance

Jamshedpur To Kolkata

(Kolkata To Jamshedpur)

Best way to travel from Jamshedpur to Kolkata

Total distance 280 km
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The distance between Jamshedpur and Kolkata, is almost 300 km. It takes about six hours of driving, to reach Kolkata from Jamshedpur. There are many buses which run between these two places and the road is also very good, except during monsoons. The only problem with the road, is that it can get congested in few places; so, the best way to reach Kolkata from Jamshedpur, is by train. The BBN Jan Shatabdi, that leaves Jamshedpur at 17:10 hours and reaches Howrah station at 20:50 hours, is one of the best and fastest trains along the route.

Transport options from Jamshedpur to Kolkata

Jamshedpur to Kolkata By Train: Take a direct train from Jamshedpur to Howrah Railway Station, the nearest station to Kolkata, that takes around 4 hours. From the station, buses and taxis are available to reach the city centre. It is recommended for families with kids, seniors and group travellers.

Jamshedpur to Kolkata By Car: Rent a car or hire a cab from Jamshedpur to Kolkata, which takes around 6 hours. Cost of cab ranges from INR9 to INR65 per kilometre, depending upon the type of car. Ideal for families with kids and group travellers.

Jamshedpur to Kolkata By Bus: Take a bus from Jamshedpur to Kolkata, which takes about 6 hours. Kolkata Bus Stop is approximately 7 km away from the city centre. You can take an auto-rickshaw or a bus in order to reach the city centre that takes about 15 minutes. Not recommended as travelling by bus can be tiring.

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Suman Kumar

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  • Lives in Jamshedpur
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Suman Kumar
7/7
Posted Sep 6, 2015 Sep 6, 2015
Mode of Transport:Train
It was a good journey, we were traveling with friends had a great sightseeing, we enjoyed lot. Had a good experience. Found who were around us were very friendly, the people sitting around us were of helping nature. Venders were also good. The snacks was of good quality. Overall, it was a nice journey.
Train name (Train no): ISPAT EXPRESS (2872)
Tickets booked:
  • 7 days prior
This train has:
  • Non-veg food
  • On-time
Boarding Station: Tatanagar Junction
 7.00/7
This station has
  • Food available for purchase
Last Station: Kolkata Howrah Junction
 7.00/7
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Trip Includes:  Hotel Mulberry
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Akash Kumar

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Akash Kumar
7/7
Posted Jun 13, 2015 Jun 13, 2015
Mode of Transport:Train
Yes the train is always on time and it departs from Tata Nagar early in the morning and then the same train you can get from Howrah Station in the evening. The catering I liked the most and the ticket is also nominal. The speed of the train is also good.
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Train name (Train no): Steel Exp (12814)
Tickets booked:
  • 7 days prior
This train has:
  • Veg. Food
  • Non-veg food
  • On-time
  • Clean toilets
Boarding Station: Tatanagar Junction
 7.00/7
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  • Books/Newspaper to buy
Last Station: Kolkata Howrah Junction
 7.00/7
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Kumar Rajeev
6/7
Posted Feb 24, 2015 Feb 24, 2015
Mode of Transport:Train
I didn't got my seat reserved as it was sudden plan to leave for Kolkata. I went to catch Ranchi-Howrah intercity express, but boarded to Adi-Hwh Express with general ticket.

I approached the T.T.E. with general ticket to upgrade me for reservation wagon. He was very polite and within minutes provided me with a birth for my convenience without charging any extra penny. I rarely find so generous TTE like him these days.

The train was scheduled to arrive at 1:10 pm but ended with 2:45 at last minutes of journey due to busy traffic.

Overall it was a great journey in this train, and surely I'll prefer this train next time I plan my journey.
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Train name (Train no): HOWRAH EXPRESS (2833)
Tickets booked:
  • Tatkal
This train has:
  • Veg. Food
  • Non-veg food
  • Clean toilets
Boarding Station: Tatanagar Junction
 6.00/7
This station has
  • Food available for purchase
  • Accomodation
  • Books/Newspaper to buy
  • Medical facility
  • Prepaid auto/taxi
Last Station: Kolkata Howrah Junction
 6.00/7
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  • Medical facility
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Jimmy

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Jimmy
5/7
Posted Aug 8, 2014 Aug 8, 2014
Mode of Transport:Train
It was a four hour journey and it was pleasant. The train was having pantry service and the food was average. You can have light snacks. But it has many stoppages before Kharagpur which makes you irritated but overall journey was good.
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Train name (Train no): Steel Exp (12814)
Tickets booked:
  • 7 days prior
This train has:
  • Veg. Food
  • Non-veg food
Boarding Station: Tatanagar Junction
 6.00/7
This station has
  • Food available for purchase
  • Books/Newspaper to buy
Last Station: Kolkata Howrah Junction
 5.50/7
This station has
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  • Prepaid auto/taxi
Trip Includes:  ITC Hotel Sonar
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Reshmi De
7/7
Posted Jan 3, 2016 Jan 3, 2016
Mode of Transport:Train
It was fantabulous. We reserved Barbil Janshatabdi Express and as it was super fast we got just one station Kharagpur to hault. We boarded from Howrah and departed to steel city Tatanagar within 3 hours. We were 9heads so it was really enjoying trip for us.
Train name (Train no): Bbn Janshatabdi (12021)
Tickets booked:
  • 7 days prior
This train has:
  • Veg. Food
  • Non-veg food
  • On-time
  • Clean toilets
Boarding Station: Kolkata Howrah Junction
 7.00/7
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  • Accomodation
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  • Medical facility
  • Prepaid auto/taxi
Last Station: Tatanagar Junction
 7.00/7
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Jamshedpur to Kolkata By Train (220 Km)

Jamshedpur ––› Howrah
By Train 217 Km
Howrah ––› Kolkata
By Taxi 6 Km
Jamshedpur to Howrah by Train (217 Km)
Train No. Train Name Origin Dep. Arr. Days Of Run
Jam... Kol... M T W T F S S
12022 Bbn Janshatabdi Tatanagar Junction 17:10 20:50 Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
15611 Karmabhoomi Express Tatanagar Junction 16:45 21:30 N N Y N N N N
18006 Koraput Hwh Express Tatanagar Junction 01:25 06:25 Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
18616 Hte Rnc Hwh Express Tatanagar Junction 02:13 06:35 Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
18618 Rnc Hwh Int Exp Tatanagar Junction 10:15 14:20 N N N N N N N
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Jamshedpur to Kolkata By Car/Taxi (220 Km)

Vehicle Approx. Fare/Km (Rs) Approx. Cost (Rs)
Tata Indica A/C 9 1980
Chevrolet Tavera A/C 12 2640
Toyota Qualis A/C 12 2640
Ford Ikon A/C 15 3300
Hyundai Accent A/C 15 3300
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  • Trains
    • Best trains to take:Cstm Howrah Spl (0859), Cstm Howrah Spl (0859)
    • Last station:Howrah
    • Total distance:220 km
  • Taxi
    • Total distance:220 km
    • Duration: 4 Hrs by car
    • Price:from Rs. 9 per km
  • Bus
    • Total distance:220 km
    • Duration: 4 Hrs by Bus
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    • Total distance:220 km
    • Nearest Airport:Kolkata
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