Kolkata to Digha Distance

Kolkata To Digha

(Digha To Kolkata)

Best way to travel from Kolkata to Digha

Total distance 168 km
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The distance between Howrah and Digha is almost 200 km. It takes a little more that 3 hours, to reach Digha by rail. Though the distance is not much, it might take a little longer by road, depending on the traffic. The best way to reach Digha from Kolkata, is by train. One first needs to reach Howrah from Kolkata and then, take a train to Digha. The Duronto Express leaves Howrah at 11:15 am and arrives at Digha, in two hours. The fare for a single adult traveller, travelling in a AC Chair Car is Rs. 315.

Transport options from Kolkata to Digha

Kolkata to Digha By Train: Take a direct train from Kolkata to Digha, which takes around 3 hours. The railway station at Digha is located at a distance of about 34 km from the Digha city centre. You can reach the city centre by hiring a cab or taxi. This mode is suitable while travelling with family.

Kolkata to Digha By Car: Hire a cab from Kolkata to Digha, which takes around 3 hours. Cost of cab ranges from INR8 to INR25 per kilometre, depending upon the type of car. Recommended for families and group travellers.

Kolkata to Digha By Bus: Take a direct bus from Kolkata to Digha, which takes around 4 hours. Digha bus stop is about 8 km away from the Digha city centre. You can reach the city centre from the bus stop by hiring a cab. Ideal for backpackers and individual travellers.

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Nitesh Kuhar

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  • 9 Reviews
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Nitesh Kuhar
5.5/7
Posted 2 weeks ago Jun 26, 2015
Mode of Transport:Train
This train is the best suitable in my point of view as its starts early morning and we have whole day to roam around the city. The train was clean and the co-passengers were supportive. 3-4 hrs journey was a good one. Train was not so late. Services were good. Toilets were not fully clean but it was usable.
Train name (Train no): Tamralipta Exp (12857)
Tickets booked:
  • 7 days prior
This train has:
  • Veg. Food
  • Non-veg food
  • On-time
Boarding Station: Kolkata Howrah Junction
 7.00/7
This station has
  • Food available for purchase
  • Accomodation
  • Books/Newspaper to buy
  • Medical facility
  • Prepaid auto/taxi
Last Station: Digha Flag Station
 4.50/7
This station has
  • Food available for purchase
  • Books/Newspaper to buy
  • Medical facility
Trip Includes:  | Digha
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Kaushik Biswas

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  • Lives in Kolkata
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Kaushik Biswas
6/7
Posted 3 weeks ago Jun 15, 2015
Mode of Transport:Train
12857 Tamralipta Express and 18001 Kandari Express are same set of bogies, running under two different names.

The trains usually depart at right time from the new complex of Howrah Station and is not more than 20-30 minutes late at the destination. The journey experience is nice even in 2S class, so A/C Chair Car depends upon choice.

Trains toilets are somewhat clean. On the route, there's plenty of water supply and food supply so that you don't have to depend on railways catering. At the destination, New Digha mini hotel sector is nearest, with plenty of hotels to chooser from; however, staying at Old Digha depends on traveler's choice.

To sum it up, for such a short distance of travel, these trains are somewhat nice and within tolerance limits of the average Indian traveler.
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Train name (Train no): KANDARI EXPRESS (8001)
Tickets booked:
  • 7 days prior
This train has:
  • On-time
  • Clean toilets
Boarding Station: Kolkata Howrah Junction
 5.50/7
This station has
  • Food available for purchase
  • Accomodation
  • Books/Newspaper to buy
  • Medical facility
  • Prepaid auto/taxi
Last Station: Digha Flag Station
 6.00/7
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Indrajeet Omania
7/7
Posted 1 month ago Jun 6, 2015
Mode of Transport:Train
Never really expected that a train can be so nice. It is perhaps the best train ride I ever had. The timely service and the clean food was a real joy. The journey had no stoppages in between and it actually gave the value for your money. One generally expects a train to be unclean and filled with hawkers. This was certainly a new and wonderful experience.
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Train name (Train no): ADI DURONTO EXPRESS (2267)
Tickets booked:
  • 7 days prior
This train has:
  • Veg. Food
  • Non-veg food
  • On-time
Boarding Station: Kolkata Howrah Junction
 3.50/7
This station has
  • Food available for purchase
  • Books/Newspaper to buy
  • Prepaid auto/taxi
Last Station: Digha Flag Station
 5.00/7
This station has
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Trip Includes:  Geetanjali Hotel
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Kaushik Mondal

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Kaushik Mondal
5/7
Posted 2 months ago May 18, 2015
Mode of Transport:Train
It is a good train, ticket is very reasonable. The train has pantry car. They have both veg and non-veg items. The food quality is average. The toilet of the train was not clean. The train is not on time it was 30 minute late. The train is super fast and the price is very low.
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Train name (Train no): Kandari Express (18001)
Tickets booked:
  • 7 days prior
This train has:
  • Veg. Food
  • Non-veg food
Boarding Station: Kolkata Howrah Junction
 5.00/7
This station has
  • Food available for purchase
  • Accomodation
  • Books/Newspaper to buy
  • Medical facility
  • Prepaid auto/taxi
Last Station: Digha Flag Station
 4.00/7
This station has
  • Food available for purchase
Trip Includes:  Hotel Suman
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Debashis Roy

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Debashis Roy
4.3/7
Posted 2 months ago May 11, 2015
Mode of Transport:Bus
The bus condition was not good, by no means it seems like a luxury bus at all. It has small seats, very much uncomfortable feeling if someone is taller than normal Indian people. It was jerked like anything, yes some of the roads were bad but you expect much good service from them by providing more comfortable bus.
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Kolkata to Digha By Train (155 Km)

Kolkata ––› Howrah
By Taxi 6 Km
Howrah ––› Digha
By Train 150 Km
Kolkata to Howrah by cab (6 Km)
Vehicle Rs/Km Estimate (Rs)
Chevrolet Tavera A/C 15 90
Ford Endeavor 35 210
Ford Fiesta A/C 18 108
Ford Ikon A/C 18 108
Honda Accord 60 360
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Howrah to Digha by Train (150 Km)
Train No. Train Name Origin Dep. Arr. Days Of Run
Kol... Digha M T W T F S S
12847 Hwh Dgha Duront Kolkata Howrah Junction 11:15 14:15 Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
15722 Paharia Express Kolkata Howrah Junction 07:50 12:00 N N N N Y N N
18001 Kandari Express Kolkata Howrah Junction 14:15 17:50 Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
12857 Tamralipta Exp Kolkata Howrah Junction 06:40 10:00 Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
05422 Apdj Dgha Special Kolkata Howrah Junction 07:50 12:00 N N N N N N Y
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Kolkata to Digha By Car/Taxi (155 Km)

Vehicle Approx. Fare/Km (Rs) Approx. Cost (Rs)
Tata Indica A/C 10 1550
Hyundai Santro A/C 12 1860
Toyota Qualis A/C 12 1860
Mahindra Xylo A/C 13 2015
Chevrolet Tavera A/C 14 2170
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  • Trains
    • Best trains to take:Hwh Dgha Duront (12847), Kandari Express (18001)
    • Last station:Digha
    • Total distance:155 km
  • Taxi
    • Total distance:155 km
    • Duration: 3 Hrs by car
    • Price:from Rs. 9 per km
  • Bus
    • Total distance:155 km
    • Duration: 3 Hrs by Bus
  • Flights
    • Total distance:155 km
    • Nearest Airport:Bagdogra
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