How To Reach Chandannagar

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How to Reach Chandannagar

There is no airport in Chandannagar. The nearest one is in Kolkata which is located at a distance of around 52 km. The airport is easily accessible and from there, you can hire a taxi to reach the city. There are regular state transport buses and taxis plying between Chandannagar and nearby cities. Alternatively, the city is accessible via trains also.

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How to reach Chandannagar by flight

Chandannagar does not have its own airport. The nearest airport to the city is the airport in Kolkata. It is located at a distance of around 52 km. The airport is well built and connected to prominent cities of India. Regular flights from different cities make it quite accessible. From the airport, you can easily hire a taxi to reach Chandannagar in one and half hours.

Nearest Airport: Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport (CCU)

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How to reach Chandannagar by road

There is a good network of roads which connects Chandannagar to many nearby cities like Kolkata. There are regular buses run by state government and private buses are also available. Travelling by road is a good option but avoid this mode of transport if you are visiting during monsoons as heavy rainfall can be risky.

How to reach Chandannagar by train

The city has its own railway station. It is located within the city at a distance of just 1 Km. Though it is a small station, but it is well connected to Howrah railway station. Also, trains from different states halt here. Thus, Chandannagar is easily accessible by train also. Outside the station, you will find a plethora of taxis to take you to your hotel.

How to reach Chandannagar by Waterways

Chandan Nagar also gives you the unique option of getting there by waterways. River services, including ferries, are operated by the state government across river Hooghly from Kolkata and Belur.

Local transport in Chandannagar

The most widely available options in the city are auto rickshaws and cycle rickshaws. Another benefit of the small town is that there isn't too much traffic, so getting around pretty much anywhere is not a big hassle. A lot of times you can just walk. But if you strictly prefer a proper car then cabs are rare but not difficult to find. They are easy to find in and around the station area.

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