Durgapur, being a well planned industrialised city, is well connected by rail and road. Regular rail and bus services connect the city of Durgapur to the rest of India. Although Durgapur has its own airport, Kazi Nazrul Islam International Airport, it is yet to resume international operations. The nearest commercial airport is in Kolkata, which is 172.2 km away from NH 19.
|Route Name||Distance||Time||More Information|
|Kolkata to Durgapur||171 km||3 hours 5 mins||View Details|
|Hyderabad to Durgapur||1,531 km||1 day 2 hours||View Details|
|Delhi to Durgapur||1,318 km||20 hours 30 mins||View Details|
|Bangalore to Durgapur||1,920 km||1 day 8 hours||View Details|
|Ahmedabad to Durgapur||1,910 km||1 day 6 hours||View Details|
|Mumbai to Durgapur||1,979 km||1 day 11 hours||View Details|
The place offers accessible air travel. Kolkata International Airport is a convenient 3-hour drive. Durgapur also has it's very own airport- Kazi Nazrul Islam Airport named after a famous poet. It is set to start international operations soon.
Nearest Airport: Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport (CCU)
- 151 kms from Durgapur
Tentative return flight prices to Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport (CCU) from major cities in India.
|Starting city||Return price (approx)|
|Mumbai||₹ 6,981 Non-stop||View Details|
|New Delhi||₹ 5,541 Non-stop||View Details|
|Bengaluru||₹ 7,615 Non-stop||View Details|
|Chennai||₹ 6,562||View Details|
|Hyderabad||₹ 5,370 Non-stop||View Details|
The inter and intra-bus services in the city are regular and efficient. Buses from Kolkata, Bhubaneshwar, Bokaro etc. are easily available. Even while travelling in the city, buses are the cheapest way to get around. The bus travel is further divided into 4 different Terminus, depending on the region you are coming from. If you plan to travel by car, getting to Durgapur is just as easy. NH2 and SH9 pass through the city. Kolkata is about 3 hours away and the drive is smooth with various eating places lining the way. Durgapur is also bordered by Asian Highway, one of the longest International highways with routes right up to Japan and Turkey.
Being one of the Industrial hubs of the country, the city has trains coming in from nearly every part of the country. The Sealdah Rajdhani Express and the Howrah-Ranchi Shatabdi Express stop here. Amritsar Mail, Mumbai Mail and Doon Express also lend excellent connectivity to Durgapur. The Durgapur Railway Station is the chief Rail Hub of the Region.
Intra city commuting is naturally very easy as Durgapur is a commercial hub of West Bengal. State Run buses cover the entire city. Cabs and hired cars are easily available around the station area and other busy spots like the city center. But be sure that you don't end up getting cheated and there is a lot of scope for haggling. The intra city commuting is best done on a bus. But if you prefer otherwise, hiring a cab is a good option.