Murshidabad is well connected to the rest of India by rail & road. Regular rail, as well as bus services, ply to and fro Murshidabad junction, well connected by several passenger and express trains. There are no direct buses for Murshidabad; you need to break your journey at Malda for a taxi to the same. There is no direct flight connectivity for Murshidabad. The nearest airport is the Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport in Kolkata.
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How to reach Murshidabad by flight
There is no direct flight connectivity to Murshidabad. The nearest commercial airport is in Kolkata, i.e. the Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport, which is connected to Murshidabad via GT Road and SH 7.
Nearest Airport: Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport (CCU)
- 171 kms from Murshidabad
Tentative return flight prices to Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport (CCU) from major cities in India.
How to reach Murshidabad by road
Murshidabad is well connected via roadways to the rest of India, owing to the famous Grand Trunk Road transmitted through the city. There is no bus stand in Murshidabad, however. You have to take a taxi from Malda, approximately 95 km away from Murshidabad.
How to reach Murshidabad by train
Travelling by train is another feasible option. The main station is Belhampore Court, that has direct connectivity with Kolkata. Khagraghat, the other main station, is connected with the Howrah Station.
Local transport in Murshidabad
Intra City commuting is pretty efficient as it is majorly state run. Cars for hire, buses and cabs are easy to find. Many hotels also offer their private tour guides and cars for extra charges. It is however advised to hire a local taxi or bus as they are cheap and readily available.