How to Reach Purulia

Purulia is very well connected through Indian Railways. The main junction is connected with many long distance trains coming from major cities. The nearest airport is the Birsa Munda Airport which is approximately 100 km away from the city. Buses and taxis are also a convenient option.

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How to reach Purulia by flight

Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose airport in Kolkata is the nearest airport to Purulia. The airport is well connected to all parts of India and abroad. Purulia is 330 km from Kolkata, from where you can either hire a taxi or travel on buses that run regularly on this route.

Nearest Airport: Birsa Munda Airport (IXR) - 106 kms from Purulia

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Tentative return flight prices to Birsa Munda Airport (IXR) from major cities in India.

Starting city Return price (approx)
Mumbai ₹ 11,310 Non-stop View
New Delhi ₹ 11,387 Non-stop View
Bengaluru ₹ 14,449 Non-stop View
Chennai ₹ 15,198 View
Hyderabad ₹ 12,314 View
Kolkata ₹ 7,066 Non-stop View

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How to reach Purulia by road

Being a popular tourist spot, Purulia is well connected by road to other nearby cities in the state of West Bengal. Regular government and private buses, along with taxis and cabs, run to and from the township maintaining its connectivity.

How to reach Purulia by train

1.5 km away from the main town, Purulia railway station is known for being the best in the region. It is a junction and most trains on long route stop here. Purulia has direct trains from major cities and connecting trains from Kolkata and Howrah. The connecting train from Howrah to Purulia runs on all days except for Saturday.

Local transport in Purulia

Purulia being a small town in West Bengal has basic facilities including rickshaws and taxis for commuting in this area.

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