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.
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
Tentative return flight prices to Ranchi from major cities in India:
|Starting City||Return price (approximate)|
|Mumbai||₹ 7,346 Non-stop|
|New Delhi||₹ 5,614 Non-stop|
|Hyderabad||₹ 7,104 Non-stop|
|Kolkata||₹ 4,129 Non-stop|
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.
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.
Purulia being a small town in West Bengal has basic facilities including rickshaws and taxis for commuting in this area.