The nearest airport is the Kolkata airport. It is around 185 km from Shankarpur. Frequent state government and private buses ply on the route. You can also hire a taxi from Kolkata and continue with the same taxi to explore Shankarpur. You can also rent a car, and drive down from Kolkata. There is also train service from Kolkata to Digha. However, the best way to travel to Shankarpur is via roadways.
The nearest airport is the Kolkata International Airport. It is around 185 km from Shankarpur. From here, you can take a taxi or a bus till Shankarpur. Regular buses ply on this route and are cheap.
Nearest Airport: Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport (CCU)
- 143 kms from Shankarpur
Tentative return flight prices to Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport (CCU) from major cities in India.
Shankarpur is 185 km from Kolkata. Regular buses ply on this route. You can take a bus till Digha and take a taxi from there till Shankarpur. Alternatively, you can take a bus directly till Shankarpur. You can also hire a taxi from Kolkata till Shankarpur. Most of the hotels and resorts will provide you with vehicles to explore the beach town.
You can also reach Shankarpur via train. The nearest railway station to Shankarpur is Digha. There are daily trains from Kolkata to Digha and also from other parts of the country. Shankarpur is 15 km from Digha, and you can easily get a bus from Digha till Shankarpur or you can also hire a taxi.
Travelling within the city on foot is not just convenient but also highly recommended, if you truly plan to enjoy the beautiful beach town. Taxis are not very common but can be accessed. Some guest houses also have their personal their personal tourist cars.