Burdwan is little less than 100 km north-west of Kolkata and has excellent road and rail
How to get to Burdwan
The nearest airport to Burdwan is at Kolkata. You can a get flight to/from Netaji
Subhas Chandra Airport on regular basis. Take a cab from the airport to reach Burdwan
by road. The cab fare starts from ₹12 per km.
The main Howrah-Delhi rail track passes through Burdwan. One can take a local train
from Howrah to reach in 2 hrs. One can also travel along the Sahibganj Loop, which
branches off, one station after Burdwan. The narrow gauge line to Katwa is being
upgraded (as of 2013) to broad gauge.
The Grand Trunk Road runs across the city, NH 2 bypasses the city. South Bengal
State Transport Corporation and private operators operate buses from Esplanade and
Karunamoyee in Saltlake. It takes around 2-21/2 hours. Burdwan is well connected by
bus with numerous places all around. Most of the buses arrive and leave from
Tinkonia Bus Stand.
The University of Burdwan
Rajbati, Bardhaman - 713 104, West Bengal, India
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