Kolkata to Puri distance by train, bus or flight

distance between Kolkata to Puri is about 495 km. If you are thinking of going to Puri from Kolkata, The easiest and cheapest way to go from Kolkata to Puri by train. total 3 ways you can go from Kolkata to Puri, first train, second bus or if you want, you can also go by flight,

But if you go by train then it will be more chipper then bus or flight that’s why I recommend you to go from Kolkata to Puri by train, Every year millions of people from Kolkata go to visit puri.

jagannath temple puri
jagannath temple puri

Beautiful beaches of puri Very Popular place for Bengali people, and people who come to Kolkata from other state they also visit Puri after Kolkata trip, The famous Jagannath temple here has also made this place famous.

And Bhubaneswar is very near to puri, The distance from puri to Bhubaneswar is only 60 kilometers. And if you are coming to puri then you must go to Bhubaneswar, And there is so much to visit in Bhubaneswar, as the old temple of Bhubaneswar describes the heritage here.

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Kolkata to Puri by train:

sealdah railway station
howrah railway station

The cheapest and easiest way to reach Puri from Kolkata is by train, You will get many trains from Kolkata’s Howrah station to Puri. And most of the people like to go from Kolkata to Puri by train,

Because trains leave Howrah for Puri almost every day, I went from Howrah to Puri by Howrah Puri SF-EXPRESS train, I take the train at 11pm and reached Puri by 7:30am in the morning. best Kolkata to Puri train, You can take any train at your convenience.

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1. Kolkata to Puri train time table:

puri railway station, puri trip plan
puri railway station

When we talk about trains from kolkata to puri, then its kolkata chitpur express. This train runs between two major cities i.e kolkata and puri. There are number of travel options from kolkata to puri like bus ticket booking, road tax payment etc. You can book kolkata to puri mail train tickets at cheap rates.

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 Howrah-Puri Express (via Bhubaneswar)

Kolkata Chitpur Express(No.16113), a mail/express train that connects Howrah Junction railway station to to Puri Junction via kharagpur Railway Station.

This train was introduced as the replacement of the old Dhanbad Mail. It has been running since 22 January 2010. It operates daily except Wednesday. It covers the distance Kolkata to Puri within 7:30 hours.

Howrah to Puri SF express (super fast)

train no(12837) This train left Howrah for Puri at ten forty, This superfast train is usually not late, This train reaches Puri via Kharagpur, Balasore, Bhubaneswar railway station. it’s covered distance Kolkata to Puri within 7 hours.

Puri Duronto express:

train no (12821) The train leaves Howrah at 8 pm and reaches Puri at 3.30 am, This train is not too late it reach you on time. this train rich Puri via Kharagpur, Cuttack Bhubaneswar junction. It’s cover distance Kolkata to Puri within 7 hours.

And also many more trains travel from Kolkata to Puri such as:

The trains run from Howrah to Puri:

  • Puri SF express
  • Kamakhya Puri express

The Train run from Shalimar to Puri:

  • dhauli express
  • Shri Jagannath express
  • Puri weekly SF expres
  • SHM Puri SF expre
  • Puri Garib Rath express

and only one train run from Sealdah to Puri is Duronto express.

Konark Sun temple
Konark Sun temple

How to book train from kolkata to puri:

You can book train tickets from Kolkata to Puri online through IRCTC mobile app, And if you don’t have an IRCTC account, you can also book tickets from offline.

To book a ticket offline, you need to come the reservation counter at a major station. This is because most large stations have the option to book a reservation ticket.

You may not receive a confirm ticket unless you have to book the ticket at least a month in advance. So book the ticket one month before your journey.

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Kolkata to Puri by bus:

puri tour plan
puri beach

If you want you can easily reach Puri from Kolkata by bus, Buses leave from different parts of Kolkata to reach Puri, It takes about 12 to 14 hours by bus from Kolkata to Puri,And you can also go to Puri by private car if you want,

The distance from Kolkata to Puri will be 497 kilometers, And it takes only 14 hours to travel this 197 km route by bus, But the 14-hour journey on the bus also seems to be much longer.

Lingaraj temple bhubaneswar
Lingaraj temple bhubaneswar

So I don’t say much about getting on you bus. If you do not have a confirmed train ticket, then take the bus, Because many people have a problem of vomiting on the bus, People who vomit during the bus journey should not take the bus.

Buses leave from different places of Kolkata to Puri, Such as Babughat bus stop and Esplanade bus stop in Kolkata, The bus left from Esplanade for Puri at around 8:15 am and reached Puri by 6 am, You can easily get Volvo AC bus here. it’s cover distance Kolkata to Puri within 14 hours.

How to book Kolkata to Puri bus:

You can book these buses online through red Bus, And if you think you can book directly offline at their counter, The bus fare from Kolkata to Puri is around 900 to 1000 rupees.

Kolkata to Puri by flight:

delhi to srinagar flight
kolkata airport

Bhubaneswar Airport is the nearest airport to Puri, And many planes from Kolkata’s Subhash Chandra Bose international Airport to Bhubaneshwar airport. Then you have to book a taxi or cab from Bhubaneswar to Puri Abdi.

The distance from Bhubaneswar International Airport to Puri is only 60 kilometers, it’s cover distance Kolkata to Puri within 2 hours. you can reach Puri from Bhubaneswar Airport within one and half hour.

You will not enter the plane with any metal substance, like knife and nail cutter, And there are some limitations to carrying luggage, If you have more items, you have to pay separately.

udaygiri caves
udaygiri caves

How to book Kolkata to Puri flight:

You can book flights from Kolkata to Puri online, Kolkata to Puri flight can be booked online on various websites such as Wego.com, and trivago.com.

You can book these tickets yourself or from the brokers who book the plane tickets. Plane tickets are booked at various cyber cafes in Kolkata, Kolkata to Puri flight cost around 2500 to 5000,

It totally depends on when you book, This is great if you can book two months before the trip, Then you will get the ticket very cheap.

Some Frequently Asked Questions:

how to go to Jagannath Puri from Kolkata?

From Howrah you can take direct train to Jagannath Puri. Or there are many buses which go from Kolkata to Jagannathpuri.

how much time does it take to reach Puri from Kolkata by car?

If you want to go from Kolkata to Puri by Car, then it takes about 14 to 15 hours.

how far is Puri from Bhubaneswar?

Puri is located very close to Bhubaneshwar, The distance from Puri to Bhubaneshwar is only 62 kilometers, From here you will find many Buses which go towards Puri.
 

is there airport in Puri?

No, there is no airport in Puri, but the nearest airport from Puri is Bhubaneshwar Airport, which is only 60 kilometers away.

how can I go to Jagannath Temple?

Jagannath Temple is just 3 kms away from Puri Railway Station. Outside the Puri station you will find a lot of autos on which can take you to Jagannath temple.

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