Best and Convenient way to reach Bakkhali beach from Kolkata

See detail information about best and most convenient way to reach Bakkhali beach, West Bengal.

Bakkhali beach is one of the best place for weekend trip from Kolkata especially n winters. It is about 138 kms from Kolkata and a drive of 4 and half hours. However one can reach Bakkhali by Train, own car and buses.

Route to Bakkhali by Train or Rail

Nearest Railway station is Namkhana, you can get local train from Sealdah South station. It takes about 3 hours to Namkhana from Sealdah by train. From Namkhana, Bakhali is about 30 Kms. From Namkhana to ferry ghat you have to go by rickshaw van which takes about 15 to 20 minutes. After crossing to other side by ferry you can catch bus to Bakkhali which takes another 40-45 minutes. On a whole it takes about 5 hours to reach Bakkhali from Kolkata by Rail route.

How to go Bakkhali beach by car or own vehicle

NH 117 should be catched for Bakkhali, for that diamond harbor road from Karl Marx Sarani should be taken, cross St Thomas college, Majerhat bridge, Behal Chowrasta, and leave Kolkata at Joka, continuing at Diamond Harbour road to Sirakot, then go to south via Fatehpur. Continue at NH 117 to Bakkhali via Kulpi, Kakdip and Namkhana. At Namkhana you have to cross by barge ferries vehicle as there is no bridge at Hatania Doania river.

Barge ferries vehicle service runs from 7 AM to 9.30 PM.

Buses to Bakkhali from Kolkata

There are direct buses to Bakkhali from L 20 bus stand in Esplanade opposite to Grand hotel. There are non AC buses also by West Bengal transport corporation from same place.

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