Ways of transportation to Durgapur
Durgapur is a very famous city of West Bengal. It is popular for the rapid industrialization here. There are also many picnic spots in Durgapur. The Durgapur Barage also receives many visits during the winters that is the time of picnics and small outings in the state. Many people who are willing to travel this beautiful city are often confused about the transportation to Durgapur and By what means reaching Durgapur will be the most efficient one.
Transportation to Durgapur
How to reach Durgapur, West Bengal by air? - The nearest airport to Durgapur city is the Dum-Dum airport in Kolkata. This is about 160 km away from the main city. The airport is an international airport and it is well connected with all the other important cities of India. It is also connected with the other important foreign countries like Bangladesh, Singapore, Bankok etc. From this airport one can get prepaid taxis with a rent of about Rs 2000 to reach Durgapur city. You can also get buses or trains from Kolkata to Durgapur. Buses leave from Esplanade i.e. Dharmtalla bus stand of Durgapur. One can also hire cabs to reach Durgapur from Kolkata.
How to reach Durgapur by train? - Durgapur has an important railway station where most of the trains passing by stop. Railway facility to Durgapur is always preferred by people travelling regularly to this place. There are trains from all parts of the state that connect to Durgapur. It is also linked well with Delhi via Rajdhani and Satabdi express which stop here and other important cities of India.
How to reach Durgapur by road? - The Durgapur Express way i.e National Highway connects the city very well with the whole state of West Bengal. This is a two way roads where cars can run at a speed of about 100 km without any jerks and giving you a comfortable ride. The city is well connected via roads to Kolkata, Burdwan, Asansol, Ranigunj etc. Via road the distance of Durgapur from Kolkata is 160 km, Burdwan - 55km, Asansol - 60 km.
How to reach Durgapur by buses? - Buses are also preferred by people to reach to Durgapur. The bus journey too is very cheap but not cheaper than the train one. There are buses to and from Durgapur from all the parts of the state. Durgapur city is well connected via buses with Asansol, Ranigunj, Kolkata, Burdwan etc. There are Deluxe as well as Super Fast buses for the journey. Super fast buses will take a little less time to reach Durgapur. There are also SBSTC government buses for Durgapur from Kolkata, Burdwan, Asansol etc. There are both AC and Non-Ac buses under this kind of government buses. There are also VOLVO buses from Kolkata for Durgapur which are really luxurious and with off course a fare more than affordable for the middle class people.