New Delhi Howrah Duronto Express 12274 train schedule

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Pantry Car
Class - 1A 2A 3A SL

Delhi to Kolkata New Delhi Howrah Duronto Express 12274 train schedule cloud_download

Station
Arrival
Departure
Halt Avg. Delay* Day Distance Platform
1 New Delhi
( NDLS )
Starts
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1 0 km 8
2 Kanpur Central
( CNB )
1 440 km 5
3 Deendayal Upadhyaya Jn
( DDU )
1 787 km 3
4 Patna Jn
( PNBE )
2 999 km 1
5 Jasidih Jn
( JSME )
2 1220 km 1
6 Asansol Jn
( ASN )
2 1330 km 5
7 Howrah Jn
( HWH )
Ends
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2 1529 km 8,13,14
*Note: Average delay is average of delays calculated over previous 7 days.
Platform no. is indicative only. Please re-check platform info at the station before boarding train.

Delhi to Kolkata New Delhi Howrah Duronto Express 12274 timing

New Delhi Howrah Duronto Express (12274) runs from Delhi to Kolkata. It departs from New Delhi station (NDLS) at from platform 8 and arrives at Howrah Jn station (HWH) at on platform 8,13,14. New Delhi Howrah Duronto Express takes 21 hrs 45 mints to cover the distance of 1529 km between Delhi and Kolkata. It is a superfast train. The average speed of this train is 70 kmph. It has classes First AC (1A), Second AC (2A), Third AC (3A) and Sleeper (SL). This train runs on Tuesday and Saturday. Final chart for New Delhi Howrah Duronto Express is prepared at Delhi usually 3-4 hours before train departure time. There are 2 Duronto trains between Kolkata and New Delhi. One connects Howrah Station of Kolkata to New Delhi station of Delhi while the other Duronto 12259/60 connects Sealdah station of Kolkata to New Delhi. Howrah Duronto is slow in speed compared to the Sealdah duronto. It is also a mixed duronto which means it has sleeper class as well as opposed to Sealdah Duronto which only has air conditioned classes. There are other faster trains of the likes of Rajdhani and Express trains too connecting New Delhi and Kolkata hence this is not the best fit but is definitely the best economical option.

New Delhi Howrah Duronto Express 12274 route

New Delhi Howrah Duronto Express starts from New Delhi (NDLS) at , reaches Kanpur Central (CNB) at , Deendayal Upadhyaya Jn (DDU) at , Patna Jn (PNBE) at , Jasidih Jn (JSME) at and Asansol Jn (ASN) at . It arrives at Howrah Jn on second day at . It stops at 5 stations in its route between New Delhi and Howrah Jn. Passengers use 12274 New Delhi Howrah Duronto Express to travel mostly from Delhi to Kolkata, Delhi to Dhanbad Jn and Kanpur to Kolkata.

About Delhi

Delhi is the capital city of India. It is second most populous city of India with a population of more than 1.25 crore. It is well connected to almost all of India. Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi is the busiest airport of India. Following its overhaul and with introduction of terminal 3, its passenger handling capacity increased many folds, and was voted as Best airport in the world in 2015. Intra-city connectivity in Delhi is at par with other developed cities in the world owing to world class Delhi-metro. Being the capital city of India, Delhi is home to embassies of almost all the popular countries. Famous tourist attractions in Delhi are Akshardham temple, Lotus temple, Jama Masjid, Humayun's Tomb, Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, Qutab Minar, Red Fort, India Gate, Rashtrapati Bhawan and Parliament House. Connaught Place, Khan Market and the Hauz Khas Village are heaven for the foodies as these places have lots of restaurants offering varied lip-smacking cuisines.

About Kolkata

Kolkata, also know as Calcutta is the capital city of West Bengal and is located at the bank of Hoogly river. It (then Calcutta) served as the capital of British-held territories in India until 1911, after which Delhi was made capital of India. No trip to Kolkata is complete without a visit to the Victoria Memorial, an architectural marvel built in Queen Victoria's name. It has an incredible museum inside. When is Kolkata, never miss the iconic Howrah Bridge. You can also enjoy a sunset cruise on the Hooghly River which passes under the Howrah Bridge. Other places to visit are Mangal Pandey Park and the Dakshineswar Kali Temple, built on the banks of the Ganga. Kolkata is well-connected to all major Indian cities by air, rail and road. This city has three railway stations and an airport named Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport. The airport is 14 km away from the Sealdah railway station. Kolkata ranks the top among the six cities in terms of public transport system.The Kolkata Metro is the oldest underground mass transit system in India. Kolkata is the only Indian city with a tram network, but the tram services are limited to certain areas of the city only. When it comes to food Kolkata is known for its variety of street food like famous kathi rolls, but the key elements of Kolkata's cuisine include rice and a fish curry known as machher jhol. This can be accompanied by desserts such as roshogolla, sandesh, and a sweet yoghurt known as mishti dohi.