Howrah Puri Garib Rath Express 12881 train route

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Class - 3A

Kolkata to Puri Howrah Puri Garib Rath Express 12881 train schedule cloud_download

HaltAvg. Delay*DayDistancePlatform
1 Howrah Jn
( HWH )
-N.A1 0 km 19,20
2 Kharagpur Jn
( KGP )
N.A1 115 km 1
3 Balasore
( BLS )
N.A2 231 km 2
4 Bhadrakh
( BHC )
N.A2 294 km 2
5 Jajpur Keonjhar Road
( JJKR )
N.A2 337 km 3
6 Cuttack
( CTC )
N.A2 409 km 3
7 Bhubaneswar
( BBS )
N.A2 437 km 5
8 Khurda Road Jn
( KUR )
N.A2 456 km 4
9 Puri
( PURI )
-N.A2 500 km 2
*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.

Kolkata to Puri Howrah Puri Garib Rath Express 12881 timing

Howrah Puri Garib Rath Express (12881) runs from Kolkata to Puri. It departs from Howrah Jn station (HWH) at from platform 19,20 and arrives at Puri station (PURI) at on platform 2. Howrah Puri Garib Rath Express takes 8 hrs 55 mints to cover the distance of 500 km between Kolkata and Puri. It is a superfast train. The average speed of this train is 56 kmph. It has classes Third AC (3A). This train runs on Tuesday and Thursday. Final chart for Howrah Puri Garib Rath Express is prepared at Kolkata usually 3-4 hours before train departure time.

Howrah Puri Garib Rath Express 12881 route

Howrah Puri Garib Rath Express starts from Howrah Jn (HWH) at , reaches Kharagpur Jn (KGP) at , Balasore (BLS) at , Bhadrakh (BHC) at , Jajpur Keonjhar Road (JJKR) at , Cuttack (CTC) at , Bhubaneswar (BBS) at and Khurda Road Jn (KUR) at . It arrives at Puri on second day at . It stops at 7 stations in its route between Howrah Jn and Puri. Passengers use 12881 Howrah Puri Garib Rath Express to travel mostly from Kolkata to Puri, Kolkata to Cuttack, Kharagpur to Khurda Road Jn, Kharagpur to Puri and Balasore to Puri.

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.

About Puri

Puri is a holy city situated on the Bay of Bengal in the Indian state of Odisha. The city is known for sandy beaches and temples specifically Jagannath Temple and Konark Sun God Temple. Best time to visit Puri is between October to March. There are numerous tourist attractions including temples, beaches, exotic wildlife and lakes. The famous Rath Yatra of Jagannath Puri observes lakhs of devotees while some of the other festivals include Puri beach festival, Konark beach festival, Gundicha Utsav etc. Nearest airport to Puri is Bhubaneswar's Biju Patnaik airport which is located at a distance of 60 Kms from Puri.