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12312
Kalka Mail
DLI ()
Old Delhi
25 hr 05 min
HWH ()
Howrah Jn
SL
₹ 605
12324
Anand Vihar Terminal Howrah SF Express
ANVT ()
Anand Vihar Trm
23 hr 05 min
HWH ()
Howrah Jn
SL
₹ 605
13008
Udyan Abha Toofan Express
NDLS ()
New Delhi
36 hr 20 min
HWH ()
Howrah Jn
SL
₹ 610
12274
New Delhi Howrah Duronto Express
NDLS ()
New Delhi
21 hr 45 min
HWH ()
Howrah Jn
22858
Anand Vihar Terminal Santragachi Superfast Express
ANVT ()
Anand Vihar Trm
27 hr 10 min
SRC ()
Santragachi Jn
SL
₹ 640
12372
Jaisalmer Howrah SF Express
DLI ()
Old Delhi
25 hr 50 min
HWH ()
Howrah Jn
SL
₹ 610
12314
New Delhi Sealdah Rajdhani Express
NDLS ()
New Delhi
17 hr 45 min
SDAH ()
Kolkata Sealdah
12302
New Delhi Howrah Rajdhani Express (Via Gaya)
NDLS ()
New Delhi
17 hr 00 min
HWH ()
Howrah Jn
12306
New Delhi Howrah Rajdhani Express ( Via Patna )
NDLS ()
New Delhi
19 hr 20 min
HWH ()
Howrah Jn
12304
Poorva Express (via Patna)
NDLS ()
New Delhi
23 hr 40 min
HWH ()
Howrah Jn
SL
₹ 630
12382
Poorva Express (via Gaya)
NDLS ()
New Delhi
23 hr 40 min
HWH ()
Howrah Jn
SL
₹ 610
13120
Anand Vihar (T) Sealdah (Upper India) Express
ANVT ()
Anand Vihar Trm
40 hr 40 min
SDAH ()
Kolkata Sealdah
SL
₹ 625
12380
Jallianwalabagh Express
DLI ()
Old Delhi
22 hr 25 min
SDAH ()
Kolkata Sealdah
SL
₹ 610
12330
West Bengal Sampark Kranti Express
ANVT ()
Anand Vihar Trm
22 hr 20 min
SDAH ()
Kolkata Sealdah
SL
₹ 605
12260
New Delhi Sealdah AC Duronto Express
NDLS ()
New Delhi
17 hr 05 min
SDAH ()
Kolkata Sealdah
12250
Anand Vihar Terminal Howrah Yuva Express
ANVT ()
Anand Vihar Trm
17 hr 00 min
HWH ()
Howrah Jn
CC
₹ 890
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Delhi to Kolkata train time table

New Delhi Howrah Duronto Express (12274) departs from New Delhi station (NDLS) at and arrives Howrah Jn station (HWH) at taking a total of 21 hrs 45 mints to cover the distance of 1530 kms. New Delhi Howrah Rajdhani Express (Via Gaya) (12302) departs from New Delhi station (NDLS) at and arrives Howrah Jn station (HWH) at taking a total of 17 hrs to cover the distance of 1451 kms. Poorva Express (via Patna) (12304) departs from New Delhi station (NDLS) at and arrives Howrah Jn station (HWH) at taking a total of 23 hrs 40 mints to cover the distance of 1530 kms. Poorva Express (via Gaya) (12382) departs from New Delhi station (NDLS) at and arrives Howrah Jn station (HWH) at taking a total of 23 hrs 40 mints to cover the distance of 1451 kms. New Delhi Sealdah Rajdhani Express (12314) departs from New Delhi station (NDLS) at and arrives Kolkata Sealdah station (SDAH) at taking a total of 17 hrs 45 mints to cover the distance of 1458 kms.
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Delhi to Kolkata train Seat Availability

In New Delhi Howrah Duronto Express (12274), seat availability status is AVAILABLE 6 in First AC (1A), seat availability status is AVAILABLE 8 in Second AC (2A), seat availability status is AVAILABLE 99 in Third AC (3A) and seat availability status is GNWL71/WL13 in Sleeper (SL) with 95% chance of confirmation for tomorrow. In New Delhi Howrah Rajdhani Express (Via Gaya) (12302), seat availability status is AVAILABLE 6 in First AC (1A), seat availability status is AVAILABLE 44 in Second AC (2A) and seat availability status is AVAILABLE 63 in Third AC (3A) for tomorrow. In Poorva Express (via Patna) (12304), seat availability status is GNWL1/WL1 in First AC (1A) with 75% chance of confirmation, seat availability status is GNWL20/WL2 in Second AC (2A) with 86% chance of confirmation, seat availability status is GNWL70/WL30 in Third AC (3A) with 47% chance of confirmation and seat availability status is GNWL155/WL77 in Sleeper (SL) with 24% chance of confirmation for tomorrow. In New Delhi Sealdah Rajdhani Express (12314), seat availability status is GNWL2/WL1 in First AC (1A) with 92% chance of confirmation, seat availability status is AVAILABLE 13 in Second AC (2A) and seat availability status is AVAILABLE 98 in Third AC (3A) for tomorrow.
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Delhi to Kolkata train Fare

Fare for trains from Delhi to Kolkata is Rs 890 in Chair Car (CC), Rs 3985 in First AC (1A), Rs 2325 in Second AC (2A), Rs 605 in Sleeper (SL), Rs 340 in None (GN) and Rs 1605 in Third AC (3A) in general quota. Tatkal ticket fare and premium tatkal fare in this route starts from Rs 1125 in Chair Car (CC), Rs 2850 in Second AC (2A), Rs 775 in Sleeper (SL) and Rs 2025 in Third AC (3A).
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Delhi to Kolkata train Rajdhani

Rajdhani express are premium category trains by the Indian Railways that redefines luxury travelling in India. It is a fully air-conditioned train which connects country capital (Delhi) with state capitals. That is why they are called 'Rajdhani' which translates to 'Capital' in English. These train runs at very high speed and therefore it usually takes least time to reach destination compared to other trains on the same route. Mumbai rajdhani is the fastest rajdhani train which attains a maximum speed of 140 kmph on some stretch. Rajdhani Express offers catering facilities inside the train the fare of which is included in ticket fare. Rajdhani trains have 3 classes - First AC (1A), AC II-tier (2A) and AC III-tier (3A) only and they are coupled with LHB coaches that have higher safety features. The ticket fare for Rajdhani is maximum amongst all trains on the same route and has dynamic fare (Flexi Fare) system. Waitlisted passengers are strictly not allowed inside this train. Rajdhani train coaches are usually painted in red with a grey colored strip outside. 3 rajdhani trains run from Delhi to Kolkata - New Delhi Howrah Rajdhani Express (Via Gaya) (12302), New Delhi Howrah Rajdhani Express ( Via Patna ) (12306) and New Delhi Sealdah Rajdhani Express (12314).

Delhi to Kolkata New Delhi Howrah Rajdhani Express (Via Gaya) (12302) departs from New Delhi station (NDLS) at and arrives Howrah Jn station (HWH) at . Delhi to Kolkata rajdhani fare is Rs.4895 in First AC, Rs.2990 in Third AC and Rs.4205 in Second AC for this train which includes meal charges also. In New Delhi Howrah Rajdhani Express (Via Gaya) (12302), seat availability status is AVAILABLE 6 in First AC (1A), seat availability status is AVAILABLE 44 in Second AC (2A) and seat availability status is AVAILABLE 63 in Third AC (3A) for tomorrow. Kolkata Rajdhani is the first Rajdhani express to be introduced in India. It started its operation on March 3, 1969. In its initial stage the train had just 10 coaches in total and used to run non stop between New Delhi and Howrah with technical stoppages at Kanpur, Mughalsarai and Gomoh. Do you know, there used to be lounge cars and chair cars in Rajdhani trains initially. Howrah Rajdhani had only 2 classes that time-AC First Class and AC Chair Car the fares of which were Rs 280 and Rs 90 respectively. Howrah Rajdhani is the only wi-fi enabled Rajdhani train till date. Over the years, the train has seen tremendous changes in its number of coaches (now 18), type of cars (Chair cars are totally replaced by First AC, AC II tier and AC III tier) and is replaced by most modern facilities inside the train now.

Delhi to Kolkata New Delhi Howrah Rajdhani Express ( Via Patna ) (12306) departs from New Delhi station (NDLS) at and arrives Howrah Jn station (HWH) at . Delhi to Kolkata rajdhani fare is Rs.5040 in First AC, Rs.3090 in Third AC and Rs.4335 in Second AC for this train which includes meal charges also. Kolkata Rajdhani is the first Rajdhani express to be introduced in India. It started its operation on March 3, 1969. In its initial stage the train had just 10 coaches in total and used to run non stop between New Delhi and Howrah with technical stoppages at Kanpur, Mughalsarai and Gomoh. Do you know, there used to be lounge cars and chair cars in Rajdhani trains initially. Howrah Rajdhani had only 2 classes that time-AC First Class and AC Chair Car the fares of which were Rs 280 and Rs 90 respectively. Howrah Rajdhani is the only wi-fi enabled Rajdhani train till date. Over the years, the train has seen tremendous changes in its number of coaches (now 18), type of cars (Chair cars are totally replaced by First AC, AC II tier and AC III tier) and is replaced by most modern facilities inside the train now.

Delhi to Kolkata New Delhi Sealdah Rajdhani Express (12314) departs from New Delhi station (NDLS) at and arrives Kolkata Sealdah station (SDAH) at . Delhi to Kolkata rajdhani fare is Rs.4895 in First AC, Rs.2990 in Third AC and Rs.4205 in Second AC for this train which includes meal charges also. In New Delhi Sealdah Rajdhani Express (12314), seat availability status is GNWL2/WL1 in First AC (1A) with 92% chance of confirmation, seat availability status is AVAILABLE 13 in Second AC (2A) and seat availability status is AVAILABLE 98 in Third AC (3A) for tomorrow. Sealdah Rajdhani is second Rajdhani that connects Delhi with Kolkata. It started functioning from July 01, 2000 that was way later than Howrah Rajdhani. There have been numerous complaints for the food quality being served on this Rajdhani train in the past. Sealdah Rajdhani runs all seven days a week as opposed to Howrah Rajdhani that runs 6 days a week skipping Sunday. Kolkata and Mumbai are the only cities with 2 daily running Rajdhani trains.

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Delhi to Kolkata train Duronto

Duronto express is a newer premium class of train which runs as fast as Rajdhanis. Duronto word comes from restless in Bengali as these trains had no intermediate commercial stops when they started. But since Indian Railways incurred losses for these trains, some technical stops were converted to commercial stops. On some routes (such as Delhi-Kolkata) they take lesser time than corresponding Rajdhani express. Unlike rajdhani some durontos also have non-air conditioned sleeper class. Thus, Duronto trains have classes First AC (1A), AC II-tier, AC III-tier and Sleeper. Bed-rolls in sleeper class of Mixed Duronto Express trains will be supplied to passengers on demand, on payment of stipulated charges. Duronto trains are distinguished by vibrant and colorful vinyl coating on the outer surface of the coaches. 2 duronto trains run from Delhi to Kolkata - New Delhi Howrah Duronto Express (12274) and New Delhi Sealdah AC Duronto Express (12260).

Delhi to Kolkata New Delhi Howrah Duronto Express (12274) departs from New Delhi station (NDLS) at and arrives Howrah Jn station (HWH) at . Delhi to Kolkata duronto fare is Rs.5080 in First AC, Rs.3130 in Third AC, Rs.4375 in Second AC and Rs.1215 in Sleeper for this train which includes meal charges also. In New Delhi Howrah Duronto Express (12274), seat availability status is AVAILABLE 6 in First AC (1A), seat availability status is AVAILABLE 8 in Second AC (2A), seat availability status is AVAILABLE 99 in Third AC (3A) and seat availability status is GNWL71/WL13 in Sleeper (SL) with 95% chance of confirmation for tomorrow. 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.

Delhi to Kolkata New Delhi Sealdah AC Duronto Express (12260) departs from New Delhi station (NDLS) at and arrives Kolkata Sealdah station (SDAH) at . Delhi to Kolkata duronto fare is Rs.4850 in First AC, Rs.2945 in Third AC and Rs.4160 in Second AC for this train which includes meal charges also. Needless to say there are numerous trains between Kolkata and Delhi but 12259/60 Sealdah - New Delhi Duronto is the fastest premium train on this route, even faster than both Kolkata Rajdhani and Sealdah Rajdhani. Sealdah New Delhi Duronto was the first ever Duronto train to be introduced in India. It takes least duration to reach destination after weekly train 12249 Yuva Exp. Running 4 days a week makes this train more preferred one. It connects some of the prominent cities of Bihar and cities enroute like Dhanbad, Mughalsarai and Kanpur.

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Delhi to Kolkata train Sampark Kranti

Sampark Kranti is a series of express trains in India that connects different states of India to the national capital - New Delhi. Sampark in Hindi means connectivity while Kranti is also a word in Hindi language meaning revolution. Thus these trains have revolutionized the state connectivity with center. These trains have a combination of all the classes - AC, Sleeper and Unreserved coaches. Sampark Kranti trains are for long distance journeys. These trains are named after states and Sampark Kranti train for a particular state has most of the stoppages in that state only. 1 sampark-kranti train runs from Delhi to Kolkata - West Bengal Sampark Kranti Express (12330).

Delhi to Kolkata West Bengal Sampark Kranti Express (12330) departs from Anand Vihar Trm station (ANVT) at and arrives Kolkata Sealdah station (SDAH) at . Delhi to Kolkata sampark-kranti fare is Rs.3985 in First AC, Rs.1605 in Third AC, Rs.2325 in Second AC and Rs.605 in Sleeper for this train.

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Delhi to Kolkata Poorva Express (via Patna) 12304

Delhi to Kolkata Poorva Express (via Patna) (12304) departs from New Delhi station (NDLS) at and arrives Howrah Jn station (HWH) at . Delhi to Kolkata train fare is Rs.4165 in First AC, Rs.355 in None, Rs.1670 in Third AC, Rs.2425 in Second AC and Rs.630 in Sleeper for this train. In Poorva Express (via Patna) (12304), seat availability status is GNWL1/WL1 in First AC (1A) with 75% chance of confirmation, seat availability status is GNWL20/WL2 in Second AC (2A) with 86% chance of confirmation, seat availability status is GNWL70/WL30 in Third AC (3A) with 47% chance of confirmation and seat availability status is GNWL155/WL77 in Sleeper (SL) with 24% chance of confirmation for tomorrow.
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Delhi to Kolkata Poorva Express (via Gaya) 12382

Delhi to Kolkata Poorva Express (via Gaya) (12382) departs from New Delhi station (NDLS) at and arrives Howrah Jn station (HWH) at . Delhi to Kolkata train fare is Rs.4030 in First AC, Rs.345 in None, Rs.1620 in Third AC, Rs.2350 in Second AC and Rs.610 in Sleeper for this train.
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Delhi to Kolkata train: Fastest, Slowest, Timely & Most Delayed

The fastest train from Delhi to Kolkata is New Delhi Howrah Rajdhani Express (Via Gaya) (12302) which travels a distance of 1451 kms in just 17 hrs. The slowest train from Delhi to Kolkata is Anand Vihar (T) Sealdah (Upper India) Express (13120) which travels a distance of 1634 kms in 40 hrs 40 mints. The most punctual train from Delhi to Kolkata is Poorva Express (via Gaya) (12382) which reaches Howrah Jn with an average delay of just 0 minute. The most delayed train from Delhi to Kolkata is Jaisalmer Howrah SF Express (12372) which reaches Howrah Jn with an average delay of over 3 hrs 48 mints.
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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. Delhi has 14 railway stations - New Delhi (NDLS), Delhi H Nizamuddin (NZM), Anand Vihar Trm (ANVT), Old Delhi (DLI), Delhi Sarai Rohilla (DEE), Delhi Cantt (DEC), Adarsh Nagar Delhi (ANDI), Subzi Mandi (SZM), Delhi Shahdara (DSA), Delhi Kishanganj (DKZ), Delhi Azadpur (DAZ), Delhi Sadar Bazar (DSB), Delhi Safdarjung (DSJ) and Delhi Mg (DE).
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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. Kolkata has 5 railway stations - Howrah Jn (HWH), Kolkata Chitpur (KOAA), Kolkata Sealdah (SDAH), Santragachi Jn (SRC) and Kolkata Shalimar (SHM).
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