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Check cheapest flight tickets from Delhi to Kolkata on Fri, Feb 28
12312
Kalka Mail
DLI ()
Old Delhi
25 hr 05 min
HWH ()
Howrah Jn
SL
₹ 635
12324
Anand Vihar Terminal Howrah SF Express
ANVT ()
Anand Vihar Trm
23 hr 05 min
HWH ()
Howrah Jn
SL
₹ 635
13008
Udyan Abha Toofan Express
NDLS ()
New Delhi
36 hr 20 min
HWH ()
Howrah Jn
SL
₹ 640
12274
New Delhi Howrah Duronto Express
NDLS ()
New Delhi
21 hr 45 min
HWH ()
Howrah Jn
SL
₹ 955
22858
Anand Vihar Terminal Santragachi Weekly Superfast Express
ANVT ()
Anand Vihar Trm
27 hr 10 min
SRC ()
Santragachi Jn
SL
₹ 670
12372
Jaisalmer Howrah SF Express
DLI ()
Old Delhi
25 hr 50 min
HWH ()
Howrah Jn
SL
₹ 640
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
₹ 665
12382
Poorva Express (via Gaya)
NDLS ()
New Delhi
23 hr 40 min
HWH ()
Howrah Jn
SL
₹ 640
13120
Anand Vihar Terminal Sealdah (Upper India) Express
ANVT ()
Anand Vihar Trm
40 hr 40 min
SDAH ()
Kolkata Sealdah
SL
₹ 660
12380
Amritsar Sealdah Jallianwala Bagh Express
DLI ()
Old Delhi
22 hr 25 min
SDAH ()
Kolkata Sealdah
SL
₹ 640
12330
West Bengal Sampark Kranti Express
ANVT ()
Anand Vihar Trm
22 hr 20 min
SDAH ()
Kolkata Sealdah
SL
₹ 635
12260
Bikaner 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
₹ 950
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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 1529 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 1531 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 GNWL2/WL2 in First AC (1A) with 94% chance of confirmation, seat availability status is GNWL11/WL7 in Second AC (2A) with 93% chance of confirmation, seat availability status is GNWL38/WL11 in Third AC (3A) with 93% chance of confirmation and seat availability status is GNWL218/WL87 in Sleeper (SL) with 83% chance of confirmation for tomorrow. In New Delhi Howrah Rajdhani Express (Via Gaya) (12302), seat availability status is GNWL6/WL5 in First AC (1A) with 89% chance of confirmation, seat availability status is GNWL35/WL11 in Second AC (2A) with 91% chance of confirmation and seat availability status is GNWL108/WL43 in Third AC (3A) with 89% chance of confirmation for tomorrow. In Poorva Express (via Patna) (12304), seat availability status is GNWL2/WL2 in First AC (1A) with 74% chance of confirmation, seat availability status is GNWL37/WL21 in Second AC (2A) with 64% chance of confirmation, seat availability status is GNWL86/WL25 in Third AC (3A) with 56% chance of confirmation and seat availability status is GNWL347/WL205 in Sleeper (SL) with 5% chance of confirmation for tomorrow. In New Delhi Sealdah Rajdhani Express (12314), seat availability status is GNWL5/WL5 in First AC (1A) with 91% chance of confirmation, seat availability status is GNWL24/WL9 in Second AC (2A) with 90% chance of confirmation and seat availability status is GNWL132/WL41 in Third AC (3A) with 88% chance of confirmation for tomorrow.
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Delhi to Kolkata train Fare

Fare for trains from Delhi to Kolkata is Rs 950 in Chair Car (CC), Rs 4045 in First AC (1A), Rs 2385 in Second AC (2A), Rs 635 in Sleeper (SL), Rs 370 in None (GN) and Rs 1665 in Third AC (3A) in general quota. Tatkal ticket fare and premium tatkal fare in this route starts from Rs 1185 in Chair Car (CC), Rs 2910 in Second AC (2A), Rs 810 in Sleeper (SL) and Rs 2085 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.4940 in First AC, Rs.2155 in Third AC and Rs.2970 in Second AC for this train which includes meal charges also. In New Delhi Howrah Rajdhani Express (Via Gaya) (12302), seat availability status is GNWL6/WL5 in First AC (1A) with 89% chance of confirmation, seat availability status is GNWL35/WL11 in Second AC (2A) with 91% chance of confirmation and seat availability status is GNWL108/WL43 in Third AC (3A) with 89% chance of confirmation 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.5090 in First AC, Rs.2225 in Third AC and Rs.3055 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.4940 in First AC, Rs.2155 in Third AC and Rs.2970 in Second AC for this train which includes meal charges also. In New Delhi Sealdah Rajdhani Express (12314), seat availability status is GNWL5/WL5 in First AC (1A) with 91% chance of confirmation, seat availability status is GNWL24/WL9 in Second AC (2A) with 90% chance of confirmation and seat availability status is GNWL132/WL41 in Third AC (3A) with 88% chance of confirmation 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 Bikaner 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.5230 in First AC, Rs.2345 in Third AC, Rs.3175 in Second AC and Rs.955 in Sleeper for this train which includes meal charges also. In New Delhi Howrah Duronto Express (12274), seat availability status is GNWL2/WL2 in First AC (1A) with 94% chance of confirmation, seat availability status is GNWL11/WL7 in Second AC (2A) with 93% chance of confirmation, seat availability status is GNWL38/WL11 in Third AC (3A) with 93% chance of confirmation and seat availability status is GNWL218/WL87 in Sleeper (SL) with 83% 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 Bikaner 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.4895 in First AC, Rs.2110 in Third AC and Rs.2925 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.4045 in First AC, Rs.1665 in Third AC, Rs.2385 in Second AC and Rs.635 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.4230 in First AC, Rs.1735 in Third AC, Rs.2490 in Second AC and Rs.665 in Sleeper for this train. In Poorva Express (via Patna) (12304), seat availability status is GNWL2/WL2 in First AC (1A) with 74% chance of confirmation, seat availability status is GNWL37/WL21 in Second AC (2A) with 64% chance of confirmation, seat availability status is GNWL86/WL25 in Third AC (3A) with 56% chance of confirmation and seat availability status is GNWL347/WL205 in Sleeper (SL) with 5% 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.4095 in First AC, Rs.1680 in Third AC, Rs.2410 in Second AC and Rs.640 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 Anand Vihar Terminal Howrah Yuva Express (12250) which travels a distance of 1438 kms in just 17 hrs. The slowest train from Delhi to Kolkata is Anand Vihar Terminal Sealdah (Upper India) Express (13120) which travels a distance of 1633 kms in 40 hrs 40 mints. The most punctual train from Delhi to Kolkata is Jaisalmer Howrah SF Express (12372) which reaches Howrah Jn with an average delay of just 0 minute. The most delayed train from Delhi to Kolkata is Anand Vihar Terminal Howrah Yuva Express (12250) which reaches Howrah Jn with an average delay of over 5 hrs 45 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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