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IIIT Kalyani

- The Destination

Howrah to IIIT Kalyani

The most preferred route to reach kalyani if you can make up to  Howrah / Shalimar / Santragachi is the Howrah - Sealdah - Kalyani route. There are also some trains which reach Sealdah directly which can also be preferred.
If you have connectivity to Bandel or Naihati you can refer the Howrah-Bandel-Naihati-Kalyani route mentioned below in this blog

Howrah( / Santragachi / Shalimar ) - Sealdah - Kalyani Rail Route


From Howrah get a prepaid taxi from the taxi stand to Sealdah railway station (you may book an ola or uber cab). Buses can also be preferred. Beside the Howrah station(towards the old Howrah bridge) you will get a number of buses to Sealdah. You may reach Sealdah in half an hour or more depending upon the traffic(this route has heavy traffic).
If you are at Santragachi or Shalimar you can get a prepaid taxi or a bus directly to sealdah.

Howrah Station


From Sealdah Railway station you will get many local trains towards Kalyani. I'll list some of them:

  • Kalyani Simanta local
  • Shantipur local
  • Gede local
  • Ranaghat local
  • Krishnanagar city local
  • Lalgola passenger.

Sealdah Station

All these local trains have stops at Kalyani station. It will take almost an hour ride to reach Kalyani.
Here i am mentioning some names of the stations you come across in this route:

Get down at Kalyani.


As you will leave the premise of Kalyani Railway Station, you should be able to find public transports (mostly TATA Magic, beware usually e-rickshaws would not take you to Webel IT Park), towards your right. They will drop you right in front of the gate of Webel IT Park.
You can also get buses to Buddha park at the same place. From Buddha park walk on to the Kalyani Barrackpore highway and then turn to your left and walk straight (650m). You will reach your destination.


Howrah - Bandel - Naihati - Kalyani Route:


You will get a lot of locals and trains available towards Bandel from the Howrah Junction. Here are some trains for this stop:

  • Bardhaman local
  • Bandel local
  • Katwa Local
  • Memari local

For further information on Trains available in this route please click here


After reaching Bandel Jn. You have to get a train to Naihati Jn. There are a lot of trains to Naihati.
A few of them are:

  • Bandel-Naihati EMU
  • Bardhaman-Sealdah EMU
  • Katwa-Sealdah EMU

For further information on Trains available in this route please click here.


Naihati is just 3 stops away from Kalyani.  This is an intermediate stop for local trains which run between Sealdah and Kalyani mention in the Sealdah To Kalyani route above. You can get any of the train listed above and follow the post above Kalyani Station To IIIT Kalyani.

Airport to IIIT Kalyani:

From the airport you have to reach Dum Dum and then you can travel to Kalyani.
If you opt for the bus route:   You can get a lot of buses to Dum Dum junction from the Airport Gate No. 1 Bus Stop, Jessore Rd.
If you opt for the rail route: The nearest station at the airport is the Biman Bandar(550m) and the next nearest station to it is Durganagar(2.7km).  From Biman Bandar you can get only 3 locals whose details are given below:

From Durganagar there are 72 locals running towards Dum Dum. All the locals to Sealdah pass through Dum Dum. (To know the details of the local trains running between these stations  click here)
(You can take a prepaid taxi to reach Dum Dum railway station).
After coming to Dum Dum Jn you will get many locals running towards Kalyani. Further route has been mentioned above.