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Kolkata to Bhubaneswar Flights

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Flights from Kolkata to Bhubaneswar

  • indigo



  • 01:55
  • 01h 35m Non Stop
  • 03:30
  • ₹ 2899
  • indigo



  • 02:10
  • 01h 25m Non Stop
  • 03:35
  • ₹ 2899
  • indigo



  • 02:10
  • 01h 35m Non Stop
  • 03:45
  • ₹ 2899
  • indigo



  • 04:25
  • 01h 10m Non Stop
  • 05:35
  • ₹ 2899
  • indigo



  • 04:40
  • 01h 25m Non Stop
  • 06:05
  • ₹ 2899
  • indigo



  • 04:40
  • 00h 55m Non Stop
  • 05:35
  • ₹ 2899
  • indigo



  • 05:40
  • 01h 10m Non Stop
  • 06:50
  • ₹ 2899
  • airasia-india

    Airasia India


  • 07:05
  • 01h 10m Non Stop
  • 08:15
  • ₹ 2899
  • indigo



  • 10:10
  • 01h 25m Non Stop
  • 11:35
  • ₹ 2899
  • indigo



  • 10:10
  • 01h 25m Non Stop
  • 11:35
  • ₹ 2899

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FAQ about Kolkata to Bhubaneswar Flights

  1. Which airlines primarily operate on the route from Kolkata to Bhubaneswar?

    The airlines operating direct flights between Kolkata and Bhubaneswar are Indigo and AirAsia India.

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    Ticket prices for flights from Kolkata to Bhubaneswar often decrease during off-peak seasons, typically between June and July.

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    To secure the best offer, it's recommended to buy your Kolkata to Bhubaneswar flight ticket at least a few weeks in advance. Booking early frequently leads to lower fares, particularly during off-peak seasons.

  7. What's the aerial route distance between Kolkata to Bhubaneswar?

    The aerial route distance between Kolkata and Bhubaneswar is approximately 380 KM.

  8. On average, how much time does it take to fly from Kolkata to Bhubaneswar?

    On average, it takes around 00h 55m to 01h 35m to fly from Kolkata to Bhubaneswar.

  9. How many direct flights are scheduled from Kolkata to Bhubaneswar daily?

    There are approximately 7 direct flights scheduled from Kolkata to Bhubaneswar daily, with varying departure times and airlines.

  10. In what ways can one arrive at Kolkata Airport?

    You can reach Kolkata Airport using various modes of transportation, such as bus, train, taxi, car and town car.

  11. What are the ways to get from Bhubaneswar Airport to the city?

    From Bhubaneswar Airport, travellers can access the city via bus, taxi and town car, or the Bhubaneswar Metro. These transportation choices offer convenient connectivity to various parts of the city.

  12. Is there an option for free wifi connectivity at both Kolkata and Bhubaneswar Airports?

    Yes, both Kolkata and Bhubaneswar airports provide free wifi connectivity for travellers.

  13. Do Kolkata and Kolkata Airports offer services for wheelchair assistance?

    You can request a wheelchair from your airline when booking your tickets for Kolkata or contact the airline ticket counter upon arrival at the airport.

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Departure Airport with Code

Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport (%{dep_city_code})

Arrival Airport with Code

Biju Patnaik Airport (%{arr_city_code})

First Flight from Kolkata to Bhubaneswar

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The last Flight from Kolkata to Bhubaneswar

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Cheapest Month to Fly From Kolkata to Bhubaneswar

June to July are the Cheapest Month to Fly From Kolkata to Bhubaneswar

Flight Duration between Kolkata to Bhubaneswar

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Distance between Kolkata to Bhubaneswar

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Number of Direct Airlines Flying between Kolkata to Bhubaneswar

Indigo Airlines, AirAsia India, and Alliance Air are the direct airlines flying between Kolkata and Bhubaneswar

Total Number of Daily Direct Flights between Kolkata to Bhubaneswar

There are approximately 7daily direct flights between the two cities.

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One Way Ticket: Kolkata to Bhubaneswar

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Two-Way Flight: Kolkata to Bhubaneswar

Flight durations for each leg of the trip

The average flight duration for each segment of the journey from Kolkata to Bhubaneswar ranges from approximately %{min_duration} to %{max_duration}. However, this duration may vary slightly due to factors such as weather conditions, air traffic, and specific flight routes.

Airline options offering roundtrip flights between Kolkata and Bhubaneswar

Several airlines provide roundtrip flights between Kolkata and Bhubaneswar, offering travellers the convenience of booking their entire journey with the same carrier. Among the airlines operating roundtrip flights on this route are %{operational_airlines}.

Roundtrip ticket prices between Kolkata and Bhubaneswar

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Booking a roundtrip ticket from Kolkata to Bhubaneswar can frequently lead to cost savings compared to purchasing two separate one-way tickets. Airlines and booking platforms might extend discounts or promotional fares for roundtrip bookings, enabling travellers to reduce their overall travel expenses. Moreover, reserving roundtrip flights in advance and capitalising on special offers or deals can further assist travellers in saving money on their journey between Kolkata and Bhubaneswar.

Baggage Policy: Kolkata to Bhubaneswar Flight

Breakup of Cabin and Check-in Luggage

  1. Cabin luggage: Usually, travellers are permitted one piece of cabin baggage and one personal item, such as a purse or laptop bag. The weight limit for cabin baggage is 7kg, so it's advisable to verify with the particular airline you're flying with.
  2. Check-in luggage: The allowance for check-in luggage differs among airlines and booking classes. travellers are typically allowed to check in one or more pieces of luggage, each weighing up to 15kg.

List of Restricted Items

Restricted items commonly include:

  1. Sharp objects: Knives, scissors, razor blades, and tools with sharp edges.
  2. Flammable materials: Lighters, matches, flammable liquids, and aerosol cans.
  3. Explosives: Fireworks, gunpowder, dynamite, and detonators.
  4. Certain liquids exceeding a specific volume: Liquids, gels, and aerosols surpassing the prescribed limit (usually 100ml per container), such as shampoo, perfume, and beverages.
  5. Weapons: Firearms, ammunition, martial arts equipment, and weapon replicas.
  6. Chemicals: Toxic substances, corrosive materials, and radioactive materials.
  7. Batteries: Lithium batteries exceeding specified limits or damaged batteries.
  8. Sporting equipment: Items like bats, clubs, and cues, which may be considered dangerous.
  9. Medical items: Some medical equipment and medications may be restricted or require special handling.
  10. Liquids in large quantities: This includes large bottles of water or other beverages.
  11. Live animals: Except for service animals, pets are generally not allowed in the cabin.
  12. Hazardous materials: Items such as dry ice, camping gas, and paint.
  13. Self-defense items: Pepper spray, tasers, and similar items.
  14. Illegal substances: Drugs, narcotics, and controlled substances.

Each airline maintains its list of restricted items, typically available on its website or provided upon request. It's crucial to review these guidelines before packing to ensure compliance with airline regulations and safety standards.

Exceeding Weight Limit

If your baggage surpasses the permitted weight limit, you might need to pay an excess baggage fee. The fee varies based on the airline and the degree to which your baggage exceeds the limit.

Lost or Damaged Baggage

If your baggage is lost or damaged during the flight, you should promptly report it to the airline's baggage services desk at the airport. Airlines generally have procedures in place to aid travellers in locating lost baggage.

Additional Baggage Allowance

Many airlines offer travellers the option to purchase additional baggage allowance if necessary. This can typically be arranged during the booking process or at the Bhubaneswar Airport before check-in.

Baggage for Infants or Children

Infants and children travelling with adults typically have a separate baggage allowance, which is around 7 kg. The exact allowance varies depending on the airline and fare class.

Baggage Allowance by Class

The cabin and check-in baggage allowances for a flight from Kolkata to Bhubaneswar vary depending on the airline and the class of service booked. Here's a general breakdown:

For domestic flights, the checked baggage allowance is as follows:

  • First Class: Upto 40 kg
  • Business Class: 30-35 kg
  • Economy Class: 15-20 kg

Lounges & Facilities Details: Kolkata Airport

Kolkata %{dep_city_code} offers several lounges and facilities for travellers to enhance their airport experience. Here are some details:

  1. Travel Club Lounge for Domestic Departures: Located near Terminal 1 domestic departures, after security, mezzanine level, take a sharp left to the lounge entrance. With comfortable seating, delicious snacks and refreshing beverages, WIFI, Flight Monitors, Newspapers & Magazines, and TVs you'll feel rejuvenated and ready for your journey ahead.
  2. Travel Club Lounge Annex: Located near  Terminal 1 domestic inside security. Mezzanine level, after security, turn left, this lounge offers a comfortable space to relax before your journey and offers free Wi-Fi, a modern, comfortable setting, and a range of services like Flight Monitors, Snacks, Newspapers & Magazines, Spirits & Liquor, Beer & Wine, and Conference Rooms so you may work and relax before your trip.
  3. Travel Club Lounge for International Departures: Located on Terminal 2 International, after the security checkpoint, turn right and take lift no. 31 up to the mezzanine level, the lounge is located above the Bishwa Bangla shop, which offers facilities like Premium Food, Snacks, Spirits & Liquor, Beer & Wine, Wi-Fi, Flight Monitors, Newspapers & Magazines, TVs, Internet Terminals, Printers & Copiers, Telephones and Smoking Area.

Kolkata Airport Facilities

  1. Wi-Fi: Free Wi-Fi is accessible throughout the airport for travellers' convenience.
  2. Shopping: Kolkata Airport features a wide array of shops and boutiques offering duty-free shopping, electronics, clothing, souvenirs, and more.
  3. Dining: Numerous restaurants, cafes, and eateries are available, offering a variety of cuisines and catering to different dietary preferences.
  4. Medical Services: Medical facilities and pharmacies are on hand for any emergencies or medical requirements.
  5. Child Care: The airport provides baby care rooms equipped with changing stations and nursing areas for parents travelling with infants.
  6. Baggage Services: Baggage handling, storage, and wrapping facilities are provided for travellers' convenience.
  7. Transportation: Various transportation options, including Taxi Services, App-based Ride Services, Prepaid Taxi Counters, Bus Services, Hotel Shuttles, and Car Rental Services, connect the airport to the city and surrounding areas.
  8. Airport Hotels: For travellers with lengthy layovers or early departures, there are hotels situated within the airport premises or nearby offering accommodation options.

These amenities and lounges are designed to offer comfort, convenience, and relaxation for travellers passing through Kolkata Airport.

Lounges & Facilities Details Bhubaneswar Airport

Bhubaneswar offers a wide range of lounges and facilities to enhance the travel experience of travellers. Here's an overview


  • Bird Lounge: Situated Landside - Domestic Departures. The lounge is located near Gate 2., the Lounge provides comfortable seating, TV, Internet, Refreshments, No Smoking, Air Conditioning, Alcohol,  Newspaper/ Magzine,  Wi-Fi, and Flight Information.

Bhubaneswar Airport Facilities

  1. Wi-Fi: travellers can enjoy free Wi-Fi access throughout the airport.
  2. Shopping: The airport boasts a variety of shops and boutiques offering duty-free shopping, souvenirs, electronics, clothing, and more.
  3. Dining: Numerous restaurants, cafes, and food outlets offer a range of cuisines and refreshments to cater to diverse tastes.
  4. Medical Services: Medical facilities and pharmacies are available to attend to any health-related needs or emergencies.
  5. Child Care: Baby care rooms equipped with changing stations and nursing areas are provided for parents travelling with infants.
  6. Baggage Services: Baggage handling, storage, and wrapping services are available for travellers' convenience.
  7. Transportation: Various transportation options, including taxis, app-based cabs, buses, and pre-paid taxis, connect the airport to the city and nearby areas.
  8. Airport Hotels: Nearby hotels provide accommodation options for travellers with long layovers or early departures, ensuring a comfortable stay close to the airport.

These lounges and facilities at Bhubaneswar and Kolkata Airport aim to provide travellers with comfort, convenience, and relaxation throughout their journey.

Car Parking Details: Kolkata Airport

At Kolkata Airport (%{dep_city_code}), there are ample parking facilities available for both travellers and visitors. Here are the details:

Types of Parking

  1. Terminal Parking: Positioned closest to the terminals, this parking area is suitable for short stays and quick drop-offs/pick-ups.
  2. Long-Term Parking: Situated farther from the terminals, this parking option is ideal for extended stays.

Parking Rates

Parking rates at Kolkata Airport vary depending on the type of vehicle:

  • Private cars: INR 40 to INR 100 depending on duration.
  • Commercial cars: INR 250 to INR 600 depending on duration.
  • Velvet parking at Terminal 3: INR 300 to 700 depending on duration.
  • Bike parking: INR 30 for the first 2 hours, with rates increasing up to INR 100 for 24 hours.

Be sure to check the current rates and availability of the airport's parking facilities.


Parking facilities are designed to be accessible to travellers with disabilities, featuring designated parking spaces and ramps for wheelchair users.

Directions and Signage

Clear signage and directions are available throughout the airport premises to assist travellers in locating parking areas and exits.
travellers and visitors can utilise these parking facilities at Kolkata Airport for convenient and secure parking options while travelling or visiting the airport.

Car Parking Details: Bhubaneswar Airport

Bhubaneswar Airport (%{arr_city_code}) provides parking facilities for both travellers and visitors. Here are the details:

Types of Parking

  1. Terminal Parking: The terminal parking is conveniently positioned near the terminals, making it easily accessible for short stays and quick drop-offs/pick-ups.
  2. Long-Term Parking: Long-term parking is typically suited for extended stays and is located a bit far from the terminals.

Parking Rates

Parking rates are as follows:

  1. For 4-wheelers: INR 20 for the first 30 minutes and goes upto INR 165 for overnight parking.*
  2. For 2-wheelers: INR 20 for the first 30 minutes and goes upto INR 45 for overnight parking.*
  3. Commercial Vehicles: INR 30 for the first 30 minutes and goes upto INR 180 for overnight parking.

Be sure to check the current rates and availability of the airport's parking facilities.


Parking facilities are designed to be accessible to travellers with disabilities, providing designated parking spaces and ramps.

Directions and Signage

Clear signage and directions are available throughout the airport premises to guide travellers to the parking areas and exits.
Travellers and visitors to Bhubaneswar Airport can use these parking facilities for convenient and secure parking options during their time at the airport.

Information about Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar is the second largest city of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Here is some information about Bhubaneswar:

  1. Location: Bhubaneswar  is situated on the eastern part of India, specifically in the state of Odisha. It is situated approximately along the eastern coast of the Indian subcontinent, bordering the Bay of Bengal. The city serves as the capital of the state of Odisha and is known for its rich history, culture, and architectural heritage, including ancient temples and monuments.
  2. History: Bhubaneswar has a rich historical significance.  Here's a brief overview:
    • Ancient Origins: Bhubaneswar has a history that stretches back to ancient times. It was historically known as "Tosali" during the reign of the Mauryan emperor Ashoka in the 3rd century BCE.
    • Temple City: Bhubaneswar is often referred to as the "Temple City of India" due to its numerous ancient temples. The city has over 600 temples, many of which date back to the 8th to 12th centuries CE. These temples are architectural marvels and exemplify the rich religious and cultural heritage of the region.
    • Kalinga Empire: Bhubaneswar was a significant center of the Kalinga Empire, which flourished during ancient and medieval times. The city was a hub of trade, art, and culture under various dynasties, including the Mauryas, Guptas, and Eastern Gangas.
    • Influence of Jainism and Buddhism: Bhubaneswar was also an important center for Jainism and Buddhism. The nearby Udayagiri and Khandagiri caves bear inscriptions and carvings related to these faiths, dating back to the 2nd century BCE.
    • Medieval Period: During the medieval period, Bhubaneswar continued to thrive as a center of art, culture, and architecture under various ruling dynasties, including the Ganga dynasty, the Suryavanshi Gajapatis, and later the Mughals.
    • Modern Era: In the 20th century, Bhubaneswar underwent significant development and emerged as the capital of Odisha in 1948, following India's independence. The city experienced rapid urbanization and growth, becoming an important political, economic, and educational center in eastern India.

    Bhubaneswar's history is deeply intertwined with its cultural heritage, religious significance, and architectural splendor, making it a fascinating destination for history enthusiasts and travelers alike.

  3. Culture and Heritage: Bhubaneswar Bhubaneswar's culture and heritage are deeply rooted in its ancient history and diverse traditions. Renowned for its exquisite temple architecture, the city is a hub of classical dance, music, and vibrant handicrafts. Odissi dance and music thrive here, alongside traditional arts like stone and wood carving and Pattachitra painting. The local cuisine, with its distinctive flavors and seafood delicacies, reflects the region's culinary heritage. Bhubaneswar celebrates festivals like Durga Puja and Rath Yatra with enthusiasm, while also hosting literary events and cultural festivals that showcase its rich literary and artistic legacy. Overall, Bhubaneswar's culture is a colorful tapestry of ancient rituals, artistic expressions, and vibrant celebrations.

  4. Cuisine: Bhubaneswar cuisine is a blend of traditional Odia dishes with a focus on fresh ingredients and subtle spices. Highlights include Dalma, a lentil and vegetable stew, Pakhala Bhata, fermented rice, and Chhena Poda, a caramelized cheese dessert. Seafood delicacies are popular due to the city's coastal location, while Santula offers a flavorful mix of vegetables. Sweet treats like Mitha Dali and various Pithas add to the culinary diversity.

  5. Arts and Literature: Bhubaneswar boasts a vibrant arts and literature scene. It's renowned for Odissi dance performances and Pattachitra paintings. Skilled artisans craft intricate sculptures and handicrafts. The city nurtures a rich literary tradition, with Odia literature thriving and celebrated through festivals and events. Overall, Bhubaneswar's cultural landscape is a testament to its artistic heritage and creative prowess.

  6. Economy: Bhubaneswar's economy is driven by sectors such as Information Technology, government services, education, tourism, manufacturing, real estate, and healthcare. The city serves as a hub for IT and ITES companies, hosts numerous government offices and institutions, and attracts tourists with its cultural heritage. Additionally, Bhubaneswar's education sector, manufacturing industries, real estate development, and healthcare services contribute significantly to its economic growth and vitality.

  7. Transportation: Bhubaneswar has a well-connected transportation system comprising roads, buses, auto-rickshaws, taxis, railways, and an international airport. The city promotes eco-friendly travel with cycling lanes and pedestrian zones. This infrastructure facilitates convenient and efficient mobility for residents and visitors alike.

  8. Education and Institutions: Bhubaneswar is a prominent education hub in eastern India, hosting universities, colleges, research institutes, and technical training centers. Renowned institutions like Utkal University and KIIT University offer diverse academic programs. The city also has schools affiliated with various education boards. Additionally, Bhubaneswar is home to management and business schools like XIMB, contributing to its vibrant educational landscape.

Overall, Bhubaneswar is a city known for its rich history, vibrant culture, and intellectual legacy, making it a fascinating destination to explore.

Bhubaneswar Airport Details

Bhubaneswar Airport, officially known as Biju Patnaik Airport. Here are the details about Bhubaneswar Airport:

  • Location

Biju Patnaik Airport is situated around 4 kilometers south-west of Bhubaneswar Railway Station and 6 kilometers from the city center. In fiscal year 2023-24, it handled over 4.6 million passengers.

  • Terminals 

Biju Patnaik International Airport comprises two terminals. Terminal 1, unveiled in March 2013, is a modern facility designed to accommodate up to 4 million passengers annually. This two-story terminal adheres to green building standards and offers advanced amenities tailored for domestic arrivals and departures. Terminal 2 underwent renovations to commence full-scale international operations, with plans to establish connections between Bhubaneswar and destinations in the Middle East and South East Asia.

Kolkata Airport Address?

Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport, Kolkata, North 24 Parganas District, West Bengal, India, 700052

1. Phone Number: +91 033 2569 1002.

2. Email:

Information about Kolkata

Kolkata is the capital and largest city of the Indian state of Telangana. Here is some information about Kolkata:

  1. Location: Kolkata is located approximately 15 kilometres (9.3 mi) from the city centre.
  2. History: Kolkata, formerly known as Calcutta, has a rich and diverse history that spans centuries. Here's a brief overview:
    1. Early Settlements: Kolkata's history dates back to ancient times when the area was inhabited by indigenous tribes. The region saw early settlements by various dynasties, including the Mauryas and Guptas.
    2. Colonial Era: Kolkata rose to prominence during the colonial period when the British East India Company established a trading post in the late 17th century. It soon became the capital of British India in 1772 and remained so until 1911. Kolkata played a pivotal role in British rule, serving as a major administrative, commercial, and cultural center.
    3. Cultural Renaissance: Kolkata became a hotbed of cultural and intellectual activity during the 19th and early 20th centuries. It was the birthplace of the Bengal Renaissance, a cultural and social reform movement that contributed to the revival of Indian art, literature, and philosophy. Figures like Rabindranath Tagore, Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay, and Swami Vivekananda were instrumental in shaping Kolkata's cultural landscape.
    4. Partition and Independence: Kolkata witnessed significant socio-political changes during the partition of India in 1947. The city experienced waves of migration and communal tensions but emerged as a symbol of resilience and unity. It played a crucial role in India's struggle for independence and was the site of many freedom movement activities.
    5. Post-Independence Development: After India gained independence in 1947, Kolkata continued to be an important hub of commerce, industry, and culture. However, the city faced challenges such as economic decline, political instability, and social unrest in the following decades.
    6. Modern Kolkata: In recent years, Kolkata has undergone rapid urbanization and development, emerging as a modern metropolis while still retaining its historical charm. It is now a bustling hub of trade, commerce, education, and tourism, known for its vibrant street life, colonial architecture, and cultural diversity.
    Overall, Kolkata's history is a tapestry of ancient roots, colonial influences, cultural renaissance, and post-independence struggles, shaping it into the dynamic city it is today.
  3. Culture and Heritage: Kolkata's culture and heritage are as diverse and vibrant as its history. As the cultural capital of India, Kolkata boasts a rich tapestry of art, literature, music, and festivals. It is the birthplace of the Bengal Renaissance, a movement that revitalized Indian art and literature in the 19th and early 20th centuries. The city is renowned for its classical music and dance performances, with venues like the Academy of Fine Arts and Rabindra Sadan showcasing the best of Bengali culture. Kolkata's colonial architecture, including iconic landmarks like the Victoria Memorial and Howrah Bridge, adds to its cultural allure. The city's annual festivals, such as Durga Puja and Kolkata International Film Festival, are celebrated with great fervor, bringing together people from all walks of life to revel in Kolkata's rich cultural heritage.
  4. Cuisine: Kolkata's cuisine is a delightful blend of flavors influenced by its diverse cultural heritage. The city is renowned for its street food culture, offering mouthwatering delights like phuchka (pani puri), kathi rolls, and jhal muri (spicy puffed rice). Bengali cuisine, characterized by its emphasis on fish, rice, and mustard oil, is a staple in Kolkata, with dishes like macher jhol (fish curry) and chingri malai curry (prawn coconut curry) tantalizing the taste buds. Additionally, Kolkata is famous for its sweets, with iconic treats like rosogolla, sandesh, and mishti doi (sweet yogurt) being must-tries for any visitor. The city's culinary scene reflects its vibrant culture and is a testament to Kolkata's status as a food lover's paradise.
  5. Arts and Entertainment: Kolkata's arts and entertainment scene is vibrant and diverse, reflecting the city's rich cultural heritage. The city is known for its thriving theater culture, with venues like the Academy of Fine Arts and Minerva Theatre hosting a variety of performances, ranging from traditional dramas to contemporary plays. Kolkata is also a hub for music enthusiasts, with events like the Dover Lane Music Conference and Kolkata International Music Festival showcasing classical and contemporary music from around the world. Art galleries and exhibitions, such as the Birla Academy of Art & Culture and Academy of Fine Arts, provide platforms for local and international artists to display their works. Additionally, Kolkata's film industry, colloquially known as Tollywood, produces a significant number of Bengali films each year, contributing to the city's vibrant entertainment landscape. From theater to music, art, and cinema, Kolkata offers a plethora of cultural experiences for residents and visitors alike.
  6. Economy: Kolkata's economy is diverse and dynamic, serving as a major commercial and financial center in eastern India. The city's economy is driven by various sectors, including manufacturing, commerce, finance, and services. Kolkata has a thriving industrial base, with industries such as textiles, jute, engineering, and pharmaceuticals contributing significantly to its economic growth. The city's strategic location near the Bay of Bengal and its well-developed transportation infrastructure make it an important hub for trade and commerce. Additionally, Kolkata is home to several major banks, financial institutions, and corporate headquarters, further bolstering its status as a key economic player in the region.
  7. Transportation: Kolkata boasts a well-developed transportation network that caters to the needs of its residents and visitors. The city's public transportation system includes buses, trams, the metro, and suburban railway services, providing convenient options for commuting within the city and its suburbs. The Kolkata Metro, inaugurated in 1984, is the oldest underground mass transit system in India and serves as a lifeline for many commuters. Additionally, Kolkata's iconic yellow taxis and auto-rickshaws are ubiquitous modes of transport, offering convenient and affordable travel options. The city also has a well-connected network of roads and highways, facilitating smooth movement of goods and people. Overall, Kolkata's transportation infrastructure plays a crucial role in ensuring mobility and connectivity across the city.
  8. Education and Institutions: Kolkata is home to a diverse array of educational institutions, making it a prominent hub for learning in India. The city boasts prestigious universities such as the University of Calcutta, Jadavpur University, and the Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIMC), offering a wide range of undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral programs. Additionally, Kolkata hosts numerous colleges, schools, and research institutions across various disciplines, including engineering, medicine, arts, and sciences. These institutions play a crucial role in shaping the academic landscape of the city and contribute significantly to the intellectual and cultural fabric of Kolkata.

Overall, Kolkata is a dynamic and lively cosmopolitan city known for its historical landmarks, cultural diversity, economic significance, and vibrant lifestyle.

Kolkata Airport Details

Kolkata Airport, officially known as Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport. Here are the details about Kolkata Airport:


Kolkata Airport is located in approximately 15 kilometres (9.3 mi) from the city centre


Kolkata Airport, officially known as Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport (CCU), has two terminals.

Kolkata Airport Address?

Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport, Airport Service Rd, International Airport, Dum Dum, Kolkata, West Bengal 700052

1. Phone Number: +91-033 2569 1002

2. Email:

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