Airports Domestic: Bagdogra
Major Ports Calcutta, Haldia
The city is serviced by 10 international airlines from both the
East and the West, apart from Air India and the countrys domestic
Domestic: Indian Airlines operate
air services between Calcutta and Agartala, Ahmedabad, Bagdogra,
Bangalore, Chennai (Madras), Delhi, Dibrugarh, Guwahati, Imphal,
Mumbai (Bombay), as well as Bangkok, Dhaka, Kathmandu, Singapore,
Yangon. Air India operates service between Calcutta and Mumbai.
Services are operated by Alliance Airlines (between Calcutta and
Agartala, Ahmedabad, Aizawl, Bhubaneswar, Chennai, Delhi, Dimapur,
Hyderabad, Imphal, Jorhat, Lucknow, Jaipur, Patna, Port Blair, Silchar,
Tezpur, Visakhapatnam), Jet Airways (between Calcutta and Nagpur,
Bangalore, Chennai, Bagdogra, Delhi, Imphal, Guwahati, Hyderabad,
Jorhat, Mumbai), Sahara Airlines (between Calcutta and Lucknow,
Mumbai, Patna, Vishakhapatnam).
Domestic Airline Codes:
Al Air India
CD Alliance Airlines
IC Indian Airlines
9W Jet Airways
S2 Sahara Airlines
International Air Services are operated by Air India, Biman Bangladesh,
British Airways, Druk Air, Royal Brunei Airlines, Royal Dutch Airlines,
Royal Jordanian Airlines, Royal Nepal Airlines, Singapore Airlines,
Thai Airways International.
International Airline Codes:
AI Air India
BA British Airways
BG Biman Bangladesh
BI Royal Brunei Airlines
KB Druk Air
KL Royal Dutch Airlines
RA Royal Nepal Airlines
RJ Royal Jordanian Airlines
SQ Singapore Airlines
TG Thai Airways International
Calcutta is a major railhead and is linked to all parts of the country
by an extensive network of trains. The two important stations are
Howrah and Sealdah. Local trains are best for connecting to nearby
Railways 3767 Km Eastern & South Eastern Railway Headquarters
are in Calcutta.
Enquiries: For information of running
of E.R. & S.E.R. trains, please dial 2204025 (manual; Fairlie
Place), 6603535 (computerised; Howrah), Howrah Station: 660-2581/3542/7412
Bidhan Nagar: 1311 (manual); Dum Dum Junction, 1312 (manual). In
addition, dial 1310 (manual) & 1331 (recorded Information) for
train running. Train service enquiry at Sealdah : 3503535/37. Public
Information Centre (Sealdah): 3503536/ 6825/ 8828/ 8836/ 8876/ 9736.
Public Information Centre (Howrah
New Complex; SE Railway): 6602217. Central Enquiry (Calcutta; manual):
1310; Central Enquiry Calcutta; recorded announcement):1331.
For information about reservations
on Eastern Railway and South-Eastern Railway trains, dial 138, the
computerised interactive voice response system (48 lines).
Foreigners can buy Indrail passes for half day to 90 days and a
validity of 1 year. They are also entitled to reserve berth from
the special quota meant for them. For details contact 220 2789.
Calcutta is connected by road with all the major cities of India.
Roads Surfaces 25984 Km, Un-surfaced 32016 Km, National
Highways 1631 Km
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