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Private Tour: Full-Day Kolkata City Tour of Victoria Memorial, Howrah Bridge and Tonga Ride

Private Tour: Full-Day Kolkata City Tour of Victoria Memorial, Howrah Bridge and Tonga Ride
7 hours
USD 49.00
Kolkata, also known as the 'City of Joy', is a city that beautifully embodies the Indian native traditions with the ghosts of its colonial past and now is slowly moving to reform itself in the lines of a modern India. The city was the first capital of the British who ruled India for 200 years. Thus, it has a lot of structures that were built during the time of the British rule in India. Visit the famous Victoria Memorial and Howrah Bridge and take a Tonga Ride to the St. John's Church. You will also enjoy the delicious Bengali cuisine for lunch!

Private Full-Day Kolkata Tour

Private Full-Day Kolkata Tour
8 hours
USD 432.00
This 8-hour private tour of Kolkata takes you on an historical journey through the streets, markets and heritage buildings. Learn its history from being a small village to one of the first cities of the British Empire in India.

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Kolkata International Airport

Where is Kolkata Airport?  

Kolkata is said to be an 'in your face' city, one that simultaneously shocks and charms the unsuspecting visitor. It's also long known as India's cultural capital, with generations of writers, poets and film directors coming to age here. Love it or hate it, Kolkata is definitely worth a visit.

Kolkata International Airport (IATA: CCU, ICAO: VECC), officially Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport, or Subhash Chandra Bose Airport, previously Dum Dum Airport, also referred to as NSCBI Airport, Calcutta Airport or simply Kolkata Airport, is located in the Dum Dum township, in the northern region of Kolkata city, in West Bengal, India. The airport is named in honour of Subhas Chandra Bose, a leader in India's independence movement (Netaji means leader).

In 2012, Kolkata Airport served 10,303,991, making it the 5th busiest airport in India. The busiest airport in eastern India, Kolkata Airport is just one of two international airports in West Bengal, the other being Bagdogra Airport (IXB)

On January 23, 2013, Kolkata Airport opened a brand new terminal. Under construction since 2008, CCU's new integrated terminal will serve both international and domestic passengers. The existing terminals will remain open until at least March 2013, as operations are transitioned.

Among the airlines that fly to Kolkata Airport are Air India, AirAsia, Biman Bangladesh Airlines, China Eastern Airlines, Dragonair, Druk Air Paro, Emirates, GoAir, IndiGo, Jet Airways, JetKonnect, Qatar Airways, Silk Air, Singapore Airlines, SpiceJet, Thai AirAsia, Thai Airways and United Airlines.

Agartala, Ahmedabad, Bagdogra, Bangalore, Bangkok, Bhubaneshwar, Chennai, Chittagong, Delhi, Dhaka, Dibrugarh, Doha, Dubai, Goa, Guwahati, Hong Kong, Hyderabad, Imphal, Indore, Jaipur, Kathmandu, Kochi, Kuala Lumpur, Kunming, Lucknow, Mumbai, Nagpur, Paro, Patna, Port Blair, Pune, Raipur, Singapore, Thiruvananthapuram, Vadodara, Varanasi, Visakhapatnam, as well as many other destinations in India, and Asia.

Your best bet for a Kolkata Airport transfer is a pre-paid taxi. Details on all options are included in this guide.

Or, to truly arrive stress free, treat yourself to a private Kolkata Airport transfer from IHateTaxis.


Additional Kolkata Airport information may be found by visiting their official website below.

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Last Updated: 21 Jan 2016