Welcome to the Kolkata Airport train and subway/metro service page. We list Kolkata Airport transfer possibilities by rail, including (if available) local Kolkata Airport public subway or metro connections to the city centre and also if there are any longer-distance Kolkata Airport train options available. Trains generally offer good value for money and fast connections without the issues of road traffic, but their convenience may be offset if you are travelling with heavy luggage or in a larger group.
CCU Kolkata Airport Train Services
Kolkata Airport train photo
An underground circular railway runs from nearby Dum Dum Junction, about 5 km from the Kolkata Airport, and this will take you to Princep Ghat near Strand Road. Trains run about every 15 minutes during peak hours and about every 60 minutes non-peak. More Information and Maps.
Note that there is also an extension from Dum Dum to the Kolkata Airport, however there are very few trains that are running on this line as of yet, so your best bet is a taxi to Dum Dum to catch a train.
CCU Kolkata Airport Train Fares & Prices
INR 2-5, depending on destination.
The Kolkata Airport train service has a mixed recommendation by IHateTaxis.com
Trains run regularly from the station, but they might be a bit crowded. Be very aware of pick-pockets at stations!
CCU Kolkata Airport Subway Services
Kolkata Airport subway/metro photo
From Dum Dum station, you can hop on the Kolkata Metro line 1 and head south to the city or where ever your travels take you. Note that you will still need to take a taxi to Dum Dum junction from the Kolkata Airport to catch the metro.
CCU Kolkata Airport Subway Fares
INR 4-20, depending on destination
Mixed Recommendation by IHateTaxis.com
This option could be faster than a taxi, but crowded. Be very aware of pick-pockets at stations!
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