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Flights to Kolkata

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About the city


Kolkata, the former capital of British India, is a feast of colonial-era architecture contrasting starkly with high-end shopping malls, dynamic new-town suburbs and urban slums. The lifestyle of the people of Kolkata widely reflects the influence of Bengali traditions and Regency era. Kolkata, popularly known as the ‘City of Joy’, celebrates festivals like Durga Puja and Diwali with great pomp and fervour. Victoria Memorial, Marble Palace, Botanical Gardens, Kalighat and Tagore House are some of the top attractions of this city. Don’t forget to take a ride in the tram, which is has been a source of local transportation since 1902. The city maintains good connectivity will all other parts of the country through airways and roadways. If travelling through air, compare the prices of various airlines through ixigo.com and get the cheapest flights to Kolkata.


Best time to visit Kolkata


Located on the eastern coast of India, Kolkata has a typical tropical climate. October to March are the best months to visit Kolkata. Weather during this time of the year is pleasant and ideal for sightseeing. Flights to Kolkata are easily available from all the major cities of the country.


Connectivity from Kolkata Airport


Kolkata Airport, named as Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport, is located around 17 km from Kolkata city centre. A number of taxis and car rental facilities are available at the airport for the commute. The nearest bus stop is about 15 minutes walking distance from the airport.


Domestic Travel - How to reach Kolkata from different cities of India:


Flights to Kolkata from New Delhi - There are 100+ direct flights that fly from Delhi to Kolkata  every week. It takes approximately 2 hours to cover this distance in a direct flight. Some of the famous airlines offering their services on this route are Air India, Jet Airways, IndiGo, GoAir and Vistara.


Flights to Kolkata  from Mumbai- Some of the popular airlines that fly on this route are IndiGo, Air India, GoAir and SpiceJet. Every week, more than 80 flights fly on this route making the travel convenient. To get cheap flights to Kolkata, make your bookings in advance through ixigo.com.


Flights to Kolkata from Bangalore - It takes approximately 2.5 hours to reach from Bangalore to Kolkata. IndiGo, SpiceJet, GoAir and Jet Airways are some of the airlines that offer their flight services on this route.

Flights to Kolkata from Chennai- The aerial distance between Chennai to Kolkata is 1366 km, which can be covered in 2 hours 15 minutes in a non-stop flight. You can book Kolkata flights from famous airlines like IndiGo, Jet Airways, SpiceJet and Air India.


International Travel - How to reach Kolkata from different cities of the world


Flights to Kolkata from Singapore - There are more than 150 flights that fly between Singapore to Kolkata every week. The distance between the destinations is around 3000 km, which can be covered in 4 hours. Some of the major airlines that operate between these cities are Air India, Thai AirAsia, Singapore Airlines and AirAsia.


Flights to Kolkata from New York -  Popular airlines like Jet Airways, Etihad Airways, Qatar Airways and Air India provide air services from New York to Kolkata. Approximately 200 flights connect these two cities on a weekly basis.  


Flights to Kolkata from Sydney - The fastest flight on this route is Singapore Airlines that take around 14 hours to cover the distance. Other popular airlines operating are Etihad Airways, Air India and SriLankan. There are no non-stop flights to Kolkata from here.   


Finding the lowest airfares


Jet Airways, GoAir, Air India, SpiceJet, Etihad Airways and Vistara are some of the popular airlines that offer air services to and from Mumbai. To get good discounts on airfares, visit ixigo.com and compare prices of all the airlines.


FAQ


What is the airport code of Kolkata?


CCU is the airport code of Netaji Subash Chandra Bose International Airport.


How far is city center from the airport?


Kolkata city center is approximately 17 km from the airport.


How many domestic airlines fly to Kolkata daily?


More than 40 domestic flights land at Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport on a daily basis.


How many international airlines fly to Kolkata daily?


Around 10 international airlines fly down to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport daily.


What are the most popular places to visit in Kolkata?


The most visited places in Kolkata include Dakshineswar Temple, Victoria Memorial, Eden Gardens, Park Street, Howrah Bridge, Belur Math, Birla Temple and Science City.


Which airlines provide their services from Kolkata?


Air India, IndiGo, GoAir, SpiceJet and AirAsia are some of the airlines that offer their flight services to and from Kolkata.

Kolkata Airport Details

Name : Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport
Address : Airport Director,Airports Authority of India,NSCBI Airport,Kolkata - 700 052 (WB)
Phone : 91-33-25119977,91-33-2511 9020 (R)
Email : apdkolkata@aai.aero