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1.959 Km
2 hour 20 min
Abbottabad Airport

Transportation to Kolkata Airport from the City Center

You can get on a train or bus for travelling to the airport from Kolkata city center. If you rent a car, you can travel to the airport more comfortably. Taxi is also much more comfortable compared to the means of public transportation. Whichever transportation option you choose, you should not forget that traffic throughout India can be very busy and you can lose a lot of time on the road.

In addition, since many local people know Netaji Subhas Chanda Bose International Airport as Dum Dum Airport, which is the first name of the airport, it may be a good idea to ask somebody the way or use this name if you need any help about the route.


You can comfortably travel to the airport by getting on a taxi in the city center. You should agree with the driver about the fare in advance and bargain if possible. Your hotel can also find a reliable taxi for you.

Car Rental

You can rent a car in the city center. While making this decision, you should keep in mind that the traffic is always very heavy in India and many drivers don’t obey the traffic rules. You can rent a car with a driver.

You should follow the VIP road in order to get to the airport with the car you have rented. It takes about 45 minutes to reach the airport by car under normal traffic conditions.


There are a few different bus routes departing from the city center and carrying passengers to the airport. It takes 1 hour to get to the airport by bus.


Since Kolkata Suburban Railway has a station at the airport, you can easily get to the airport from the city center by train. The travel lasts about 1 hour. However, you should remember that the trains can be very crowded.

Airport Information

The first name of the airport is Dum Dum Airport and it is still mentioned with this name by the local people. Netaji Subhas Chanda Bose International Airport, which is located 17 kilometers of the city center, is the 5th busiest airport of India. Although 90% of the flights are domestic flights, there are two separate lounges belonging to the Air India and Jet Airways companies at the airport where international flights are also organized. There is also a grocery store at the airport having a few eating and drinking areas.

Last Updated: 29 Jan 2018

Transportation to Abbottabad City Center from Airport

Since there is no active airport in Abbottabad, you can reach Abbottabad by using Benazir Bhutto International Airport which is located approximately 150 km away from the city. After landing at the airport, you can rent a car for a fast and comfortable travel to your destination. If you prefer a more budget-friendly means of transportation, you can get on an intercity bus or use a train.


The buses going to many different points of the city depart from the bus station located outside the airport. You can get information about the bus routes and departure times by visiting the information desk at the airport. Ticket prices are affordable but travelling to the city by bus takes a long time.

Car Rental

There are a few different car rental companies offering car rental service at the airport. If you rent a car for your transportation, you can reach the city center of Abbottabad in about two hours by driving in the northeast direction by connecting to the highway N35 from the highway M1. When driving, you should be careful about the drivers who do not obey the traffic rules and you should remember that the traffic can be sometimes too heavy.


You can come to the Islamabad Railway Station by getting on a bus or taxi at the airport and then travel to Abbottabad by getting on a train here. If you get on a taxi, make sure to bargain on the fare before getting on any taxi. In this way, you can reduce your transportation costs. Train ticket prices are very affordable but keep in mind that trains can be very crowded.

Last Updated: 05 Jan 2017

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Which airports can I use for Kolkata-Abbottabad flights?

For Kolkata-Abbottabad flights, you can use Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Intl. Airport as departure airport, and Abbottabad Airport for arrival.

How many kilometers is the flight distance from Kolkata-Abbottabad and how long does the flight take?

The flight distance between Kolkata-Abbottabad is 1958 kilometers in total. The flight between the two cities takes 2 hour 20 minutes.

Which day is the most convenient for Kolkata-Abbottabad flights?

When the average prices are examined, the most suitable day for Kolkata-Abbottabad flights is Monday.

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