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17 hour 10 min
Abilene Regional 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.

Taxi

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.

Bus

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.

Train

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 Abilene City Center from Airport

Dyess Airport

Dyess Afb Airport, 11 kilometers south of Abilene, which has a complete infrastructure for international flights, offers many alternatives for transportation to the city center. You can get to the city center easily by choosing one means of transportation among taxis, hotel shuttles, and airport buses.

Hotel Shuttles

Many hotels offer shuttle service to their guests so you can get to the city center from the airport. In order to make use of this possibility, you must contact the hotel authorities in advance and make a reservation. These transportation vehicles are ideal for people with excess baggage and for crowded groups. The shuttles take you from the airport to the hotel.

Taxi

Taxis offer quick and comfortable transportation due to the short distance between the airport and the city center, and the fare varies between 15 and 35 Dollars. You can get to the city center by taking a taxi from the taxi stops right outside the airport.

Airport Buses

The fares for the buses departing from the bus station at the airport exit vary between 5 and 15 Dollars per person. You would get a discount if you buy a return ticket. The tickets are valid for 15 days. You can easily buy tickets from ticket-vending machines or stations located at bus stops. You should make sure that you look through the bus routes and have taken the bus going in the direction of your destination. Schedules of buses are located at the bus stops.

Car Rental

There are companies at the airport from where you can rent a car. Depending on demand, you can rent a car that is more comfortable or equipped and start your journey from the airport. You can book from a car company or ask for help from your hotel before your journey. Those who do not want to lose time with other means of transportation can easily access the airport by renting a car.

Last Updated: 14 Feb 2017

Abilene Regional Airport

Located within the Abilene city limits, the Regional Airport provides all the necessary needs for passengers. Within the airport there are insurance agencies, luggage transport groups, a lounge for VIP passengers, telephone and fax services, a restaurant, a shop, a hairdresser, car rental agencies, and a car park. You can get from the airport to the city center by taking the train, a taxi, using hotel shuttle services, or taking an airport buses. The short distance between the airport and the city center is one of the reasons for why passengers often prefer flying to Regional Airport.

Car Rental

The fact that the airport is so close to the city center makes car rental prices a little lower. If you want to start your journey from the airport, you reach the center by renting whichever model of car you want from the car rental agencies at the airport. You can reserve a car from the agencies directly, or ask for help from your hotel before you arrive.

Taxi

You can quickly get from the airport to the city center by taxi. The number of people and luggage can affect the taxi fare. It's one of the main options preferred by frequent flyers and the price varies from $ 20 to $ 30.

Train

The trains are a good option for those who want to reach the city center more economically. Trains are good option if you’re travelling on a budget and the price varies from $ 5 to $ 15 per person depending on additional luggage costs. It’s possible to get from the airport to the city center in 20-35 minutes.

Bus

You can reach the city center in about 40 minutes by taking the buses that you can find at the bus stops outside the airport terminal. You can get a bus ticket from the bus stops or make an online reservation beforehand and use this as your ticket. You should be sure to take a look at the bus route as you’re getting on to make sure that you are going in the direction that you want to. You can find information about bus departure times at the bus stops.

Hotel Services

Many hotels offer airport shuttle services to the city center. To make use of this you should contact the hotel in advance and make a reservation. This option is ideal for people with excess luggage and crowded groups. It takes you directly from the airport to the hotel.

Last Updated: 15 Feb 2017

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Which airports can I use for Kolkata-Abilene flights?

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

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

The flight distance between Kolkata-Abilene is 13836 kilometers in total. The flight between the two cities takes 17 hour 10 minutes.

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

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

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