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Arriving in Kolkata (Calcutta), India

Uncovered one of the numerous cheap flights into Kolkata (Calcutta), India? Well, welcome to this amazing city! Kolkata (Calcutta) flights will land at Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport. This destination is only about 16 kilometres from the heart of Calcutta. Once you've stepped off one of the cheap flights to Kolkata (Calcutta), you'll need to find your way into the city. You've got a few options. Hop on the train at Biman Bindar station, and you'll be able to ride the rails right into Calcutta. There are also a multitude of taxicabs available, along with several bus routes that connect to Calcutta. 

Getting around Kolkata (Calcutta), India

You'll have several different options to get around the city of Calcutta. There is one metro railway line, which runs straight through the heart of Calcutta; there is also a tram line for above-ground transportation. Another option? Hop on one of the many buses that cross through the city, or look for one of the hundreds of taxicabs to get you to where you need to go. Travellers might also want to look for transportation on both types of rickshaws that trek throughout Calcutta. Look for one of the person-powered traditional rickshaws for a unique ride through the city, or hop on one of the three-wheeled, motor-powered auto-rickshaws for a quick, cheap trip. 

Main Attractions in Kolkata (Calcutta), India

Kolkata (Calcutta) flights bring travellers into an exotic world full of high-profile tourist destinations and attractions. Travellers should check out some of the city's incredible places of worship - make time to stop at the Belur Math Temple, the Dakshineswar Temple, St. John Church and the Nakhoda Mosque. The Missionaries of Charity convent is also worth a trip; it contains the tomb of the famous religious figure Mother Teresa. Art lovers should journey to see the collections at the Marble Palace and the Ahutosh Museum of Indian Art. The Victoria Memorial museum contains artwork and artifacts from Indian history, and Tagore's House commemorates the life of one if India's most famous poets, Rabindranath Tagore. If there's a match on tap, try to get in to see the cricket at the Eden Gardens 

Shopping, Dining and Night Life in Kolkata (Calcutta), India

Calcutta offers one of the most vibrant nightlife scenes in the entire country, thanks to a wealth of clubs and bars with a late closing time. It's a great place for any traveller to party! Head down to the Park Street district to find plenty of nightlife options; the city also offers several discotheques and live music venues, if you feel like listening to some tunes on your night out. Looking to find a great meal in Calcutta? Peter Cat on Park Street is one of the city's most famed institutions, offering delicious, traditional Indian food; you can also find some amazing Indian dishes at Oh! Calcutta and Sonargon. Be sure to dine on some of the city's sweet delicacies, like rum balls or Patali gur (date palm sugar). Those looking to shop in Calcutta should journey down to the New Market or Chowinghee Road for some extraordinary local treasures, or the South City Mall for higher-end shopping. 

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Flight stats for Kolkata - did you know?
  • Kolkata is 14 km from Netaji Subhas Chandra Airport (Kolkata, India).
  • Netaji Subhas Chandra Airport (Kolkata, India)
    • Right now, 28 airlines operate out of Netaji Subhas Chandra Airport.
    • Netaji Subhas Chandra Airport offers nonstop flights to 40 cities.
    • Every week, at least 1,120 domestic flights and 266 international flights depart from Netaji Subhas Chandra Airport.

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