Kolkata Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport, opened in 1924, is one of India's busiest. It operates with domestic and international flights to destinations in Asia and the Middle East.
Official Website: kolkatainternationalairport.com
Number of Terminals - 1 - Open 24 hours a day.
Annual passenger traffic: Around 19.9 million passengers went through it in 2017.
Tel: +91 332 511 8036 / 967 472 1815/1816. There are information desks both on the Departures and the Arrivals levels.
The airport is located 17 km (11 miles) to the northeast of Kolkata city center.See Map
Wenz Cars (Tel +91 332 570 7979) operates a car rental counter on the Arrivals level, open 24 hours a day.
Bus - West Bengal Surface Transport Corporation (Tel +91 332 511 8238) operates buses between the airport and several destinations in the city at regular intervals, from 8:00 am to 9:30 pm. There is a company counter on the Arrivals level. Line VS1 travels to Esplanade (75 minutes), VS2 to Howrah (80 min.), VS8 to Garia (90 min.), V1 to Tollygune (90 min.) and V2 to Satragachi via Exide (115 min.) Schedules and fares
Train - The enclosure is connected to the Kolkata Suburban Railway system (Tel +91 971 763 0982). This links the airport's Biman Bandar Station with Dumdum, Majerhat and Sealdah. It operates between 6:35 am and 10:27 pm. Journey time to the city centre is 15-30 minutes. More information
Taxi - Pre-paid vehicles from Yellow Taxi (Tel +91 332 511 1201) and radio-taxi services from Mega Cabs (Tel +91 334 141 4141) are available around the clock. Reservation desks are located on the Arrivals level, between gates 3 and 4. The trip to the city centre takes 40-120 minutes, depending on traffic.
There are short- and long-term options available, in addition to spaces for 2-wheeler vehicles. Prices
There are only basic facilities for disabled passengers, such as wheelchairs and elevators. Passengers requiring additional assistance are advised to contact their airline before travelling.
Latest updates: May 18, 2019