Puri to Kolkata - Bus Monitor

510
Min Fare
3
Services
42
Seats
2
Operators

All Bus Operators From Puri to Kolkata

2+2, Volvo, Seater, A/C
10
800
Rs 800
MultiAxle, Volvo, Seater, A/C
18
660
Rs 660
2+2, Seater/Sleeper, A/C
14
510, 570
Rs 510, 570

About Puri

Puri

Puri is an important pilgrimage city in the eastern state of Odisha. It is famous throughout the world for the Jagannatha Temple, built in the 11 century, and the handicraft and cottage industries that originated from temple craft. Considered one of the holiest places in Hindu tradition, it is a part of the original Char Dham pilgrimage route.

Places to Stay
Some affordable options in Puri are Hotel Santana (Tariff – Rs. 700), Rumani Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1100) and Hotel Arya Palace (Tariff – Rs. 1300).

Language
Oriya is the official language although Hindi and English are widely spoken.

Events
Rath Yatra (Chariot Festival) typically occurs in the month of July.  Chandan Yatra Festival takes place in the month of April-May while Durga Puja is in October. Puri Beach Festival in November is also a popular event.

Places of Interest
Jagannath Temple and Shankaracharya Math are a must see in the city. Puri Beach and Puri-Konark Marine Drive are also attractive tourist options. There are also a number of temples worth visiting like Shree Lokanath Temple, Hanuman Temple and Shree Gundicha Temple.

How to Get There

Air:

Bhubaneshwar Airport located 58 kms away is the closest airport to Puri.

Rail:

One of the most important stations in the East, Puri Railway Station (located in the city centre) is well connected to the rest of the country with several express and mail trains.

Bus:

There are a number of good bus services that make Puri accessible all year through. Royal Cruiser and Dolphin Bus are good and safe options. They operate out of Puri Bus Stand, located about 10k kms away from city centre. Log on to bus ticket online booking sites like Ticketgoose and book your tickets without any hassle.



About Kolkata

Kolkata

The state capital of West Bengal, Kolkata, is situated in the lap of River Hooghly. Known as the “City Of Joy”, this metropolis is a perfect blend of traditional and modern culture. The heart and soul of the city lies in its historical monuments, ancient temples, street shops, rich literature and old coffee houses. The land of rickshaws and trams, Kolkata boasts of some major tourist attractions like Victoria Memorial, Howrah Bridge, Dakhineshwar Temple, Nicco Park, Fort William, Science City and others. The most important festival of the city, Durga Puja held in October, draws a lot of tourists from across the world.

Places to Stay
Kolkata offers plenty of accommodation options to tourists like Hotel Dolphin (Tariff-Rs.500), Hotel Samrat (Tariff-Rs.600), Rajasthan Guest House (Tariff-Rs.700), Afridl International Hotel (Tariff-Rs800) and Nirala Resort (Tariff-Rs.900).

Language
Bengali is the official language of this place. Hindi and English are also spoken.

Events
Durga Puja (October) is the biggest festival of this place. Besides, Kali Puja (November), Saraswati Puja (February), Bengali New Year (April), Bhai Phota (November), Kolkata International Film Festival (November) and Kokata Book Fair (January) are other major events in the city.

Places of Interest
There are innumerable tourist attractions in and around Kolkata. Some of the must-see places are Birla planetarium, Victoria Memorial, Howrah Bridge, Dakhineshwar Temple(13 km), Nicco Park, Fort William, Science City, Nehru Museum, Milleneum Park, Alipore Zoo (9 km) and Kalighat (9 km).

How to Get There

Air:
Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Airport, located at a distance of 14 km, is the major airport of this city.

Rail:
Howrah Station (4.2 km) and Sealdah Station (1.8 km) are the major railway stations, which connect Kolkata with the rest of the country.

Bus:
Kolkata has an excellent network of state and private buses. Sampak Tours and Travels, Dolphin Bus Service, Reliance Tours and Travels, Royal cruiser, Greenline Travels are some of the top operators catering to this region. Ticketgoose.com’s online bus ticket booking facility is fast, safe and reliable. 




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