Flights to Kolkata – where harmony resounds in chaos
The second largest city in India, Kolkata is more than 300 years old. Once the capital of British India, the skyline of this city is a mixture of colonial architecture and modern structures that lend a charming atmosphere to Kolkata. The lifestyle of the people of Kolkata is a harmonious blend of traditions of Bengal and Regency England. Festivals like Durga Puja and Diwali are celebrated with great pomp and fervor in the city. Known fondly as the ‘City of Joy’, Kolkata has thriving art and literary scenes. Victoria Memorial, Belur Math, Marble Palace, Botanical Gardens, Tagore House and Kalighat are some of the top attractions of this city. While in Kolkata, do not miss out on authentic Bengali cuisine, especially famous for its sweet and sour dishes.
Kolkata is well-connected to major Indian and international cities, through direct and connecting flights.
How to reach Kolkata from major cities in India
New Delhi to Kolkata: There are more than 100 direct flights every week from Delhi, the capital city of India, to Kolkata. With a travel time of approximately 2 hours, major airlines that fly this route include SpiceJet, Air Asia, Go Air and Vistara. The lowest fare is approximately Rs. 4,600.
Mumbai to Kolkata: With more than 100 direct flights every week, traveling from Mumbai to Kolkata is quite easy. Popular airlines operating this route include Air India, Jet Airways, SpiceJet and Indigo. Get lowest fare of approximately Rs. 7,000 with a direct travel time of almost 3 hours.
Chennai to Kolkata: Despite an aerial distance of 1366 m separating Chennai and Kolkata, it is relatively easy to commute between the two cities. Popular airlines like IndiGo, SpiceJet, Air India and Jet Airways operate around 70 direct flights from Chennai to Kolkata every week. The lowest fare is approximately Rs. 5000.
Bangalore to Kolkata: With a travel time of approximately 2.5 hours, there are several airlines that offer direct flights from Bangalore to Kolkata. Indigo, SpiceJet, Jet Airways and Go Air operate nearly 80 direct flights between these cities, every week. The lowest fare is approximately Rs. 7000.
How to reach Kolkata from major cities in the world
New York to Kolkata: There are approximately 200 weekly flights connecting New York to Kolkata. Popular airlines like Jet Airways, Etihad Airways, Qatar Airways and Air India fly carriers from John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York to Kolkata, with more than one stop over at cities like Abu Dhabi and New Delhi.
Sydney to Kolkata: The fastest flight from Sydney to Kolkata takes around 14 hours, by Singapore Airlines. Other major airlines operating on this route include Cathay Pacific, Etihad Airways and China Eastern. Your journey has stopovers at cities lie Nanking, Hong Kong and Singapore with in-flight entertainments and meals.
London to Kolkata: There are almost 200 weekly flights from London Heathrow Airport to Kolkata. Major airlines flying this route include Emirates, Etihad Airways, Air India, Qatar Airways, British Airways and Jet Airways. Most of these connecting flights have stopovers at Dubai, Abu Dhabi or Mumbai. Airlines that offer connecting flights to Kolkata from London Gatwick Airport include Emirates, British Airways and Qantas Airways. You are guaranteed a smooth flight with complementary meals and entertainment with these popular airlines.
Singapore to Kolkata: There are more than 150 direct flights to Kolkata from Singapore every week. With an aerial distance of approximately 3000 km, flights from Singapore to Kolkata take a little over 4 hours. Major airlines that operate on this route include Air India, Singapore Airlines, Air Asia and Silkair. Connecting flights are also available between these cities, with stopovers in cities like New Delhi, Mumbai and Bangkok.
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