guwahati to kolkata Trains Route Details

Number of Trains from guwahati to kolkata 15 Trains
Distance from guwahati to kolkata By Train: 969 Km
Fastest Train from guwahati to kolkata : ARONAI EXPRESS(12507)
Slowest Train from guwahati to kolkata : PURI KYQ EXPRESS(15643)

Guwahati to Howrah Jn Trains Schedule

  • guwahati trivandrum express (12516) Guwahati - Howrah Jn Train Route MTWTFSS
  • 06:20
    00:45
    18:25
  • guwahati trivandrum express (12508) Guwahati - Howrah Jn Train Route MTWTFSS
  • 06:20
    00:45
    18:25
  • guwahati bangalore express (12510) Guwahati - Howrah Jn Train Route MTWTFSS
  • 06:20
    00:45
    18:25
  • guwahati secunderabad express (12514) Guwahati - Howrah Jn Train Route MTWTFSS
  • 06:20
    00:45
    18:25
  • kamrup express (15960) Guwahati - Howrah Jn Train Route MTWTFSS
  • 07:45
    05:45
    22:00
  • saraighat express (12346) Guwahati - Howrah Jn Train Route MTWTFSS
  • 12:30
    05:10
    16:40
  • karmabhoomi express (22512) Guwahati - Howrah Jn Train Route MTWTFSS
  • 18:00
    14:10
    20:10
  • kolad garib rath (12518) Guwahati - Howrah Jn Train Route MTWTFSS
  • 21:00
    15:00
    18:00
  • dibrugarh kolkata express (12526) Guwahati - Howrah Jn Train Route MTWTFSS
  • 21:00
    15:00
    18:00
  • kanchanjunga express (15658) Guwahati - Howrah Jn Train Route MTWTFSS
  • 22:55
    19:25
    20:30
  • kamakhya puri express (15644) Guwahati - Howrah Jn Train Route MTWTFSS
  • 23:45
    22:30
    22:45
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Guwahati to Howrah Jn Train Tickets

Indian Railways operate 15 trains between Guwahati and the capital of West Bengal. The route includes travel through the states of Bihar, Assam, West Bengal and more. A clear sky can be expected in Kolkata, where people experience a temperature of 22°C during the day which can drop to 12°C at night. Kolkata, formerly known as Calcutta is the main cultural, commercial and educational center of East India.

KYQ Puri Express is the slowest among all the trains that run along this route covering a distance of 1070 kms in 22 hours and 45 mins. Covering a distance of 1014 kms in 16 hours and 10 mins, KYQ BNC Humsafar is the fastest among all the trains that run along this route.

You can opt for the earliest train, Ntsk SBC Express that leaves Guwahati at 05:25 or catch the last train, KYQ Puri Express departing Kamakhya at 23:45. If one is planning to purchase food from station canteens, board GHY TVC Express and GHY BNC Express as they halt at New Jalpaguri for 15 mins.

5 trains run directly between Guwahati and Howrah Jn namely, GHY TVC Express, GHY BNC Express, GHY SC Express, Kamrup Express and Saraighat EXP. It is found that most trains pass through the major stations New Bongaigaon, New Jalpaiguri and Malda Town.

When in Kolkata, your itinerary should definitely include visiting Eden Garden and Victoria Memorial.

Guwahati to Howrah Rail Route

Guwahati (GHY) and Howrah Junction (HWH) are two of the major railway stations serving the states of Assam and West Bengal, respectively. While the shortest Guwahati to Howrah train route covers a distance of 969 km, the longest one stretches up to 1027 km. Further, a train from Guwahati to Howrah needs 16 hours to 23 hours to reach its destination, depending on the route taken and train type.

At present, there are 15 trains plying from different stations in Guwahati to Howrah. The earliest Guwahati to Howrah train is Saraighat Express, which leaves from the Guwahati railway station at 12:30 a.m. and takes 16 hours and 40 minutes to reach its destination. Further, the last train on the Guwahati to Howrah route is Kamakhya Puri Express, which departs from the Kamakhya railway station (KYQ) at 11:45 p.m. and takes 22 hours and 45 minutes to reach Howrah Junction.

The other Guwahati to Howrah trains include Guwahati -Thiruvananthapuram Central SF Express, New Tinsukia JN Bangalore Express, Guwahati- Secunderabad Express and Karambhoomi Express. Further, some of the popular trains on the route are Saraighat Express, Kamakhya Bengaluru Cantt Humsafar and Guwahati Trivandrum Express, which take 18 hours and 25 minutes to reach its destination.

Indian Railways operates Superfast, Mail Express and Garib Rath trains between Guwahati railway station (GHY) and Howrah Junction railway station (HWH). Currently, there are 12 direct trains from Guwahati (GHY) to Howrah (HWH), out of which Kamrup Express and Saraighat Express are the ones operating on daily basis. Kamrup Express takes 22 hours to cover 36 stations in between Guwahati and Howrah Junction. While, Saraighat Express takes around 17 hours and halts at 11 stations on the Guwahati (GHY) to Howrah (HWH) route. Also, these two trains travel via New Jalpaiguri (NJP), Malda Town (MLDT) and Rampur Hat (RPH).

For travelers, it is always a better idea to book Guwahati to Howrah train tickets in advance to ensure a smooth, hassle-free journey. There are hundreds of railway reservation counters across the country from where one can purchase train tickets. In addition to this, one can visit the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation website and book Guwahati (GHY) to Howrah (HWH) train tickets online. While making bookings online for GHY to HWH trains, one can even select catering services provided by IRCTC and enjoy timely meals onboard.

Train Schedule: Weekly

• Guwahati - Thiruvananthapuram Express (Guwahati Railway Station to Howrah Junction Railway Station) - Wed only
• Guwahati - Kolkata Garib Rath Express (Guhwahati Railway Station to Kolkata Railway Station) – Wed, Sat
• Kanchanjunga Express (Guhwahati Railway Station to Sealdah Railway Station) – Mon, Wed, Fri
• New Tinsukia KSR Bengaluru Express (Guwahati Railway Station to Howrah Junction Railway Station) – Sat only
• Guwahati - Thiruvananthapuram Express (Guwahati Railway Station to Howrah Junction Railway Station) – Fri only
• Guwahati - Bengaluru Cantt Express (Guwahati Railway Station to Howrah Junction Railway Station) – Mon, Tues, Sun
• Guwahati- Secunderabad Express (Guwahati Railway Station to Howrah Junction Railway Station) – Tues only
• Karambhoomi Express (Kamakhya Railway Station to Howrah Junction Railway Station) – Sat only
• Kamakhya - Bengaluru Cantt. Humsafar Express (Kamakhya Railway Station to Howrah Junction Railway Station) Tues only
• Dibrugarh - Kolkata Express (Guwahati Railway Station to Kolkata Railway Station) – Tues only
• Kanchanjunga Express (Guhwahati Railway Station to Sealdah Railway Station) – Tues, Sat
• Kanchanjunga Express (Guhwahati Railway Station to Sealdah Railway Station) – Tues, Fri
• Kamakhya Puri Express (Kamakhya Railway Station to Howrah Junction Railway Station) Tues only

Train Schedule: Daily

• Kamrup Express (Guwahati Railway Station to Howrah Junction Railway Station)
• Saraighat Express (Guwahati Railway Station to Howrah Junction Railway Station)

All Railway Stations in Guwahati

• Guwahati Railway Station (GHY)
• Kamakhya Railway Station (KYQ)

All Railway Stations in Kolkata

• Howrah Junction Railway Station (HWH)
• Sealdah Railway Station (SDH)
• Kolkata Railway Station (KOAA)

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