kolkata to patna Trains Route Details

Number of Trains from kolkata to patna 22 Trains
Distance from kolkata to patna By Train: 529 Km
Fastest Train from kolkata to patna : KOLKATA RJDHNI(12306)
Slowest Train from kolkata to patna : ANVT SDAH EXP(13120)

Howrah Jn to Patna Jn Trains Schedule

  • pratham shrirangapatna shrirangapatna express (11105) Howrah Jn - Patna Jn Train Route MTWTFSS
  • 07:25
    18:10
    10:45
  • akal takht express (12317) Howrah Jn - Patna Jn Train Route MTWTFSS
  • 07:40
    15:49
    08:09
  • kolkata nangal dam express (12325) Howrah Jn - Patna Jn Train Route MTWTFSS
  • 07:40
    16:00
    08:20
  • poorva express (12303) Howrah Jn - Patna Jn Train Route MTWTFSS
  • 08:00
    16:00
    08:00
  • howrah new delhi duront (12273) Howrah Jn - Patna Jn Train Route MTWTFSS
  • 08:35
    16:20
    07:45
  • u abhatoofan express (13007) Howrah Jn - Patna Jn Train Route MTWTFSS
  • 09:35
    21:15
    11:40
  • upasana express (12327) Howrah Jn - Patna Jn Train Route MTWTFSS
  • 13:00
    20:45
    07:45
  • kumbha express (12369) Howrah Jn - Patna Jn Train Route MTWTFSS
  • 13:00
    20:45
    07:45
  • annanya express (12315) Howrah Jn - Patna Jn Train Route MTWTFSS
  • 13:10
    21:30
    08:20
  • amritsar express (13049) Howrah Jn - Patna Jn Train Route MTWTFSS
  • 13:50
    02:05
    12:15
  • janshatabdi express (12023) Howrah Jn - Patna Jn Train Route MTWTFSS
  • 14:05
    22:45
    08:40
  • kolkata rjdhni (12305) Howrah Jn - Patna Jn Train Route MTWTFSS
  • 14:05
    20:55
    06:50
  • amritsar mail (13005) Howrah Jn - Patna Jn Train Route MTWTFSS
  • 19:10
    03:40
    08:30
  • kolkata anand vihar trm express (13131) Howrah Jn - Patna Jn Train Route MTWTFSS
  • 19:50
    09:45
    13:55
  • vibhuti express (12333) Howrah Jn - Patna Jn Train Route MTWTFSS
  • 20:00
    04:00
    08:00
  • patna garib rath (12359) Howrah Jn - Patna Jn Train Route MTWTFSS
  • 20:05
    05:30
    09:25
  • danapur express (12351) Howrah Jn - Patna Jn Train Route MTWTFSS
  • 20:35
    06:15
    09:40
  • sealdah varanasi express (13133) Howrah Jn - Patna Jn Train Route MTWTFSS
  • 21:15
    14:25
    17:10
  • sealdah delhi express (13119) Howrah Jn - Patna Jn Train Route MTWTFSS
  • 21:15
    14:25
    17:10
  • duronto express (22213) Howrah Jn - Patna Jn Train Route MTWTFSS
  • 22:00
    06:40
    08:40
  • himgiri express (12331) Howrah Jn - Patna Jn Train Route MTWTFSS
  • 23:55
    09:55
    10:00
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Howrah Jn to Patna Jn Train Tickets

20 trains ply across Kolkata and Patna. The trains run along the states of Bihar, West Bengal, Jharkhand and more. Temperature in Patna can drop from 20°C during the day to 9°C at night. Patna is the largest city in the state of Bihar, situated on the southern bank of river Ganga.

Covering a distance of 642 kms in 17 hours and 10 mins, Sdah Anvt EXP is the slowest among all the trains that run along this route. It takes a different route and passes through the states of Rajasthan, Orissa, Haryana, Assam and Uttar Pradesh. The fastest of all the trains on this route is Kolkata Rjdhni, taking 06 hours and 55 mins to cover 532 kms. Unfortunately, it is available only on Sun. It departs from Howrah Jn at 14:05 and reaches Patna Jn at 21:00 on the same day.

Amritsar EXP halts at Jhajha (10 mins) at 21:55 where you can grab your dinner. Leaving KOLKATA at 07:25, Pratham S S EXP is the earliest train for this route while the last train is Himgiri Express that leaves Howrah Jn at 23:55. Considering suitable start and end time, boarding Amritsar Mail would be convenient as it reaches Patna at 03:40.

Some trains like Poorva Express, Upasana Express, Kumbha Express, Amritsar EXP, Janshatabdi EXP and more run directly between Howrah Jn and Patna Jn. It is found that most trains pass through the major stations Jasidih Jn, Madhupur Jn and Kiul Jn. SHM Pnbe Duronto is the only train that runs between Kolkata and Patna without any halts.

Howrah Junction to Patna Junction Rail Route

A train journey from Howrah Junction (HWH) to Patna Junction (PNBE) is a traveler’s delight. With a distance ranging from 532 km to 544 km between Howrah and Patna, a train takes anywhere between 8 hours and 11 hours to cover it, depending on the route taken.

At present, there are 21 trains plying between Howrah and Patna. The earliest Howrah to Patna (PNBE) train is Pratham Swatantrata Sangram Express (Pratham S S EXP), which departs at 7:25 a.m., whereas the last train is Himgiri Express, which leaves at 11:55 p.m. In addition to operating Mail/Express and Superfast trains, Indian Railways runs Rajdhani, Duronto, Garib Rath and Jan Shatabdi on the Howrah to Patna route. Further, Udyan Abha Toofan Express (U Abhatoofan EXP), Amritsar Express, Amritsar Mail and Vibhuti Express are some of the highest-rated and most popular trains that run on the Howrah to Patna route.

There are many trains that run from Howrah to Patna, however, only 10 trains specifically travel from Howrah Junction railway station (HWH) to Patna Junction railway station (PNBE). These trains include Poorva Express, Udyan Abha Toofan Express (U Abhatoofan EXP), Upasana Express, Amritsar Express, Janshatabdi Express, Amritsar Mail, Vibhuti Express, Himgiri Express, Kumbha Express and Kolkata Rajdhani.

Amritsar Express, which plies on all days of the week from HWH to PNBE, crosses Serampore (SRP), Durgapur (DGR) and Asansol Juntion (ASN), among other stations. Further, Janshatabdi Express operates six days a week and runs via Chittaranjan (CRJ), Jantara (JMT) and Mokameh (MKA). Poorva Express plies on four days of the week and crosses Jamui (JMU) and Kiul Junction (KIUL). Moreover, Kolkata Rajdhani, which operates only on Sundays from HWH to PNBE, runs via Jasidih (JSME) and Madhupur Junction.

Passengers can purchase Howrah Junction to Patna Junction train tickets from any of the railway reservation counters across the country. In a bid to provide more freedom and convenience to travelers, Indian Railways allows its passengers to book tickets online through the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) website. In addition, passengers can enjoy delicious meals onboard by simply availing the catering services while booking their tickets for a Howrah Junction (HWH) to Patna Junction (PNBE) train through the IRCTC website.

Train Schedule: Weekly

•  Poorva Express (Howrah Junction Railway Station – Patna Junction Railway Station) – Mon, Tues, Fri, Sat
•  Upasana Express (Howrah Junction Railway Station – Patna Junction Railway Station) – Tues, Fri
•  Janshatabdi Express (Howrah Junction Railway Station – Patna Junction Railway Station) – Mon, Tues, Wed, Thurs, Fri, Sat
•  Patna Junction Garib Rath (Kolkata Railway Station – Patna Junction Railway Station) – Tues, Thurs, Sat
•  Sealdah – Varanasi Express (Sealdah Railway Station – Patna Junction Railway Station) – Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri, Sat
•  Himgiri Express (Howrah Railway Station – Patna Junction Railway Station) – Tues, Fri, Sat
•  Pratham Swatantrata Sangram Express (Kolkata Railway Station – Patna Junction Railway Station) – Sun only
•  Kolkata – Nangal Dam Express (Kolkata Railway Station – Patna Junction Railway Station) – Thurs only
•  Akal Takht Express (Howrah Junction Railway Station – Patna Junction Railway Station) – Wed, Sun
•  Kumbha Express (Howrah Junction Railway Station – Patna Junction Railway Station) – Mon, Wed, Thurs, Sat, Sun
•  Annanya Express (Kolkata Railway Station – Patna Junction Railway Station) – Thurs only
•  Kolkata Rajdhani (Howrah Junction Railway Station – Patna Junction Railway Station) – Sun only
•  Kolkata – Ghazipur city (Kolkata Railway Station – Patna Junction Railway Station) – Sun only
•  Sealdah – Old Delhi Junction (Sealdah Railway Station – Patna Junction Railway Station) – Thurs, Sun
•  Shalimar – Patna Duronto (Shalimar Railway Station – Patna Junction Railway Station) Mon, Wed, Fri

Train Schedule: Daily

•  Udyan Abha Toofan Express (Howrah Junction Railway Station – Patna Junction Railway Station)
•  Amritsar Express (Howrah Junction Railway Station – Patna Junction Railway Station)
•  Amritsar Mail (Howrah Junction Railway Station – Patna Junction Railway Station)
•  Kolkata – Patna Express (Kolkata Railway Station – Patna Junction Railway Station)
•  Vibhuti Express (Howrah Junction Railway Station – Patna Junction Railway Station)
•  Danapur Express (Howrah Junction Railway Station – Rajendra Nagar Terminus Railway Station)

All Train Stations in Kolkata

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

All Train Stations in Patna

•  Patna Junction Railway Station (PNBE)
•  Patliputra Railway Station (PPTA)
•  Phulwari Sharif Railway Station (PWS)

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