Mumbai Cst to Howrah Jn Train Tickets

22 trains run to and fro between Mumbai and Kolkata, connecting the capitals. The journey includes travel through the states of Chhattisgarh, West Bengal, Maharashtra and more. Kolkata, formerly known as Calcutta was the capital of India under the British rule. One can expect a clear sky around this time in Kolkata with a varying temperature from 28°C to 12°C.

LTT Shalimar EX is the slowest train for this route reaching the destination in 38 hours and 20 mins. Unlike the fastest train, it passes through the states of Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, Arunachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Orissa, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh. Of all the trains between Mumbai and Kolkata, Howrah Duronto is the fastest train covering a distance of 1967 kms in 26 hours and 25 mins. The mentioned train is available on Tue, Wed, Thu and Sun. The train leaves at 17:15 from Mumbai Cst and reaches Howrah Jn at 19:40 on the next day.

Gitanjali EXP is the earliest train leaving at 06:00 while LTT Shalimar EX is the last train departing at 22:00 for Kolkata. There are some trains like Gitanjali EXP and Cstm Howrah EXP that stop at 12:35 (Bhusawal Jn) and 12:22 (Rourkela) respectively where you can avail food.

To avoid local travel hassle one may chose Howrah Duronto, as it is the only train that runs between Mumbai and Kolkata without taking any halts.For utmost convenience, you can opt for any 5 trains (Gitanjali EXP, Cstm Howrah EXP, Howrah Duronto, Howrah Mail and Kolkata Mail) that run directly between Mumbai Cst and Howrah Jn. Almost all the trains between Mumbai and Kolkata pass through Bhusaval Jn, Kalyan Jn and Rourkela stations.

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mumbai to kolkata Trains Route Details

Number of Trains from mumbai to kolkata 9 Trains
Distance from mumbai to kolkata By Train: 1944 Km
Fastest Train from mumbai to kolkata : HWH CSTM DURONTO(12262)
Slowest Train from mumbai to kolkata : SHM LTT EXPRESS(18030)

Train city to city routes: Mumbai Cst - Howrah Jn

  • gitanjali express (12859) Mumbai Cst - Howrah Jn Train Route MTWTFSS
  • 06:00
    12:30
    30:30
  • howrah shrungavarpukta express (12869) Mumbai Cst - Howrah Jn Train Route MTWTFSS
  • 11:05
    19:30
    32:25
  • karmabhoomi express (22511) Mumbai Cst - Howrah Jn Train Route MTWTFSS
  • 11:30
    21:30
    34:00
  • howrah duronto (12261) Mumbai Cst - Howrah Jn Train Route MTWTFSS
  • 17:15
    19:50
    26:35
  • samarsata express (12151) Mumbai Cst - Howrah Jn Train Route MTWTFSS
  • 20:35
    08:25
    35:50
  • jnaneswari delx (12101) Mumbai Cst - Howrah Jn Train Route MTWTFSS
  • 20:35
    03:35
    31:00
  • howrah mail (12809) Mumbai Cst - Howrah Jn Train Route MTWTFSS
  • 20:35
    05:50
    33:15
  • kolkata mail (12322) Mumbai Cst - Howrah Jn Train Route MTWTFSS
  • 21:30
    12:00
    38:30
  • lokmanyatilak t shalimar express (18029) Mumbai Cst - Howrah Jn Train Route MTWTFSS
  • 22:00
    12:20
    38:20
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Mumbai CST to Howrah Junction Rail Routes

Traveling from Mumbai CST to Howrah by train is undoubtedly an enriching experience for many. Moreover, it offers opportunities to witness the cultural and natural diversity of India. While the shortest distance traveled by a Mumbai to Howrah train is 1944 km, the longest one stretches up to 2159 km. Further, a Mumbai to Howrah train takes about 29 hours to 38 hours to reach its destination.

At present, there are as many as 10 trains plying from different stations in Mumbai to various stations in Howrah. Out of these, five trains specifically run from Mumbai CST to Howrah Junction (HWH). While most of the Mumbai to Howrah trains run from Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus railway station (CSTM), one train also originates from the Panvel (PNVL) railway station. Also, some of the trains that begin from Lokmanya Tilak Terminal (LTT) run up to the Shalimar (SHM) railway station, which serves the cities of Howrah and Kolkata.

The earliest train from Mumbai CST to Howrah Junction is Gitanjali Express, which departs at 6:00 a.m. from Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST) and takes around 30 hours to reach its destination Howrah Junction. Whereas, the last train is Lokmanya Tilak Terminus Shalimar Express, which leaves at 10:00 p.m. from Lokmanya Tilak Terminus and reaches its destination Howrah Junction in around 38 hours. In addition to operating Mail/Express and Superfast trains, Indian Railways runs Special Tatkal, Special Trains and Duronto between Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus and Howrah Junction railway stations. Duronto Express, Gitanjali Express and Pune Santragachi Superfast Special are some of the highest-rated and most popular trains that run from different stations in Mumbai to Howrah.

Further, there are four trains that run on daily basis between Mumbai and Howrah. And, these trains include Gitanjali Express, Howrah Mail, Kolkata Mail and Lokmanya Tilak (T) Shalimar Express. However, there are three trains that operate once a week from different stations in Mumbai, including Howrah Super Express (travels on Sundays), Karambhoomi Express (plies on Tuesdays) and Pune Santragachi Superfast Special (runs on Mondays).

For travelers, it is always a better idea to book Mumbai CST to Howrah train tickets in advance to ensure a smooth, hassle-free journey. Indian Railways operates hundreds of railway reservation counters across the country from where one can easily purchase train tickets in person. In addition to this, one can visit the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) website and book Mumbai to Howrah train tickets online with just a few mouse clicks. While making bookings online for Mumbai CST to HWH trains, one can even go for catering services provided by IRCTC and enjoy timely meals during the journey.

Train Schedule: Weekly

• Howrah Super Express (Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Railway Station to Howrah Junction Railway Station) - Sun only
• Karambhoomi Express (Lokmanaya Tilak (T) Railway Station to Howrah Junction Railway Station) - Wed only
• Pune Santragachi (Panvel Railway Station to Santragachi Junction Railway Station) Mon only
• Howrah Duronto (Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Railway Station to Howrah Junction Railway Station) - Tue, Wed, Sun
• Samarsata Express (Lokmanaya Tilak (T) Railway Station to Howrah Junction Railway Station) - Wed, Thu
• Jnaneswari Delux (Lokmanaya Tilak (T) Railway Station to Howrah Junction Railway Station) - Mon, Tues, Fri, Sat

Train Schedule: Daily

• Gitanjali Express (Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Railway Station to Howrah Junction Railway Station)
• Howrah Mail (Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Railway Station to Howrah Junction Railway Station)
• Kolkata Mail (Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Railway Station to Howrah Junction Railway Station)
• Lokmanya Tilak (T) Shalimar Express (Lokmanya Tilak (T) Railway Station to Shalimar Railway Station)

All Railway Stations in Mumbai

• Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Railway Station (CSTM)
• Lokmanya Tilak (T) Railway Station (LTT)
• Panvel Railway Station (PNVL)

All Railway Stations in Kolkata

• Santragachi Junction Railway Station (SRC)
• Shalimar Railway Station (SHM)
• Howrah Junction Railway Station (HWH)

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