patna to kolkata Trains Route Details

Number of Trains from patna to kolkata 22 Trains
Distance from patna to kolkata By Train: 529 Km
Fastest Train from patna to kolkata : KOLKATA RJDHNI(12305)
Slowest Train from patna to kolkata : SDAH BSB EXP(13133)

Patna Jn to Howrah Jn Trains Schedule

  • howrah duronto express (12274) Patna Jn - Howrah Jn Train Route MTWTFSS
  • 01:20
    10:40
    09:20
  • himgiri express (12332) Patna Jn - Howrah Jn Train Route MTWTFSS
  • 01:35
    11:30
    09:55
  • amritsar howrah express (13050) Patna Jn - Howrah Jn Train Route MTWTFSS
  • 02:00
    15:50
    13:50
  • kolkata rjdhni (12306) Patna Jn - Howrah Jn Train Route MTWTFSS
  • 04:40
    12:15
    07:35
  • janshatabdi express (12024) Patna Jn - Howrah Jn Train Route MTWTFSS
  • 05:30
    13:25
    07:55
  • akal takhat express (12318) Patna Jn - Howrah Jn Train Route MTWTFSS
  • 06:00
    15:15
    09:15
  • nangal dam kolkata express (12326) Patna Jn - Howrah Jn Train Route MTWTFSS
  • 06:00
    15:15
    09:15
  • ananya express (12316) Patna Jn - Howrah Jn Train Route MTWTFSS
  • 06:05
    15:10
    09:05
  • u a toofan express (13008) Patna Jn - Howrah Jn Train Route MTWTFSS
  • 06:40
    19:30
    12:50
  • poorva express (12304) Patna Jn - Howrah Jn Train Route MTWTFSS
  • 07:45
    17:15
    09:30
  • pratham shrirangapatna sngrm (11106) Patna Jn - Howrah Jn Train Route MTWTFSS
  • 10:20
    22:00
    11:40
  • delhi sealdah express (13120) Patna Jn - Howrah Jn Train Route MTWTFSS
  • 16:10
    10:55
    18:45
  • varanasi sealdah express (13134) Patna Jn - Howrah Jn Train Route MTWTFSS
  • 16:10
    10:55
    18:45
  • anand vihar trm kolkata express (13132) Patna Jn - Howrah Jn Train Route MTWTFSS
  • 16:45
    07:25
    14:40
  • haridwar howrah shrirangapatna f express (12370) Patna Jn - Howrah Jn Train Route MTWTFSS
  • 17:30
    03:20
    09:50
  • upasana express (12328) Patna Jn - Howrah Jn Train Route MTWTFSS
  • 17:30
    03:20
    09:50
  • kolad garib rath (12360) Patna Jn - Howrah Jn Train Route MTWTFSS
  • 20:05
    05:15
    09:10
  • duronto express (22214) Patna Jn - Howrah Jn Train Route MTWTFSS
  • 20:40
    05:40
    09:00
  • danapur howrah express (12352) Patna Jn - Howrah Jn Train Route MTWTFSS
  • 21:00
    06:40
    09:40
  • amritsar howrah mail (13006) Patna Jn - Howrah Jn Train Route MTWTFSS
  • 21:40
    07:30
    09:50
  • vibhuti express (12334) Patna Jn - Howrah Jn Train Route MTWTFSS
  • 22:45
    07:40
    08:55
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Patna Jn to Howrah Jn Train Tickets

20 trains are accessible from Patna to get to Kolkata. The journey includes travel through the states of Bihar, West Bengal, Jharkhand and more. Kolkata experiences a temperature of 22°C during the day which can drop to 12°C at night. Also, one may get to view a clear sky around this time. The serene waters of Rabindra Sarovar Lake, Subash Sarovar, Charu Babur Jheel, Dighirpar Lake in Kolkata bring peace to the mind.

The Kolkata Rjdhni takes the least amount of time to reach the destination by covering a distance of 532 kms in 07 hours and 35 mins. It is advised to book in advance if you are planning to travel by this train, as it is available only on Sat. It departs from Patna Jn at 04:40 and reaches Howrah Jn at 12:15 on the same day. Anvt Sdah EXP is the slowest among all the trains that run along this route covering a distance of 642 kms in 18 hours and 55 mins. It takes an alternate route and passes through the states of Rajasthan, Jammu and Kashmir, Haryana, Assam and Uttar Pradesh.

Himgiri Express, ASR HWH Express, Kolkata Rjdhni, Janshatabdi EXP, Poorva Express and more operate directly between Patna Jn and Howrah Jn. Jasidih Jn, Kiul Jn and Madhupur Jn are major stations in this route and most trains pass through them. Duronto Express is the only train that runs between Patna and Kolkata without any halts.

The earliest train leaving Patna at 01:10 is Himgiri Express while Vibhuti Express, the last train leaves at 22:35. Few trains like Poorva Express and Anvt Sdah EXP halt at Asansol Jn and Kiul Jn respectively where you can grab a quick meal.

Trip to Kolkata will be incomplete without exploring Eden Garden and Victoria Memorial.

Patna to Howrah Rail Routes

Traveling from the capital of Bihar, Patna, to the City of Joy, Kolkata, 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 Patna Junction (PNBE) to Howrah Junction (HWH) train is 532 km, the longest one stretches up to 642 km. Further, a Patna Junction (PNBE) to Howrah Junction (HWH) train needs 8 hours to 14 hours to reach its destination.

At present, there are as many as 21 trains plying from different stations in Patna to various stations in Howrah, but only 10 trains run directly between Patna Junction (PNBE) and Howrah Junction (HWH). While most of the Patna to Howrah trains run from Patna Junction, one train originates from Rajendra Nagar Terminal (RJPB) as well. Also, some of the trains that originate from Patna Junction (PNBE) run up to Sealdah (SDAH), Shalimar (SHM) and Kolkata (KOAA).

The earliest train from Patna Junction (PNBE) to Howrah Junction (HWH) is Himgiri Express, which departs at 1:45 a.m., whereas the last train is Vibhuti Express, which leaves at 10:35 p.m. In addition to operating Mail/Express and Superfast trains, Indian Railways runs Janshatabdi Express and Kolkata Rajdhani from Patna Junction to Howrah Junction. Duronto Express, Ghazipur Kolkata Express and Nangal Dam Kolkata Express, are some of the highest-rated and most popular trains that run from Patna to Howrah.

Currently, there are six trains which run on daily basis between PNBE and HWH. These trains include Amritsar Howrah Express (ASR HWH Express), Udyan Abha Toofan Express (UA Toofan Express) and Patna-Kolkata Express (PNBE KOAA Express). However, there are few trains that operate once a week from Patna, including Kolkata Rajdhani on Saturdays, Ananya Express on Tuesdays, Nangal Dam Kolkata Express on Sundays and Ghazipur Kolkata Express on Mondays.

Passengers can buy train tickets for Patna Junction to Howrah Junction from any railway reservation counter across the country and if one wants to avoid long queues at the ticket counter then a user can login to the IRCTC website to book tickets. In case, a traveler wants to enjoy delicious meals while traveling on a Patna Junction to Howrah Junction train, a person has to click on the catering option available on the same site.

Train Schedule: Weekly
Himgiri Express (Patna Junction - Howrah Junction) – Tues, Wed, Sat
Janshatabdi Express (Patna Junction - Howrah Junction) – Mon, Tues, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
Akal Takhat Express (Patna Junction – Kolkata Railway Station) – Wed, Sat
Delhi Sealdah Express (Patna Junction – Sealdah Railway Station) – Wed, Sun
Haridwar Howrah Superfast Express (Patna Junction - Howrah Junction) – Mon, Tues, Wed, Friday, Sat
Kolkata Garib Rath (Patna Junction – Kolkata Railway Station) – Fri, Sun
Kolkata Rajdhani (Patna Junction - Howrah Junction) – Sat only
Ananya Express (Patna Junction – Kolkata Railway Station) Tues only
Nangal Dam Kolkata Express (Patna Junction – Kolkata Railway Station) Sat only
Poorva Express (Patna Junction - Howrah Junction) – Mon, Thu, Fri, Sat
Pratham Sangram (Patna Junction – Kolkata Railway Station) – Sat only
Upasna Express (Patna Junction - Howrah Junction) – Thu, Sat
Duronto Express (Patna Junction – Shalimar Railway Station) – Tues, Thu, Sat
Varanasi Junction Sealdah Express (Patna Junction - Sealdah Junction) Mon, Tues, Thu, Fri, Sat
Ghazipur Kolkata Express (Patna Junction – Kolkata Railway Station) – Mon only

Train Schedule: Daily
Amritsar Howrah Express (Patna Junction to Howrah Junction)
Udyan Abha Toofan Express (Patna Junction to Howrah Junction)
Patna-Kolkata Express (Patna Junction to Kolkata Railway Station)
Vibhuti Express (Patna Junction to Howrah Junction)
Amristar Howrah Mail (Patna Junction to Howrah Junction)
Rajendra Nagar Patna - Howrah Express (Rajendra Nagar Terminal to Howrah)

All Train Stations in Patna, Bihar

Patna Junction (PNBE)
Rajendra Nagar Terminal (RJPB)

All Train Stations in Howrah (Kolkata)
Howrah Junction (HWH)
Sealdah Railway Station (SDAH)
Shalimar Railway Station (SHM)
Kolkata Railway Station (KOAA)

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