pune to kolkata Trains Route Details

Number of Trains from pune to kolkata 3 Trains
Distance from pune to kolkata By Train: 2020 Km
Fastest Train from pune to kolkata : HWH PUNE DURONTO(12222)
Slowest Train from pune to kolkata : AZAD HIND EXP(12130)

Pune Jn to Howrah Jn Trains Schedule

  • howrah duronto (12221) Pune Jn - Howrah Jn Train Route MTWTFSS
  • 15:15
    19:40
    28:25
  • azad hind express (12129) Pune Jn - Howrah Jn Train Route MTWTFSS
  • 18:25
    04:10
    33:45
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Pune Jn to Howrah Jn Train Tickets

As a means of transport, 3 trains are available between Pune and the capital of West Bengal. The trains encompass through the states of West Bengal, Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh and more. The sky will remain clear for a few days. During the day, people of Kolkata experience a temperature of 22°C which can drop to 12°C at night. Kolkata, formerly known as Calcutta is the main cultural, commercial and educational center of East India.

The Howrah Duronto takes the least amount of time to reach the destination by covering a distance of 2020 kms in 28 hours and 25 mins. It departs from Pune Jn at 15:15 and reaches Howrah Jn at 19:40 on the next day. Covering a distance of 2020 kms in 33 hours and 45 mins, Azad Hind EXP is the slowest among all the trains that run along this route. It takes a different route and passes through the states of Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand and Orissa.

Out of all the trains, Howrah Duronto is the only train that runs between Pune and Kolkata without any halts.Howrah Duronto and Azad Hind EXP (2 trains in all) run directly between Pune Jn and Howrah Jn. Kopargaon, Jharsuguda Jn and Badnera Jn are major stations in this route and most trains pass through them.

One can opt for the earliest train, Pune SRC SF SPL that leaves at 10:30 or catch Azad Hind EXP, the last train departing at 18:25 for Kolkata.If you want to try local specialities while travelling, you may choose Azad Hind EXP which halts at Raipur Jn (10 mins) and at Rourkela (15 mins).

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

Pune Junction to Howrah Junction Rail Route

Pune Junction and Howrah Junction are two of the most prominent railway stations in the country serving the cities of Pune, Maharashtra, and Howrah, West Bengal. The Pune Junction (PUNE) to Howrah Junction (HWH) train route runs across the country passing through the great Western Ghats, Deccan Plateau and southern section of Chota Nagpur Plateau into the plains of lower West Bengal. The experience of traveling from Pune Junction (PUNE) to Howrah Junction (HWH) is unique and delightful for the passengers as it allows them to get closer to the rich cultural heritage and natural beauty of India.

With a distance ranging from 2020 km to 2064 km between Pune Junction (PUNE) and Howrah Junction (HWH), a train journey takes anywhere between 29 hours and 34 hours, depending on the route taken. As of now, there are three different trains running between Pune and Howrah. Pune - Howrah AC Duronto Express is the earliest train that departs from Pune Junction at 3:15 a.m. on Mondays and Saturdays. Similarly, Azad Hind Superfast Express is the last train from Pune to Howrah that runs daily from Pune Junction at 6:25 p.m.

Indian Railways operates Duronto, AC Superfast Express and Superfast trains on the Pune to Howrah route. Pune - Howrah AC Duronto Express and Azad Hind Superfast are the most popular trains running from Pune Junction Railway Station (PUNE) to Howrah Junction Railway Station (HWH). Both these trains go via Daund Juction, Bhusaval Junction and Nagpur Junction in Maharashtra, Bilaspur Junction in Chattisgarh and Tatanagar Junction in Jharkhand.

As there are only two direct PUNE to HWH trains, it is highly recommended that you check out alternative routes too to avoid unwanted hassles. The route from Pune to Howrah via Vijayawada Junction, in this context, is a worthy consideration. Vijayawada Junction, the biggest and the busiest railway hub in the South Central Railway Zone of the Indian Railways, shares good connectivity with both Pune and Howrah. To be precise, there are five trains running between Pune Junction and Vijayawada Junction, whereas 33 trains operate from Vijayawada Junction to Howrah Junction.

Train Schedule: Weekly (Pune to Howrah)
• Pune - Santragachi Special Fare AC Superfast Special (Pune Junction -Santragachi Junction) - Mon only
• Pune - Howrah AC Duronto Express (Pune Junction - Howrah Junction) - Mon, Sat

Train Schedule: Daily (Pune to Howrah)

• Azad Hind Express (Pune Junction - Howrah Junction)

• Train Schedule: Weekly (Pune to Vijayawada)
• Mumbai Lokmanyatilak Terminus - Kakinada Port Express (Pune Junction - Vijaywada Junction) - Thu, Sun

• Pune - Bhubaneswar Express (Pune Junction - Vijayawada Junction)
• Bhavnagar Terminus - Kakinada Port Express (Pune Junction - Vijayawada Junction) - Sat only

Train Schedule: Daily (Pune to Vijayawada)

• Mumbai Lokmanya Tilak Terminus - Visakhapatnam Express (Pune Junction - Vijayawada Junction) • Konark Express (Pune Junction - Vijayawada Junction)

Train Schedule: Weekly (Vijayawada to Howrah)

• Anga Superfast Express (Vijayawada Junction - Howrah Junction) - Sun only
• Kanniyakumari - Howrah Superfast Express (Vijayawada Junction - Howrah Junction) - Sun only
• Puducherry - Santragachi Special Fare Special (Vijayawada Junction - Santragachi Junction) - Sun only
• Secunderabad - Guwahati Express (Vijayawada Junction - Howrah Junction) - Sun only
• Chennai Central - Santragachi Superfast AC Express (Vijayawada Junction - Santragachi Junction) - Thu, Sun
• Thiruvananthapuram Central - Shalimar Superfast Express (Vijayawada Junction – Shalimar) - Fri, Sun
• Mangaluru Central - Santragachi Vivek Express (Vijayawada Junction - Santragachi Junction) - Sun only
• Yesvantpur - Howrah Duronto Express (Vijayawada Junction - Howrah Junction) - Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri, Sun
• Vijayawada - Howrah Humsafar Express (Vijayawada Junction - Howrah Junction) - Sun only
• Puducherry - Howrah Aurobindo Superfast Express (Vijayawada Junction - Howrah Junction) - Thu only
• Amaravati Express (Vijayawada Junction - Howrah Junction) - Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat
• Tirupati – Santragachi Superfast Express (Vijayawada Junction - Santragachi Junction) - Tue only
• Tiruchirapalli - Howrah Superfast Express (Vijayawada Junction - Howrah Junction) - Wed, Sat
• Secunderabad - Shalimar Express (Vijayawada Junction – Shalimar) - Fri only
• Secunderabad - Shalimar AC Express (Vijayawada Junction – Shalimar) - Tue only
• Thiruvananthapuram Central - Guwahati Superfast Express (Vijayawada Junction - Howrah Junction) - Mon only
• Bengaluru Cantt - Guwahati (Kaziranga) Express (Vijayawada Junction - Howrah Junction) - Thu, Fri, Sat
• Gurudev Superfast Express (Vijayawada Junction – Shalimar) - Mon only
• Thiruvananthapuram - Guwahati Superfast Express (Vijayawada Junction - Howrah Junction) - Wed only
• KSR Bengaluru - New Tinsukia Superfast Express (Vijayawada Junction - Howrah Junction) - Tue only
• Mysuru - Howrah Superfast Express (Vijayawada Junction - Howrah Junction) - Mon only
• Yesvantpur - Muzaffarpur Express (Vijayawada Junction - Howrah Junction) - Thu only
• Sri Sathya Sai Prashanthi Nilayam - Howrah Superfast Express (Vijayawada Junction - Howrah Junction) - Fri only
• Chennai Central - Santragachi SpecialFare Special (Vijayawada Junction - Santragachi Junction) - Wed only
Yesvantpur - Howrah AC Superfast Express (Vijayawada Junction - Howrah Junction) - Wed only
• Yesvantpur - Howrah Humsafar Express (Vijayawada Junction - Howrah Junction) - Thu only
• Bengaluru Cantt - Kamakhya Humsafar Express (Vijayawada Junction - Howrah Junction) - Fri only
• Chennai Central - Shalimar Superfast Express (Vijayawada Junction – Shalimar) - Thu only

Train Schedule: Daily (Vijayawada to Howrah)

• Chennai - Howrah Mail (Vijayawada Junction - Howrah Junction)
• Yesvantpur - Howrah Superfast Express (Vijayawada Junction - Howrah Junction)
• Coromandel Express (Vijayawada Junction - Howrah Junction)
• East Coast Express (Vijayawada Junction - Howrah Junction)
• Falaknuma Superfast Express (Vijayawada Junction - Howrah Junction)

All Stations in Pune

• Pune Junction (PUNE)

All Stations in Vijayawada

• Vijaywada Junction (BZA)

All Stations in Kolkata

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

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