Kolkata to Sunderbans

Sunderbans is situated at a distance of 100 km from Kolkata. A World Heritage Site marked by UNESCO, Sunderbans is well connected to Kolkata by road and rail. However, the best way to reach Sunderbans from Kolkata is by road, a journey of about 2 hours by car. The places covered between Kolkata and Sunderbans are Kolkata - 10 km -> Tollygunge - 14 km -> Rajpur - 7 km -> Baruipur - 27 km -> Canning - 18 km -> Basanti - 13 km -> Gosaba - 14 km -> Sunderbans. On the way, there are several hospitals, ATMs, rest stops and eating joints. There are eateries like Dominos Pizza are available en route. Restrooms are clean in most places. Several fuelling stations are also available at regular intervals on the way.

Transport options from Kolkata to Sunderbans

Kolkata to Sunderbans By Car: Hire a cab or rent a car to drive down to Sunderbans, which takes about 2 hours. This mode is appropriate for group travel or for families with senior citizens and kids. Estimated cost of cab per kilometre varies from INR 9 to 16 depending upon the car hired.

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Travelling tips from Kolkata to Sunderbans

Vikram Sen

Vikram, Howrah,
Tourist
4 Reviews

Pleasure Trip to sundarbans

1 week ago
Mode of Transport: Train

Local train from sealdah to canning are not so crowdy as we thought, it took about 1hr and 20 min to reach canning. We took the train at 8. 30 in the morning and reserved a auto rickshaw form there and boarded the houseboat at Godkhali at 11 Am and the journey was started.

    • Tickets booked:
    • 7 days prior
    • This train has:
    • On-time
    • This station has
    • Food available for purchase
    • Accomodation
    • Books/Newspaper to buy
    • Medical facility
    • Prepaid auto/taxi
    • This station has
    • Food available for purchase
    • Books/Newspaper to buy
    • Medical facility
Abhijit Chakraborty

Abhijit, Delhi,
Scout
4 Reviews | 13 Views

A journey worth going for once in a life time

Jan 3, 2016
Mode of Transport: Car

We travelled by boat for the entire journey. Thats the only transportation available. Be sure to carry some drinking water on the boat. And best to take this journey in Dec month as in summer it will become terribly hot and unbearable. Also no chance of spotting tigers as they are very rare.

    • Car Type:
    • Hatchback
Dr mukerjee

Dr mukerjee, Delhi,
Scout
2 Reviews | 12 Views

Good journey and roads are decent

Aug 28, 2015
Mode of Transport: Taxi

Roads were good. All food and water was supplied by our tour programmers. 25% of the way was on water. It was a good experience. Gone from Kolkata. So it took a minimum time approx 4 hrs. There other ways are also available by train or bus.

    • Car Type:
    • SUV
    • This route has:
    • Petrol pumps
    • Food/Dhabas
Rohini Kejriwal

Rohini, Kolkata,
Explorer
6 Reviews | 4 Views

Roads were bad at some points and decent journey

May 13, 2015
Mode of Transport: Car

This wasn't too bad a journey given that I got to see the West Bengal countryside in all its beauty. The roads were bad at some points and half-decent at others. However, it really helps to take a trusted driver rather than hire a cab service.

    • Car Type:
    • Sedan
    • This route has:
    • Petrol pumps
    • Food/Dhabas
    • Clear Signages
    • Route Taken:
    • Baruipur Canning Rd
Rajesh Chandwani

Rajesh, Delhi,
Scout
3 Reviews | 66 Views

Delicious breakfast & mineral water served on-board

Jan 12, 2015
Mode of Transport: Bus

The bus was arranged by Sundeep Chourasia and they book it online. It was very satisfying experience and had a very comfortable journey. Nice delicious breakfast/snacks on-board with mineral water and fruity. It's full value for money.

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    • A/C
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    • Comfortable seats

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