Pick up & Transport Service
||- Our travel counter arranges airport & railway
station pickups and drops. Please email for rates.
||- Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Airport at Dum
Dum, is the international and domestic airport of Calcutta. Around
16 km from the heart of the city. The Dumdum metro station is about
23 kms from the airport.
|| - Howrah and Sealdah are the two
major railway stations. Every day thousands of people commute by
train . Like other big cities local trains are popular mode of commute
for suburban people.
( Underground Railway )
| - India's first underground railway connects between
southern and northern part of the city (between Tollygunge and Dumdum
). The track passes through the heart of the city. Stations are
wall decorated with art works based on themes related to local area.
|| - The most widely used mode of transportation
between suburbs and the main city. Buses come in different types,
like, CSTC (Calcutta State Transport Corporation) Govt. buses, privately
owned bus routes (majority of the buses are privately owned), mini
buses, specials, limited stops, express service etc. Fares start
from Rs.4.50. Some special buses' fare start from Rs.7/7 . Most
buses have two doors, some have one. All buses have some seats reserved
for ladies and elderly people. In most of the cases, ticket collector
(conductor) collects the ticket after boarding. Check different
local bus routes. Long distance buses are available from Esplanade
and Howrah. Some long distance buses have luxury elements like video
|| - Though decommissioned in some part of the city,
electric trams are still one of the means of traveling between places
within the city. They move slow on the laid tracks in traffic jammed
streets, but they are environment friendly (no emission).
|| - There are plenty of them through out the city.
Prepaid taxis are available from Airport and Howrah Train Station.
Taxi fares are confusing as the taxis are equipped with different
kinds of meters. Some have old meters where the fare is usually
200-300% on the top of the metered price. Taxis with new electronic
meters have less confusion, but usually 150% of the amount displayed
is payable. Whatever it is, the passenger can ask for a rate conversion
chart which has the conversion between metered amount and the payable
|| - These three wheeled vehicles runs between short
distances and are available through out the city mostly in suburban
area. Most of them have designated routes and need a minimum number
of 4 or 5 passengers to start. But they are flexible. Being smaller
in size compared to other vehicles, sometimes they are able to move
faster in the crowded city streets.