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Esplanade Bus Station

Esplanade Bus Station is in the heart of Kolkata city, near the Saheed Minar. West Bengal State Transport Corporation operates luxury and deluxe buses connecting all important cities in West Bengal as well as major cities in Orissa and Bihar. Regular services are available to Digha (a popular seaside resort), Howrah, Shantiniketan, Chandernagore, Mayapur, Hazaribagh, Ranchi and Puri. Long distance buses also leave from Babu Ghat Bus Station (near Eden Garden Stadium.)

Howrah and Sealdah are the major railway stations in Kolkata. The nearest airport is at Dum Dum, 18 km from the city.

Nearby tourists place are Nakhoda Mosque, Rabindra Sarobar Stadium, Botanical Garden, Dakshineswar Temple and Howrah Bridge.

Taj Bengal, Oberoi Grand, Airport Ashok, Lytton Hotel and Kenilworth offer excellent and comfortable accommodation near the bus station.

Local travel is by means of taxis, city buses, auto-rickshaws, hand pulled rickshaws and cycle-rickshaws.

Updated on 6th March, 2015
District: Kolkata
Location: Kolkata

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