Calcutta to Siliguri Bus

Calcutta to Siliguri Bus Service

Avg. Bus Duration: 14 hours 18 mins
Buses depart from: Calcutta
Bus arrives in: Siliguri
Distance: 565 km
Earliest Bus: 00:00
Last Bus: 22:15
Daily Bus Services: 179
Bus Companies: Shyamoli Paribahan Pvt. Ltd., Aitiana Travels, Ghosh Travels

Calcutta to Siliguri Bus Timings & Fare

Bus OperatorFirst BusLast BusDuration
Shyamoli Paribahan Pvt. Ltd.
Sreeram Liners
Aitiana Travels
Ghosh Travels

Useful Information on Bus from Calcutta to Siliguri

  • The estimated Kolkata to Siliguri Bus Distance is 582 km. A Kolkata to Siliguri bus journey takes around 13 hours and 42 minutes to cover the distance.

  • The Kolkata to Siliguri bus ticket price varies between Rs. 1150 to Rs. 3990 depending on the time of booking and demand of the particular bus.

  • The first Kolkata to Siliguri bus departs from Esplanade at 5 PM and takes about 15 hours to reach Siliguri due to traffic and road speed limits during the travel time. The last bus from Kolkata to Siliguri leaves at 8 PM but takes only 13 hours to reach Siliguri as the road is usually empty during late-night hours.

  • There are many well-reputed bus operators that provide Kolkata to Siliguri Sleeper bus as well as ac bus daily and frequently. They usually start from Kolkata in the evening and reach Siliguri early morning. The most popular bus operators on this route are Shyamoli Paribahan, Greenline, Royal Cruiser, Poulami Paribahan, Aitiana Airwings, Lokenath Bus Service, Shantanu Travels, Sangita Bus Service, Renuka Travels, Aitiana Cruiseliners, etc. The timings and fares of these are available on the redBus site, where you can also book the online tickets.

  • Most of the buses that run on this route can be categorized as seater buses, sleeper buses, hybrid buses, and ac buses. There are multiple amenities that are included in the Kolkata to Siliguri bus fare like charging points, water bottles, recliner seats, comfortable leg spaces, clean, hygienic, and safe seats, luggage space, Wi-Fi, and reading lights, etc. Some ac buses also offer blankets and comfortable pillows for your journey.

  • Siliguri is the gateway to the mighty Himalayas in North Bengal. Needless to say, it is an extremely cosmopolitan city with a variety of cuisines to choose from for your meals. From the tastiest of momos to traditional Bengali food, you will get it all from Siliguri. There are many five star restaurants and hotels that offer multi-cuisine delicacies, but there are also century-old traditional eateries. There are also special streets named after street food like the Momo Gali in Bidhan Market, known for the foremost and best momos in the town. Siliguri is also known for freshwater fishes like the Borelli and Chyapla, which are something even first-time fish eaters are tempted to try.

  • While traveling from Kolkata to Siliguri, you cross various small villages and towns that are aesthetically quaint. One of the biggest attractions is definitely the Kulik Bird Sanctuary, where thousands of migratory birds come to take refuge during the winters. All year-round, the sanctuary is home to hundreds of species of indigenous and endangered birds, and a trip to the sanctuary during the sunset is a once in a lifetime experience. Bengal Safari, a recently inaugurated animal rehabilitation and refuge center that is also a tourist destination has been curated and is being run by the state government. It is home to a variety of animals like Royal Bengal Tigers, Elephants, Rhinoceros, various species of Deers, Bears, Leopards, and many more.

  • It is wise to book the bus from the redBus site or mobile app for a safe and secure journey from Kolkata to Siliguri. All the major bus operators along with their emergency contact numbers and tracking option are available on the site.

Cancellation & Rescheduling of Kolkata to Siliguri Bus Tickets

It is extremely hassle-free to cancel bookings that are made through redBus. You can either cancel or reschedule the tickets by just logging in to your account and going through the cancellation policy before confirming the same.

Many buses also offer rescheduling facilities and it is always recommended that you go through the cancellation and rescheduling policies before you book your tickets.

How to book a Kolkata to Siliguri bus?

The Kolkata to Siliguri bus runs a long way to connect West Bengal's capital to the town at the foot of the Himalayas, Siliguri, which happens to be the gateway to some popular tourist destinations. You can book a bus ticket online conveniently for this route and have a comfortable journey without any hassles.

To book a Kolkata to Siliguri bus on redBus, follow the steps below -

  • The search results would show plenty of options which you can narrow down using the filter feature.
  • Choose your bus and select seats.
  • Next is to provide the boarding and drop-off points.
  • Once you have these done, fill in passenger details and proceed to the payment section.
  • Once you have made the payment, you will receive the ticket in your email inbox and as an SMS.

Kolkata to Siliguri bus

Kolkata to Siliguri bus distance and fare

Around ten bus operators operate Kolkata to Siliguri bus service with 12 services between them. The bus service from Kolkata to Siliguri runs approximately 558 km, which usually takes 10-15 hrs. This duration may differ depending on the different bus operators.

The Kolkata to Siliguri bus fare starts at INR. 500 and goes up to INR.1500. The bus fare depends on various factors such as bus type, amenities offered, etc. It also depends on the boarding point and drop-off points that you choose.

Things to Know About Kolkata

Kolkata, the capital city of the state of West Bengal and the erstwhile capital of India is an amazing city. The city known by the epithet ‘City of Joy’ is truly a joyful place to visit with tons of history and culture associated with the region. There is an awful lot to see and capture in one visit from the Victoria Memorial and Indian Museum to Kalighat Temple, Dakhineswar Temple and more. Tourists from far flung areas and even abroad throng to the region to soak in the charm of the city. What’s even more interesting is every location is within reach and is also really pocket friendly.

Useful Links

Kolkata Bus Guide

West Bengal Travel Guidelines

Things to Know About Siliguri

Siliguri has a lot to offer to anybody who visits this place. Apart from conveniently located drop-off points, Siliguri has a lot to offer that would entice anyone who visits this place. With a number of sites to visit and restaurants to raid, Siliguri has it all. There are a ton of buses that run through Siliguri and this ensures that Siliguri is well-connected to the rest of the country. Don’t think twice, book your bus ticket online today.

Useful Links

Siliguri Bus Guide

West Bengal Travel Guidelines

Book a Return Bus From Siliguri to Calcutta

If this isn’t a one-way journey, you can book your return tickets from Siliguri to Calcutta with ease. With a plethora of operators servicing this route, choose a bus that best meets your needs and requirements. You can even use the filter option to arrange the bus operators according to your preferred choice such as duration of travel, fare, seats available, etc. So, what are you waiting for? Book your bus tickets with redBus.

Operators Running Buses from Kolkata to Siliguri

A number of prominent operators ply buses from Calcutta to Siliguri ensuring punctuality and safety for its passengers. Major operators offering various kinds of bus services are:

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What makes buses from Calcutta to Siliguri a better choice than trains?
There are a number of bus services available from Calcutta to Siliguri and you will never fall short of choices for a perfect bus journey. In addition to this, buses can be booked from your nearest boarding point, which saves a huge amount of journey time. Besides, buses can be easily sanitized, change travel routes when required, and stop at restaurants offering hygienic food to ensure passengers’ safety and health.
How many Volvo AC buses are available from Kolkata to Siliguri?
There are 4 Volvo AC buses available from Kolkata to Siliguri currently. Passengers can also avail many other sanitized buses on this route on redBus.
What is the avg time taken by Volvo AC bus for Kolkata Siliguri Route?
The Kolkata to Siliguri bus takes around 12 hours to complete the journey. The total time taken on bus journey depends upon the type of bus and bus operator.

Calcutta to Siliguri Bus Types

Various types of buses serving passengers from Calcutta to Siliguri ensuring safety and comfort. A few bus services are:

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