Maps and Transportation


The transport system of Kolkata is a mix of modern mass rapid transport and the old transport modalities like the rickshaws. Kolkata is connected to the rest of India by the National Highways, the extensive network of the Indian Railways, and also by air. Most traffic to North-East India routes via Kolkata.

Metro Railway

Kolkata was the first city in South Asia to have an underground railway system that started operating from 1984. It is considered to have the status of a zonal railway. It is run by the Indian Railways.Trains run every 6–15 minutes from 7 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. from Monday to Saturday and from 2 p.m to 10:00 p.m. on Sunday. Fares are between Rs 4-14.

Kolkata has an extensive network of government run and privately run buses. The ticketing system is not centralized one and one has to purchase separate tickets for buses, metros, trams and trains.

The metered-cabs are mostly of the brand "Ambassador" but other taxis including AC Taxis are also available. Please check the fare card available with taxi drivers before paying.


Kolkata is the only city in India to have a tram network. Trams are under the administration of the Calcutta Tramways Company, a government of West Bengal Undertaking, popularly called CTC.The environment-friendliness and the old charm of the trams attract many people.But it is available in selected areas.

Hotel Car
We provide chauffeur-driven car service for all guests, whether travelling to and from the airport or within Kolkata. Guests can choose from various car options available depending upon their requirement Self-driven cars are not available in the city. Hotel car service is available 24 hours. For any other assistance you can contact the concierge desk or can use our e-concierge service.