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4 hour 10 min

Transportation to Kolkata Airport from the City Center

You can get on a train or bus for travelling to the airport from Kolkata city center. If you rent a car, you can travel to the airport more comfortably. Taxi is also much more comfortable compared to the means of public transportation. Whichever transportation option you choose, you should not forget that traffic throughout India can be very busy and you can lose a lot of time on the road.

In addition, since many local people know Netaji Subhas Chanda Bose International Airport as Dum Dum Airport, which is the first name of the airport, it may be a good idea to ask somebody the way or use this name if you need any help about the route.

Taxi

You can comfortably travel to the airport by getting on a taxi in the city center. You should agree with the driver about the fare in advance and bargain if possible. Your hotel can also find a reliable taxi for you.

Car Rental

You can rent a car in the city center. While making this decision, you should keep in mind that the traffic is always very heavy in India and many drivers don’t obey the traffic rules. You can rent a car with a driver.

You should follow the VIP road in order to get to the airport with the car you have rented. It takes about 45 minutes to reach the airport by car under normal traffic conditions.

Bus

There are a few different bus routes departing from the city center and carrying passengers to the airport. It takes 1 hour to get to the airport by bus.

Train

Since Kolkata Suburban Railway has a station at the airport, you can easily get to the airport from the city center by train. The travel lasts about 1 hour. However, you should remember that the trains can be very crowded.

Airport Information

The first name of the airport is Dum Dum Airport and it is still mentioned with this name by the local people. Netaji Subhas Chanda Bose International Airport, which is located 17 kilometers of the city center, is the 5th busiest airport of India. Although 90% of the flights are domestic flights, there are two separate lounges belonging to the Air India and Jet Airways companies at the airport where international flights are also organized. There is also a grocery store at the airport having a few eating and drinking areas.

Last Updated: 29 Jan 2018

Transportation to Sharjah City Center from Airport

Sharjah International Airport, connecting Dubai with other centers in the world, is about 15 kilometers away from the city center. While there are means of public transports that you can benefit in this route, these vehicles do not operate frequently. If you want to go to Sharjah or Dubai from the airport, the best option would be to take a taxi. You can find a taxi 24 hours a day at the airport. If you are planning to spend a few days or more in the city, you can also opt for renting a car as an alternative to the taxis. Almost all of the major international car rental companies serve passengers at the airport. Getting to the center of Dubai from Sharjah International Airport takes an average of 20-30 minutes. If you will get on the road in the city at a time when traffic is heavy, you should not forget it will take you a bit longer than this.

Car Rental

You can rent a car 24 hours a day, seven days a week from companies such as Hertz, Budget, Maximum, Sixt, Europcar, Dollar and AVIS which serve at Sharjah International Airport. If you would like to rent a car from Hertz, you can contact the company at 06-552-8290 and get information. If you prefer to rent your car from Budget, you can call the rental office at 06-558-0366 for more detailed information and reserve your car. If you wish your car to be ready at the airport close to the city center of Dubai when you land, you can also call companies like Sixt at 06-558-0310, Europcar at 06-558-1322 and Dollar Rent A Car at 06-336-5065.

Bus

You can also take the bus from the airport to the get to the city center of Sharjah or Dubai. But you have to keep in mid that it is not possible to take a bust to go to Dubai from the airport late at night. If you need to get to Sharjah and your flight is not too late, you can take advantage of buses departing every 15 minutes. Although they are not practical and fast, buses stand out with their advantages in terms of price. As a more economical and alternative method, you can also take the bus to the city center and continue by taxi to the hotel or to other places you want to reach in the city.

Taxi

Passengers landing to Dubai's Sharjah International Airport mostly prefer taxis to get to the center of Dubai or Sharjah . At the airport there is a 24-hour taxi service every day of the week. You can continue your trip to the city center by taking one of these taxis as soon as you exit the terminal, without having to search for any different vehicles. All the taxis in Dubai have taximeters. Thanks to these devices, you can travel without worrying about the amount you will pay. The opening fare of the taxis at the airport is usually more than the ones in the center. On the other hand, the average fare for the journey from the airport to the city center would cost around 30-40 USD.

Private Airport Shuttle

If you need to travel from the airport to the center of the city with a few people or more crowded groups, one of the best vehicles you can choose without a doubt is the private airport shuttles. Many companies in the city offer this service. The fares of these shuttles vary according to the distance traveled and the number of passengers. You can reach your hotel or other important points in the center of Dubai with these private shuttles. If you reserve one of these vehicles and pay in advance of your arrival, you can benefit from these at more reasonable prices and you can find your shuttle ready at the terminal at the time of your arrival.

Luxury Transfer Vehicles

If you want to travel from Sharjah International Airport to the city center with a much more luxurious and comfortable vehicle, you can choose limousines that are preferred mostly by those visiting the city for business purposes. The limousines that pick up their passengers from the departure gates of Sharjah Airport take them to the center very quickly compared to other vehicles. This is also why limousines offer a great advantage for passengers who want to save time.

Last Updated: 11 Feb 2017

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The flight distance between Kolkata-Sharjah is 3356 kilometers in total. The flight between the two cities takes 4 hour 10 minutes.

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