Bardhaman is one of the most popular districts of West Bengal; with its district headquarters having the same name. This place is famous for its religious as well as travel expeditions. It is named after Vardhamana, the twenty-fourth Jain Tirthankar, and is also said to be one of the oldest places in West Bengal, with a traceable history that dates back to somewhere about 4000-2000 BC. Bardhaman is located about 100 km from Kolkata, on the famous GT Road and is easily accessible from almost all the modes of transport. In this article, we will tell you how to reach Bardhaman.
Traveling to Bardhaman
The nearest airport from Bardhaman is the Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport of Kolkata. It is located about 160 km from the place and caters to all the major Indian destinations, apart from a few international ones as well. From the Kolkata Airport, you will have to board bus or private taxi for reaching Bardhaman.
Numerous trains pass through the Bardhaman district. The Howrah-Delhi line also passes through it. There is constant connectivity to the place through rail, as it is one of the major rail heads in the state.
The road connectivity of the district is also very good. Interstate bus services connect the city, with key destinations in India, on a regular basis. Well-maintained four-lane GT Road is there for those who want to drive down to the place, by their own car.