Kolkata- the cultural capital of India
Kolkata formerly known as Calcutta is the capital of West Bengal and is one of the largest urban heaps in India. It is one of the four metropolitan cities in India which has retained its typical charm despite its modern innovations. The city has earned the name of 'City of Joy' because of its soulful culture, history, love, mystery, respect, enthusiasm and definitely some sweet Bengali delicacies. It is a city that holds a perfect mixture of the old world and the modern world. So if you are a foodie, a bookworm, obsessed with history or just a wanderer then Kolkata is an ideal place to visit.
Availability of different buses from Kolkata to Siliguri:
There are daily bus services operating from North Bengal State Transport Corporation between Kolkata and Siliguri. They both have Rocket Bus Service and AC bus services. These buses leave in the evening and run overnight. From Kolkata, the buses leave either from Esplanade or Ultadanga Bus Terminus. Volvo buses are also available from Kolkata to Siliguri. If you are a businessperson and you travel regularly then you can get Volvo buses to make your travel a convenient one.
Here is the list of Volvo buses available from Kolkata to Siliguri.
- Aitiana Airwings
- Night Queen Bus Service
- Shaymali Yatri Paribahan
- Royal Cruiser
Facilities of Volvo Buses:
There are many buses which do not provide good facilities and it makes uncomfortable for the travelers to travel. Volvo buses offer the best facilities which make it special and preferable for travelers to travel from one place to another safely and comfortably.
- Charging points
- Clean and comfortable seats
- Spacious seating
The Volvo buses arrive faster than Non-AC buses because they can use a shortcut route because they have permits through all routes. The buses must be safe as hawkers are often allowed on the bus so you should always be careful about your belongings and the driver must know properly about bus driving.
Bus Timings from Kolkata to Siliguri:
|Aitiana airwings Volvo AC seater pushback (2+2)||06:30 pm Esplanade Bus Stand||11 h 45 m||06:15 am Tenzing Norgay Bus Stand||INR 1000|
|Greenline Volvo AC Seater (2+2)||07:00 pm Esplanade Bus Stand||11 h 00 m||06:00 am Tenzing Norgay Bus Stand||INR 950|
|Lokenath Bus Service Volvo AC Seater (2+2)||05:45 pm Esplanade Bus Stand||12 h 30 m||06:15 am Tenzing Norgay Bus Stand||INR 960|
|Hill Queen Travels Volvo AC Multi Axle SemiSleeper(2+2)||07:30 pm Esplanade Bus Stand||12 h 30 m||08:00 am Tenzing Norgay Bus Stand||INR 1140|
|Shyamoli Yatri Paribahan Volvo AC Multi Axle Semi-Sleeper(2+1)||07:30 pm Esplanade Bus Stand||11 h 30 m||07:00 am Tenzing Norgay Bus Stand||INR 1200|
|Poulami Paribahan Volvo Multi Axle SemiSleeper I-Shift B11R||06:45 pm Esplanade Bus Stand||11 h 30 m||06:15 am Tenzing Norgay Bus Stand||INR 950|
|Royal Cruiser Volvo AC Seater(2+2)||07:00 pm Esplanade Bus Stand||11 h 30 m||06:30 am Tenzing Norgay Bus Stand||INR 905|
|Shyamoli Paribahan Pvt. Ltd Volvo AC Multi Axle SemiSleeper(2+2)||07:30 pm Esplanade Bus Stand||12 h 00 m||07:30 am Tenzing Norgay Bus Stand||INR 1200|
The approximate timing taken by the buses from Kolkata to Siliguri is 11 hours 30 minutes but it also extends to 12 hours in case of any road mishaps or traffic jams that occur on the highway. The Non-AC buses leave at 8 am and reaches Siliguri at around 10 am or 12 pm and the AC buses leave one hour earlier. The Volvo buses leave at different timings but within an estimated time of 8 am from Kolkata. You can also book online tickets after comparing various rates and information about the buses available on this route.
A comfortable stay after a bus journey
After a hectic bus journey, there are many hotels which will give you a comfortable stay in Siliguri. With immense natural beauty and snow-clad mountains, Siliguri hotels fit every pocket from a bag packer to a luxury traveler. While you are in Siliguri explore the in-depth beauty of the city by staying at the convenient and best hotel to spend your vacation or day off.