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Delhi to Kolkata Express

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Address: New Delhi, India
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There are two best train to travel from Delhi to Kolkata Rajdhani Express & Duranto Express both are fastest train. We opted Duranto which depart from Delhi at 7.30 Evening and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Nainital, India
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Nainital, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There are two best train to travel from Delhi to Kolkata Rajdhani Express & Duranto Express both are fastest train. We opted Duranto which depart from Delhi at 7.30 Evening and arrive at late morning,the food service was good and the hospitality of the staff was gentle.Over all we all enjoyed the journey and reached Kolkata safely Thanks to Indian... More 

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4 Thank MANJUSREE
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015 via mobile

Comfort journey to go delhi Help of Indian rail way The duranta exprace(sealdah) is mutch better to go delhi But Inside the train wash room,floor,blankets,pillow is ok but food is no good. Cooking quality is not good. Quentity of food is not praper. Deperture & arival timing is good. My personal openion is train fair is so high ecuvalant to... More 

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New Delhi, India
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155 reviews
108 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Best train from delhi to kolkata is Howrah Rajdhani express (12301/12302). It is normally runs in time..though the food quality is detoriating very faster...It is the frst Rajdhani express of India...

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1 Thank sudipta_heen123
Delhi
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38 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Though this does not fit into attractions in Delhi, it is a need for tourists and Indian citizens alike. Per my experience the best train options for travel between Delhi & Kolkata are :- 1. New Delhi to Howrah Rajdhani. 2. New Delhi to Sealdah Rajdhani. 3. Kolkata Duronto Express. The most comfortable class of travel is AC 1st class... More 

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4 Thank SriAbhi
Pune, India
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36 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

I couldn't find a separate forum on Duronto Express, so adding this in here. I travelled on the Kolkata-Pune Duronto Express recently with my family and contrary to what I had read online - found it pleasant enough. The one big negative is that the couches have becoming very run down indeed but the service makes up for it to... More 

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Prasanta45
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35 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Boarded a Duronto Express from Delhi to Pune on 13th November, 2014 in First Class A/C. I was journeying on a Duronto after a year and the detoriation in service level has been remarkable. 1 The old Rajdhani bogeys which were transferred to Duronto are now in real bad shape. The taps are all leaking.he compartment ran out of water... More 

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Okehampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Not really an attraction, however an important leg of the journey from Shimla. A clean air conditioned compartment containing very comfortable seats and excellent food service marred by the filthy toilet facilities. The three course meal consisted of soup and soup stick, a main course of rice and dal accompanied by a vegetarian or non-vegetarian dish and a dessert. We... More 

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2 Thank jamesdean25745
New Delhi, India
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204 reviews
136 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

we wonder why this has been listed as an attraction. it is a train not like swiss trains. people who are in the need of travel ride this train. No one visit this train just for pleasure or ride. pls remove this as an attraction.

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2 Thank GuptaPK7
New Delhi
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74 reviews
15 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

The pride of Ms Mamata Banerjee is no longer what the introducer had meant it to be. The train is perpetually late. Having been the best train in India this is sad downfall. However, on the brighter side, the food is still good and the service excellent as the old folks are still around to look after you. So what... More 

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3 Thank Sudip
New Delhi, India
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105 reviews
27 attraction reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013

The train speed and schedule is good. The cleanliness is also good. The linen just okay. The two bread slices in breakfast were paper thin with only butter. No jam. Upon being confronted with the quality and quantity of food, they had no answer and refused to bring the Complaints Book. Railways seems to have thrown the prestigious train to... More 

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