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04 Jun 2024

The Kolkata to Siliguri bus route connects the bustling capital of West Bengal with the gateway to the enchanting hills of North Bengal. Covering a distance of approximately 560 kilometres, this journey offers travellers a convenient and comfortable option. Various reputable bus operators ply this route, offering a range of buses from standard to luxury coaches. Passengers can book tickets easily through online platforms or at bus terminals. The journey typically takes around 12-14 hours, with amenities such as comfortable seating, air conditioning, and rest stops along the scenic route. Travelling by bus from Kolkata to Siliguri ensures a hassle-free and enjoyable experience. Book your bus tickets online on Bajaj Finserv and get the best offers, rewards, cashbacks, and more.

Steps to book a bus ticket from Kolkata to Siliguri on Bajaj Finserv

Bajaj Finserv provides customers with redBus coupons. You can login to the website or app and book your bus tickets from Bajaj Finserv.

  • Visit the Bajaj Finserv website or mobile app
  • Go to ‘WEB PARTNERS’ and select redBus
  • Select the 'BUS' option and enter your departure city as Kolkata and arrival city as Siliguri
  • Choose your preferred travel dates and click on 'SEARCH BUSES'
  • Browse through available bus options and select the one that best fits your schedule and budget
  • Proceed to enter passenger details and make the payment to confirm your booking

Steps to check the status and schedule for Kolkata to Siliguri bus

To check the status and schedule of buses plying from Kolkata to Siliguri, follow these steps:

  1. Go to the Bajaj Finserv website or open the app
  2. Find the bus section under ‘WEB PARTNERS’ and click on redBus
  3. Enter your departure city as Kolkata and destination city as Siliguri
  4. Browse through the list of available buses along with their schedules and status updates
  5. Check for any updates or changes in the bus schedule, especially closer to your travel date

Amenities available in Kolkata to Siliguri buses

Buses travelling from Kolkata to Siliguri offer a range of amenities to ensure that passengers enjoy a comfortable and pleasant journey. Here are some common amenities available on Kolkata to Siliguri buses:

  1. Comfortable seating: Most buses feature well-maintained, cushioned seats with ample legroom to ensure a comfortable ride throughout the journey.
  2. Air conditioning: Buses come with air conditioning to regulate the temperature during hot summers and heating systems for the colder months, ensuring a comfortable environment inside the bus.
  3. Entertainment: Some buses may offer onboard entertainment facilities such as TV screens or music systems to keep passengers entertained during the journey.
  4. Charging ports: Many buses come equipped with charging ports or sockets near the seats, allowing passengers to charge their electronic devices such as smartphones, laptops, or tablets.
  5. Wi-Fi: Some deluxe or premium buses provide complimentary Wi-Fi services, allowing passengers to stay connected with their loved ones or catch up on work while travelling.
  6. Blankets and pillows: For overnight journeys or during colder weather, buses may provide blankets and pillows to ensure passengers' comfort and warmth.
  7. Refreshments: Certain bus operators offer complimentary refreshments such as water bottles or snacks during the journey, providing a refreshing break for passengers.
  8. Clean restrooms: Some buses are equipped with clean and hygienic restrooms onboard, ensuring convenience for passengers during long journeys.
  9. Safety measures: Buses are equipped with safety features such as seat belts, emergency exits, and first-aid kits to ensure passengers' safety throughout the journey.
  10. Luggage storage: Adequate luggage storage facilities are available onboard to accommodate passengers' belongings securely during the journey.

These amenities vary depending on the type of bus and the service provider. Passengers can choose the bus service that best fits their preferences and requirements for a comfortable journey from Kolkata to Siliguri.

Kolkata to Siliguri bus route information

The Kolkata to Siliguri bus route spans approximately 560 kilometres, linking the vibrant capital of West Bengal to the gateway of the picturesque North Bengal hills. Reputable bus operators like Royal Cruiser, Shyamoli Paribahan, and Greenline offer a variety of services including sleeper, semi-sleeper, and luxury coaches. Departures are available from various points in Kolkata such as Esplanade, Salt Lake, and Garia, with arrival points in Siliguri including Tenzing Norgay Bus Terminus and Hill Cart Road. The journey typically takes 12-14 hours, subject to traffic and road conditions. Passengers can enjoy amenities like comfortable seating, air conditioning, and rest stops along the scenic route, ensuring a pleasant and convenient travel experience from Kolkata to Siliguri.

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Frequently asked questions

What is the duration of the bus journey from Kolkata to Siliguri?

The duration of the bus journey from Kolkata to Siliguri typically ranges from 12-14 hours, depending on the traffic and the type of bus service chosen.

Are there any overnight bus services available for Kolkata to Siliguri route?

Yes, there are overnight bus services available for the Kolkata to Siliguri route. These services cater to passengers who prefer travelling during the night.

How can I book bus tickets from Kolkata to Siliguri?

You can book bus tickets from Kolkata to Siliguri through online platforms such as Bajaj Finserv, bus booking websites, or apps. Enter your travel details, choose from the available bus options, and complete the booking process securely.

What documents do I need to carry while travelling by bus from Kolkata to Siliguri?

Travellers need to carry their ID proofs and travel ticket only.

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