Durgapur and Asansol are two major industrial cities situated in the Paschim Bardhaman district of West Bengal.
They are well connected by Car, Bus, and Train. The distance between them is about 43 kilometers. Depending on the availability, cost, time, and convenience, you can choose any of the options to reach Asansol from Durgapur.
In this article, you will get to know about the following ways to reach Asansol from Durgapur,
Let’s see each of these routes in detail.
Durgapur to Asansol by Car
One of the fastest and most comfortable ways to reach Asansol from Durgapur is by car. You can either drive your own car or rent a cab from any of the local or online car rentals.
The best route to take to reach Asansol from Durgapur is the AH1 or Grand Tank Road. It passes through Andal and Raniganj. There are no tolls on this route.
Renting a cab
The most convenient way to reach Asansol from Durgapur is by renting a cab. You can rent from any of the local car rentals. Some of them are available near the City Centre bus stand and Durgapur station.
You can also book a cab online from Ola, Uber, Makemytrip, etc. It would cost between Rs. 1200 – 1500 depending on the type of car.
Traveling by private car
The distance between Asansol and Durgapur by road is about 43 kilometers. It will take about 40 minutes to reach, depending on the road conditions.
The cost for a round trip varies from Rs.400 – Rs.1000 depending on your car’s mileage. There are also several petrol pumps on the way.
Durgapur to Asansol by Bus
Another good way to reach Asansol from Durgapur is by bus. It is cheap and frequent. Some of the famous bus operators are SBSTC, WBTC (CTC), Shyamoli Paribahan, Greenline, and Royal Cruiser.
The bus fare ranges from ₹35 to ₹300 depending on the type of bus and the operator you choose. It takes about an hour to reach Asansol from Durgapur by bus, depending on the traffic and road conditions.
Durgapur to Asansol SBSTC Buses
SBSTC runs several Non-AC and AC buses between Durgapur and Asansol. You can get buses to Asansol Bus Stand, Burnpur Bus Stand, Chittaranjan Bus Stand, etc.
The best places to catch SBSTC buses in Durgapur are City Center Bus Stand and Muchipara Bus Stand.
Durgapur to Asansol AC (Volvo) Buses
You can get several AC buses from Durgapur to Asansol that are run by reputed operators such as WBTC (CTC), Shyamoli Paribahan, Greenline, and Royal Cruiser. The seats are cozy and the journey is also quite comfortable.
The best places to catch AC (Volvo) buses from Durgapur to Asansol are City Center Bus Stand and Muchipara Bus Stand.
Durgapur to Asansol by Train
Several trains run between Durgapur Railway Station and Asansol Railway Station.
The train journey takes about 30 minutes depending on the train. The cost of a train ticket varies from ₹10 to ₹300 depending on the class and the quota of the ticket.
There are many local trains that run between Durgapur and Asansol, especially the Bardhaman – Asasnol locals. They are fast and frequent. You can get trains to Asansol Main Line Station or Chittaranjan Station.
The ticket fare is Rs. 10 (may vary). You can book tickets at the counter or online through the UTS app.
You can find many express trains that connect Durgapur directly with Asansol. Some famous ones are Shatabdi Express, Coalfield Express, Agniveena Express, and Black Diamond Express.
The cost of a train ticket varies from ₹60 to ₹800 depending on the class and the quota of the ticket.
These are some of the ways you can reach Asansol from Durgapur. You can choose any option that fits you based on cost, convenience, and time.
You can also check how to reach Kolkata from Durgapur.
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