|Address||Kolkata 700052, India|
|Telephone||+91 33 2511 8036|
|Number of terminals||1|
|Time zone||GMT India Standard Time: GMT/UTC +5:30|
|Location||Kolkata Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport is located at Dum Dum, 18 km (11 miles) to the northeast of central Kolkata.|
|Driving directions||From the center of Kolkata, take Acharya Prafulla Road, then turn right onto Bidhan Nagar Road. This road joins Route 1 (VIP Road) which leads directly past the terminal entrance.|
|Car rental||Car rental counters are located in the arrivals area of the international terminal. International operator Avis is represented at the airport, along with local company Wenz. It is highly recommended that travelers wishing to rent a car also hire a driver, due to the poor road conditions and lack of traffic regulations.|
|Public transport and taxis||Bus: West Bengal Surface Transport Corporation (WBSTC) operates air conditioned bus service from the airport and various locations in Kolkata. The bus service starts at 08:00 and the last bus departs from the Airport at 21:30. The WBSTC counter is located in Arrivals (tel: +91 33 2511 8238).|
Taxi: Prepaid taxis (Yellow Taxi), managed by Bidhannagar Police, are available at NSCBI Airport around the clock. Prepaid taxi counters are available on the arrivals level between Gates 3 and 4 (tel: +91 33 2511 1201).
Rail: The airport railway system is currently in a state of flux as it undergoes a period of change, with the old railway system set to be replaced by a new metro line that runs into the city. Currently the old railway line is still running, and the metro line is operational on only one of the six planned lines. It’s assumed that when all six lines open, the current overground railway will close. Check the airport website for updates on the current travel situation.
Overground: The overground track connects the airport's Biman Bandar station to the city center via Dum Dum Junction and Majerhat Station, running from 06:30 to 18:30. (with one final train to Sealdah junction, also located in the center of the city, at 22:27). The travel time to the central stations is roughly 15–30 minutes. As with any train travel in India, trains are subject to delay and passengers should arrive at the platform well before the scheduled departure time. More information is available on the Indian Railways website (tel: +91 97 1763 0982; www.indianrailways.gov.in), which also provides a surprisingly accurate live train-monitoring service (enquiry.indianrail.gov.in/ntes).
Metro: Currently, The Metro Railway runs between Dum Dum station and the city center every 10–15 minutes from early morning until around 22:00. Check the airport website to find accurate, current information about the metro system.
|Car parking||Parking is one of the areas currently undergoing changes at the airport. Currently there are 250 parking spaces on site, with both long- and short-term options available.|
|Information and help desks||Information desks are available in both terminals.|
|Airport Facilities||Money: Banks and bureaux de change are located within the terminal. |
Communications: A Wi-Fi service is available, granting passengers free access to the internet for 30 minutes. Additionally, several Internet cafés are located within the terminal. A post office is also located within the terminal complex.
Food: A selection of eateries is housed in the terminal building, with options including coffee chains, bakeries, and restaurants serving Indian and Asian cuisine.
Shopping: There are small duty-free shops and newsstands in both terminals. Gift shops selling handicraft items are available in the international terminal.
Luggage: Luggage trolleys are available free of charge and a left-luggage service is available. A lost and found service is available for passengers who have misplaced items within the terminal (tel: +91 33 2511 8036).
Other facilities: Other facilities at Kolkata Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport include childcare rooms and a medical service offering first aid and assistance in dealing with minor emergencies.
|Conference and business facilities||There are three lounges at Kolkata Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport but no conference or business facilities. Passengers requiring business facilities should head into central Kolkata, where a number of large hotels, including the Swissôtel Kolkata (tel: +91 33 6626 6666; www.swissotel.com), offer these services.|
|Disabled facilities||Facilities for the disabled are basic at Kolkata Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport, although there are wheelchairs available for use by physically disabled travelers. Any passengers who may require additional assistance are advised to contact their airline before traveling.|
|Airport hotels||There are no on-site hotels at Kolkata Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport; however, temporary accommodation is available to passengers undergoing a stopover at the airport, with a number of rooms available for a maximum of 24 hours, housed in a building 500m (1640 feet) from the terminal building. For longer-term accommodation, travelers will need to head into the city center, where a large choice of hotels are available to suit all budgets. |
Located 3km (2 miles) from Kolkata Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport, the Swissôtel Kolkata offers luxury accommodation and a range of on-site dining facilities. Other facilities include a rooftop swimming pool and meeting space.
New Town-Rajarhat, City Centre New Town, Action Area 2, D.Plot No. 11/5
Kolkata 700157, India
Tel: +91 033 6626 6666.
|Full airport name||Kolkata Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport|
|State or province||India|