Cheap Flights to Kolkata

Cheap flights to Kolkata Airport

Formerly known as Calcutta, Kolkata is one of India's most popular tourist destinations. The historic city sees millions of tourists annually, many of whom visit the region for its sightseeing opportunities, to visit Saint Teresa of Kolkata's tomb, or to participate in the pilgrimage at Kalighat Kali Temple. 

Kolkata's Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport (CCU) is located approximately 19 kilometres to the east of Kolkata's city centre. The airport is one of the busiest in India and serves as the main entry point to West Bengal. Looking for cheap airfare to Kolkata Airport? Simply enter the airport code and your desired travel date into Skyscanner's flight search, and we'll find you the lowest prices available. If you have some flexibility in terms of flight dates, our Cheapest Month search tool can show you which months have the lowest fares.

Best Time to Book a Flight to Kolkata Airport

Most tourists visit Kolkata during the winter months (November to February), when the weather is mild. Average temperatures during the summer months (April to May) can reach up to 40 degrees Celsius, making sightseeing uncomfortable. You'll want to avoid the monsoon season, which begins July and brings with it heavy rain and fog. The most budget-friendly time of year to visit Kolkata is at the beginning of October, just before the peak tourist season. If you have a specific travel date in mind, setting up notifications with our Price Alert tool is a great way to monitor ticket price changes so that you can book the cheapest fare.

Airlines That Fly to Kolkata Airport

Kolkata Airport receives flights from hundreds of airlines, including Jet Airways, Emirates, and IndiGo. For a full list of airlines that fly to Kolkata Airport, click here

What to Expect When Arriving at the Airport

Kolkata Airport's main terminal (Terminal 2) is split into five levels connected by 18 aerobridges. Upon arriving at the airport, you'll proceed to either the domestic or international sections of the terminal as appropriate. You'll then have several transportation options for getting to the city center.  

Depending on your chosen method of transport, getting from Kolkata Airport to the city center will take 45 minutes to 1.5 hours. The most convenient way to get from to the city center is by taxi, but there is also a shuttle service operated by Viator that can be booked online for around $20 U.S. Private car rentals are available at the airport, but it is recommended that you hire a driver with the car -- especially if you're unfamiliar with the local road rules.

Airport Facilities

Kolkata Airport's services and facilities include ATMs, food concession stands, retail stores, a Duty Free shop, currency exchange counters, a prayer room, and a post office. There is also a Travel Food Services Travel Club lounge in both the international and domestic sections of Terminal 2. WiFi is available at the airport for a small fee. 

What to See and Do in Kolkata

Visiting the various places of worship dedicated to religions around the world is a must during your stay in Kolkata. Family-oriented attractions like the MP Birla Planetarium, Kolkata Zoo, and Nicco Park are a few other points of interest. When you're finished taking in the views, book a stay in one of Kolkata's enchanting boutique hotels.

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