by Air : Kolkata is well linked to major international and domestic flights. The international Netaji Subhash Airport / Dum Dum is 20 kms from the city. Most of the domestic airlines have direct services to and from Kolkata ( Calcutta) to other important cities of India for example Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Patna, Varanasi, Lucknow, etc.
by Rail / train : Kolkata is served by two railway stations, Haora (Howrah) and Sealdah and is linked with major cities all over the country.
by Road / local transport : Kolkata is connected by an extensive network of national highways with major cities and towns. Buses usually depart from the Esplanades bus stand area at the northern end of the Maidan near Chowringhee Road. Moreover there are a number of private companies which have their own stands. Buses to and from the South generally use the bus stand near Fort William at Babu Ghat.