How to Reach Sunderban

Sunderban is the largest coastal mangrove on earth which is situated in the heart of West Bengal. The safaris are easily available from Kolkata to the Sunderban. The quickest and easiest way to reach the Sunderban National Park is to catch a train from Canning and the distance between Canning and the Sunderbans is nearly 48 km. On the other hand, tourists can take the buses to reach Sonakhali, Raidighi, Namkhana, etc. from where the tourists can board motorboats to reach the Sunderban National Park. So, people can use either the airways or roadways or railways to visit the initial point of the Sunderban National Park that is the Godkhali Port. Here we have mentioned about how to reach Sunderbans by all modes of transport.

By Air By Air

There are no direct flights to the Sunderbans. The Netaji Subhash Chandra International Airport, Kolkata is the closest airport to the Sunderbans. This airport is 129 km far away from the Sunderban National Park. This international airport is well-connected to all the major states and cities of India via regular flights like GoAir, IndiGo, AirAsia, SpiceJet, etc. From here, the visitors can hire cabs or taxis to reach the nearest jetty of the Sunderbans which can take around three hours to reach there.

By Road By Road

The Sunderbans are well-attached to neighboring cities of West Bengal through a good network of roads. People can choose a car or bus till Godkhali (49 km), Sonakhali (100 km), Raidighi (76 km), Namkhana (105 km), Najat (92 km), or Canning (48 km) and then proceed up to this national park via motorboats.

By Rai By Rail

The Sunderbans has not its own railway station. The nearest railway junction of the Sunderbans is Canning. Here, the travelers can reach the Sunderban National Park through Canning by boarding one of the regular local trains which are running between Kolkata and Canning. If you are thinking about how to reach Sunderban from Sealdah then it accommodates one of the major railway stations nearby Sunderbans. There is a regular train between Sealdah and Canning. After reaching Canning, people can hire the shared vans or the private taxi to reach Godkhali Jetty which is the starting point of the boat cruise to the Sunderban National Park.

By Water By Water

Sunderbans National Park is only accessible through riverine. Godhkhali Jetty is the initial point of the boat cruises. One can easily reach here from Kolkata International Airport, Sealdah Railway Station, and other commuting points. Motorboats or river cruises are a convenient way for visitors to explore the Sunderbans and enjoy the surroundings of this place.

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