Volvo Bus Service – Kolkata to Durgapur
There are regular VOLVO bus services from Kolkata to Durgapur and CSTC runs non-ac buses every half an hour between these two places but if you are looking for a comfortable journey from Kolkata to Durgapur, I would suggest you to opt for VOLVO bus service run by several operators in Kolkata and Durgapur. VOLVO bus service from Kolkata to Durgapur will serve you happy and classy journey.
Volvo buses starts departing for Durgapur from morning and you find services till evening by some operators but the frequency reaches the highest level from 10am in the morning during rush hours. Most of the buses leave for Durgapur before noon. On weekends it is hard to get a ticket but in weekdays tickets are available but I suggest booking the tickets well in advance because nobody knows when the seats get occupied. There are so many operators and I am listing a few of them.
Kolkata to Durgapur – Volvo Bus Service operators
Jai Dada Travels
The VOLVO fare is Rs. 330 per head up to City Centre, Durgapur. The booking counters of these operators can be found just opposite to the SBI ATM coming out of the subway of the Metro rail.
Apart from the above VOLVO buses one can also opt for the SBSTC AC bus service between Kolkata and Durgapur. I don’t remember the timing but you can have a look at the site for the bus fares and bus timings. To know more CLICK HERE>>
You can also book your seat online through authorized third parties like:
- Redbus.in – It is an authorized service provider and you can book your travel here.
VOLVO buses take around 2 and half hours while SBSTC (Govt.) buses take around 3 hours to reach the destination. There is not much difference in duration of the journeys between VOLVO buses and Govt. buses but it is all about deluxe and comforts. The Govt. buses will have frequent stops but the VOLVO buses will stop once and then drop you at Durgapur City Centre. VOLVO bus service from Kolkata to Durgapur will surely serve you a comfortable and deluxe journey.
Kolkata to Durgapur – Bus Journey duration
VOLVO Buses – Takes around 2 hours 30 minutes (One stop only)
SBSTC Buses – Takes around 3 hours (Frequent stops)
Mercedes Benz service between Kolkata and Durgapur operated by Jaidada Travels is paused for now because they are not doing a great deal here. Hope they start providing the service again.
The bus journey is really comfortable and good. In each bus you get 2 LCD screens, movies are played. Hope you have a good luck while being in bus and they don’t play bull shits like I experienced. I had to watch the super flop “Khiladi 786” staring Akshay Kumar on my journey from Kolkata to Durgapur and find no way to escape on return journey too because that time they played another super flop “Joker” staring Akshay Kumar. I can conclude that if I need to travel again to Durgapur, I would opt for VOLVO bus service from Kolkata.
The bus halts for one time at Shaktigarh market and you can try the big “Langcha” – the popular sweet item there. Shaktigarh is famous for this. We had some superb Langchas, Pantuas and Milk cakes. The bus didn’t late and dropped us within the scheduled time.
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