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Road transport: There are plenty of bus services towards Digha from different part of Kolkata besides The main bus terminus at Esplanade. The tourists are to get down at Balisai after Chaulkhola. From Balisai, shared motorised rickshaw van carries 6-10 passengers to Tajpur in 10 mins. @ Rs 5/- or 6/- per head (as of Feb 2011). The tourists may hire the full rickshaw by paying Rs 70/- and reach the Resort 300 M from Tajpur Rickshaw stand.

 

Route :

Kolkata – Kolaghat – Nandakumar – Contai – Chaulkhola – Balisahi – (turn left) – Alampur (turn right) – Tajpur

 

Distance:

Kolkata – Kolaghat : 74Kms

Kolkata – Nandakumar : 103kms

Kolkata – Contai (Kanthi) : 156Kms

Kolkata – Chaulkhola : 167Kms

Kolkata – Alampur – 174kms

Kolkata – Tajpur – 177kms

Total Time Taken : 4 hours approx



Rail transport: From Howrah all Digha bound trains except Duranto Express, halt for a minute at Ramnagar station. From station to the main road i.e. Digha Kanthi road is about 5 mins. by raicshawvan @ Rs. 4/-. Any bus coming from Digha can take the tourist to Balisai from where they can avail the rickshaw van to Tajpur as mentioned above. Ramnagar to Balisai takes 5 minutes by bus. The resort arranges pick up from Ramnagar Stn. by motorised rickshaw van @ Rs.150/-, subject to prior information.

 

 

TRAIN TIMINGS:

 

 

Howrah

Santragachi

Mecheda

Kanthi

Ramnagar

Digha

Tamralipta Exp (Daily)

Howrah-Digha

Digha-Howrah

06-40

13-50

06-57

13-27

07-41

12-40

09-19

11-03

09-50

10-36

10-05

10-25

Kandari Exp (Daily)

Howrah-Digha

Digha-Howrah

14-10

21-45

14-28

21-14

15-28

20-32

17-09

18-53

17-36

18-29

17-50

18-20

Duranto Exp (Daily)

Howrah-Digha

Digha-Howrah

11-15

18-35

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

14-15

15-35

DMU (Daily)

Santra-Digha

Digha-Santra

-

-

18-15

09-25

19-03

08-36

21-18

06-23

21-49

05-52

22-10

05-40

Paharia Expr. (weekly)

(Howrah on Sat.)

(Digha on Sun)

07-50

22-00

08-08

20-30

09-05

19-23

10-45

16-50

-

-

12-00

16-20

The train from Asansol and Puri reaches Digha via Kharagpur on weekly basis.

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