How to Reach



By Air

Kazi Nazrul Islam Airport is the nearest airport, located at Durgapur and about 70 km from Birbhum. After de-boarding from the air carrier, tourists can either opt for a train heading towards Birbhum or arrange for a bus/personal cab to reach the beautiful and striking district.

By Rail

Birbhum is well-linked to the other districts in West Bengal by railways. The Howrah-Sahibganj loop of the Eastern Railway passes through this district. While the junction at Nalhati connects Birbhum to Azimganj in Murshidabad district, the Andal-Sainthia line connects it to the main Howrah-Delhi main line. In short, Birbhum is appropriately linked to the other districts, which makes traveling to the place fun.

By Road

Birbhum is very well connected to the other districts in West Bengal. The Panagarh-Moregram Expressway linking Grand Trunk Road (NH 2) with NH 5 cuts across the district. Apart from this, there are several other entry points for the place as well. Regular bus services from Kolkata, Siliguri and other cities connect Birbhum to all the districts in West Bengal.


As for the local transport, there are bus services, auto rickshaws and taxis that make traveling easy. Apart from this, the entire district is covered by local trains that connect all the major divisions of Birbhum. Ahmadpur, Dubrajpur, Rampurhat, Asansol, Murarai, Sainthia, Bolpur Shantiniketan, Nalhati, Siuri, Chatra, Rajgram and Swadinpur, each of the towns has a railway station, linking the entire region of Birbhum.