Reaching NIT Durgapur
Durgapur is one of the smart cities of India. It is situated on the banks of Damodar. The city of Durgapur attracts tourists for its varied constructions, which reflect the history of the place. Some of the best tourist destinations are Rabindranath Tagore's Viswa Bharati University- Shantiniketan, Bardhaman: Rondhia 108 Shiv Mandir, Nachan Dam, Bhalkimachan, Bankura: Susunia, , Mukutmanipur, Bishnupur, Biharinath, Asansol: Lahmeyer Park (Now Nehru Park), Bathanbari, Maithon, Tilaiya Dam, Gagarburi Temple, Kalyanswari, Durgapur Barrage, Troika Park, Garh Jungle, Ram Mandir, Deul Park, Bhabani Pathak's Tilla, The Junction Mall etc. amid a number of tourists attractions.
NIT Durgapur Campus is about 10 kms from Durgapur Railway Station, 40 kms from Asansol Junction, Railpar Station Road, Asansol, West Bengal 713301 and 72 kms from Bardhaman Junction Railway Station, Burdwan, West Bengal 713101. You can find direct trains to any of the station from many of the major cities in India.The Best way to reach Durgapur is to reach Howrah first from any part of India.There are lot of trains available from Howrah to Durgapur. It will take approximately 3 hours. After Reaching Howrah you can also take bus from Esplanade.
Durgapur is also connected with NSCBI Airport, Kolkata by Road. Approximate driving distance between NIT Durgapur and NSCBI Airport, Kolkata is 176 kms. It takes 3 hours to travel from Kolkata Airport to NIT Durgapur by road. After Reaching to Kolkata you can take Bus from Karunamoyee or Esplanade to Durgapur. You can also take a train from Howrah to reach Durgapur.