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 one of these stations from all parts of the country such as Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Lucknow, Kanpur, Guwahati, Puri, and Vasco-de-Gamma among many others.
Its airport (KNIA, ANDAL Airport, Durgapur) has direct flights to Delhi, Kolkata with good connectivity to other cities of India. It takes 16 minutes to travel from NIT Durgapur to Andal Airport. Approximate driving distance between NIT Durgapur and Andal Airport is 14 kms or 8.7 miles or 7.6 nautical miles.
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.
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