Kolkata’s Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport is the largest hub for air transport in Eastern India. It’s the fifth busiest airport in the country and is a major centre for flights to the North East, Bangladesh, China, Bhutan and Southeast Asia. It’s located at a distance of approximately 17km from the heart of Kolkata city. The airport is well connected to the city by air-conditioned buses and pre-paid taxi services. The airport is also connected to the Kolkata Suburban Railway system, making it much simpler to commute to and from the city. Popular localities such as Eden Park, Salt Lake City, Micheal Nagar, Kailash Kota, Chandra Pally and Greenpark are located in proximity to the airport. There are a number of 2-star, 3-star, budget, and business hotels located close to the airport if ever you’re in need of comfortable accommodation. For those looking for quality rooms that are affordable, you can opt for a Treebo Hotel located in the area of your choice. If you're stopping over at the airport for a few hours, you might be able to squeeze in some sightseeing. The Victoria Memorial, Dineshwar Kali Temple, Mother House, National Library, South Park Street Cemetery, and Science City are places you must visit while in the city. For a bite to eat while at or around the airport, you can visit the Irish House, Foodies House, Mitra Cafe, Arsalan, or Yagna.
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