Sagardwip is located just around 123 kms from Kolkata and can be reached via railways, roadways and waterway.
You can take a flight to Netaji Subhash Chandra Airport, which is around 142 km away from the island. From the airport, you will have to take a cab or bus to Kakdwip, which is about 35.5 km away from Gangasagar, and complete the rest of the journey by ferry.
Nearest Airport:Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport (CCU), around 142 km from Ganga Sagar (Sagardwip).
The ride from Kolkata to Gangasagar can be a bit long. First, board a bus to Kakdwip from Babughat. Or you can avail bus services at the Esplanade Bus Terminus. The journey is about 3 hours long. From here, cross the river Muriganga by boat and reach Kachuberia. From Kachuberia, a bus service is available that will take you to Gangasagar within an hour.
You can take the rail road too, from Sealdah to Kakdwip or Namkhana. However, it's not well connected with the rest of the country. Irrespective of which station you choose, the journey until Sagardwip will still be a combination of taxi, bus, and ferry.
Public Transport are the most convenient & assessible options available in & around Sagardwip for the pilgrims.
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