Flights from Kolkata
Airports in Kolkata
Search for flights from Kolkata with Orbitz.com, and you'll find the best deals available. Orbitz.com lets you sort and compare ticket prices from several air carriers. The main airport for Kolkata, and also the largest in eastern India, is the Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport, otherwise known as Kolkata Airport. It is situated about 11 miles outside the center of Kolkata. International airlines that service the airport include United Airways, Qatar Airways, Emirates, Air Asia, and China Eastern Airlines. Orbitz.com lets you keep your itinerary intact as you locate the most economical prices on airline tickets.
Parking at the Airport
There are two car parks at Kolkata Airport. Each has space for 250 vehicles. There are short term and long term parking spaces for travelers who need to leave their cars behind. An unloading area directly in front of the terminals allows for pick up and drop off.
Transportation to the Airport
During rush hours, the public rail system of Kolkata delivers passengers to the airport every 15 minutes. A shuttle bus also travels between the nearest train station and the airport terminal. Taxis and public buses are also available throughout the city. Because traffic congestion is frequently a problem, allow yourself extra time to get to the airport. The one way trip normally takes 20 to 30 minutes.
Restaurants at the Airport
Both domestic and international terminals feature restaurants, cafes and snack bars. There are also several duty free shops for picking up last minute gifts. Booking your flights from Kolkata with Orbitz.com will give you peace of mind while traveling.
Flights to Guwahati
Airport in Guwahati
If you are flying into Guwahati you will arrive at the Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport, which was formerly known as Borjhar Airport. Finding cheap flights to Guwahati is simple with Orbitz.com, because you can compare the sales prices of different flights at a glance. Air India and Jet Airways both fly into Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport, and you can catch connecting flights from here.
Transportation from the Airport
If you are looking for a convenient way to get to your hotel and around the city while you are visiting Guwahati, you can rent a car at the airport. Check the Orbitz.com website to find low-cost rental vehicles. Taxi service is also available for between 300 and 500 rupees; it takes about 30 minutes to reach the city center by car.
Weather in Guwahati
Traveling to Guwahati is more comfortable during the cooler winter months. The winter season in Guwahati lasts from November to March, when the maximum temperature reaches 86 degrees Fahrenheit and the minimum temperature is 50 degrees Fahrenheit. The temperatures are much hotter during the summer months of July and August, when highs reach over 90 degrees Fahrenheit and the lows are still in the high 70s.
Guwahati's Major Attractions
Must-see attractions include Kaziranga National Park, where visitors can ride an elephant and watch animals including the one-horned rhino in their natural habitat. The park is located about 124 miles from Guwahati. Another must-see destination is Navgraha Hill, or the Hill of Nine Planets, where the planetarium and nine temples dedicated to celestial bodies wait for you to explore. Look for more entertainment ideas on Orbitz.com while you are searching for cheap flights to Guwahati.
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