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Ranchi to Kolkata Flights

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Your search ends with Adani One, where you can find great flight ticket offers to travel to any city in India. The platform offers hot deals on flights operated by several domestic airlines, including IndiGo, Air India, and SpiceJet. Use the detailed airfare calendar on the platform to find the best bargains on flights from Ranchi to Kolkata. Just enter the names of the source city and destination city to generate a comprehensive list of flights on the route. If your travel dates are fixed, you could consider booking a return ticket for big savings on your bookings. Currently, there are around 10 flights operated by IndiGo, Vistara, and Go First from Ranchi to Kolkata every day. At present, the route has both direct and connecting flights. The connecting flights usually have a layover of around 2 to 22 hours in Patna, Bhubaneswar, Delhi, and Mumbai. Depending on the layover timings, the shortest flight duration between Ranchi and Kolkata is 1 hour and 20 minutes. Check out the airfare calendar on Adani One to find cheap air tickets from Ranchi to Kolkata today! Make your return flight ticket booking in advance and earn cashback offers and avail of discounted airfares.

Flights from Ranchi to Kolkata


About Kolkata Airport

Officially known as Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International (NSCBI) Airport (IATA: CCU), Kolkata Airport is located 15 km northeast of the city centre. One of the main aviation hubs in the country, it primarily serves the city of Kolkata. Established in the pre-independence period, Kolkata Airport first hosted a plane landing in 1924. After India achieved independence, it was permitted to run international flights. The airport is served by IndiGo, Air India, and AirAsia which run flights to cities, such as Guwahati, Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Chennai, and Ahmedabad. Kolkata Airport has a single integrated terminal that manages domestic and international flights. For the convenience of passengers, the airport is equipped with all amenities, including free Wi-Fi, ATMs, medical services, baby care facilities, currency exchange, and a pharmacy. There are also several eating options and duty-free stores on-site. Travellers can easily reach the city centre or access nearby towns and cities by taking a city bus from the airport. You can also hire a taxi or rent a car from outside the airport. Alternatively, you can also take a train to downtown Kolkata or Line 4 on the Metro to the city centre.

About Kolkata

The capital of the state of West Bengal, Kolkata is one of the largest cities in India and an important port. Stretching around 154 km from the head of the Bay of Bengal, along the eastern bank of the Hooghly river, Kolkata once served as the capital of the British from 1772 to 1911. Despite widespread urbanisation, the city retains its old-world charm, with its Colonial-era buildings, gardens, historical institutions, and art galleries, which speak of its art and literary legacy. The three villages of Kalikata, Gobindapur, and Sutanuti used to comprise the city of Kolkata. The British established a factory in Sutanuti in 1686 as part of their plans to expand operations over the country. Between the 17th and 18th centuries, West Bengal saw the arrival of the Portuguese, Dutch, French, and Danes. Soon, the three villages became important centres of trade. Between 1830 to 1930, the city witnessed widespread protests against British rule. Popularly known as the “City of Joy”, the cosmopolitan city is known for its lavish Durga Puja celebrations, book fairs, film clubs, and diverse cuisine. Besides sightseeing, the cosmopolitan city offers ample opportunities for history, art, and culture lovers to explore its cultural institution and take part in events, such as book fairs, music concerts, art exhibitions, and Durga Puja celebrations. Locals mostly speak Bangla and English in the city. Food enthusiasts can look forward to trying local favourites, such as macher jhol, kosha mangsho, shukto, cholar dal, mishti doi, and chom chom. The best time to visit Kolkata is from October to February when the weather is pleasant. Locals celebrate Durga Puja, Kali Puja, Saraswati Puja, and Doljatra with great enthusiasm.


About Ranchi Airport

Formally known as Birsa Munda Airport (IATA: IXR), Ranchi Airport is located around 5 km from the city centre, in Hinoo. The airport is named after the Indian tribal freedom fighter, Birsa Munda. At present, the airport is served by AirAsia, Air India, IndiGo, Alliance Air, and GoAir which operate scheduled services to Bhubaneswar, Patna, Darbhanga, and Delhi. Ranchi Airport has a single integrated terminal that handles all flight operations. The airport is well-equipped with numerous amenities, such as free baggage services, immigration services, travel desks, customs, restaurants, and lounges. There are also duty-free shops on-site where you can browse through merchandise while you wait for your flight. Visitors can take a bus service from the airport to Bokaro, in Jamshedpur. You can also hire a taxi or rent a car from the airport to head to the city centre. Ranchi Railway Station lies around 6 km from the airport. 

About Ranchi

The capital city of the state of Jharkhand – which is known as the Land of Forests – Ranchi stretches along the banks of the Subarnarekha river. Situated in the eastern section of the Chota Nagpur Plateau, the city is bounded by flat-topped hills, locally known as pats, to the northwest. Framed against rolling hills, the lush green forested area surrounding the city is home to a diversity of flora and fauna. On the eastern and southern sides of Ranchi, there are numerous picturesque waterfalls, perfect for a day trip from the hubbub of the city. Ranchi grew into a municipality in 1869. Today, the bustling city is an important trade centre for the abundance of minerals and natural resources in the surrounding area. It is an important production centre for cotton, silk, tea, and agricultural products. The city enjoys robust rail and road connectivity with all major cities and towns. Ranchi is home to numerous indigenous tribes. The commonly spoken languages in the city are Hindi, Bangla, Urdu, and Maithili. The local bazaars are a delight for shoppers, with the wide variety of handicrafts made by artisans from various tribal communities. Look out for bamboo products, dokra art, and Tussar silk saris. Food enthusiasts must try the local kebabs, handi gosht, dehati chicken, ghugni and chilka roti, and dhuska. The best time to visit Ranchi is from September to May when the weather is pleasant. The city celebrates Ram Navami, Makar Sankranti, Holi, Diwali, and Dusshera with great pomp and show.

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Dassam Falls

These falls are located around 46 km southeast of Ranchi, near Taimara village. Plummeting from a height of 144 ft, these falls are fed by the Kachni river. The cascading waters of the falls make it a breathtaking sight for photography enthusiasts and nature lovers. In peak season, you will see as many as 10 streams of water cascading down into the plunge pool.

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Jagannath Temple

Situated 8 km southwest of the city centre, Jagannath Temple has a resemblance to the Jagannath Temple in Puri, Odisha. Dating from the 17th century, this 100-ft-tall temple was built by Aninath Shahdeo. Devotees throng the temple during the Rath Yatra when the idol of Lord Jagannath is carried around in a procession aboard a chariot. The temple is reached by a long flight of steps but the climb is well worth the views from the top.

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Kanke Dam

Located near Rock Garden, Kanke Dam is a favourite among visitors and tourists who come here to take in glorious water views, especially in the evening. Surrounded by rolling hills, the dam offers beautiful views of the city and is a good place to unwind from the frenetic pace of city life.

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Tagore Hill

Popular for jaw-dropping views of sunrises and sunsets, the 300-ft-high Tagore Hill – which is also known as Morabadi Hill – is located on the northern end of the city. Jyotirindranath Tagore, who was the brother of Rabindranath Tagore, visited the place in 1908 and built a house, named Shantidham, atop the hill. At the base of the hills stands the Ramakrishna Mission Ashram.

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, there are 3- and 4- star hotels near the airport in Kolkata. There are also homestays and apartments available near the airport.

Yes, Ranchi is popularly known as the "City of Waterfalls".

You can take the metro, bus, tram, ferry, or hire a taxi, or a car to get around Kolkata.

You can take the bus, or hire a taxi or an auto-rickshaw, or even rent a car to travel around the city.

Some of the popular attractions in Kolkata are Howrah Bridge, Victoria Memorial, Fort William, Birla Planetarium, Marble Palace, and Jorsanko Thakur Bari.

Some of the best places for shopping in Kolkata are New Market, Esplanade, Bara Bazaar, Hatibagan Market, Dakshinapan, and Chowringhee Road.

Some of the best places for shopping in Ranchi are Firayalal Shopping Centre, Upper Bazaar, Gram Udyog Bhandar, Ratu Bazaar, and GEL Church Complex.

Some of the best places to visit with kids in Kolkata are Indian Museum, the Indian Botanical Garden, Birla Planetarium, and Victoria Memorial.

Some of the most popular falls in Ranchi are Hundru Falls, Jonha Falls, and Dassam Falls.

The must-try sweets in Kolkata are lobongo lotika, kheer kadam, patishapta, chhanar jilipi, ladikeni, and joynogorer moa.

The IATA codes for Kolkata and Ranchi airports are CCU and IXR, respectively.

Howrah Bridge is one of the busiest cantilever bridges that bears the weight of over 80,000 vehicles, and around 1,50,000 pedestrians every day.

Park Street, in Kolkata, is a great place to unwind with multiple restaurants, cafes, and entertainment options. It is a popular shopping hub, which is also famous for its nightlife.

Kolkata is best visited from October to March when the weather is pleasant.

You can go for a boat cruise on Ranchi Lake and Rock Garden in Ranchi.
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Airport Information

Kolkata Jessore Rd, Dum Dum, Kolkata, West Bengal 700052

Ranchi Hinoo, Ranchi, Jharkhand 834002