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Howrah Junction Railway Station

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The largest and the most important railway station in Eastern India

The Howrah railway station was built by the British in the year of 1851. Currently this is the... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2018
Bengaluru, India
One of the biggest stations in India

Howrah station is one of the biggest railway stations in India. There are both local trains and... read more

Reviewed 18 July 2018
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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  • Average22%
  • Poor1%
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Lower Foreshore Rd, Howrah 711101, India
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Reviewed 22 August 2018

The Howrah railway station was built by the British in the year of 1851. Currently this is the busiest and one of the most important railway stations in eastern India as well as in entire India. Howrah station is situated on the bank of river...More

1  Thank BiswarupG16
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Howrah Station is one of the biggest railway station in India. Hope its Transformed into an International Standard Railway Station. And More Cleanliness and hygiene is been taken into account

Thank Ishan A
Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

Howrah station is one of the biggest railway stations in India. There are both local trains and long distance trains running from here. It's crowdy almost all through out the day. During office hours it can be very crowdy. There is a big retiring room...More

2  Thank emailswarup
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

One of the biggest and oldest railway station in the country. It is landmark and gateway to millions coming to the city of kolkata.

1  Thank RoshanM312
Reviewed 3 July 2018

It connects all of India. HQ to railway division, all the major cities like Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad etc are connected. A huge lot of tourists. It has both local and long distance rail networks. Because of the increased traffic, two new stations Shalimar...More

Thank Angshu_Kolkata
Reviewed 25 June 2018

This is my second review after January, 2018. This time I landed Kolkata International Airport and reached to Howrah at about 11:00 am to take train for my onward journey at 14:05 hrs. As stated earlier Howrah Railway station is very very huge and accommodation...More

Thank Bimal0401
Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

Howrah junction is one of the biggest railway station, many people have use this station for their various types of journey. You can go anywhere by train from this station.

Thank RanadeepB6
Reviewed 14 May 2018

The station is good where you can take your vehicle till to the platform. But the below station area is smelly, dirty and congested.

Thank amitkumar_bec
Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

Howrah junction is one of the busiest junction in West Bengal .As an important junction mostly all trains halt here.And the place is too well maintained by the authority.Foods are also available at platform premises

Thank NirmalyaM20
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

It is located on the platform number 21 Just above enquiry.I was there on a Friday.I didn't get huge rush over there was able to get a seat.There is separate waiting room on the same floor for ladies and gents.But for some reason I saw...More

12  Thank Subrata G
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Mamta A
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Response from Dhiraj H | Reviewed this property |
In Howrah all platforms are at the ground level. Best. Dhiraj
19 August 2018|
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Response from Bimal0401 | Reviewed this property |
Hope you have calculated 4-5 hr time considering 2 Hrs reporting time at Kolkata Airport. For 11 PM flight you will have to report at 09.00 PM. If you are going to travel by AC class than on getting down at Howrah, you may... More
12 July 2018|
Response from arun k | Reviewed this property |
Yes available and it is online booking rarely empty and there is touts bookings too. Check in time is 10.00AM or 12.00 noon.