Kolkata Holidays

The mega-city of Calcutta (Kolkata in the local language) was named after Kali, the Hindu goddess of creation and destruction. That the city was named after change is not at all surprising. A visit to Kolkata is a visceral experience in constant movement. With one of the largest urban populations …

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How to get to Kolkata

Here's what you need to know about getting to Kolkata. You can see the cheapest month to fly and a snapshot of flight prices for the following month. Also, don't forget to factor in your travelling time - the typical flight from London Heathrow to Kolkata takes 13 hours, 25 minutes.

When to go to Kolkata

Typical Holiday Price

878 € per person

The average price of hotels and apartments in Kolkata varies according to the time of year. To help you plan when to go, we've looked at the hotels available on our site, then worked out the average price per night for the quietest and the busiest months.

Cheapest Month to Visit


Based on a typical 1 week holiday - adding together the cost of flights and accommodation - February is the cheapest month to go to Kolkata.

Where to stay in Kolkata

Whatever your travelling style, we can help find you the perfect place to stay. From luxurious hotels to practical apartments, these are our most popular places in Kolkata, according to other travellers.

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