How to Reach

Falakata  is well connected by road and rail network with major cities of North Bengal. Nearest airport is Coochbeher airport, which is not fully operational at present, that’s why Bagdogra airport is the nearest functional airport, at a distance of 125 km. The distance of Falakata from Jalpaiguri is 65km, from Siliguri 110km, from Coochbeher  42km, from Dhupguri 25km and from Alipurduar 40km. If you are approaching falakata from Jalpaiguri, Siliguri or Dhupguri, then Dhupguri More(Meeting point of NH and Jateswar Road) is the right place to get down from the bus. Otherwise, if you are coming from Alipurduar or Coochbeher then get down at falakata bus stop. From Dhupguri More or from Falakata bus stop you have to take a auto rickshw, toto or a savari/jeep towards Jateswar. Falakata Polytechnic is just 2.5 km away.

Falakata Railway station is nearer to the institute at a distance of 2 km, which can be -covered either on e-rickshaw (Toto) for Rs.10 only or on foot.

picture-of-bus-cliparts-clipart-buses-pictures   By Bus :

North Bengal State Transport corporation (NBSTC)  and private buses are very frequent in this route. You can take any bus which is bound to Alipurduar or Coochbeher from Siliguri or Jalpaiguri and similarly if you are approaching from Coochbeher or Alipurduar try to catch Siliguri or Jalpaiguri bound buses. Assam State Transport Corporation (ASTC) and Buses of Royal Bhutan Transport also ply over falakata. From Tenzing Norgay Bus Terminus at Siliguri you can get NBSTC buses at every half an hour interval.

 train24By Train :

Train services from Sealdah and Howrah to Falakata

Train Name & No. Origin Dep.

Time

Destination Arr.

Time

Days Of Run
M T W T F S S
15657       KANCHANJANGA EX SEALDAH 06:35 FALAKATA 20:38 N Y N Y Y N Y
25657       KANCHANJANGA EX SEALDAH 06:35 FALAKATA 20:38 Y N Y N N Y N
13141       TESTA TORSA EXP SEALDAH 13:40 FALAKATA 05:19 Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
15959       KAMRUP EXPRESS HOWRAH JN 17:35 FALAKATA 08:14 Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
13147       UTTAR BANGA EXP SEALDAH 19:35 FALAKATA 08:44 Y Y Y Y Y Y Y

Train services from New Jalpaiguri (NJP) to Falakata

Train Name & No. Origin Dep.

Time

Destination Arr.

Time

Days Of Run
M T W T F S S
13141        TESTA TORSA EXP NJP 03:00 FALAKATA 05:15 Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
14056        BRAHMPUTRA MAIL NJP 05:20 FALAKATA 06:55 Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
15959        KAMRUP EXPRESS NJP 06:35 FALAKATA 08:13 Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
13147        UTTAR BANGA EXP NJP 07:00 FALAKATA 08:43 Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
55713        BG / RNY / Decagaon Passanger NJP 07:20 FALAKATA 10:10 Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
15657        KANCHANJANGA EX NJP 18:30 FALAKATA 20:35 N Y N Y Y N Y
25657        KANCHANJANGA EX NJP 18:30 FALAKATA 20:35 Y N Y N N Y N

Falakata Railway station is just 2 km away from the Polytechnic. For latest schedules, availability of seats, fare and other information, please visit the website www.indianrail.gov.in.

 

flight-clipart-airplane-clip-art-free-588x305By Air:

Bagdogra is the nearest operational airport from where you can take a prepaid taxi for falakata. Otherwise you can travel upto Siliguri and avail Bus/Train services mentioned above. A number of different flights are available at Bagdogra for Kolkata, Delhi, Guwhati and Patna.

For Flight Schedule of Bagdogra Airport please visit :  http://www.flightstats.com/go/FlightStatus/flightStatusByAirport.do?airportCode=Bagdogra%20Airport%20(IXB)

Distance of Falakata from Kolkata (State Capital)  –    647 km. (By Road)  & 608 km. (By Train)

Distance of Falakata from Alipurduar (District Headquater)  –  40 km. (By Road) &
57 km. (By Train)

ADDRESS:

FALAKATA  POLYTECHNIC
Baganbari,  P.O. – Falakata,
Dist – Alipurduar, PIN – 735211

 

Telephone  (Office) :   03563 – 260642
Fax  (Office) :              03563 – 260642

Email Id –   falakatapoly@gmail.com