HOW TO REACH SUNDERBAN NATIONAL PARK
The largest coastal mangrove in the heart of West Bengal, The Sunderban National Park is one of the most popular wildlife tourist destinations in India. There are direct links from Kolkata to Sunderban by rail and road. The easiest way to reach this site is to take a train from Canning which is nearly 48 kms away from Sunderban National Park.
By Air : The nearest airport to the Sunderban National Park is Netaji Subhash International Airport at Dumdum, Kolkata, which is on an average 112 kilometers away from the National Park. After arriving in Kolkata, you have to take the road or train route to reach the Sunderbans.
By Rail : The nearest railway station link is Canning. It is approximately 48 kilometers away from the Sunderban National Park. From Sealdah (Kolkata) there are many local trains to Canning throughout the day after which you can choose to travel by a bus to Namkhana, Raidighi, Sonakhali and Najat from there onwards motorboat service is available for Sunderban National Park.
By Road : A well-laid network of roadways interface Kolkata to Sunderbans with a proximate distance of 110 kms . Public transport is very easily accessible with additional way into waterways from Sonakhali , Namkhana , Canning , Raidighi and Najat – all at a comparatively short distance.
By Waterways : Sunderbans are mostly approached by riverine transportation and are adopted as the best way to connect. Motorboats to travel to Sunderbans can be hired from Namkhana, Sagar Island, Sajnekhali, Sonakhali and Raidighi.