There are several options available for traveling from Durgapur to Santiniketan, which is located in the neighboring district of Bardhaman, to Santiniketan.
- One of the most convenient ways of how to reach Santiniketan from Durgapur is by train. The Santiniketan Express and Purushottam Express are popular trains that operate between the two cities, with a travel time of approximately 2 hours. The trains have several stops en route and offer comfortable seating with basic amenities.
- Another option is to take a bus from Durgapur to Santiniketan, with several state-run and private buses available for the 3-hour journey. The buses are comfortable and offer amenities such as air conditioning and reclining seats.
- For those who prefer to travel by car, taxis can be hired, or one can opt to drive their own vehicle to Santiniketan. The distance between Durgapur and Santiniketan is approximately 130 kilometers, and the scenic drive takes around 3 hours, passing through charming countryside and small towns.