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Kolkata Ferries

athome
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Kolkata Ferries

Do passenger ferries stop at the jetty close to Shalimar Railway Station and connect across river to Kolkata side?

To Bidhan Ghat, Outram Ghat, Babughat or Fairlie Place Ghat ??

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1. Re: Kolkata Ferries

No. Shalimar Railway Station is not connected by any ferry service.

Nearest ferry service is towards Kolkata side is Ramkrishnapur Ghat - Babughat ferry service, which is about 4 KM drive from the station.

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2. Re: Kolkata Ferries

Thank you.

Are ferries still going to the Botanical Gardens ?

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3. Re: Kolkata Ferries

Nazirgunj Ferry Ghat is the nearest ferry service near Botanical Garden. Botanical Garden also has a ferry ghat, but I am not sure if it is operational for commuters.

Opposite of Nazirgunj Ferry Ghat is Metiabruz Ferry ghat on Kolkata side.

Metiabruz is better option if you are coming from South Kolkata only.

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4. Re: Kolkata Ferries

It would appear to be possible to reach Botanical Gardens (Nazirgunj) from Fairlie Place by changing ferries at Metiabruz ??

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5. Re: Kolkata Ferries

Absolutely. There is a service from Fairlie Place to Metiabruz.

Ask at the counter if there is any direct ferry to B. Gardens.

Even if there is not, your plan seems perfect.

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