how long does it take to go there from Kempton hotel (new market area). and how do you get there
by bus from Esplanade it will take 1.5hrs and by taxi 1hr. approx. if traffic jam in shyambazar area otherwise by taxi it will take hardly 40minutes.
There are multiple options as already mentioned, you can explore any of them and in case you want to make it easy, you may book a private taxi as we did as my grand mother was with us. The traffic in the evening can be bad especially during peak hours, when we had travelled, it took us a little over 1.5 hours to return back whereas to reach it took us less than 40 minutes in the afternoon. Or else you can use regular Ambassdor Taxi as well or bus.
There are lot of option to reach there from your hotel. If you can make it on Sunday or on any holiday,as the traffic is very less and you can make it smoothly.
One of the best option on any day is to take a cab from your hotel to Babughat it will take 5 to 7 minutes, take ferry from Babughat to Howrah, you will enjoy the ride, then take a cab to Belurmath or take a local train from howrah to belurmath, the train is not frequent if you need i can give the timings of those local trains. If you need any assist for Kolkata or nearby you can message me at +919836606999.
It was about 30-40 minutes in good traffic from Esplanade area not too far from New Market. However, coming back, the traffic was so bad it took over an hour. It really depends on the time of day. You should google map it. This will give you directions and time estimates.
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