An extensive road network covers the entire state. A number of National Highways and State Highways crisscross the land. One can also approach the state from neighbouring states, namely Bihar, Orissa and Jharkhand. Cross border road transportation is also operational with neighbouring countries like Nepal, Bhutan and Bangladesh. The highways connecting various cities and towns of West Bengal are as follows:
National Highways (NH) - 2, 6, 31A, 31C, 31D, 32, 35, 41, 55, 60, 80, 81
State Highways (SH) - 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 10A, 11, 12, 12A
Tourist destination in West Bengal are very well connected to Kolkata by Bus. Buses ply regularly from Dharmatala/ Esplanade bus stand of Kolkata.
Calcutta State Transport Corporation (CSTC), South Bengal State Transport Corporation (SBSTC), North Bengal State Transport Corporation (NBSTC) buses ply regulary covering all the tourist destination offering luxury A/C bus services.
In addition to the various options of road transport discussed here, there are private bus and cab operators providing either online or telephonic reservation services. More information can be had on these by visiting the following links: