How to reach vellore by train from Howrah

How to reach Vellore by train from Howrah
Silver Gate for New Private Patient

How to reach Vellore by train from Howrah / Kolkata

Christian Medical College & Hospital popularly known as CMC Vellore is one of the most renowned hospitals in Asia. The devotion and dedication that you find here make this institution unique in its arena.

How to make an appointment at CMC Hospital, Vellore?

If you are not the first time to Vellore, you just log into the Patient Portal with your Hospital ID or Hospital Number to fix your CMC appointments.

For the first appointment in CMC Vellore

I think the easier and more convenient way to make an appointment in CMC is online than offline. It also helps to reduce stay at Vellore because you already know the exact schedule. You can find each and every detail about the online booking of an appointment by CLICKING HERE.

Offline appointment in CMC Vellore

But for an offline appointment in CMC Vellore, you have to present yourself physically at the Hospital before knowing the exact date of the appointment. At the main gate of CMC Hospital, you will find “Silver Gate For New Appointment” go there and get help from the staff there for your appointment.
You may make an appointment with a senior doctor.For the complete list of DOCTORS in CMC Vellore CLICK HERE

Where will you stay after you reach CMC Hospital Vellore

There are a pretty large number of Lodge and Hotels within 2 – 10 minutes walking distance from the Hospital offering room rent ranging from Rs.250 to Rs.2500 per day. ( Some of them put a condition like 3 / 5 days of room rent in advance).

Most hotels and restaurants offer a Bengali food menu. Besides Bengali food, you can also have Punjabi and Chinese food in a number of restaurants.

List of Hotel/ Lodge near CMC Hospital

Name: Banerjee Hotel
Address: 77, Babu Rao St, Sripuram, Beripettai, Vellore, Tamil Nadu 632004

Contact: 070766 91065

Name: New Bengal Hotel
LodgeAddress: 66 /44, Babu Rao St, Sripuram, Beripettai, Vellore, Tamil Nadu 632004

Contact: 098432 41282

Name: Hotel Rimpa
Address: Babu Rao Street, Babu Rao Street, Gayathri Annex Lodge, Babu Rao St, Vellore, Tamil Nadu 632004
Contact: 098957 61876

Name: New Hotel Calcutta
Address: 51, Babu Rao St, Near C.M.C Hospital, Sripuram, Beripettai,Vellore, Tamil Nadu 632004
Contact: 0416 221 3482

Name: Annapurna Hotel and Restaurant
Address: 156, Main Bazaar Rd, Sripuram, Saidapet, Vellore, Tamil Nadu 632012
Contact: 097915 60293

Name: Geetanjali Bengali Restaurant
Address: 2192, 3, Babu Rao St, Near CMC Hospital, Sripuram, Beripettai, Vellore, Tamil Nadu 632004

Contact: 099526 15638, 070034 65563

Options to reach Vellore CMC hospital from Howrah / Kolkata

If you want to visit CMC Vellore, you can go by train or you can avail of air. The nearest railway station to CMC is Katpadi about 8 km away and the airport is Chennai about 130 km away from the Hospital.

Trains to Reach Vellore from Howrah

If you take the option of  Howrah Yashvantpur Express then you might arrive at Katpadi by 01:45 am in the morning actually midnight. But don’t worry this is the most popular train from Howrah to Vellore. Every day hundreds of patient parties from West Bengal avail themselves of the same train for CMC Vellore.  That means you will find many other passengers boarding down at Katpadi with you by 2 o’clock at night. Numerous number of Auto- Rickshaws are waiting outside the station at that time. You can reserve one of them for Rs.150 or take a share for Rs 30 to 40  to reach the hospital’s main gate in less than 30 minutes. Then you can board any of the lodges or hotels nearby that you find suitable for you.

Howrah to Katpadi train fare

Howrah-Yesvantpur SF Express (12863)

SL Rs. 740/-
3A Rs. 1955/-
2A Rs. 2855/-

If you book Tatkal Tickets

SL Rs. 960/-
3A Rs. 2515/-
2A Rs. 3685/-

Check updated train fare

List of Trains between Howrah to Katpadi ( Time taken 29 hrs or more)

  1. 12510/Guwahati-Bangalore (Kaziranga) SF Express.
  2. 12508/Guwahati – Trivandrum Express.
  3. 12516/Guwahati-Trivandrum Central Express.
  4. 15902/Dibrugarh–Bangalore Weekly Express.
  5. 02851/Santragachi – Ernakulam Weekly Special.
  6. 22851/Santragachi – Mangalore (Vivek) Express.
  7. 22817/Howrah-Mysore Weekly SF Express.
  8. 12863/Howrah-Yesvantpur SF Express.
  9. 16324/Shalimar – Trivandrum Central Express.
  10. 22642/Shalimar – Trivandrum Central SF Express.
  11. 12660/Shalimar-Nagercoil Gurudev Express.
  12. 12867/Howrah-Puducherry (Aurobindo) Express.
  13. 15228/Muzaffarpur-Yesvantpur Weekly Express.
  14. 12254/Anga SF Express.
How to reach vellore by train from Howrah

NB: Code of Howrah railway station is HWH and Katpadi is KPD.

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