Murshidabad in West Bengal (India)
Latitude Longitude
North South East West
N 24O5020 N 23O4330 E 88O4600 E 87O4917
 Total Area 5341 sq. km
Maximum Temperature 38.6 OC
Minimum Temperature 7.8 OC

Annual Rainfall

1593.10 mm

Height over mean sea level



Murshidabad is well connected with Kolkata (formerly known as Calcutta, in West-Bengal, India). The Air port of Kolkata is N. S. C. Bose International Airport at Dumdum. From Kolkata Berhampore the District capital town of Murshidabad is 195 Km. Tourist taxi, hired car, auto-rickshaw are available from Berhampore to visit the tourist spots at Murshidabad town, Azimganj, Jiaganj, Kandi, Sagardighi, Karnasuvarna ..etc .

Communication By Rail

Berhampore Court is the main station which is connected with Sealdah Station at Kolkata. The Bhagirathi Express,  & the Lalgola Passenger from the Sealdah Railway Station reach Berhampore Court Railway Station covering 197 km in 5 to 6 hours. (13113 / 13114) Hazarduari Express and (13117/13118) Dhanadhanye Express reaches Lalgola and Berhampore Court Stn from Kolkata Stn respectively.

Khagraghat, the other station at the opposite bank of the river Bhagirathi is connected with the Howrah Station. Teesta Torsa, Kamrup, Hatey Bazare express have stoppage at Khagraghat Railway Station. The Khagraghat Railway station is also connected by local trains from Katwa, Salar, Bandel and Howrah. One can also reach Khagraghat Station from Howrah by Inttercity Express.

  • Howrah - Maldah Intercity  Express

Farakka is the most well connected railway station of this district. Farakka is 98 km by road from Berhampore and is connected by every express bus coming from Malda, Siliguri, Raiganj, Coochbihar, New Alipurduar, Gangtok, Balurghat, and Jalpaiguri. The following trains stop at new Farakka Junction: -

  • Sealdah Guwahati Kanchanjungha Express

  • Sealdah New Alipurduar Teesta Torsa Express

  • Howrah Dibrugarh Kamrup Express

  • Sealdah New Jalpaiguri Darjeeling Mail

  • Sealdah Katihar Hatey Bazare Express

  • Sealdah Malda Gour Express

  • Delhi Dibrugarh Bhramaputra Mail

  • Bhiwani Malda Farakka Express

Also one can reach Berhampore from Azimganj. Teesta Torsa, Kamrup, Hatey Bazare, Kanchanjungha and Uttarbanga Express touch Azimganj Junction Railway Station. This place is well connected by bus from Berhampore. 

Communication By Road

Buses ply frequently from Kolkata (i.e. from Sahid Minar, Ultadanga etc) to Berhampore. Most of the North Bengal bound bus have a halt at Berhampore.

Buses from nearby district town of West Bengal i.e. Burdwan, Rampurhat, Suri, Bolpur, Malda, Krishnagar and Durgapur regularly ply to Berhampore.