Barasat is a town at the northern fringes of Kolkata, West Bengal and the headquarters of North 24 Parganas district.

Get inEdit

Map of Barasat

By trainEdit

  • 1 Barasat Junction railway station.    

By busEdit

  • 2 Barasat Bus Terminus, Champadali.

See and doEdit

  • 1 Barasat Stadium (Barasat District Sports Stadium, Vidyasagar Krirangan). This football stadium is used mostly for Calcutta Football League matches. It is also used for several district-level, state-level and sometimes national level tournaments.
  • 2 Warren Hastings' House.  


  • 1 Saha Textile, Haritala.
  • 2 Star Mall, 74/Mall/A, Jessore Rd.

Eat and drinkEdit


This guide uses the following price ranges for a standard double room:
Budget ₹1000
Mid-range ₹1000 to ₹3000
Splurge ₹3000

Stay safeEdit

For the past several years Barasat has, from time to time, been in the news for crime in general and against women in particular. The victims have generally been local people and life has gone on. However, those travelling to Barasat may keep a note of the emergency police number: 100.

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