City/town in West Bengal, India

Haldia is a port and industrial city in Southwest Bengal in India.

UnderstandEdit

Haldia is located near the confluence of the Hooghly River, a distributary of the Ganges and Haldi River. Haldia Dock Complex, which is administratively a part of Kolkata Port Trust was commissioned in 1977. Haldia Refinery of Indian Oil Corporation was commissioned in 1975. Thereafter many industries cropped up in Haldia, including Haldia Petro-chemical complex.

Get inEdit

By roadEdit

1. Haldia Municipality Transport Service (Daily A.C. bus Service). Journey Time: 2.5 hrs, Distance: 122 km.

Kolkata Departure: 07AM, 04PM and 05:30 pm. Contact Numbers (Kolkata): 9331815444, 9903419264, 9231553659, 9331119797.

Haldia Departure: 07AM, 08AM and 04:45 pm. Contact Numbers (Haldia): 03224-641839, 9732721199, 9774000949.

Fare: ₹110.00 (Please check and confirm fare and timings before travelling),

2. Kolkata - Amtala - Roychak - Kukrahati - Haldia. Journey Time: 3.5 hrs, Distance : 85 km

Kolkata - Roychak : Bus No - RT 210, Frequency : Every 15 min to 30 min, Journey Time: 2 hrs, Fare: ₹24.00.

Roychak - Kukrahati : By Water Vessel of Haldia Municipality, Frequency : Every 15/30 mins, Journey Time: 15 mins, Fare : ₹8.50.

Kukrahati - Haldia : Private Bus, Mini Bus or Municipality Bus, Frequency : Every 15 min to 30 min, Journey Time: 40 mins to 1 hrs, Fare: ₹18.00.

By trainEdit

1. Howrah - Mecheda - Haldia Journey Time: 1.5 hrs, Distance : 135 km Howrah - Mechada : By Mecheda, Panskura, Kharagpur or Medinipur Local train, Fare : About ₹15.00.

Mecheda - Haldia : By Private or State or Municipality Bus. Journey Time: 1.5 hrs, Frequency : Every 15 min to 30 min, Fare : About ₹30.00,

2. Howrah - Haldia.

Howrah - Haldia : By Haldia Local Train, Journey Time: 3.5 hrs, Frequency : Morning & Evening, Fare : About ₹30.00.

3. Asansol - Haldia.

Asansol Departure time : 05.40 hrs Haldia Arrivel time : 12.10 hrs, Frequency : Daily, Distance: 311 km. For more details visit : [1]

  • 1 Haldia railway station, Panskura-Tamluk Rd.    

Get aroundEdit

Industry/ Transportation landmarksEdit

  • 1 Chambal Fertilisers & Chemicals Limited.
  • 2 Haldia Dock Complex.
  • 3 Haldia Petrochemicals Limited.
  • 4 Hidustan Fertiliser Corporation Limited.
  • 5 Hooghly Met Coke and Power Company Limited.
  • 6 Indian Oil Corporation Limited.
  • 7 Mitshubishi Chemicals Limited.
  • 8 Tata Chemicals Limited. HFCL

SeeEdit

  • 9 Haldi River.
  • 10 Hooghly River.
  • 1 Sunset Point (On the bank of the Haldi River).

DoEdit

Most travellers come to Haldia for business, and there is not that much to attract tourists. Watching daily activities of an industrial Indian city can be enjoyable though.

BuyEdit

  • Maduri

EatEdit

  • The Golden Retreat, City Centre, Debhog, Haldia, East Midnapore (Heart of the city), +91 3224252020. ₹2900/₹6500.
  • The Golden Harvest, City Centre, Debhog, The Golden Retreat, +91 3224 - 252020. 12.30 to 3PM, 7.30 to 12.30PM. Northwest frontier cuisine

DrinkEdit

  • Hotel Dreamland. 7PM to 11PM. Bar with music. Good place with soothing ambience.
  • Royal Harbour. Good crowd in the bar with high class officers and businessmen frequenting the place. There is a protocol and dress code for this place so no non-sense is allowed here.

SleepEdit

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