Getting There & Away

Local suburban trains (₹25, two to 2½ hours, about hourly) connect Kolkata's Sealdah train station to the town of Krishnanagar, from where shared autorickshaws (₹20) can shuttle you to Mayapur. Alternatively, Iskcon runs a bus service from Kolkata (₹850 return) leaving early on Friday morning (returning Friday evening) and early Saturday morning (returning Sunday evening). For details or to make a booking, call or visit Iskcon Kolkata.