DESTINATION HINDUSTAN

Chandipur, Orissa 

Chandipur is 16 kms away from Balasore Railway Station on Howrah-Madras line of South Eastern ( S.E.) Railways. It is an unique beach where the sea water recedes about 5 kms during low-tide and advances to the shore line again during high-tides each day. It is one of the ideal beach resorts of Orissa.

Getting there : Air : The nearest Airport is Bhubaneshwar which is 230 kms from Chandipur. Fare : Calcutta - Bhubaneshwar Rs.1163/- (Y), Rs.1439/- (C).

Rail: The nearest railhead Balasore (16 kms) is on the South Eastern Railway. Fare : Calcutta - Balasore Rs.304 (AC-2A), Rs.228 (I), Rs.92 (II). All Calcutta-Madras rail routes of South-Eastern railways touches Balasore. From Howrah, Balasore could be accessable by Dhauli Exp, Falaknama Exp, East-Coast Exp, Puri and Jagannath Exp. at different points of time of the day. There are several local trains as well. Fares: Ist Class- INR. 400-550. Normal INR. 65-80. (Reservation charges excluded) 

Road: Chandipur is connected by road to Balasore 16 kms, Bhubaneshwar 230 kms, Cuttack 230 kms, Calcutta 240 kms etc.The Madras bound N.H. 5 linking Calcutta Balashore-Cuttack-Bhubaneswar is the main connector by road. There are several other bye-routes. Like Kolaghat-Digha-Jaleswar routes and Belda route. It takes approx 7-8 hours to reach Chandipur from Calcutta. 

Internal transport:The distance is 16 kms. from Balasore to Chandipur. The usual conveyance is a full reserved Ambassador,Sumo,Maruti, Auto or Tracker from Balasore. The usual fare ranges between Rs. 80-150 for different cars. bus service is also available from Balasore.