Bankura is in a district in West Bengal.
Well connected to Durgapur (45km) by road. Private and state transport buses are most convenient. However, it is difficult to get any (either direction) after evening.
From Howrah (Kolkata), trains like Rupasi Bangla, Purulia Express, Chakradharpur Passenger, Mumbai Mail (weekly) are available. Puri Express( Puri-New Delhi), BadriNath Dham Express (Patna-Puri), Guwahati-Puri Express also run via Bankura. Passenger trains like Tatanagar-Kharagpur, Asansol-Kharagpur connect Bankura with major railheads in this region.
Buses run between Kolkata and Bankura. Regular bus services are also available for Malda, Siliguri, Purulia, Medinipur, Kharagpur, Tatanagar, Ranchi etc.