There are 6 ways to get from Patna to Darjeeling by train, bus, taxi, car or plane

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Train  •  14 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Rajendranagar T (RJPB) to Siliguri Junction (SGUJ) Rjpb-Kyq Capital Exp

$23 - $36

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Train via Patna Junction (PNBE)  •  22 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Patna Junction (PNBE) to Siliguri Junction (SGUJ) Sikkim Mahananda Exp
  2. Take the train from Siliguri Junction (SGUJ) to Darjeeling (DJ) Njp-Kgn-Dj Passenger

$10 - $31

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Bus  •  14 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Patna to Kishanganj
  2. Take the bus from Kishanganj to Siliguri

$29 - $40

Taxi  •  6 h 59 min

  1. Take a taxi from Patna to Darjeeling 296.7 miles

$100 - $120

Drive  •  6 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Patna to Darjeeling 296.7 miles

$45 - $70

Fly  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Patna (PAT) to Bagdogra (IXB) PAT - IXB

$157 - $721

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The cheapest way to get from Patna to Darjeeling is to train which costs ₹700 - ₹2,300 and takes 22 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Patna to Darjeeling is to fly which costs ₹11,000 - ₹55,000 and takes 5 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Patna to Darjeeling. However, there are services departing from Patna Junction (PNBE) and arriving at Darjeeling (DJ) via Siliguri Junction (SGUJ). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22 h 10 min.

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The distance between Patna and Darjeeling is 351 km. The road distance is 474.7 km.

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The best way to get from Patna to Darjeeling without a car is to train which takes 14 h 18 min and costs ₹1,600 - ₹2,700.

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It takes approximately 14 h 18 min to get from Patna to Darjeeling, including transfers.

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Patna to Darjeeling train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Patna Junction (PNBE) station.

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The best way to get from Patna to Darjeeling is to train which takes 14 h 18 min and costs ₹1,600 - ₹2,700. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₹2,100 - ₹2,900 and takes 14 h 52 min, you could also fly, which costs ₹11,000 - ₹55,000 and takes 5 h 15 min.

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There is no direct flight from Patna Airport to Bagdogra Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h and has one stopover.

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Patna to Darjeeling train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Darjeeling (DJ) station.

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Map of how to get from Patna to Darjeeling.
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  • Distance: 219.2 miles
  • Duration: 14 h 18 min

What companies run services between Patna, India and Darjeeling, India?

Indian Railways operates a train from Patna to Darjeeling 4 times a week. Tickets cost $8 - $18 and the journey takes 13 h 15 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Patna to Darjeeling via Kishanganj and Siliguri in around 14 h 52 min.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Patna to Bagdogra via Kolkata
Ave. Duration
6 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Patna to Bagdogra via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Patna to Bagdogra via Varanasi, Delhi
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Patna to Bagdogra via Kolkata, Gauhati
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
GoAir
Website
goair.in
Flights from Patna to Bagdogra via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $850
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Rajendranagar T (RJPB) to Siliguri Junction (SGUJ)
Ave. Duration
13 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Patna Junction (PNBE) to Siliguri Junction (SGUJ)
Ave. Duration
14 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Siliguri Junction (SGUJ) to Darjeeling (DJ)
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $13
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Patna to Kishanganj
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Kishanganj to Siliguri
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Book at
redbus.in
Other operators
Taxi from Patna to Darjeeling
Ave. Duration
6 h 59 min
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com
Super Radio Cab
Phone
+91 99 343 23111
Website
superradiocab.com
Mauryan Cabs
Phone
+91 92 63 63 64 64
Website
mauryancabs.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Patna to Darjeeling is 475 km. It takes approximately 6 h 59 min to drive from Patna to Darjeeling.

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GoAir and IndiGo Airlines offer flights from Patna Airport to Bagdogra Airport.

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There are 365+ hotels available in Darjeeling. Prices start at $16 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Patna to Patna Airport is to taxi which takes 6 min and costs ₹130 - ₹160.

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