There are 4 ways to get from Asansol to Gangtok by train, taxi, car or plane

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Train, taxi  •  14 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Asansol Junction (ASN) to New Mal Junction (NMZ) Rnc-Kyq Exp / ...
  2. Take a taxi from New Mal Junction (NMZ) to Gangtok

$40 - $55

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Taxi  •  8 h 54 min

  1. Take a taxi from Asansol to Gangtok 384.7 miles

$130 - $170

Drive  •  8 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Asansol to Gangtok 384.7 miles

$60 - $95

Train, fly, taxi  •  7 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Asansol Junction (ASN) to Howrah Junction (HWH)
  2. Fly from Kolkata (CCU) to Bagdogra (IXB) CCU - IXB
  3. Take a taxi from Bagdogra to Gangtok

$65 - $216

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The cheapest way to get from Asansol to Gangtok is to train and taxi which costs ₹2,700 - ₹3,900 and takes 14 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Asansol to Gangtok is to train and fly and taxi which costs ₹4,500 - ₹16,000 and takes 7 h 55 min.

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The distance between Asansol and Gangtok is 437 km. The road distance is 615.5 km.

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The best way to get from Asansol to Gangtok without a car is to train and taxi which takes 14 h 45 min and costs ₹2,700 - ₹3,900.

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It takes approximately 14 h 45 min to get from Asansol to Gangtok, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Kolkata Airport to Bagdogra Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Asansol to Gangtok is 616 km. It takes approximately 8 h 54 min to drive from Asansol to Gangtok.

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GoAir, Air India Limited, Spicejet and two other airlines offer flights from Kolkata Airport to Bagdogra Airport.

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The nearest airport to Gangtok is Bagdogra (IXB) Airport which is 76.7 km away. Other nearby airports include Paro (PBH) (80.7 km), Bhadrapur (BDP) (99.2 km), Biratnagar (BIR) (163 km) and Saidpur (SPD) (176.4 km).

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There are 383+ hotels available in Gangtok. Prices start at $17 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Asansol to Gangtok.
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  • Distance: 273 miles
  • Duration: 14 h 45 min

What companies run services between Asansol, India and Gangtok, India?

There is no direct connection from Asansol to Gangtok. However, you can take the train to New Mal Junction (NMZ) then take the taxi to Gangtok. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Gangtok.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Kolkata to Bagdogra
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Kolkata to Bagdogra
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $350
AirAsia India
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kolkata to Bagdogra
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $420
GoAir
Website
goair.in
Flights from Kolkata to Bagdogra
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Kolkata to Bagdogra
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $650
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Asansol Junction (ASN) to New Mal Junction (NMZ)
Ave. Duration
12 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$10 - $20
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Asansol Junction (ASN) to Howrah Junction (HWH)
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $15
Book at
irctc.co.in
Other operators
Taxi from New Mal Junction (NMZ) to Gangtok
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Estimated price
$29 - $35

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