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There are 2 ways to get from Biratnagar Airport (BIR) to Gangtok by train, bus or car

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Train, bus  •  14 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Jogbani (JBN) to Katihar Junction (KIR)
  2. Take the train from Katihar Junction (KIR) to Siliguri Junction (SGUJ)
  3. Take the bus from Siliguri to Gangtok

$12 - $40

1 alternative option

Drive  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Biratnagar Airport (BIR) to Gangtok 161.8 miles

$21 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Biratnagar Airport (BIR) to Gangtok is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 3 h 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Biratnagar Airport (BIR) to Gangtok is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 3 h 48 min.

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The distance between Biratnagar Airport (BIR) and Gangtok is 163 km. The road distance is 259 km.

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It takes approximately 14 h 21 min to get from Biratnagar Airport (BIR) to Gangtok, including transfers.

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Gangtok is 15 min behind Biratnagar Airport (BIR). It is currently 5:10 AM in Biratnagar Airport (BIR) and 4:55 AM in Gangtok.

Yes, the driving distance between Biratnagar Airport (BIR) to Gangtok is 259 km. It takes approximately 3 h 48 min to drive from Biratnagar Airport (BIR) to Gangtok.

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There are 429+ hotels available in Gangtok. Prices start at $18 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 101.8 miles
  • Duration: 14 h 21 min

What companies run services between Biratnagar Airport (BIR), Nepal and Gangtok, India?

There is no direct connection from Biratnagar Airport (BIR) to Gangtok. However, you can take the drive to Jogbani (JBN), take the train to Katihar Junction (KIR), take the train to Siliguri Junction (SGUJ), take the walk to Siliguri, then take the bus to Gangtok. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Gangtok.

Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Jogbani (JBN) to Katihar Junction (KIR)
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $13
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Katihar Junction (KIR) to Siliguri Junction (SGUJ)
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $15
Book at
irctc.co.in
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