There are 4 ways to get from Chennai to Darjeeling by plane, train, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly  •  7 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Bagdogra (IXB) MAA - IXB

$76 - $570

Cheapest option

Train  •  41 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Perambur (PER) to Siliguri Junction (SGUJ) New Tinsukia Exp

$50 - $69

2 alternative options

Train, taxi  •  40 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Chennai Central (MAS) to New Jalpaiguri (NJP) Guwahati Exp / ...
  2. Take a taxi from New Jalpaiguri (NJP) to Darjeeling

$52 - $66

Drive  •  31 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Chennai to Darjeeling 1376.5 miles

$220 - $330

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The cheapest way to get from Chennai to Darjeeling is to train which costs ₹3,400 - ₹4,800 and takes 41 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chennai to Darjeeling is to fly which takes 7 h 12 min and costs ₹5,000 - ₹39,000.

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The distance between Chennai and Darjeeling is 1759 km. The road distance is 2202 km.

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It takes approximately 7 h 12 min to get from Chennai to Darjeeling, including transfers.

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

IndiGo Airlines, Vistara and six other airlines fly from Chennai to Darjeeling every 30 minutes. Alternatively, Indian Railways operates a train from Chennai to Darjeeling once a week. Tickets cost $35 - $50 and the journey takes 39 h 5 min.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Madras to Bagdogra via Kolkata
Ave. Duration
6 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $1,100
Flights from Madras to Bagdogra via Delhi
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $1,100
Flights from Madras to Bagdogra via Gauhati
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $1,100
Flights from Madras to Bagdogra via Pune, Kolkata
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $1,100
Flights from Madras to Bagdogra via Bengaluru, Kolkata
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $1,100
Flights from Madras to Bagdogra via Hyderabad, Kolkata
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $1,100
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Madras to Bagdogra via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $1,300
Flights from Madras to Bagdogra via Delhi
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,300
Flights from Madras to Bagdogra via Hyderabad, Delhi
Ave. Duration
9 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,300
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Madras to Bagdogra via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Madras to Bagdogra via Bengaluru, Gauhati
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $1,200
Vistara
Website
airvistara.com
Flights from Madras to Bagdogra via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Madras to Bagdogra via Delhi
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,300
Train operators
Other operators
Taxi from New Jalpaiguri (NJP) to Darjeeling
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Estimated price
$16 - $20
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com

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