There are 3 ways to get from Chennai to Darjeeling by plane, train, taxi or car

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Fly  •  7 h 5 min

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

$75 - $569

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Train, taxi  •  38 h 24 min

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

$50 - $63

1 alternative option

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 and taxi which costs ₹3,600 - ₹4,600 and takes 38 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chennai to Darjeeling is to fly which costs ₹5,000 - ₹42,000 and takes 7 h 5 min.

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The distance between Chennai and Darjeeling is 1759 km. The road distance is 2202.4 km.

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The best way to get from Chennai to Darjeeling without a car is to train and taxi which takes 38 h 24 min and costs ₹3,600 - ₹4,600.

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It takes approximately 7 h 5 min to get from Chennai to Darjeeling, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Madras Airport to Bagdogra Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 35 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chennai to Darjeeling is 2202 km. It takes approximately 31 h 52 min to drive from Chennai to Darjeeling.

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Jet Lite, Vistara, Air India Limited and three other airlines offer flights from Madras 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 Chennai to Madras Airport is to train which takes 32 min and costs ₹8.

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Map of how to get from Chennai to Darjeeling.
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  • Distance: 1099.7 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 5 min

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.

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
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Madras to Bagdogra via Delhi
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $1,200
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
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $1,200
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
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 5 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
$15 - $19
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com

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