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

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Fly, taxi  •  8 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Bagdogra (IXB) MAA - IXB
  2. Take a taxi from Bagdogra to Gangtok

$88 - $585

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Train, bus  •  46 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Perambur (PER) to Siliguri Junction (SGUJ) Sbc - Ntsk Superfast Exp
  2. Take the bus from Siliguri to Gangtok

$37 - $56

2 alternative options

Train, taxi  •  39 h 6 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 Gangtok

$61 - $77

Drive  •  32 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Chennai to Gangtok 1410.2 miles

$220 - $340

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The cheapest way to get from Chennai to Gangtok is to train and bus which costs ₹2,700 - ₹4,200 and takes 46 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chennai to Gangtok is to fly and taxi which costs ₹6,000 - ₹43,000 and takes 8 h 9 min.

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The distance between Chennai and Gangtok is 1805 km. The road distance is 2256.3 km.

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The best way to get from Chennai to Gangtok without a car is to train and taxi which takes 39 h 6 min and costs ₹4,500 - ₹6,000.

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It takes approximately 8 h 9 min to get from Chennai to Gangtok, 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 Gangtok is 2256 km. It takes approximately 32 h 37 min to drive from Chennai to Gangtok.

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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 429+ hotels available in Gangtok. Prices start at $18 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 Gangtok.
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  • Distance: 1128 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 9 min

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

There is no direct connection from Chennai to Gangtok. However, you can take the train to Tirusulam, take the walk to Madras airport, fly to Bagdogra, then take the taxi to Gangtok. Alternatively, you can take the train to New Jalpaiguri (NJP) then take the taxi to Gangtok.

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 Mumbai
Ave. Duration
6 h
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 Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $1,100
Flights from Madras to Bagdogra via Visakhapatnam, Delhi
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $1,100
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Madras to Bagdogra via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $1,300
Flights from Madras to Bagdogra via Kolkata
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,300
Flights from Madras to Bagdogra via Delhi
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,300
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Madras to Bagdogra via Delhi
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $1,200
Flights from Madras to Bagdogra via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Vistara
Website
airvistara.com
Flights from Madras to Bagdogra via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 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
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Bagdogra to Gangtok
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Estimated price
$28 - $35
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com

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