There are 6 ways to get from Darjeeling to Cherrapunji by plane, taxi, train 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.

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Fly, taxi  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Bagdogra (IXB) to Gauhati (GAU) IXB - GAU
  2. Take a taxi from Gauhati to Cherrapunji

$80 - $344

Cheapest option

Train, taxi  •  17 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Darjeeling (DJ) to New Jalpaiguri (NJP)
  2. Take the train from New Jalpaiguri (NJP) to Kamakhya (KYQ)
  3. Take a taxi from Kamakhya (KYQ) to Cherrapunji

$48 - $80

4 alternative options

Taxi, train  •  9 h 47 min

  1. Take a taxi from Darjeeling to New Jalpaiguri (NJP)
  2. Take the train from New Jalpaiguri (NJP) to Guwahati (GHY)
  3. Take a taxi from Guwahati (GHY) to Cherrapunji

$58 - $86

Taxi, train via Kamakhya (KYQ)  •  10 h 57 min

  1. Take a taxi from Darjeeling to New Jalpaiguri (NJP)
  2. Take the train from New Jalpaiguri (NJP) to Kamakhya (KYQ)
  3. Take a taxi from Kamakhya (KYQ) to Cherrapunji

$63 - $86

Taxi  •  9 h 10 min

  1. Take a taxi from Darjeeling to Cherrapunji 390.5 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  9 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Darjeeling to Cherrapunji 390.5 miles

$60 - $95

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Darjeeling to Cherrapunji is to train and taxi which costs ₹3,400 - ₹6,000 and takes 17 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Darjeeling to Cherrapunji is to fly and taxi which costs ₹5,500 - ₹25,000 and takes 4 h 20 min.

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The distance between Darjeeling and Cherrapunji is 396 km. The road distance is 624.9 km.

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The best way to get from Darjeeling to Cherrapunji without a car is to taxi and train which takes 9 h 47 min and costs ₹4,100 - ₹6,500.

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It takes approximately 4 h 20 min to get from Darjeeling to Cherrapunji, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Bagdogra Airport to Gauhati Airport is the direct flight which takes 40 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Darjeeling to Cherrapunji is 625 km. It takes approximately 9 h 10 min to drive from Darjeeling to Cherrapunji.

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IndiGo Airlines, Jet Airways, GoAir and Vistara offer flights from Bagdogra Airport to Gauhati Airport.

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There are 23+ hotels available in Cherrapunji. Prices start at $27 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Darjeeling to Bagdogra Airport is to taxi which takes 1 h 10 min and costs ₹1,100 - ₹1,400.

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Map of how to get from Darjeeling to Cherrapunji.
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  • Distance: 247.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 20 min

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

There is no direct connection from Darjeeling to Cherrapunji. However, you can take the taxi to Bagdogra airport, fly to Gauhati, then take the taxi to Cherrapunji. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to New Jalpaiguri (NJP), take the train to Guwahati (GHY), then take the taxi to Cherrapunji.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Bagdogra to Gauhati
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $330
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Bagdogra to Gauhati
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $500
GoAir
Website
goair.in
Flights from Bagdogra to Gauhati
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $270
Vistara
Website
airvistara.com
Flights from Bagdogra to Gauhati
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $550
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from New Jalpaiguri (NJP) to Guwahati (GHY)
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $17
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from New Jalpaiguri (NJP) to Kamakhya (KYQ)
Ave. Duration
7 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $17
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Darjeeling (DJ) to New Jalpaiguri (NJP)
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $13
Book at
irctc.co.in
Other operators
Taxi from Gauhati to Cherrapunji
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com

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