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

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Fly to Gauhati, taxi  •  4h 25m

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

$80 - $339

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Train, taxi  •  17h 57m

  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

Fly to Silchar, taxi  •  8h 39m

  1. Fly from Bagdogra (IXB) to Silchar (IXS) IXB - IXS
  2. Take a taxi from Silchar to Cherrapunji

$126 - $374

Taxi, train  •  10h 57m

  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 - $85

Taxi  •  9h 10m

  1. Take a taxi from Darjeeling to Cherrapunji 390.5 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  9h 10m

  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 ₹3,500 - ₹6,000 and takes 17h 57m.

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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 4h 25m.

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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 10h 57m and costs ₹4,600 - ₹6,500.

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It takes approximately 4h 25m 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 45m.

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

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

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There are 27+ hotels available in Cherrapunji. Prices start at $24 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Darjeeling to Bagdogra Airport is to taxi which takes 1h 10m 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: 4h 25m

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 Bagdogra airport, fly to Silchar, then take the taxi to Cherrapunji.

Airlines
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Bagdogra to Gauhati
Ave. Duration
45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $500
Flights from Bagdogra to Silchar via Gauhati
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $280
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Bagdogra to Silchar via Kolkata
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $320
GoAir
Website
goair.in
Flights from Bagdogra to Gauhati
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $270
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Bagdogra to Gauhati
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $330
Vistara
Website
airvistara.com
Flights from Bagdogra to Gauhati
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $550
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from New Jalpaiguri (NJP) to Kamakhya (KYQ)
Ave. Duration
7h 28m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $17
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Darjeeling (DJ) to New Jalpaiguri (NJP)
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $13
Book at
irctc.co.in
Other operators
Taxi from Gauhati to Cherrapunji
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com

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