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There are 5 ways to get from Darjeeling to Kolkata by plane, bus, train, taxi or car

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Fly  •  2 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Bagdogra (IXB) to Kolkata (CCU) IXB - CCU

$47 - $180

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Bus  •  13 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Siliguri to Kolkata

$22 - $29

3 alternative options

Train  •  13 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Siliguri Junction (SGUJ) to Sealdah (SDAH) Kanchan Kanya Exp

$24 - $36

Taxi  •  9 h 14 min

  1. Take a taxi from Darjeeling to Kolkata 389.8 miles

$140 - $170

Drive  •  9 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Darjeeling to Kolkata 389.8 miles

$60 - $95

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The cheapest way to get from Darjeeling to Kolkata is to bus which costs ₹1,600 - ₹2,200 and takes 13 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from Darjeeling to Kolkata is to fly which costs ₹3,400 - ₹14,000 and takes 2 h 48 min.

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The distance between Darjeeling and Kolkata is 497 km. The road distance is 623.7 km.

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The best way to get from Darjeeling to Kolkata without a car is to bus which takes 13 h 4 min and costs ₹1,600 - ₹2,200.

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It takes approximately 2 h 48 min to get from Darjeeling to Kolkata, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Darjeeling to Kolkata is to fly which takes 2 h 48 min and costs ₹3,400 - ₹14,000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₹1,600 - ₹2,200 and takes 13 h 4 min, you could also train, which costs ₹1,800 - ₹2,700 and takes 13 h 33 min.

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The quickest flight from Bagdogra Airport to Kolkata Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Darjeeling to Kolkata is 624 km. It takes approximately 9 h 14 min to drive from Darjeeling to Kolkata.

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Air India Limited, GoAir, AirAsia India and two other airlines offer flights from Bagdogra Airport to Kolkata Airport.

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There are 605+ hotels available in Kolkata. Prices start at $16 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Darjeeling to Kolkata.
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  • Distance: 310.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 48 min

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

Spicejet, IndiGo Airlines and three other airlines fly from Darjeeling to Kolkata every 3 hours. Alternatively, RedBus operates a bus from Darjeeling to Kolkata twice daily. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 12 h.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Bagdogra to Kolkata
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Flights from Bagdogra to Kolkata via Gauhati
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Bagdogra to Kolkata
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $350
AirAsia India
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Bagdogra to Kolkata
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $240
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Bagdogra to Kolkata
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $650
GoAir
Website
goair.in
Flights from Bagdogra to Kolkata
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Train operators
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Darjeeling to Kolkata
Ave. Duration
9 h 14 min
Estimated price
$140 - $170

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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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