Select from 5 ways to get there

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Recommended option

Fly, train  •  3 h

  1. Fly from Bagdogra (IXB) to Kolkata (CCU) IXB - CCU
  2. Take the train from Dum Dum Cantonment to Sealdah‎

$48 - $181

Cheapest option

Bus  •  13 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Siliguri to Kolkata

$24 - $30

3 alternative options

Taxi, train  •  10 h 55 min

  1. Take a taxi from Darjeeling to New Jalpaiguri (NJP)
  2. Take the train from New Jalpaiguri (NJP) to Sealdah (SDAH) Padatik Exp / ...

$27 - $41

Train  •  13 h 25 min

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

$27 - $39

Drive  •  9 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Darjeeling to Kolkata 389.8 miles

$60 - $95

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

RedBus operates a bus from Darjeeling to Kolkata twice daily. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 12 h. Alternatively, Indian Railways operates a train from Darjeeling to Kolkata once daily. Tickets cost $11 - $21 and the journey takes 12 h 20 min.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Bagdogra to Kolkata
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Bagdogra to Kolkata
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $350
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
AirAsia India
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Bagdogra to Kolkata
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $240
GoAir
Website
goair.in
Flights from Bagdogra to Kolkata
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Train operators
Chennai Suburban
Website
erail.in
Train from Dum Dum Cantonment to Sealdah‎
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
erail.in
Indian Railways
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Darjeeling to New Jalpaiguri (NJP)
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Estimated price
$16 - $20

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Darjeeling and Kolkata is 497 km. The road distance is 624 km.

The cheapest way to get from Darjeeling to Kolkata is to bus which costs ₹1,600 - ₹2,100 and takes 13 h 4 min.

The quickest way to get from Darjeeling to Kolkata is to fly and train which takes 3 h and costs ₹3,200 - ₹13,000.

It takes approximately 3 h to get from Darjeeling to Kolkata, including transfers.