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There are 4 ways to get from Darjeeling to Meghālaya by plane, taxi, train or car

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Fly  •  2h 51m

  1. Fly from Bagdogra (IXB) to Gauhati (GAU) IXB - GAU

Cheapest option

Train, taxi  •  16h 8m

  1. Take the train from Darjeeling to New Jalpaiguri
  2. Take the train from New Jalpaiguri to New Bongaigaon
  3. Take the train from New Bongaigaon to Kamakhya
  4. Take a taxi from Kamakhya to Shillong

2 alternative options

Taxi, train  •  9h 37m

  1. Take a taxi from Darjeeling to New Jalpaiguri
  2. Take the train from New Jalpaiguri to New Bongaigaon
  3. Take the train from New Bongaigaon to Kamakhya
  4. Take a taxi from Kamakhya to Shillong

Drive  •  8h 21m

  1. Drive from Darjeeling to Shillong 574.8 km

Bagdogra (IXB) to Gauhati (GAU) flights

The flight time between Bagdogra (IXB) and Gauhati (GAU) is around 50 min and covers a distance of around 331 km. The fastest flight normally takes 45 min. Services are operated by GoAir and Druk Air. Typically eight flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Flight route information

Average flight journey time:
50 min
Fastest flight journey time:
45 min
Flight distance:
331 km
Flights per week:
8
Cheapest price:
₹628
Carbon emissions:
109 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
11:00
Last flight departs at:
16:10

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Bagdogra (IXB) to Gauhati (GAU) flight schedules

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Darjeeling to Meghālaya is to train and taxi which costs ₹2,400 - ₹3,100 and takes 16h 8m.

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The quickest way to get from Darjeeling to Meghālaya is to fly which costs ₹7,500 - ₹13,000 and takes 2h 51m.

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The distance between Darjeeling and Meghālaya is 345 km. The road distance is 574.8 km.

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The best way to get from Darjeeling to Meghālaya without a car is to taxi and train which takes 9h 37m and costs ₹5,000 - ₹6,500.

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It takes approximately 2h 51m to get from Darjeeling to Meghālaya, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Bagdogra Airport to Gauhati Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Darjeeling to Meghālaya is 575 km. It takes approximately 8h 21m to drive from Darjeeling to Meghālaya.

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GoAir and Druk Air offer flights from Bagdogra Airport to Gauhati Airport.

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The best way to get from Darjeeling to Bagdogra Airport is to taxi which takes 1h 8m and costs ₹3,000 - ₹3,600.

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Map of how to get from Darjeeling to Meghālaya.
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  • Distance: 345.1 km
  • Duration: 2h 51m

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

GoAir and Druk Air fly from Darjeeling to Nongpoh once daily.

Airlines
GoAir
Website
goair.in
Flights from Bagdogra to Gauhati
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹1,800 - ₹4,500
Druk Air
Website
drukair.com.bt
Flights from Bagdogra to Gauhati
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
₹600 - ₹15,000
Train operators
Indian Railways

India’s national rail operator runs passenger and freight trains on both long-distance and suburban routes across the country, from slower multi-stop to faster and more comfortable services. It’s a practical and affordable way to explore the country. Advance ticket bookings usually open 120 days before the date of the journey for Indian nationals; 365 days for international travellers. You’ll be allocated a seat or berth when you book and choose your class of travel.

Contact Details
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from New Jalpaiguri to New Bongaigaon
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₹150 - ₹180
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Train from New Bongaigaon to Kamakhya
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₹120 - ₹130
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Train from Darjeeling to New Jalpaiguri
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₹90 - ₹100
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Other operators
Taxi from Darjeeling to New Jalpaiguri
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Estimated price
₹2,800 - ₹3,400
Darjeeling Treks And Tours
Phone
+91 91 53 12 99 97
Website
darjeelingtreksandtours.com
Darjeeling Ride
Phone
+91 90 83 90 45 07
Website
darjeelingride.com
Ashmita Trek And Tours
Phone
+91 97 33 10 63 12
Website
ashmitatrek.com

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