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

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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Bus, drive, train, taxi  •  13 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Dhaka to Tangail Bypass
  2. Take the bus from Tangail to Nawabganj
  3. Drive from Nawabganj to Malda Town (MLDT)
  4. Take the train from Malda Town (MLDT) to New Jalpaiguri (NJP)
  5. Take a taxi from New Jalpaiguri (NJP) to Darjeeling

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Bus, train, taxi  •  25 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Dhaka to Nabinagar
  2. Take the train from Agartala (AGTL) to New Jalpaiguri (NJP)
  3. Take a taxi from New Jalpaiguri (NJP) to Darjeeling

$36 - $49

4 alternative options

Train, taxi  •  22 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Dhaka Cantonment to Kolkata
  2. Take the train from Kolkata (KOAA) to New Jalpaiguri (NJP)
  3. Take a taxi from New Jalpaiguri (NJP) to Darjeeling

$51 - $64

Drive  •  8 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Dhaka to Darjeeling 343.2 miles

Fly to Bagdogra  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Dhaka (DAC) to Bagdogra (IXB) DAC - IXB

$105 - $419

Fly to Saidpur, drive  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Dhaka (DAC) to Saidpur (SPD) DAC - SPD
  2. Drive from Saidpur to Darjeeling

Questions & Answers

The distance between Dhaka and Darjeeling is 428 km. The road distance is 549.1 km.

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The best way to get from Dhaka to Darjeeling without a car is to train and taxi which takes 22 h 44 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 13 h 6 min to get from Dhaka to Darjeeling, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Dhaka Airport to Bagdogra Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h and has one stopover.

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Darjeeling is 30 min behind Dhaka. It is currently 4:07 AM in Dhaka and 3:37 AM in Darjeeling.

Yes, the driving distance between Dhaka to Darjeeling is 549 km. It takes approximately 8 h 14 min to drive from Dhaka to Darjeeling.

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Biman Bangladesh Airlines, AirAsia India, Regent Airways and four other airlines offer flights from Dhaka Airport to Bagdogra Airport.

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There are 349+ hotels available in Darjeeling. Prices start at $17 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Dhaka to Dhaka Airport is to train which takes 45 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Dhaka to Darjeeling.
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  • Distance: 267.2 miles
  • Duration: 13 h 6 min

What companies run services between Dhaka, Bangladesh and Darjeeling, India?

Spicejet, Druk Air and seven other airlines fly from Dhaka to Darjeeling every 4 hours.

Airlines
US-Bangla
Website
us-banglaairlines.com
Flights from Dhaka to Saidpur
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $130
Novo Air
Website
flynovoair.com
Flights from Dhaka to Saidpur
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $400
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Dhaka to Bagdogra via Kolkata
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Dhaka to Bagdogra via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $950
Regent Airways
Website
flyregent.com
Flights from Dhaka to Saidpur
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $400
Druk Air
Website
drukair.com.bt
Flights from Dhaka to Bagdogra via Paro
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$80 - $600
AirAsia India
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Dhaka to Bagdogra via Kolkata
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $650
GoAir
Website
goair.in
Flights from Dhaka to Bagdogra via Kolkata
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Biman Bangladesh Airlines
Website
biman-airlines.com
Flights from Dhaka to Saidpur
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $470
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Malda Town (MLDT) to New Jalpaiguri (NJP)
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $15
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Kolkata (KOAA) to New Jalpaiguri (NJP)
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $19
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Agartala (AGTL) to New Jalpaiguri (NJP)
Ave. Duration
21 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bangladesh Railway
Bus operators
BusBD
Website
busbd.com
Bus from Dhaka to Tangail Bypass
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
busbd.com
Bus from Tangail to Nawabganj
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
busbd.com
Bus from Dhaka to Nabinagar
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
busbd.com
Other operators
Taxi from New Jalpaiguri (NJP) to Darjeeling
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com

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