There are 6 ways to get from Dhanbad to Gangtok by train, taxi, bus, car 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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Train, taxi  •  16 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Bhojudih Junction (BJE) to New Mal Junction (NMZ) Rnc-Kyq Exp
  2. Take a taxi from New Mal Junction (NMZ) to Gangtok

$45 - $62

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Train, bus  •  19 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Bhojudih Junction (BJE) to Siliguri Junction (SGUJ) Rnc-Kyq Exp
  2. Take the bus from Siliguri to Gangtok

$23 - $37

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Taxi  •  9 h 7 min

  1. Take a taxi from Dhanbad to Gangtok 380.9 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  9 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Dhanbad to Gangtok 380.9 miles

$60 - $90

Train to Ranchi, fly, taxi  •  10 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Dhanbad Junction (DHN) to Ranchi (RNC)
  2. Fly from Ranchi (IXR) to Bagdogra (IXB) IXR - IXB
  3. Take a taxi from Bagdogra to Gangtok

$88 - $331

Train to Kolkata, fly, taxi  •  9 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Dhanbad Junction (DHN) to Howrah Junction (HWH)
  2. Fly from Kolkata (CCU) to Bagdogra (IXB) CCU - IXB
  3. Take a taxi from Bagdogra to Gangtok

$66 - $212

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dhanbad to Gangtok is to train and bus which costs ₹1,600 - ₹2,800 and takes 19 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dhanbad to Gangtok is to taxi which costs ₹9,000 - ₹12,000 and takes 9 h 7 min.

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The distance between Dhanbad and Gangtok is 448 km. The road distance is 609.5 km.

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The best way to get from Dhanbad to Gangtok without a car is to train and taxi which takes 16 h 50 min and costs ₹3,200 - ₹4,600.

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It takes approximately 16 h 50 min to get from Dhanbad to Gangtok, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Ranchi Airport to Bagdogra Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 30 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dhanbad to Gangtok is 609 km. It takes approximately 9 h 7 min to drive from Dhanbad to Gangtok.

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GoAir, Vistara, AirAsia India and two other airlines offer flights from Ranchi Airport to Bagdogra Airport.

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There are 396+ hotels available in Gangtok. Prices start at $18 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Dhanbad to Gangtok.
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  • Distance: 280.1 miles
  • Duration: 16 h 50 min

What companies run services between Dhanbad, India and Gangtok, India?

There is no direct connection from Dhanbad to Gangtok. However, you can take the taxi to Bhojudih Junction (BJE), take the train to New Mal Junction (NMZ), then take the taxi to Gangtok. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Dhanbad to Gangtok via Bhojudih Junction (BJE), Siliguri Junction (SGUJ), and Siliguri in around 19 h 19 min.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Ranchi to Bagdogra via Kolkata
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Flights from Ranchi to Bagdogra via Delhi
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $380
Flights from Kolkata to Bagdogra
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Ranchi to Bagdogra via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Flights from Kolkata to Bagdogra
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $350
AirAsia India
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Ranchi to Bagdogra via Kolkata
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $380
Flights from Kolkata to Bagdogra
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $420
GoAir
Website
goair.in
Flights from Kolkata to Bagdogra
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Kolkata to Bagdogra
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $650
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Bhojudih Junction (BJE) to New Mal Junction (NMZ)
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Bhojudih Junction (BJE) to Siliguri Junction (SGUJ)
Ave. Duration
13 h 20 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$10 - $19
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Dhanbad Junction (DHN) to Ranchi (RNC)
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $14
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Dhanbad Junction (DHN) to Howrah Junction (HWH)
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $15
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from New Mal Junction (NMZ) to Gangtok
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Estimated price
$28 - $35

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