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There are 2 ways to get from Gangtok to Birtamod by bus or car

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Bus, drive  •  5h 11m

  1. Take the bus from Gangtok SNT Bus Station to Siliguri SNT Bus Terminus SNT Daily Passenger Buses
  2. Drive from Siliguri SNT Bus Terminus to Birtamod

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Drive  •  2h 17m

  1. Drive from Gangtok to Birtamod 157.8 km
India → Nepal

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International entry into Nepal from India

  • Entry is restricted for citizens and permanent residents of India
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Allowed for: All visitors with the below exceptions

Restricted for: Foreign nationals, with the above exceptions

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Conditions of entry into Nepal from India

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travel Declaration required prior to arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

Rules to follow in Nepal




Considerations leaving from India

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions

No, entry into Nepal from India is currently restricted.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Birtamod is 9851255839.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Birtamod is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Birtamod is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 9851255839.

No, but conditions apply when returning to India from Nepal.

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Last updated: 4 Aug 2022
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Nepal Department of Immigration.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Gangtok to Birtamod is to bus and drive which costs ₹550 - ₹1,000 and takes 5h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from Gangtok to Birtamod is to drive which costs ₹1,600 - ₹2,400 and takes 2h 17m.

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The distance between Gangtok and Birtamod is 97 km. The road distance is 157.8 km.

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It takes approximately 5h 11m to get from Gangtok to Birtamod, including transfers.

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Birtamod is 15 min ahead of Gangtok. It is currently 11:39 PM in Gangtok and 11:54 PM in Birtamod.

Yes, the driving distance between Gangtok to Birtamod is 158 km. It takes approximately 2h 17m to drive from Gangtok to Birtamod.

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There are one+ hotels available in Birtamod. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 97.5 km
  • Duration: 5h 11m

What companies run services between Gangtok, India and Birtamod, Nepal?

There is no direct connection from Gangtok to Birtamod. However, you can take the bus to Siliguri SNT Bus Terminus then take the drive to Birtamod. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Birtamod.

Bus operators
Sikkim Nationalised Transport
Bus from Gangtok SNT Bus Station to Siliguri SNT Bus Terminus
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
Price Range
$1 - $4

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