There are 4 ways to get from Gangtok to Kolkata by taxi, plane, train, bus or car

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Taxi, fly  •  3 h 34 min

  1. Take a taxi from Gangtok to Bagdogra
  2. Fly from Bagdogra (IXB) to Kolkata (CCU) IXB - CCU

$60 - $195

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Bus  •  17 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Gangtok to Siliguri
  2. Take the bus from Siliguri to Kolkata

$16 - $22

2 alternative options

Taxi, train  •  15 h 53 min

  1. Take a taxi from Gangtok to New Mal Junction (NMZ)
  2. Take the train from New Mal Junction (NMZ) to Sealdah (SDAH) Kanchan Kanya Exp

$39 - $53

Drive  •  9 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Gangtok to Kolkata 429.1 miles

$70 - $110

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Gangtok to Kolkata. However, there are services departing from Gangtok and arriving at Kolkata via Siliguri. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 30 min.

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The distance between Gangtok and Kolkata is 530 km. The road distance is 686.5 km.

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The best way to get from Gangtok to Kolkata without a car is to taxi and train which takes 15 h 53 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 34 min to get from Gangtok to Kolkata, including transfers.

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Gangtok to Kolkata bus services, operated by RedBus, depart from Gangtok station.

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The quickest flight from Bagdogra Airport to Kolkata Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Gangtok to Kolkata bus services, operated by RedBus, arrive at Kolkata station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Gangtok to Kolkata is 687 km. It takes approximately 9 h 57 min to drive from Gangtok to Kolkata.

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Air India Limited, GoAir, AirAsia India and two other airlines offer flights from Bagdogra Airport to Kolkata Airport.

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There are 606+ hotels available in Kolkata. Prices start at $16 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Gangtok to Kolkata.
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  • Distance: 331.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 34 min

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

You can take a bus from Gangtok to Kolkata via Siliguri in around 17 h 30 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
Flights from Bagdogra to Kolkata via Gauhati
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Bagdogra to Kolkata
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $350
AirAsia India
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Bagdogra to Kolkata
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $240
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
GoAir
Website
goair.in
Flights from Bagdogra to Kolkata
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Train operators
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Gangtok to Siliguri
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
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redbus.in
Bus from Siliguri to Kolkata
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
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redbus.in
Other operators
Taxi from Gangtok to Bagdogra
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Estimated price
$29 - $35

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