There are 5 ways to get from Gorakhpur to Gangtok by car, plane, train, taxi or bus

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Drive, fly to Bhadrapur  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Gorakhpur to Bhairawa
  2. Fly from Bhairawa (BWA) to Bhadrapur (BDP) BWA - BDP
  3. Drive from Bhadrapur to Gangtok

$53 - $283

Cheapest option

Train, taxi, bus  •  25 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Gorakhpur Junction (GKP) to Chhapra (CPR)
  2. Take a taxi from Chhapra (CPR) to Patna
  3. Take the bus from Patna to Kishanganj
  4. Take the bus from Kishanganj to Siliguri
  5. Take the bus from Siliguri to Gangtok

$44 - $71

3 alternative options

Drive, fly to Biratnagar  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Gorakhpur to Bhairawa
  2. Fly from Bhairawa (BWA) to Biratnagar (BIR) BWA - BIR
  3. Drive from Biratnagar to Gangtok

$60 - $287

Train, taxi  •  19 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Gorakhpur Junction (GKP) to New Jalpaiguri (NJP) Avadh Assam Exp / ...
  2. Take a taxi from New Jalpaiguri (NJP) to Gangtok

$46 - $64

Drive  •  10 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Gorakhpur to Gangtok 448.1 miles

$70 - $110

What companies run services between Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh, India and Gangtok, India?

There is no direct connection from Gorakhpur to Gangtok. However, you can take the drive to Bhairawa airport, fly to Bhadrapur, then take the drive to Gangtok. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Bhairawa airport, fly to Biratnagar, then take the drive to Gangtok.

Airlines
Yeti Airlines
Website
yetiairlines.com
Flights from Bhairawa to Bhadrapur via Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $250
Flights from Bhairawa to Biratnagar via Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $240
Buddha Air Ltd
Website
buddhaair.com
Flights from Bhairawa to Bhadrapur via Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Flights from Bhairawa to Biratnagar via Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Bhairawa to Biratnagar via Pokhara, Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Shree Airlines
Website
shreeairlines.com
Flights from Bhairawa to Bhadrapur via Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $250
Train operators
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Patna to Kishanganj
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Kishanganj to Siliguri
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Siliguri to Gangtok
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Book at
redbus.in
Other operators
Taxi from New Jalpaiguri (NJP) to Gangtok
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Gorakhpur to Gangtok?

The distance between Gorakhpur and Gangtok is 523 km. The road distance is 717 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Gorakhpur to Gangtok?

The cheapest way to get from Gorakhpur to Gangtok is to train and taxi which costs ₹3,000 - ₹4,300 and takes 19 h 56 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Gorakhpur to Gangtok?

The quickest way to get from Gorakhpur to Gangtok is to drive and fly which takes 5 h 57 min and costs ₹3,400 - ₹19,000.

How long does it take to get from Gorakhpur to Gangtok?

It takes approximately 5 h 57 min to get from Gorakhpur to Gangtok, including transfers.