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

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Fly, taxi  •  4 h 45 min

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

$59 - $196

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Bus  •  18 h 48 min

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

$15 - $23

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Train, taxi  •  15 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Howrah Junction (HWH) to New Mal Junction (NMZ) Puri-Kyq Exp
  2. Take a taxi from New Mal Junction (NMZ) to Gangtok

$39 - $54

Train, bus  •  15 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Howrah Junction (HWH) to Siliguri Junction (SGUJ) Sbc - Ntsk Superfast Exp / ...
  2. Take the bus from Siliguri to Gangtok

$17 - $30

Drive  •  10 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Howrah to Gangtok 431.2 miles

$70 - $110

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Howrah to Gangtok. However, there are services departing from Howrah and arriving at Gangtok via Kolkata and Siliguri. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 48 min.

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The distance between Howrah and Gangtok is 529 km. The road distance is 689.9 km.

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The best way to get from Howrah to Gangtok without a car is to train and taxi which takes 15 h 23 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 45 min to get from Howrah to Gangtok, including transfers.

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

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Howrah to Gangtok is 690 km. It takes approximately 10 h 1 min to drive from Howrah to Gangtok.

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

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There are 417+ hotels available in Gangtok. Prices start at $19 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Howrah to Gangtok.
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  • Distance: 330.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 45 min

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

You can take a bus from Howrah to Gangtok via Dharamtala, Kolkata, and Siliguri in around 18 h 48 min.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Kolkata to Bagdogra
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Kolkata to Bagdogra
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $350
GoAir
Website
goair.in
Flights from Kolkata to Bagdogra
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $300
AirAsia India
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kolkata to Bagdogra
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $420
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 Howrah Junction (HWH) to New Mal Junction (NMZ)
Ave. Duration
13 h 28 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$10 - $20
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Howrah Junction (HWH) to Siliguri Junction (SGUJ)
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $19
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Siliguri to Gangtok
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Kolkata to Siliguri
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Book at
redbus.in
Other operators
Taxi from Bagdogra to Gangtok
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Estimated price
$28 - $35
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com

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