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

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Fly, taxi  •  4 h

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

$48 - $182

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Bus  •  16 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Kolkata to Siliguri

$15 - $23

3 alternative options

Train  •  10 h 47 min

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

$25 - $38

Taxi  •  9 h 16 min

  1. Take a taxi from Howrah to Kālimpong 398.3 miles

$140 - $170

Drive  •  9 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Howrah to Kālimpong 398.3 miles

$65 - $95

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Howrah to Kālimpong is to bus which costs ₹1,100 - ₹1,800 and takes 16 h 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Howrah to Kālimpong is to fly and taxi which costs ₹3,500 - ₹14,000 and takes 4 h.

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No, there is no direct bus from Howrah to Kālimpong. However, there are services departing from Howrah and arriving at Kalimpong via Kolkata and Siliguri. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 48 min.

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The distance between Howrah and Kālimpong is 500 km. The road distance is 637.3 km.

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The best way to get from Howrah to Kālimpong without a car is to train which takes 10 h 47 min and costs ₹1,800 - ₹2,800.

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It takes approximately 4 h to get from Howrah to Kālimpong, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Howrah to Kālimpong is to train which takes 10 h 47 min and costs ₹1,800 - ₹2,800. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₹1,100 - ₹1,800 and takes 16 h 48 min.

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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 Kālimpong bus services, operated by RedBus, arrive at Siliguri station.

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Map of how to get from Howrah to Kālimpong.
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  • Distance: 312.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h

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

Indian Railways operates a train from Howrah to Kālimpong 3 times a week. Tickets cost $10 - $19 and the journey takes 9 h 45 min. Alternatively, RedBus operates a bus from Howrah to Kālimpong 4 times a day. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 12 h.

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 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $350
AirAsia India
Website
airasia.com
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 10 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
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Bagdogra to Kālimpong
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Estimated price
$17 - $21
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Howrah to Kālimpong is 637 km. It takes approximately 9 h 16 min to drive from Howrah to Kālimpong.

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

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There are 310+ hotels available in Kālimpong. Prices start at $17 USD per night.

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