There are 6 ways to get from Howrah to Kālimpong by plane, taxi, train, bus or car

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

Fly, taxi  •  4 h

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

$49 - $184

Cheapest option

Bus  •  16 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Kolkata to Siliguri

$17 - $25

4 alternative options

Train, taxi  •  10 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Howrah Junction (HWH) to New Jalpaiguri (NJP) Saraighat Exp / ...
  2. Take a taxi from New Jalpaiguri (NJP) to Kālimpong

$29 - $43

Train  •  14 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Howrah Junction (HWH) to New Mal Junction (NMZ) Puri Kyq Exp

$30 - $43

Train via Sealdah  •  15 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Sealdah (SDAH) to New Mal Junction (NMZ) Kanchankanya Exp

$30 - $44

Drive  •  9 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Howrah to Kālimpong 398.3 miles

$65 - $95

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

Indian Railways operates a train from Howrah to Kālimpong once a week. Tickets cost $11 - $22 and the journey takes 13 h 28 min. Alternatively, RedBus operates a bus from Howrah to Kālimpong 4 times a day. Tickets cost $9 - $13 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 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $350
AirAsia India
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kolkata to Bagdogra
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $420
GoAir
Website
goair.in
Flights from Kolkata to Bagdogra
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 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
Druk Air
Website
drukair.com.bt
Flights from Kolkata to Bagdogra via Paro
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$70 - $480
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Howrah Junction (HWH) to New Jalpaiguri (NJP)
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $21
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Howrah Junction (HWH) to New Mal Junction (NMZ)
Ave. Duration
13 h 28 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$11 - $22
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Sealdah (SDAH) to New Mal Junction (NMZ)
Ave. Duration
12 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Bagdogra to Kālimpong
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Howrah and Kālimpong is 500 km. The road distance is 637 km.

The cheapest way to get from Howrah to Kālimpong is to bus which costs ₹1,100 - ₹1,700 and takes 16 h 46 min.

The quickest way to get from Howrah to Kālimpong is to fly and taxi which takes 4 h and costs ₹3,200 - ₹13,000.

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 46 min.

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