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

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Line 172 bus, fly  •  3 h 2 min

  1. Take the line 172 bus from Howrah to Ultadanga
  2. Fly from Kolkata (CCU) to Bagdogra (IXB) CCU - IXB

$34 - $166

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Bus  •  13 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Kolkata to Siliguri

$8 - $12

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Train  •  9 h 50 min

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

$9 - $19

Taxi  •  8 h 14 min

  1. Take a taxi from Howrah to Siliguri 354.1 miles

$120 - $160

Drive  •  8 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Howrah to Siliguri 354.1 miles

$55 - $85

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No, there is no direct bus from Howrah to Siliguri. However, there are services departing from Howrah and arriving at Siliguri via Kolkata. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 18 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Howrah Junction (HWH) and arriving at New Jalpaiguri (NJP). Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9 h 50 min.

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The distance between Howrah and Siliguri is 460 km. The road distance is 566.5 km.

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The best way to get from Howrah to Siliguri without a car is to train which takes 9 h 50 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 2 min to get from Howrah to Siliguri, including transfers.

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

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Howrah to Siliguri train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Howrah Junction (HWH) station.

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The best way to get from Howrah to Siliguri is to train which takes 9 h 50 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 13 h 18 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 Siliguri bus services, operated by RedBus, arrive at Siliguri station.

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Map of how to get from Howrah to Siliguri.
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  • Distance: 287.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 2 min

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

Indian Railways operates a train from Howrah to Siliguri 4 times a day. Tickets cost $9 - $19 and the journey takes 9 h 50 min. Alternatively, RedBus operates a bus from Howrah to Siliguri 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 15 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 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
Train operators
Bus operators
CSTC
Website
transport.wb.gov.in
Bus from Howrah to Ultadanga
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
aboutkolkata.com
Other operators
Taxi from Howrah to Siliguri
Ave. Duration
8 h 14 min
Estimated price
$120 - $160
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com
Mega Cabs
Phone
+91 33 4141 4141
Website
megacabs.com
Meru Cabs
Phone
+91 80 44 22 44 22
Website
merucabs.com

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Howrah to Siliguri train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at New Jalpaiguri (NJP) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Howrah to Siliguri is 567 km. It takes approximately 8 h 14 min to drive from Howrah to Siliguri.

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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 80+ hotels available in Siliguri. Prices start at $16 USD per night.

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