There are 7 ways to get from Kanpur to Darjeeling by bus, plane, taxi, car or train

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

Bus to Lucknow, fly to Bagdogra  •  8 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Kanpur to Lucknow Charbagh Station
  2. Fly from Lucknow (LKO) to Bagdogra (IXB) LKO - IXB

$116 - $489

Cheapest option

Train  •  31 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Kanpur Central (CNB) to Siliguri Junction (SGUJ) Sikkim Mahananda Exp
  2. Take the train from Siliguri Junction (SGUJ) to Darjeeling (DJ) Njp-Kgn-Dj Passenger

$20 - $39

5 alternative options

Taxi to Dhangarhi, fly to Bhadrapur, drive  •  9 h 59 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kanpur to Dhangarhi
  2. Fly from Dhangarhi (DHI) to Bhadrapur (BDP) DHI - BDP
  3. Drive from Bhadrapur to Darjeeling

$104 - $368

Drive to Nepalganj, fly to Bhadrapur, drive  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Kanpur to Nepalganj
  2. Fly from Nepalganj (KEP) to Bhadrapur (BDP) KEP - BDP
  3. Drive from Bhadrapur to Darjeeling

$65 - $314

Fly Kanpur to Bagdogra  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Kanpur (KNU) to Bagdogra (IXB) KNU - IXB

$102 - $500

Train, taxi  •  17 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Kanpur Central (CNB) to New Jalpaiguri (NJP) Rajdhani Exp / ...
  2. Take a taxi from New Jalpaiguri (NJP) to Darjeeling

$34 - $46

Drive  •  14 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Kanpur to Darjeeling 614.5 miles

$100 - $150

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kanpur to Darjeeling is to train which costs ₹1,400 - ₹2,800 and takes 31 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kanpur to Darjeeling is to fly which costs ₹7,000 - ₹36,000 and takes 5 h 55 min.

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The distance between Kanpur and Darjeeling is 789 km. The road distance is 983.2 km.

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It takes approximately 8 h 42 min to get from Kanpur to Darjeeling, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Kanpur to Darjeeling. However, there are services departing from Kanpur Central (CNB) and arriving at Darjeeling (DJ) via Siliguri Junction (SGUJ). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31 h 20 min.

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The best way to get from Kanpur to Darjeeling without a car is to train and taxi which takes 17 h 19 min and costs ₹2,400 - ₹3,200.

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Map of how to get from Kanpur to Darjeeling.
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  • Distance: 492.8 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 42 min

What companies run services between Kanpur, India and Darjeeling, India?

Spicejet and AirAsia India fly from Kanpur to Darjeeling once daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Kanpur to Darjeeling via Siliguri Junction (SGUJ) in around 31 h 20 min.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Lucknow to Bagdogra via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $490
Flights from Lucknow to Bagdogra via Kolkata
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Flights from Lucknow to Bagdogra via Patna, Delhi
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Lucknow to Bagdogra via Hyderabad, Delhi
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Lucknow to Bagdogra via Bengaluru, Kolkata
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Lucknow to Bagdogra via Delhi, Kolkata
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Shree Airlines
Website
shreeairlines.com
Flights from Dhangarhi to Bhadrapur via Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Nepalganj to Bhadrapur via Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $490
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Lucknow to Bagdogra via Delhi
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Lucknow to Bagdogra via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from Lucknow to Bagdogra via Delhi, Gauhati
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Buddha Air Ltd
Website
buddhaair.com
Flights from Dhangarhi to Bhadrapur via Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Nepalganj to Bhadrapur via Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Yeti Airlines
Website
yetiairlines.com
Flights from Nepalganj to Bhadrapur via Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Lucknow to Bagdogra via Delhi
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
AirAsia India
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kanpur to Bagdogra via Delhi
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $480
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Kanpur Central (CNB) to New Jalpaiguri (NJP)
Ave. Duration
16 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Kanpur Central (CNB) to Siliguri Junction (SGUJ)
Ave. Duration
23 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Siliguri Junction (SGUJ) to Darjeeling (DJ)
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $13
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
UPSRTC
Bus from Kanpur to Lucknow Charbagh Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Schedules at
upsrtconline.co.in
Other operators
Taxi from Kanpur to Dhangarhi
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com

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