There are 5 ways to get from Kathmandu to Sikkim by plane, car, train, taxi or bus

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 to Bhadrapur, drive  •  2 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Kathmandu (KTM) to Bhadrapur (BDP) KTM - BDP
  2. Drive from Bhadrapur to Jorethang

$141 - $366

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  31 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Kathmandu to Birgunj
  2. Take the train from Raxaul Junction (RXL) to New Jalpaiguri (NJP)
  3. Take the bus from Siliguri to Gangtok

$30 - $45

3 alternative options

Fly to Tumlingtar, drive  •  6 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Kathmandu (KTM) to Tumlingtar (TMI) KTM - TMI
  2. Drive from Tumlingtar to Soreng

$150 - $306

Drive, train, taxi  •  19 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Kathmandu to Raxaul Junction (RXL)
  2. Take the train from Raxaul Junction (RXL) to New Jalpaiguri (NJP)
  3. Take a taxi from New Jalpaiguri (NJP) to Gangtok

$51 - $72

Drive  •  9 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Kathmandu to Gangtok 386.8 miles

$50 - $80

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kathmandu to Sikkim is to bus and train which costs $30 - $45 and takes 31 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kathmandu to Sikkim is to fly and drive which costs $140 - $370 and takes 2 h 41 min.

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The distance between Kathmandu and Sikkim is 313 km. The road distance is 618.9 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 41 min to get from Kathmandu to Sikkim, including transfers.

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  • Distance: 195.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 41 min

What companies run services between Kathmandu, Nepal and Sikkim, India?

There is no direct connection from Kathmandu to Jorethang. However, you can take the drive to Kathmandu airport, fly to Bhadrapur, then take the drive to Jorethang. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Kathmandu airport, fly to Tumlingtar, then take the drive to Soreng.

Airlines
Yeti Airlines
Website
yetiairlines.com
Flights from Kathmandu to Bhadrapur
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $270
Flights from Kathmandu to Tumlingtar
Ave. Duration
35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$26 - $250
Shree Airlines
Website
shreeairlines.com
Flights from Kathmandu to Bhadrapur
Ave. Duration
35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $270
Buddha Air Ltd
Website
buddhaair.com
Flights from Kathmandu to Bhadrapur
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Kathmandu to Tumlingtar
Ave. Duration
35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $410
Train operators
Bus operators
bus
Bus from Kathmandu to Birgunj
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10
Other operators
Taxi from New Jalpaiguri (NJP) to Gangtok
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Estimated price
$28 - $35
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com

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