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There are 5 ways to get from Katihar to Gangtok by train, taxi, bus or car

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Train, taxi  •  4h 51m

  1. Take the train from Katihar Junction (KIR) to New Jalpaiguri (NJP) Rajdhani Exp / ...
  2. Take a taxi from New Jalpaiguri (NJP) to Gangtok

$30 - $47

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  10h 48m

  1. Take the train from Katihar Junction (KIR) to Siliguri Junction (SGUJ) Sikkim Mahananda Exp / ...
  2. Take the bus from Siliguri to Gangtok

$11 - $25

3 alternative options

Bus  •  10h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Purnea to Siliguri
  2. Take the bus from Siliguri to Gangtok

$22 - $31

Taxi  •  4h 30m

  1. Take a taxi from Katihar to Gangtok 192.4 miles

$65 - $80

Drive  •  4h 30m

  1. Drive from Katihar to Gangtok 192.4 miles

$30 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Katihar to Gangtok is to train and bus which costs ₹750 - ₹1,900 and takes 10h 48m.

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The quickest way to get from Katihar to Gangtok is to taxi which costs ₹4,700 - ₹6,000 and takes 4h 30m.

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The distance between Katihar and Gangtok is 224 km. The road distance is 307.8 km.

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The best way to get from Katihar to Gangtok without a car is to train and taxi which takes 4h 51m and costs ₹2,200 - ₹3,500.

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It takes approximately 4h 51m to get from Katihar to Gangtok, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Katihar to Gangtok is 308 km. It takes approximately 4h 30m to drive from Katihar to Gangtok.

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There are 441+ hotels available in Gangtok. Prices start at $19 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 140.1 miles
  • Duration: 4h 51m

What companies run services between Katihar, India and Gangtok, India?

You can take a bus from Katihar to Gangtok via Purnea and Siliguri in around 10h 20m.

Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Katihar Junction (KIR) to New Jalpaiguri (NJP)
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $14
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Katihar Junction (KIR) to Siliguri Junction (SGUJ)
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $15
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Purnea to Siliguri
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Siliguri to Gangtok
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Book at
redbus.in
Other operators
Taxi from New Jalpaiguri (NJP) to Gangtok
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Estimated price
$27 - $33
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com

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