How to get from Katihar to Gangtok

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Recommended option

Train, taxi  •  4 h 46 min

  1. Dbrt Rajdhani / ...

$32 - $50

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  10 h

  1. Mahananda Exp / ...

$12 - $27

3 alternative options

Bus  •  10 h 20 min

$24 - $34

Taxi  •  4 h 30 min

  1. 192.4 miles

$70 - $85

Drive  •  4 h 30 min

  1. 192.4 miles

$30 - $45

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 10 h 20 min.

Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Katihar Junction (KIR) to New Jalpaiguri (NJP)
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $15
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Katihar Junction (KIR) to Siliguri Junction (SGUJ)
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $16
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Siliguri to Gangtok
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Purnea to Siliguri
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Book at
redbus.in
Other operators
Taxi from New Jalpaiguri (NJP) to Gangtok
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Estimated price
$29 - $35
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Katihar and Gangtok is 224 km. The road distance is 308 km.

The cheapest way to get from Katihar to Gangtok is to train and bus which costs ₹800 - ₹1,900 and takes 10 h.

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

It takes approximately 4 h 46 min to get from Katihar to Gangtok, including transfers.