There are 6 ways to get from Kerala to Darjeeling by plane, train, taxi, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly from Calicut  •  7 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Calicut (CCJ) to Bagdogra (IXB) CCJ - IXB

$126 - $462

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Bus, taxi  •  2 days 18 h

  1. Take the bus from Trivandrum to Bangalore
  2. Take the bus from Bangalore to Mumbai
  3. Take the bus from Mumbai to Islampur
  4. Take a taxi from Islampur to Darjeeling

$53 - $72

4 alternative options

Fly from Trivandrum  •  7 h

  1. Fly from Trivandrum (TRV) to Bagdogra (IXB) TRV - IXB

$117 - $361

Fly from Kochi  •  8 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Kochi (COK) to Bagdogra (IXB) COK - IXB

$115 - $326

Train, taxi  •  2 days 8 h

  1. Take the train from Thiruvananthapuram Central (TVC) to New Jalpaiguri (NJP) Tvc - Scl Exp / ...
  2. Take a taxi from New Jalpaiguri (NJP) to Darjeeling

$62 - $77

Drive  •  42 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Thiruvananthapuram to Darjeeling 1823.3 miles

$290 - $430

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The cheapest way to get from Kerala to Darjeeling is to bus and taxi which costs ₹3,800 - ₹5,500 and takes 2 days 18 h.

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The quickest way to get from Kerala to Darjeeling is to fly which costs ₹8,000 - ₹27,000 and takes 7 h.

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The distance between Kerala and Darjeeling is 2227 km. The road distance is 2917.3 km.

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The best way to get from Kerala to Darjeeling without a car is to train and taxi which takes 2 days 8 h and costs ₹4,400 - ₹6,000.

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It takes approximately 7 h 56 min to get from Kerala to Darjeeling, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Calicut Airport to Bagdogra Airport. The quickest flight takes 6 h 20 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kerala to Darjeeling is 2917 km. It takes approximately 42 h 24 min to drive from Kerala to Darjeeling.

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Air India Limited, Jet Lite, Spicejet and two other airlines offer flights from Calicut Airport to Bagdogra Airport.

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There are 365+ hotels available in Darjeeling. Prices start at $16 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Kerala to Calicut Airport is to taxi which takes 28 min and costs ₹800 - ₹950.

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Map of how to get from Kerala to Darjeeling.
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  • Distance: 1391.7 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 56 min

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

Spicejet, Jet Airways and three other airlines fly from Kozhikode to Darjeeling every 3 hours.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Calicut to Bagdogra via Bengaluru, Kolkata
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Flights from Calicut to Bagdogra via Bengaluru, Delhi
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Flights from Trivandrum to Bagdogra via Madras, Kolkata
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Trivandrum to Bagdogra via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Trivandrum to Bagdogra via Bengaluru, Delhi
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Trivandrum to Bagdogra via Delhi
Ave. Duration
12 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Trivandrum to Bagdogra via Delhi, Kolkata
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Trivandrum to Bagdogra via Bengaluru, Kolkata
Ave. Duration
10 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Kochi to Bagdogra via Delhi
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Kochi to Bagdogra via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Kochi to Bagdogra via Madras, Delhi
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Kochi to Bagdogra via Hyderabad, Kolkata
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Kochi to Bagdogra via Bengaluru, Delhi
Ave. Duration
9 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Kochi to Bagdogra via Bengaluru, Kolkata
Ave. Duration
9 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Kochi to Bagdogra via Hyderabad, Delhi
Ave. Duration
10 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Kochi to Bagdogra via Mumbai, Kolkata
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Kochi to Bagdogra via Pune, Kolkata
Ave. Duration
11 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Kochi to Bagdogra via Madras, Kolkata
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Calicut to Bagdogra via Bengaluru, Gauhati
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Calicut to Bagdogra via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Kochi to Bagdogra via Delhi
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Kochi to Bagdogra via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Calicut to Bagdogra via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
7 h 7 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Trivandrum to Bagdogra via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Jet Lite
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Calicut to Bagdogra via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Train operators
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Trivandrum to Bangalore
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Bangalore to Mumbai
Ave. Duration
16 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Mumbai to Islampur
Ave. Duration
33 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Book at
redbus.in
Other operators
Taxi from New Jalpaiguri (NJP) to Darjeeling
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com

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