There are 4 ways to get from Kochi 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  •  8 h 27 min

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

$115 - $326

Cheapest option

Bus, taxi  •  2 days 15 h

  1. Take the bus from Aluva 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

$54 - $74

2 alternative options

Train, taxi  •  2 days 5 h

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

$56 - $75

Drive  •  40 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Kochi to Darjeeling 1754.3 miles

$280 - $420

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The cheapest way to get from Kochi to Darjeeling is to bus and taxi which costs ₹3,900 - ₹5,500 and takes 2 days 15 h.

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The quickest way to get from Kochi to Darjeeling is to fly which costs ₹8,000 - ₹24,000 and takes 8 h 27 min.

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The distance between Kochi and Darjeeling is 2280 km. The road distance is 2806.9 km.

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The best way to get from Kochi to Darjeeling without a car is to train and taxi which takes 2 days 5 h and costs ₹4,000 - ₹5,500.

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It takes approximately 8 h 27 min to get from Kochi to Darjeeling, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Kochi Airport to Bagdogra Airport. The quickest flight takes 7 h 5 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kochi to Darjeeling is 2807 km. It takes approximately 40 h 16 min to drive from Kochi to Darjeeling.

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Jet Lite, Jet Airways and IndiGo Airlines offer flights from Kochi 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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Map of how to get from Kochi to Darjeeling.
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  • Distance: 1425.1 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 27 min

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

Jet Airways, IndiGo Airlines and five other airlines fly from Kochi to Darjeeling hourly.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
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 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
Train operators
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Aluva to Bangalore
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
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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