There are 4 ways to get from Kolkata to Gangtok by plane, taxi, train, bus or car

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Fly, taxi  •  4 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Kolkata (CCU) to Bagdogra (IXB) CCU - IXB
  2. Take a taxi from Bagdogra to Gangtok

$59 - $195

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Bus  •  17 h 30 min

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

$15 - $22

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Train, taxi  •  14 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Sealdah (SDAH) to New Mal Junction (NMZ) Kanchan Kanya Exp
  2. Take a taxi from New Mal Junction (NMZ) to Gangtok

$39 - $55

Drive  •  9 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Kolkata to Gangtok 429.3 miles

$70 - $110

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The cheapest way to get from Kolkata to Gangtok is to bus which costs ₹1,100 - ₹1,700 and takes 17 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kolkata to Gangtok is to fly and taxi which costs ₹4,200 - ₹15,000 and takes 4 h 34 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kolkata to Gangtok. However, there are services departing from Kolkata and arriving at Gangtok via Siliguri. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 30 min.

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The distance between Kolkata and Gangtok is 530 km. The road distance is 686.9 km.

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The best way to get from Kolkata to Gangtok without a car is to train and taxi which takes 14 h 45 min and costs ₹2,800 - ₹4,000.

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It takes approximately 4 h 34 min to get from Kolkata to Gangtok, including transfers.

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Kolkata to Gangtok bus services, operated by RedBus, depart from Kolkata station.

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The quickest flight from Kolkata Airport to Bagdogra Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Kolkata to Gangtok bus services, operated by RedBus, arrive at Gangtok station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kolkata to Gangtok is 687 km. It takes approximately 9 h 57 min to drive from Kolkata to Gangtok.

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  • Distance: 331.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 34 min

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

You can take a bus from Kolkata to Gangtok via Siliguri in around 17 h 30 min.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Kolkata to Bagdogra
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Kolkata to Bagdogra
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $350
AirAsia India
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kolkata to Bagdogra
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $420
GoAir
Website
goair.in
Flights from Kolkata to Bagdogra
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Kolkata to Bagdogra
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $650
Train operators
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Kolkata to Siliguri
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
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redbus.in
Bus from Siliguri to Gangtok
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $11
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redbus.in
Other operators
Taxi from Bagdogra to Gangtok
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Estimated price
$29 - $35
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com

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GoAir, Air India Limited, Spicejet and two other airlines offer flights from Kolkata Airport to Bagdogra Airport.

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