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There are 6 ways to get from Kolkata to New Jalpaiguri by train, plane, bus, night train, taxi or car

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Train, fly  •  2 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Sealdah Station to Dum Dum Cantonment
  2. Fly from Kolkata (CCU) to Bagdogra (IXB) CCU - IXB

$34 - $166

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Bus  •  12 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Kolkata to Siliguri

$9 - $14

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Train  •  9 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Sealdah (SDAH) to New Jalpaiguri (NJP) Padatik Exp / ...

$10 - $19

Night train  •  9 h 55 min

  1. Take the night train from Sealdah (SDAH) to New Jalpaiguri (NJP) Darjeeling Mail / ...

$10 - $19

Taxi  •  8 h 9 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kolkata to New Jalpaiguri 351.2 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  8 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Kolkata to New Jalpaiguri 351.2 miles

$55 - $85

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The cheapest way to get from Kolkata to New Jalpaiguri is to bus which costs ₹650 - ₹1,100 and takes 12 h 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kolkata to New Jalpaiguri is to train and fly which costs ₹2,500 - ₹13,000 and takes 2 h 55 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Sealdah (SDAH) and arriving at New Jalpaiguri (NJP). Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9 h 55 min.

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The distance between Kolkata and New Jalpaiguri is 458 km. The road distance is 561.9 km.

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The best way to get from Kolkata to New Jalpaiguri without a car is to train which takes 9 h 55 min and costs ₹700 - ₹1,400.

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It takes approximately 2 h 55 min to get from Kolkata to New Jalpaiguri, including transfers.

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Kolkata to New Jalpaiguri train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Sealdah (SDAH) station.

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The best way to get from Kolkata to New Jalpaiguri is to train which takes 9 h 55 min and costs ₹700 - ₹1,400. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₹650 - ₹1,100 and takes 12 h 6 min.

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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 New Jalpaiguri train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at New Jalpaiguri (NJP) station.

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Map of how to get from Kolkata to New Jalpaiguri.
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  • Distance: 286.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 55 min

What companies run services between Kolkata, India and New Jalpaiguri, India?

Indian Railways operates a train from Kolkata to New Jalpaiguri twice daily. Tickets cost $10 - $19 and the journey takes 9 h 55 min. Alternatively, RedBus operates a bus from Kolkata to New Jalpaiguri 4 times a day. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 12 h.

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 18 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 10 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
Kolkata Suburban Railway
Phone
+913322203535
Website
er.indianrailways.gov.in
Train from Sealdah Station to Dum Dum Cantonment
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Schedules at
kolkatalocaltrain.info
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Kolkata to New Jalpaiguri
Ave. Duration
8 h 9 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com
Mega Cabs
Phone
+91 33 4141 4141
Website
megacabs.com
Meru Cabs
Phone
+91 80 44 22 44 22
Website
merucabs.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Kolkata to New Jalpaiguri is 562 km. It takes approximately 8 h 9 min to drive from Kolkata to New Jalpaiguri.

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

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There are 61+ hotels available in New Jalpaiguri. Prices start at $16 USD per night.

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