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There are 5 ways to get from Mumbai to Darjeeling by plane, bus, taxi, train or car

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Fly  •  5 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Mumbai (BOM) to Bagdogra (IXB) BOM - IXB

$80 - $349

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Bus, taxi  •  34 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Mumbai to Islampur
  2. Take a taxi from Islampur to Darjeeling

$37 - $47

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Train, taxi  •  42 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Lokmanyatilak (LTT) to New Jalpaiguri (NJP) Ltt-Ghy Exp / ...
  2. Take a taxi from New Jalpaiguri (NJP) to Darjeeling

$48 - $61

Train  •  2 days 5 h

  1. Take the train from Lokmanyatilak (LTT) to Siliguri Junction (SGUJ) Karmabhoomi Exp
  2. Take the train from Siliguri Junction (SGUJ) to Darjeeling (DJ) Njp-Kgn-Dj Passenger

$39 - $61

Drive  •  31 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Mumbai to Darjeeling 1359.1 miles

$220 - $320

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The cheapest way to get from Mumbai to Darjeeling is to bus and taxi which costs ₹2,700 - ₹3,500 and takes 34 h 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Mumbai to Darjeeling is to fly which costs ₹5,500 - ₹26,000 and takes 5 h 11 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Mumbai to Darjeeling. However, there are services departing from Lokmanyatilak (LTT) and arriving at Darjeeling (DJ) via Siliguri Junction (SGUJ). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 5 h.

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The distance between Mumbai and Darjeeling is 1811 km. The road distance is 2174.5 km.

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The best way to get from Mumbai to Darjeeling without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 34 h 56 min and costs ₹2,700 - ₹3,500.

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It takes approximately 5 h 11 min to get from Mumbai to Darjeeling, including transfers.

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Mumbai to Darjeeling train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Lokmanyatilak (LTT) station.

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The best way to get from Mumbai to Darjeeling is to fly which takes 5 h 11 min and costs ₹5,500 - ₹26,000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₹2,800 - ₹4,500 and takes 2 days 5 h.

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The quickest flight from Mumbai Airport to Bagdogra Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 50 min.

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Mumbai to Darjeeling train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Darjeeling (DJ) station.

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Map of how to get from Mumbai to Darjeeling.
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  • Distance: 1131.9 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 11 min

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

Jet Lite, IndiGo Airlines and five other airlines fly from Mumbai to Darjeeling hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Mumbai to Darjeeling via Siliguri Junction (SGUJ) in around 2 days 5 h.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Mumbai to Bagdogra
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $650
Flights from Mumbai to Bagdogra via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $650
Flights from Mumbai to Bagdogra via Kolkata
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $650
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Mumbai to Bagdogra
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Mumbai to Bagdogra via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $700
GoAir
Website
goair.in
Flights from Mumbai to Bagdogra via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Jet Lite
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Mumbai to Bagdogra
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Mumbai to Bagdogra via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Vistara
Website
airvistara.com
Flights from Mumbai to Bagdogra via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $750
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Mumbai to Bagdogra via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Lokmanyatilak (LTT) to New Jalpaiguri (NJP)
Ave. Duration
40 h 55 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Lokmanyatilak (LTT) to Siliguri Junction (SGUJ)
Ave. Duration
46 h 20 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Siliguri Junction (SGUJ) to Darjeeling (DJ)
Ave. Duration
6 h 34 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $13
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Islampur to Darjeeling
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Estimated price
$27 - $33

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Yes, the driving distance between Mumbai to Darjeeling is 2174 km. It takes approximately 31 h 39 min to drive from Mumbai to Darjeeling.

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Jet Lite, Air India Limited, Vistara and four other airlines offer flights from Mumbai Airport to Bagdogra Airport.

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There are 349+ hotels available in Darjeeling. Prices start at $19 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Mumbai to Mumbai Airport is to bus which takes 5 min and costs ₹8 - ₹10.

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