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There are 3 ways to get from Nepal to Darjeeling by plane, car, train or taxi

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Fly, drive  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Kathmandu (KTM) to Bhadrapur (BDP) KTM - BDP
  2. Drive from Bhadrapur to Darjeeling

$138 - $362

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Drive, train, taxi  •  18 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Kathmandu to Raxaul Junction (RXL)
  2. Take the train from Raxaul Junction (RXL) to New Jalpaiguri (NJP)
  3. Take a taxi from New Jalpaiguri (NJP) to Darjeeling

$37 - $55

1 alternative option

Drive  •  8 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Kathmandu to Darjeeling 338.2 miles

$45 - $70

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The cheapest way to get from Nepal to Darjeeling is to drive and train and taxi which costs $35 - $60 and takes 18 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nepal to Darjeeling is to fly and drive which costs $130 - $370 and takes 2 h 15 min.

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The distance between Nepal and Darjeeling is 428 km. The road distance is 541.1 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 15 min to get from Nepal to Darjeeling, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Kathmandu Airport to Bhadrapur Airport is the direct flight which takes 35 min.

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Darjeeling is 15 min behind Nepal. It is currently 3:30 PM in Nepal and 3:15 PM in Darjeeling.

Yes, the driving distance between Nepal to Darjeeling is 541 km. It takes approximately 8 h 7 min to drive from Nepal to Darjeeling.

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Nova Airline, Buddha Air Ltd and Yeti Airlines offer flights from Kathmandu Airport to Bhadrapur 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 Nepal to Kathmandu Airport is to drive which takes 7 min and costs $1.

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Map of how to get from Nepal to Darjeeling.
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  • Distance: 267.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 15 min

What companies run services between Nepal and Darjeeling, India?

There is no direct connection from Kathmandu to Darjeeling. However, you can take the drive to Kathmandu airport, fly to Bhadrapur, then take the drive to Darjeeling. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Raxaul Junction (RXL), take the train to New Jalpaiguri (NJP), then take the taxi to Darjeeling.

Airlines
Nova Airline
Website
novaairways.com
Flights from Kathmandu to Bhadrapur
Ave. Duration
35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $270
Buddha Air Ltd
Website
buddhaair.com
Flights from Kathmandu to Bhadrapur
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Yeti Airlines
Website
yetiairlines.com
Flights from Kathmandu to Bhadrapur
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $270
Train operators
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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