There are 7 ways to get from Pokhara to Darjeeling by plane, car, bus, train or taxi

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly to Bhadrapur, drive  •  3 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Pokhara (PKR) to Bhadrapur (BDP) PKR - BDP
  2. Drive from Bhadrapur to Darjeeling

$38 - $252

6 alternative options

Fly to Biratnagar, drive  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Pokhara (PKR) to Biratnagar (BIR) PKR - BIR
  2. Drive from Biratnagar to Darjeeling

$45 - $264

Drive, bus, train, taxi  •  22 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Pokhara to Naranghat
  2. Take the bus from Narayangarh to Pathlaiya
  3. Take the train from Raxual Junction (RXL) to New Jalpaiguri (NJP)
  4. Take a taxi from New Jalpaiguri (NJP) to Darjeeling

$46 - $69

Drive, train, taxi  •  23 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Pokhara to Butwal
  2. Drive from Bhairahawa Airport to Kaptanganj Junction (CPJ)
  3. Take the train from Kaptanganj Junction (CPJ) to New Jalpaiguri (NJP)
  4. Take a taxi from New Jalpaiguri (NJP) to Darjeeling

$53 - $78

Bus, train, taxi  •  33 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Pokhara to Kathmandu
  2. Take the bus from Kathmandu to Birgunj
  3. Take the train from Raxual Junction (RXL) to New Jalpaiguri (NJP)
  4. Take a taxi from New Jalpaiguri (NJP) to Darjeeling

$45 - $65

Bus, train, taxi via Kathmandu  •  35 h 42 min

  1. Take the Bus from Pokhara to Kathmandu
  2. Take the bus from Kathmandu to Birgunj
  3. Take the train from Raxual Junction (RXL) to New Jalpaiguri (NJP)
  4. Take a taxi from New Jalpaiguri (NJP) to Darjeeling

$64 - $78

Drive  •  10 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Pokhara to Darjeeling 428.7 miles

$70 - $110

What companies run services between Pokhara, Nepal and Darjeeling, India?

There is no direct connection from Pokhara to Darjeeling. However, you can take the drive to Pokhara airport, fly to Bhadrapur, then take the drive to Darjeeling. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Pokhara airport, fly to Biratnagar, then take the drive to Darjeeling.

Airlines
Buddha Air Ltd
Website
buddhaair.com
Flights from Pokhara to Bhadrapur via Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from Pokhara to Biratnagar via Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Yeti Airlines
Website
yetiairlines.com
Flights from Pokhara to Bhadrapur via Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $240
Flights from Pokhara to Biratnagar via Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$29 - $240
Shree Airlines
Website
shreeairlines.com
Flights from Pokhara to Bhadrapur via Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $240
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Raxual Junction (RXL) to New Jalpaiguri (NJP)
Ave. Duration
14 h 35 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$11 - $21
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Kaptanganj Junction (CPJ) to New Jalpaiguri (NJP)
Ave. Duration
16 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$14 - $23
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
Bus Nepal
Website
busnepal.com
Bus from Narayangarh to Pathlaiya
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
busnepal.com
Hamrobus
Website
hamrobus.com
Bus from Pokhara to Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Schedules at
hamrobus.com
bus
Bus from Kathmandu to Birgunj
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10
Greenline Tours Pvt. Ltd
Phone
(01) 4253885
Website
greenline.com.np
Bus from Pokhara to Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
greenline.com.np
Other operators
Taxi from New Jalpaiguri (NJP) to Darjeeling
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Estimated price
$16 - $20
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Pokhara and Darjeeling is 445 km. The road distance is 686 km.

The cheapest way to get from Pokhara to Darjeeling is to drive and bus and train and taxi which costs $45 - $70 and takes 22 h 8 min.

The quickest way to get from Pokhara to Darjeeling is to fly and drive which takes 3 h 37 min and costs $35 - $260.

It takes approximately 3 h 37 min to get from Pokhara to Darjeeling, including transfers.