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There are 4 ways to get from Pokhara to Darjeeling by plane, car, bus, train or taxi

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Fly, drive  •  3 h 32 min

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

$38 - $252

3 alternative options

Bus, drive, train, taxi  •  23 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Pokhara to Kurintar
  2. Drive from Kurintar to Narkatiaganj Junction (NKE)
  3. Take the train from Narkatiaganj Junction (NKE) to New Jalpaiguri (NJP)
  4. Take a taxi from New Jalpaiguri (NJP) to Darjeeling

$63 - $86

Drive, train, taxi  •  27 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Pokhara to Butwal
  2. Take the train from Nautanwa (NTV) to Gorakhpur (GKP)
  3. Take the train from Gorakhpur (GKP) to New Jalpaiguri (NJP)
  4. Take a taxi from New Jalpaiguri (NJP) to Darjeeling

$45 - $78

Drive  •  10 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Pokhara to Darjeeling 428.7 miles

$55 - $85

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The cheapest way to get from Pokhara to Darjeeling is to drive and train and taxi which costs $45 - $80 and takes 27 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pokhara to Darjeeling is to fly and drive which costs $35 - $260 and takes 3 h 32 min.

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

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It takes approximately 3 h 32 min to get from Pokhara to Darjeeling, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Pokhara Airport to Bhadrapur Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 5 min and has one stopover.

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Darjeeling is 15 min behind Pokhara. It is currently 11:43 PM in Pokhara and 11:28 PM in Darjeeling.

Yes, the driving distance between Pokhara to Darjeeling is 686 km. It takes approximately 10 h 4 min to drive from Pokhara to Darjeeling.

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Nova Airline, Buddha Air Ltd and Yeti Airlines offer flights from Pokhara Airport to Bhadrapur Airport.

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There are 350+ hotels available in Darjeeling. Prices start at $18 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Pokhara to Pokhara Airport is to drive which takes 9 min and costs $1 - $2.

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Map of how to get from Pokhara to Darjeeling.
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  • Distance: 278.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 32 min

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, take the bus to Kurintar, take the drive to Narkatiaganj Junction (NKE), take the train to New Jalpaiguri (NJP), then take the taxi to Darjeeling.

Airlines
Yeti Airlines
Website
yetiairlines.com
Flights from Pokhara to Bhadrapur via Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $240
Nova Airline
Website
novaairways.com
Flights from Pokhara to Bhadrapur via Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $240
Buddha Air Ltd
Website
buddhaair.com
Flights from Pokhara to Bhadrapur via Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Narkatiaganj Junction (NKE) to New Jalpaiguri (NJP)
Ave. Duration
13 h 57 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Nautanwa (NTV) to Gorakhpur (GKP)
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $13
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Gorakhpur (GKP) to New Jalpaiguri (NJP)
Ave. Duration
18 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
Greenline Tours Pvt. Ltd
Phone
(01) 4253885
Website
greenline.com.np
Bus from Pokhara to Kurintar
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
greenline.com.np
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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