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There are 5 ways to get from Purnia to Gangtok by train, taxi, bus or car

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Train, taxi  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Katihar Junction (KIR) to New Jalpaiguri (NJP) Rajdhani Exp / ...
  2. Take a taxi from New Jalpaiguri (NJP) to Gangtok

$38 - $56

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Purnea to Siliguri
  2. Take the bus from Siliguri to Gangtok

$15 - $21

3 alternative options

Bus, taxi  •  6 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Purnea to Siliguri
  2. Take a taxi from Siliguri to Gangtok

$34 - $42

Taxi  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Take a taxi from Purnia to Gangtok 176.5 miles

$60 - $75

Drive  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Purnia to Gangtok 176.5 miles

$28 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Purnia to Gangtok is to bus which costs ₹1,000 - ₹1,600 and takes 9 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Purnia to Gangtok is to taxi which costs ₹4,300 - ₹5,500 and takes 4 h 9 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Purnia to Gangtok. However, there are services departing from Purnea and arriving at Gangtok via Siliguri. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 50 min.

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The distance between Purnia and Gangtok is 206 km. The road distance is 282.4 km.

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The best way to get from Purnia to Gangtok without a car is to train and taxi which takes 5 h 21 min and costs ₹2,700 - ₹4,200.

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It takes approximately 5 h 21 min to get from Purnia to Gangtok, including transfers.

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Purnia to Gangtok bus services, operated by RedBus, depart from Purnea station.

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Purnia to Gangtok bus services, operated by RedBus, arrive at Gangtok station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Purnia to Gangtok is 282 km. It takes approximately 4 h 9 min to drive from Purnia to Gangtok.

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There are 429+ hotels available in Gangtok. Prices start at $18 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 128.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 21 min

What companies run services between Purnia, India and Gangtok, India?

You can take a bus from Purnia to Gangtok via Siliguri in around 9 h 50 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Purnea to Siliguri
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $11
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redbus.in
Bus from Siliguri to Gangtok
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $11
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redbus.in
Other operators
Taxi from New Jalpaiguri (NJP) to Gangtok
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Estimated price
$27 - $33
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com

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