There are 5 ways to get from Puruliya to Gangtok by train, taxi, car or plane

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Train, taxi  •  15 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Purulia Junction (PRR) to New Jalpaiguri (NJP) Tbm-Ghy Exp / ...
  2. Take a taxi from New Jalpaiguri (NJP) to Gangtok

$37 - $54

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Taxi  •  10 h 5 min

  1. Take a taxi from Puruliya to Gangtok 413.2 miles

$140 - $170

Drive  •  10 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Puruliya to Gangtok 413.2 miles

$65 - $100

Train to Ranchi, fly, taxi  •  9 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Purulia Junction (PRR) to Ranchi (RNC)
  2. Fly from Ranchi (IXR) to Bagdogra (IXB) IXR - IXB
  3. Take a taxi from Bagdogra to Gangtok

$87 - $330

Train to Kolkata, fly, taxi  •  10 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Purulia Junction (PRR) to Howrah Junction (HWH)
  2. Fly from Kolkata (CCU) to Bagdogra (IXB) CCU - IXB
  3. Take a taxi from Bagdogra to Gangtok

$67 - $213

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The cheapest way to get from Puruliya to Gangtok is to train and taxi which costs ₹2,700 - ₹4,000 and takes 15 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Puruliya to Gangtok is to train and fly and taxi which costs ₹6,000 - ₹24,000 and takes 9 h 11 min.

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The distance between Puruliya and Gangtok is 498 km. The road distance is 661.2 km.

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The best way to get from Puruliya to Gangtok without a car is to train and taxi which takes 15 h 44 min and costs ₹2,700 - ₹4,000.

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It takes approximately 15 h 44 min to get from Puruliya to Gangtok, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Ranchi Airport to Bagdogra Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 30 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Puruliya to Gangtok is 661 km. It takes approximately 10 h 5 min to drive from Puruliya to Gangtok.

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GoAir, Vistara, AirAsia India and two other airlines offer flights from Ranchi Airport to Bagdogra Airport.

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There are 396+ hotels available in Gangtok. Prices start at $18 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Puruliya to Gangtok.
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  • Distance: 311.5 miles
  • Duration: 15 h 44 min

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

There is no direct connection from Puruliya to Gangtok. However, you can take the train to New Jalpaiguri (NJP) then take the taxi to Gangtok. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Gangtok.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Ranchi to Bagdogra via Kolkata
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Flights from Ranchi to Bagdogra via Delhi
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $380
Flights from Kolkata to Bagdogra
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Ranchi to Bagdogra via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Flights from Kolkata to Bagdogra
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $350
AirAsia India
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Ranchi to Bagdogra via Kolkata
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $380
Flights from Kolkata to Bagdogra
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $420
GoAir
Website
goair.in
Flights from Kolkata to Bagdogra
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Kolkata to Bagdogra
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $650
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Purulia Junction (PRR) to New Jalpaiguri (NJP)
Ave. Duration
13 h 53 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$10 - $20
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Purulia Junction (PRR) to Ranchi (RNC)
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$2 - $14
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Purulia Junction (PRR) to Howrah Junction (HWH)
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $16
Book at
irctc.co.in
Other operators
Taxi from New Jalpaiguri (NJP) to Gangtok
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Estimated price
$27 - $35
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com

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