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

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  •  4 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Ranchi (IXR) to Bagdogra (IXB) IXR - IXB

$73 - $302

Cheapest option

Train  •  18 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Ranchi (RNC) to Siliguri Junction (SGUJ) Rnc-Kyq Exp

$29 - $41

2 alternative options

Bus  •  19 h 52 min

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

$32 - $43

Drive  •  10 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Ranchi to Darjeeling 439.1 miles

$70 - $110

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ranchi to Darjeeling is to bus which costs ₹2,100 - ₹3,000 and takes 19 h 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ranchi to Darjeeling is to fly which costs ₹4,900 - ₹21,000 and takes 4 h 44 min.

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The distance between Ranchi and Darjeeling is 507 km. The road distance is 702.5 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 44 min to get from Ranchi to Darjeeling, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Ranchi, India and Darjeeling, India?

AirAsia India, IndiGo Airlines and three other airlines fly from Ranchi to Darjeeling every 3 hours. Alternatively, Indian Railways operates a train from Ranchi to Darjeeling once a week. Tickets cost $14 - $23 and the journey takes 17 h 10 min.

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
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Ranchi to Bagdogra via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $460
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
Train operators
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Ranchi to Purnea
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Purnea to Siliguri
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Book at
redbus.in

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