There are 5 ways to get from Ranchi to Darjeeling by plane, train, bus, taxi or car

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Fly  •  4 h 44 min

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

$71 - $300

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Train  •  18 h 8 min

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

$27 - $38

3 alternative options

Bus  •  19 h 52 min

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

$29 - $39

Taxi  •  10 h 27 min

  1. Take a taxi from Ranchi to Darjeeling 439.1 miles

$140 - $180

Drive  •  10 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Ranchi to Darjeeling 439.1 miles

$70 - $110

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

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The best way to get from Ranchi to Darjeeling without a car is to train which takes 18 h 8 min and costs .

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

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The best way to get from Ranchi to Darjeeling is to fly which takes 4 h 44 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 18 h 8 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 19 h 52 min.

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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 Ranchi to Darjeeling is 703 km. It takes approximately 10 h 27 min to drive from Ranchi to Darjeeling.

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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 349+ hotels available in Darjeeling. Prices start at $17 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Ranchi to Ranchi Airport is to taxi which takes 5 min and costs .

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  • Distance: 316.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 44 min

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 $13 - $21 and the journey takes 17 h 5 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 - $11
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Purnea to Siliguri
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Book at
redbus.in
Other operators
Taxi from Ranchi to Darjeeling
Ave. Duration
10 h 27 min
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com
Jat Cab
Phone
+91 96931 23123
Website
facebook.com

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