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

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Fly, taxi  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Ranchi (IXR) to Bagdogra (IXB) IXR - IXB
  2. Take a taxi from Bagdogra to Gangtok

$79 - $287

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Bus  •  24 h 20 min

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

$22 - $33

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Train, taxi  •  20 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Ranchi (RNC) to New Mal Junction (NMZ) Rnc-Kyq Exp
  2. Take a taxi from New Mal Junction (NMZ) to Gangtok

$42 - $56

Drive  •  11 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Ranchi to Gangtok 472.7 miles

$75 - $120

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The cheapest way to get from Ranchi to Gangtok is to bus which costs ₹1,600 - ₹2,500 and takes 24 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ranchi to Gangtok is to fly and taxi which costs ₹5,500 - ₹22,000 and takes 5 h 27 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ranchi to Gangtok. However, there are services departing from Ranchi and arriving at Gangtok via Purnea and Siliguri. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24 h 20 min.

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The distance between Ranchi and Gangtok is 553 km. The road distance is 756.4 km.

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The best way to get from Ranchi to Gangtok without a car is to train and taxi which takes 20 h 15 min and costs ₹3,000 - ₹4,200.

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It takes approximately 5 h 27 min to get from Ranchi to Gangtok, including transfers.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Ranchi to Gangtok is 756 km. It takes approximately 11 h 12 min to drive from Ranchi to Gangtok.

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  • Distance: 345.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 27 min

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

You can take a bus from Ranchi to Gangtok via Purnea and Siliguri in around 24 h 20 min.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Ranchi to Bagdogra via Kolkata
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Flights from Ranchi to Bagdogra via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $380
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 Ranchi to Bagdogra via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Ranchi to Bagdogra via Kolkata
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Flights from Ranchi to Bagdogra via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $460
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
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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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Other operators
Taxi from Bagdogra to Gangtok
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Estimated price
$28 - $35
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com

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

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There are 433+ hotels available in Gangtok. Prices start at $19 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 ₹100 - ₹130.

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