There are 4 ways to get from Rishīkesh to Sikkim by plane, taxi, train, bus or car

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Fly, taxi  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Dehra Dun (DED) to Bagdogra (IXB) DED - IXB
  2. Take a taxi from Bagdogra to Jorethang

$119 - $436

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Bus, train  •  2 days 3 h

  1. Take the bus from Rishikesh to Kashmiri Gate
  2. Take the train from Delhi (DLI) to Siliguri Junction (SGUJ)
  3. Take the bus from Siliguri to Gangtok

$37 - $58

2 alternative options

Train, taxi  •  36 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Rishikesh (RKSH) to Roorkee (RK)
  2. Take the train from Roorkee (RK) to New Jalpaiguri (NJP)
  3. Take a taxi from New Jalpaiguri (NJP) to Gangtok

$51 - $83

Drive  •  21 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Rishīkesh to Gangtok 933.7 miles

$150 - $220

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The cheapest way to get from Rishīkesh to Sikkim is to bus and train which costs ₹2,600 - ₹4,200 and takes 2 days 3 h.

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The quickest way to get from Rishīkesh to Sikkim is to fly and taxi which costs ₹8,500 - ₹32,000 and takes 5 h 51 min.

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The distance between Rishīkesh and Sikkim is 1027 km. The road distance is 1494 km.

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The best way to get from Rishīkesh to Sikkim without a car is to train and taxi which takes 36 h 1 min and costs ₹3,700 - ₹6,000.

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It takes approximately 5 h 51 min to get from Rishīkesh to Sikkim, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Dehra Dun Airport to Bagdogra Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 5 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rishīkesh to Sikkim is 1494 km. It takes approximately 21 h 43 min to drive from Rishīkesh to Sikkim.

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AirAsia India, Spicejet, Jet Airways and IndiGo Airlines offer flights from Dehra Dun Airport to Bagdogra Airport.

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There are 12+ hotels available in Sikkim. Prices start at $18 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Rishīkesh to Dehra Dun Airport is to taxi which takes 16 min and costs ₹500 - ₹650.

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Map of how to get from Rishīkesh to Sikkim.
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  • Distance: 641.9 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 51 min

What companies run services between Rishīkesh, India and Sikkim, India?

There is no direct connection from Rishīkesh to Jorethang. However, you can take the taxi to Dehra Dun airport, fly to Bagdogra, then take the taxi to Jorethang. Alternatively, you can take the train to Roorkee (RK), take the train to New Jalpaiguri (NJP), then take the taxi to Gangtok.

Airlines
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Dehra Dun to Bagdogra via Delhi
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $420
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Dehra Dun to Bagdogra via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Flights from Dehra Dun to Bagdogra via Delhi, Gauhati
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Dehra Dun to Bagdogra via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $400
AirAsia India
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Dehra Dun to Bagdogra via Delhi
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Rishikesh (RKSH) to Roorkee (RK)
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $13
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Roorkee (RK) to New Jalpaiguri (NJP)
Ave. Duration
30 h 33 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Delhi (DLI) to Siliguri Junction (SGUJ)
Ave. Duration
32 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
UPSRTC
Bus from Rishikesh to Kashmiri Gate
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $11
Schedules at
upsrtconline.co.in
Other operators
Taxi from Bagdogra to Jorethang
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Estimated price
$22 - $27
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com

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