How to get from Shillong to Darjeeling

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Recommended option

Taxi, train  •  8 h 42 min

$55 - $76

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  14 h 24 min

  1. Rjpb Capital Exp / ...

$29 - $44

6 alternative options

Taxi, train via Kamakhya (KYQ)  •  9 h 8 min

$57 - $78

Taxi, train via Kamakhya (KYQ) #2  •  11 h 24 min

  1. Rjpb Capital Exp / ...

$57 - $78

Taxi  •  8 h 24 min

  1. 361.2 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  8 h 24 min

  1. 361.2 miles

$55 - $85

Bus to Gauhati, fly to Bagdogra  •  5 h 33 min

  1. GAU - IXB

$44 - $294

Drive to Sylhet, fly to Saidpur, drive  •  8 h 23 min

  1. ZYL - SPD

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

There is no direct connection from Shillong to Darjeeling. However, you can take the taxi to Guwahati (GHY), take the train to New Jalpaiguri (NJP), then take the taxi to Darjeeling. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Kamakhya (KYQ), take the train to New Jalpaiguri (NJP), then take the taxi to Darjeeling.

Airlines
US-Bangla
Website
us-banglaairlines.com
Flights from Sylhet to Saidpur via Dhaka
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $250
Novo Air
Website
flynovoair.com
Flights from Sylhet to Saidpur via Dhaka
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $250
GoAir
Website
goair.in
Flights from Gauhati to Bagdogra
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $270
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Gauhati to Bagdogra
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $330
Vistara
Website
airvistara.com
Flights from Gauhati to Bagdogra
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $550
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Gauhati to Bagdogra
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $500
Biman Bangladesh Airlines
Website
biman-airlines.com
Flights from Sylhet to Saidpur via Dhaka
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $260
Regent Airways
Website
flyregent.com
Flights from Sylhet to Saidpur via Dhaka
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$30 - $250
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Guwahati (GHY) to New Jalpaiguri (NJP)
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $18
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Kamakhya (KYQ) to New Jalpaiguri (NJP)
Ave. Duration
6 h 23 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $18
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Kamakhya (KYQ) to Siliguri Junction (SGUJ)
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $19
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
Meghalaya Tourism
Website
megtourism.gov.in
Bus from Shillong to Gauhati Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
megtourism.gov.in
Other operators
Taxi from Shillong to Guwahati (GHY)
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Shillong and Darjeeling is 396 km. The road distance is 578 km.

The cheapest way to get from Shillong to Darjeeling is to bus and train which costs ₹1,900 - ₹3,000 and takes 14 h 24 min.

The quickest way to get from Shillong to Darjeeling is to bus and fly which takes 5 h 33 min and costs ₹2,900 - ₹20,000.

It takes approximately 8 h 42 min to get from Shillong to Darjeeling, including transfers.