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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Taxi, train  •  10 h 39 min

  1. Take a taxi from Shillong to Kamakhya (KYQ)
  2. Take the train from Kamakhya (KYQ) to New Mal Junction (NMZ)
  3. Take a taxi from New Mal Junction (NMZ) to Gangtok

$67 - $90

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Taxi, train, bus  •  15 h 54 min

  1. Take a taxi from Shillong to Kamakhya (KYQ)
  2. Take the train from Kamakhya (KYQ) to Siliguri Junction (SGUJ)
  3. Take the bus from Siliguri to Gangtok

$46 - $67

2 alternative options

Taxi, train via Guwahati (GHY)  •  10 h 51 min

  1. Take a taxi from Shillong to Guwahati (GHY)
  2. Take the train from Guwahati (GHY) to New Mal Junction (NMZ)
  3. Take a taxi from New Mal Junction (NMZ) to Gangtok

$66 - $88

Bus, fly, taxi  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Shillong to Gauhati Airport
  2. Fly from Gauhati (GAU) to Bagdogra (IXB) GAU - IXB
  3. Take a taxi from Bagdogra to Gangtok

$56 - $308

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Shillong to Gangtok is to taxi and train and bus which costs ₹3,300 - ₹4,900 and takes 15 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Shillong to Gangtok is to bus and fly and taxi which costs ₹4,000 - ₹23,000 and takes 6 h 21 min.

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The distance between Shillong and Gangtok is 380 km.

The best way to get from Shillong to Gangtok without a car is to taxi and train which takes 10 h 39 min and costs ₹4,800 - ₹6,500.

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It takes approximately 10 h 39 min to get from Shillong to Gangtok, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Gauhati Airport to Bagdogra Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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GoAir, IndiGo Airlines, Vistara and Jet Airways offer flights from Gauhati Airport to Bagdogra Airport.

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There are 396+ hotels available in Gangtok. Prices start at $18 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Shillong to Gangtok.
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  • Distance: 237.3 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 39 min

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

There is no direct connection from Shillong to Gangtok. However, you can take the taxi to Kamakhya (KYQ), take the train to New Mal Junction (NMZ), then take the taxi to Gangtok. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Guwahati (GHY), take the train to New Mal Junction (NMZ), then take the taxi to Gangtok.

Airlines
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
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Kamakhya (KYQ) to New Mal Junction (NMZ)
Ave. Duration
7 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $17
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Guwahati (GHY) to New Mal Junction (NMZ)
Ave. Duration
7 h 28 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$7 - $17
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Kamakhya (KYQ) to Siliguri Junction (SGUJ)
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $18
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 Kamakhya (KYQ)
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com

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