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There are 7 ways to get from Shillong to Kālimpong by taxi, train, bus, car or plane

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Taxi, train

  1. Take a taxi from Shillong to Kamakhya
  2. Take the train from Kamakhya to New Mal Jn

Cheapest

Bus, train, taxi

  1. Take the bus from Shillong police bazar stand to Guwahati paltan bazar
  2. Take the train from Guwahati to New Jalpaiguri
  3. Take a taxi from New Jalpaiguri to Kālimpong

Drive

  1. Drive from Shillong to Kālimpong

Bus to Gauhati, fly to Bagdogra, taxi

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

Taxi to Silchar, fly to Bagdogra, taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Shillong to Silchar
  2. Fly from Silchar (IXS) to Bagdogra (IXB)
  3. Take a taxi from Bagdogra to Kālimpong

Drive to Sylhet, fly to Saidpur, drive

  1. Drive from Shillong to Sylhet
  2. Fly from Sylhet (ZYL) to Saidpur (SPD)
  3. Drive from Saidpur to Kālimpong

Fly Shillong to Bagdogra, taxi

  1. Fly from Shillong (SHL) to Bagdogra (IXB)
  2. Take a taxi from Bagdogra to Kālimpong

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Shillong to Kālimpong is to bus and train and taxi which costs ₹3,100 - ₹4,700 and takes 11h 47m.

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The quickest way to get from Shillong to Kālimpong is to fly and taxi which costs ₹6,000 - ₹13,000 and takes 6h 41m.

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The distance between Shillong and Kālimpong is 378 km. The road distance is 563.9 km.

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The best way to get from Shillong to Kālimpong without a car is to taxi and train which takes 10h 53m and costs ₹5,000 - ₹7,500.

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It takes approximately 10h 53m to get from Shillong to Kālimpong, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Gauhati Airport to Bagdogra Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 25m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Shillong to Kālimpong is 564 km. It takes approximately 8h 5m to drive from Shillong to Kālimpong.

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AirAsia India, GoAir, Spicejet and IndiGo Airlines offer flights from Gauhati Airport to Bagdogra Airport.

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There are 46+ hotels available in Kālimpong. Prices start at ₹7,500 per night.

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The best way to get from Shillong to Shillong Airport is to taxi which takes 27 min and costs ₹700 - ₹900.

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Map of how to get from Shillong to Kālimpong.
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  • Distance: 378.5 km
  • Duration: 10h 53m

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

There is no direct connection from Shillong to Kālimpong. However, you can take the taxi to Kamakhya, take the train to New Mal Jn, then take the taxi to Kālimpong. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Guwahati paltan bazar, take the walk to Guwahati, take the train to New Jalpaiguri, then take the taxi to Kālimpong.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Gauhati to Bagdogra via Kolkata
Ave. Duration
4h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,300 - ₹16,000
Flights from Gauhati to Bagdogra via Madras
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
₹3,300 - ₹16,000
Flights from Gauhati to Bagdogra via Agartala, Kolkata
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹3,300 - ₹16,000
Flights from Gauhati to Bagdogra via Aizawl, Kolkata
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
₹3,300 - ₹16,000
Flights from Silchar to Bagdogra via Kolkata
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,100 - ₹9,000
Flights from Shillong to Bagdogra via Silchar, Kolkata
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
₹2,500 - ₹7,500
Novo Air
Website
flynovoair.com
Flights from Sylhet to Saidpur via Dhaka
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹6,000 - ₹8,000
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Gauhati to Bagdogra via Kolkata
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,000 - ₹8,500
Flights from Silchar to Bagdogra via Kolkata
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹2,900 - ₹9,000
AirAsia India
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Gauhati to Bagdogra via Delhi
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹6,500 - ₹17,000
GoAir
Website
goair.in
Flights from Gauhati to Bagdogra via Kolkata
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,200 - ₹9,500
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Silchar to Bagdogra via Kolkata
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹2,700 - ₹9,500
Biman Bangladesh Airlines
Website
biman-airlines.com
Flights from Sylhet to Saidpur via Dhaka
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
₹4,700 - ₹17,000
Train operators
Indian Railways

India’s national rail operator runs passenger and freight trains on both long-distance and suburban routes across the country, from slower multi-stop to faster and more comfortable services. It’s a practical and affordable way to explore the country. Advance ticket bookings usually open 120 days before the date of the journey for Indian nationals; 365 days for international travellers. You’ll be allocated a seat or berth when you book and choose your class of travel.

Contact Details
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Kamakhya to New Mal Jn
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
₹230 - ₹1,200
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹230 - ₹290
Third AC (3A)
₹650 - ₹850
Second AC (2A)
₹900 - ₹1,200
Train from Guwahati to New Jalpaiguri
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
₹230 - ₹1,200
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹230 - ₹300
Third AC (3A)
₹650 - ₹850
Second AC (2A)
₹950 - ₹1,200
Bus operators
Assam Transport
Phone
0361-2730726, 2739552
Email
astc2009@gmail.com
Website
transport.assam.gov.in
Bus from Shillong police bazar stand to Guwahati paltan bazar
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₹170
Schedules at
transport.assam.gov.in
bus
Bus from Shillong to Gauhati Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
₹250
Schedules at
meghalayatourism.in
Other operators
Taxi from Shillong to Kamakhya
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Estimated price
₹2,200 - ₹2,700
Travenjo
Phone
+91 94 36 76 73 33
Website
travenjo.com
Royal Taxi
Phone
+91 70 05 23 13 63
Meghalaya Tour Cabs
Phone
+91 70 05 65 13 38
Website
meghalayatourcabs.com

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