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There are 3 ways to get from Shillong to Sikkim by taxi, train, bus or plane

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Taxi, train  •  11h 34m

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

Cheapest option

Taxi, train, bus  •  17h 18m

  1. Take a taxi from Shillong to Kamakhya
  2. Take the train from Kamakhya to Siliguri Jn
  3. Take the bus from Siliguri SNT Bus Terminus to Gangtok SNT Bus Station

1 alternative option

Fly, taxi  •  22h 40m

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

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The cheapest way to get from Shillong to Sikkim is to taxi and train and bus which costs ₹2,500 - ₹4,200 and takes 17h 18m.

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The quickest way to get from Shillong to Sikkim is to taxi and train which costs ₹3,700 - ₹5,500 and takes 11h 34m.

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The distance between Shillong and Sikkim is 415 km.

The best way to get from Shillong to Sikkim without a car is to taxi and train which takes 11h 34m and costs ₹3,700 - ₹5,500.

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It takes approximately 11h 34m to get from Shillong to Sikkim, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Shillong Airport to Bagdogra Airport. The quickest flight takes 20h 50m and has one stopover.

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IndiGo Airlines offers flights from Shillong Airport to Bagdogra Airport.

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There are one+ hotels available in Sikkim. 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 Sikkim.
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  • Distance: 414.5 km
  • Duration: 11h 34m

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

There is no direct connection from Shillong to Sikkim. However, you can take the taxi to Kamakhya, take the train to New Mal Jn, then take the taxi to Gangtok. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Kamakhya, take the train to Siliguri Jn, take the walk to Siliguri SNT Bus Terminus, then take the bus to Gangtok SNT Bus Station.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Shillong to Bagdogra via Kolkata
Ave. Duration
21h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
₹2,500 - ₹6,500
Flights from Shillong to Bagdogra via Kolkata, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
20h 50m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
₹5,000 - ₹16,000
Flights from Shillong to Bagdogra via Kolkata, Delhi
Ave. Duration
20h 55m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
₹4,400 - ₹13,000
Flights from Shillong to Bagdogra via Dibrugarh, Delhi
Ave. Duration
21h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
₹4,700 - ₹14,000
Flights from Shillong to Bagdogra via Kolkata, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
22h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
₹4,700 - ₹13,000
Flights from Shillong to Bagdogra via Kolkata, Mumbai
Ave. Duration
22h 10m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
₹5,000 - ₹16,000
Flights from Shillong to Bagdogra via Imphal, Delhi
Ave. Duration
22h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
₹4,600 - ₹13,000
Flights from Shillong to Bagdogra via Imphal, Kolkata
Ave. Duration
22h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
₹2,800 - ₹7,500
Flights from Shillong to Bagdogra via Agartala, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
23h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
₹5,000 - ₹16,000
Flights from Shillong to Bagdogra via Agartala, Delhi
Ave. Duration
23h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
₹4,300 - ₹12,000
Flights from Shillong to Bagdogra via Silchar, Kolkata
Ave. Duration
23h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
₹2,600 - ₹7,000
Flights from Shillong to Bagdogra via Agartala, Kolkata
Ave. Duration
23h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
₹2,500 - ₹6,500
Flights from Shillong to Bagdogra via Kolkata, Madras
Ave. Duration
25h 40m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
₹5,000 - ₹15,000
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 Kamakhya to Siliguri Jn
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₹240 - ₹1,300
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹240 - ₹320
Third AC (3A)
₹700 - ₹900
Second AC (2A)
₹1,000 - ₹1,300
Bus operators
Sikkim Nationalised Transport
Phone
+919002012099
Email
sntd@yahoo.com
Website
sntd.in
Bus from Siliguri SNT Bus Terminus to Gangtok SNT Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₹110 - ₹280
Schedules at
sntd.in
Price Range
₹110 - ₹280
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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