There are 5 ways to get from Shillong to Sikkim by bus, plane, taxi, car or train

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

Recommended option

Bus to Gauhati, fly to Bagdogra, taxi  •  5 h 54 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 Jorethang

$51 - $303

Cheapest option

Taxi, train, bus  •  15 h 51 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

$50 - $71

3 alternative options

Drive to Sylhet, fly to Saidpur, drive  •  8 h 40 min

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

Taxi, train  •  10 h 35 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

$70 - $93

Taxi, train via Guwahati (GHY)  •  10 h 52 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

$68 - $91

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

There is no direct connection from Shillong to Jorethang. However, you can take the bus to Gauhati Airport, take the walk to Gauhati airport, fly to Bagdogra, then take the taxi to Jorethang. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Sylhet airport, fly to Saidpur, then take the drive to Jorethang.

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 Kamakhya (KYQ) to New Mal Junction (NMZ)
Ave. Duration
7 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $18
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Guwahati (GHY) to New Mal Junction (NMZ)
Ave. Duration
7 h 33 min
Frequency
5 times a week
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 Bagdogra to Jorethang
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Estimated price
$23 - $29
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Shillong and Sikkim is 415 km.

The cheapest way to get from Shillong to Sikkim is to taxi and train and bus which costs ₹3,300 - ₹4,900 and takes 15 h 51 min.

The quickest way to get from Shillong to Sikkim is to bus and fly and taxi which takes 5 h 54 min and costs ₹3,400 - ₹21,000.

It takes approximately 5 h 54 min to get from Shillong to Sikkim, including transfers.