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There are 4 ways to get from Shillong to Sikkim by bus, plane, taxi 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.

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Bus, fly, taxi  •  5h 54m

  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

$49 - $299

Cheapest option

Taxi, train, bus  •  16h 24m

  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  •  10h 57m

  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

$65 - $88

Taxi, train via Kamakhya (KYQ)  •  11h 21m

  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

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Shillong to Sikkim is to taxi and train and bus which costs ₹3,300 - ₹4,900 and takes 16h 24m.

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The quickest way to get from Shillong to Sikkim is to bus and fly and taxi which costs ₹3,600 - ₹22,000 and takes 5h 54m.

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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 10h 57m and costs ₹4,700 - ₹6,500.

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

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

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

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There are 16+ hotels available in Sikkim. Prices start at $18 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Shillong to Sikkim.
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  • Distance: 259.1 miles
  • Duration: 5h 54m

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 taxi to Guwahati (GHY), take the train to New Mal Junction (NMZ), then take the taxi to Gangtok.

Airlines
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Gauhati to Bagdogra
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $500
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Gauhati to Bagdogra
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $330
GoAir
Website
goair.in
Flights from Gauhati to Bagdogra
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $270
Vistara
Website
airvistara.com
Flights from Gauhati to Bagdogra
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $550
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Guwahati (GHY) to New Mal Junction (NMZ)
Ave. Duration
7h 34m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$7 - $17
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Kamakhya (KYQ) to New Mal Junction (NMZ)
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $17
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Kamakhya (KYQ) to Siliguri Junction (SGUJ)
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
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
2h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
megtourism.gov.in
Other operators
Taxi from Bagdogra to Jorethang
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Estimated price
$22 - $26
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com

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