There are 5 ways to get from Surat to Darjeeling by plane, train, taxi, bus or car

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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Fly  •  6 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Surat (STV) to Bagdogra (IXB) STV - IXB

$128 - $973

Cheapest option

Train  •  2 days 8 h

  1. Take the train from Surat (ST) to Vadodara Junction (BRC)
  2. Take the train from Vadodara Junction (BRC) to New Jalpaiguri (NJP)
  3. Take the train from New Jalpaiguri (NJP) to Darjeeling (DJ)

$33 - $71

3 alternative options

Train, taxi  •  39 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Surat (ST) to Jalgaon Junction (JL)
  2. Take the train from Jalgaon Junction (JL) to New Jalpaiguri (NJP)
  3. Take a taxi from New Jalpaiguri (NJP) to Darjeeling

$47 - $75

Bus, taxi  •  41 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Surat to Mumbai
  2. Take the bus from Mumbai to Islampur
  3. Take a taxi from Islampur to Darjeeling

$45 - $60

Drive  •  29 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Surat to Darjeeling 1266.8 miles

$200 - $300

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Surat to Darjeeling is to bus and taxi which costs ₹3,200 - ₹4,400 and takes 41 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Surat to Darjeeling is to fly which costs ₹9,000 - ₹75,000 and takes 6 h 22 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Surat to Darjeeling. However, there are services departing from Surat (ST) and arriving at Darjeeling (DJ) via Vadodara Junction (BRC) and New Jalpaiguri (NJP). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 8 h.

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The distance between Surat and Darjeeling is 1694 km. The road distance is 2026.9 km.

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The best way to get from Surat to Darjeeling without a car is to train and taxi which takes 39 h 4 min and costs ₹3,400 - ₹5,500.

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It takes approximately 6 h 22 min to get from Surat to Darjeeling, including transfers.

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Surat to Darjeeling train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Surat (ST) station.

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The best way to get from Surat to Darjeeling is to fly which takes 6 h 22 min and costs ₹9,000 - ₹75,000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₹2,400 - ₹5,500 and takes 2 days 8 h.

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Map of how to get from Surat to Darjeeling.
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  • Distance: 1058.8 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 22 min

What companies run services between Surat, India and Darjeeling, India?

Air India Limited, Spicejet and five other airlines fly from Surat to Darjeeling every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Surat to Darjeeling via Vadodara Junction (BRC) and New Jalpaiguri (NJP) in around 2 days 8 h.

Airlines
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Surat to Bagdogra via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,900
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Surat to Bagdogra via Delhi
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Vistara
Website
airvistara.com
Flights from Surat to Bagdogra via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Surat to Bagdogra via Delhi
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Jet Lite
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Surat to Bagdogra via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Surat (ST) to Jalgaon Junction (JL)
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $16
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Jalgaon Junction (JL) to New Jalpaiguri (NJP)
Ave. Duration
31 h 20 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Surat (ST) to Vadodara Junction (BRC)
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $14
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Vadodara Junction (BRC) to New Jalpaiguri (NJP)
Ave. Duration
45 h 56 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from New Jalpaiguri (NJP) to Darjeeling (DJ)
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $13
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Surat to Mumbai
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Mumbai to Islampur
Ave. Duration
33 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Book at
redbus.in
Other operators
Taxi from New Jalpaiguri (NJP) to Darjeeling
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com

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