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There are 4 ways to get from Varanasi to Darjeeling by plane, train, taxi or car

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Fly  •  6h 20m

  1. Fly from Varanasi (VNS) to Bagdogra (IXB) VNS - IXB

$131 - $486

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Train, taxi  •  16h 54m

  1. Take the train from Varanasi Junction (BSB) to New Jalpaiguri (NJP) Indore-Kamakhya Exp / ...
  2. Take a taxi from New Jalpaiguri (NJP) to Darjeeling

$28 - $39

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  10h 12m

  1. Take a taxi from Varanasi to Darjeeling 434.6 miles

$140 - $180

Drive  •  10h 12m

  1. Drive from Varanasi to Darjeeling 434.6 miles

$70 - $110

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Varanasi to Darjeeling is to train and taxi which costs ₹2,000 - ₹2,900 and takes 16h 54m.

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The quickest way to get from Varanasi to Darjeeling is to fly which costs ₹9,500 - ₹36,000 and takes 6h 20m.

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The distance between Varanasi and Darjeeling is 558 km. The road distance is 695.4 km.

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The best way to get from Varanasi to Darjeeling without a car is to train and taxi which takes 16h 54m and costs ₹2,000 - ₹2,900.

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It takes approximately 6h 20m to get from Varanasi to Darjeeling, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Varanasi Airport to Bagdogra Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 45m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Varanasi to Darjeeling is 695 km. It takes approximately 10h 12m to drive from Varanasi to Darjeeling.

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Air India Limited, GoAir, Vistara and two other airlines offer flights from Varanasi Airport to Bagdogra Airport.

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There are 381+ hotels available in Darjeeling. Prices start at $19 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Varanasi to Varanasi Airport is to taxi which takes 22m and costs ₹460 - ₹550.

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  • Distance: 348.8 miles
  • Duration: 6h 20m

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

IndiGo Airlines, Spicejet and four other airlines fly from Varanasi to Darjeeling every 4 hours.

Airlines
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Varanasi to Bagdogra via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $490
Flights from Varanasi to Bagdogra via Kolkata
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Varanasi to Bagdogra via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $400
GoAir
Website
goair.in
Flights from Varanasi to Bagdogra via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $380
Vistara
Website
airvistara.com
Flights from Varanasi to Bagdogra via Gauhati
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Train operators
Other operators
Taxi from New Jalpaiguri (NJP) to Darjeeling
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com

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