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

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Fly to Tumlingtar, drive  •  21 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Varanasi (VNS) to Tumlingtar (TMI) VNS - TMI
  2. Drive from Tumlingtar to Darjeeling

$202 - $597

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Train, taxi  •  14 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Varanasi Junction (BSB) to New Jalpaiguri (NJP) Ndls - Dbrt Rajdhani / ...
  2. Take a taxi from New Jalpaiguri (NJP) to Darjeeling

$28 - $39

3 alternative options

Fly to Bagdogra  •  6 h

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

$131 - $486

Taxi  •  10 h 12 min

  1. Take a taxi from Varanasi to Darjeeling 434.6 miles

$140 - $180

Drive  •  10 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Varanasi to Darjeeling 434.6 miles

$70 - $110

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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 14 h 39 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 21 h 25 min to get from Varanasi to Darjeeling, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Varanasi Airport to Tumlingtar Airport. The quickest flight takes 20 h 15 min and has one stopover.

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

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Buddha Air Ltd and Air India Limited offer flights from Varanasi Airport to Tumlingtar Airport.

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There are 349+ hotels available in Darjeeling. Prices start at $17 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Varanasi to Varanasi Airport is to taxi which takes 22 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Varanasi to Darjeeling.
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  • Distance: 348.8 miles
  • Duration: 21 h 25 min

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

IndiGo Airlines, Vistara and five other airlines fly from Varanasi to Darjeeling every 3 hours.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Varanasi to Bagdogra via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $400
Flights from Varanasi to Bagdogra via Madras, Kolkata
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Varanasi to Bagdogra via Bengaluru, Kolkata
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Buddha Air Ltd
Website
buddhaair.com
Flights from Varanasi to Tumlingtar via Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
20 h 15 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $950
Flights from Varanasi to Tumlingtar via Delhi, Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
16 h 57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Vistara
Website
airvistara.com
Flights from Varanasi to Bagdogra via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Flights from Varanasi to Bagdogra via Delhi, Gauhati
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Varanasi to Bagdogra via Delhi
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $490
Train operators
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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