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Kolkata (West Bengal) to Gangtok (Sikkim)

is

691 km.


Time by road is

9 hrs, 40 mins.

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Gangtok, the capital of Sikkim in North East India is one of the most exotic places to holiday in India. Since Gangtok does not have an airport or railway station, direct flights or trains are not available. Hiring a bus or taxi is the most convenient way to travel to Gangtok from Kolkata. The nearest airport connected to Kolkata is located in Bagdogra, which is 124 km from Gangtok. Direct flights operated by Spice Jet, IndiGo and many airline operators are available which reach Bagdogra from Kolkata in 1 hour. Tickets are cheap and affordable. From Bagdogra, tourists can take chopper flights or book taxis or buses in order to reach Gangtok in 2 hours.

Since Gangtok does not have a railway station, direct trains from Kolkata are not available. New Jalpaiguri, which is 148 km from Gangtok, is the nearest railhead. Saraighat Exp and Darjeeling Mail are some of the direct trains that take tourists from Kolkata to New Jalpaiguri in 10 hours. From the station, buses and taxis are available for Gangtok that will cover the 148 km long distance in 5-6 hours.

Buses are among the most economical and comfortable mode of transport between Kolkata and Gangtok. Direct buses from Kolkata till Siliguri are available 4 times in a day and charge Rs 550 for 18 hours journey. From Siliguri tourists need to change the bus for Gangtok which is available 5 times during the day and cost Rs 450 onwards per person. One can avail taxi services if they like to travel via road to enjoy the scenic vista. The fare of the taxi ranges from Rs 13,000 to Rs 19,000 for a round trip from Kolkata.

Kolkata to Gangtok Trains

Gangtok does not have railway station. Dhupguri (DQG), Bhagalpur (BGP), Malda Town (MLDT), Kishanganj (KNE), New Jalpaiguri (NJP) and Katihar Jn (KIR) are 6 nearby train stations connected to Kolkata.
Kolkata to Katihar Trains
  
 
Trains to Katihar depart from 2 stations in Kolkata: Sealdah (SDAH) and Howrah Jn (HWH)
  
 
Related: Katihar to Gangtok
No Train Departure Arrival Duration Running Days
1 Muzaffarpur Exp
(15227)
02:15 PM
(Howrah Jn)
10:00 PM
(Katihar Jn)
7h 45m Fri
2 Hate Bazare Exp
(13163)
08:10 PM
(Sealdah)
07:20 AM
(Katihar Jn)
11h 10m All Days
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Note: The running days are from Kolkata.
Kolkata to Kishanganj Trains
  
 
Trains to Kishanganj depart from 2 stations in Kolkata: Sealdah (SDAH) and Howrah Jn (HWH)
  
 
Related: Kishanganj to Gangtok
No Train Departure Arrival Duration Running Days
1 Kanchanjanga Ex
(15657)
06:35 AM
(Sealdah)
04:15 PM
(Kishanganj)
9h 40m All Days
2 Puri Kyq Expres
(15643)
07:30 AM
(Howrah Jn)
05:23 PM
(Kishanganj)
9h 53m Sun
3 Guwahati Exp
(12515)
11:15 AM
(Howrah Jn)
07:31 PM
(Kishanganj)
8h 16m Tue
4 Sc Ghy Exp
(12513)
11:15 AM
(Howrah Jn)
07:31 PM
(Kishanganj)
8h 16m Mon
5 Guwahati Exp
(12509)
11:15 AM
(Howrah Jn)
07:31 PM
(Kishanganj)
8h 16m Fri, Sat & Sun
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Note: The running days are from Kolkata.
Kolkata to Bhagalpur Trains
  
 
Trains to Bhagalpur depart from 2 stations in Kolkata: Sealdah (SDAH) and Howrah Jn (HWH)
  
 
Related: Bhagalpur to Gangtok
No Train Departure Arrival Duration Running Days
1 Hwh Dbg Pgr
(53041)
07:15 AM
(Howrah Jn)
09:45 PM
(Bhagalpur)
14h 30m All Days
2 Hwh Gaya Expres
(13023)
07:50 PM
(Howrah Jn)
04:15 AM
(Bhagalpur)
8h 25m All Days
3 Sdah Bsb Exp
(13133)
09:15 PM
(Sealdah)
06:36 AM
(Bhagalpur)
9h 21m All Days
4 Hwh Jmp Express
(13071)
09:35 PM
(Howrah Jn)
05:40 AM
(Bhagalpur)
8h 5m All Days
5 Anga Express
(12253)
11:00 PM
(Howrah Jn)
08:30 AM
(Bhagalpur)
9h 30m Sun
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Note: The running days are from Kolkata.
Kolkata to New Jalpaiguri Trains
  
 
Trains to New Jalpaiguri depart from 2 stations in Kolkata: Sealdah (SDAH) and Howrah Jn (HWH)
  
 
Related: New Jalpaiguri to Gangtok
No Train Departure Arrival Duration Running Days
1 Kanchanjanga Ex
(15657)
06:35 AM
(Sealdah)
06:15 PM
(New Jalpaiguri)
11h 40m All Days
2 Puri Kyq Expres
(15643)
07:30 AM
(Howrah Jn)
06:50 PM
(New Jalpaiguri)
11h 20m Sun
3 Guwahati Exp
(12515)
11:15 AM
(Howrah Jn)
09:30 PM
(New Jalpaiguri)
10h 15m Tue
4 Guwahati Exp
(12509)
11:15 AM
(Howrah Jn)
09:30 PM
(New Jalpaiguri)
10h 15m Fri, Sat & Sun
5 Sc Ghy Exp
(12513)
11:15 AM
(Howrah Jn)
09:30 PM
(New Jalpaiguri)
10h 15m Mon
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Note: The running days are from Kolkata.
Kolkata to Malda Trains
  
 
Trains to Malda depart from 2 stations in Kolkata: Sealdah (SDAH) and Howrah Jn (HWH)
  
 
Related: Malda to Gangtok
No Train Departure Arrival Duration Running Days
1 Kanchanjanga Ex
(15657)
06:35 AM
(Sealdah)
01:35 PM
(Malda Town)
7h All Days
2 Puri Kyq Expres
(15643)
07:30 AM
(Howrah Jn)
03:05 PM
(Malda Town)
7h 35m Sun
3 Sc Ghy Exp
(12513)
11:15 AM
(Howrah Jn)
05:15 PM
(Malda Town)
6h Mon
4 Guwahati Exp
(12509)
11:15 AM
(Howrah Jn)
05:15 PM
(Malda Town)
6h Fri, Sat & Sun
5 Guwahati Exp
(12515)
11:15 AM
(Howrah Jn)
05:15 PM
(Malda Town)
6h Tue
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Note: The running days are from Kolkata.
Kolkata to Dhupguri Trains
  
 
Trains to Dhupguri depart from 2 stations in Kolkata: Sealdah (SDAH) and Howrah Jn (HWH)
  
 
Related: Dhupguri to Gangtok
No Train Departure Arrival Duration Running Days
1 Kanchanjanga Ex
(15657)
06:35 AM
(Sealdah)
08:00 PM
(Dhupguri)
13h 25m All Days
2 Guwahati Exp
(12509)
11:15 AM
(Howrah Jn)
10:50 PM
(Dhupguri)
11h 35m Fri, Sat & Sun
3 Guwahati Exp
(12515)
11:15 AM
(Howrah Jn)
10:50 PM
(Dhupguri)
11h 35m Tue
4 Testa Torsa Exp
(13141)
01:40 PM
(Sealdah)
04:32 AM
(Dhupguri)
14h 52m All Days
5 Guwahati Exp
(12507)
02:15 PM
(Howrah Jn)
01:10 AM
(Dhupguri)
10h 55m Thu
See All
Note: The running days are from Kolkata.

Kolkata to Gangtok Flights

There is no airport in Gangtok.
Nearest airport to Gangtok is Indira Gandhi Intl Airport, Delhi (1277 km).

Kolkata to Gangtok by Cab / Taxi

Gangtok Packages

To experience Gangtok hassle free, visit gangtok package tour.  To visit Gangtok from Kolkata, visit Gangtok tour packages from Kolkata.
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Kolkata to Gangtok Driving Directions

Kolkata (West Bengal) to Gangtok (Sikkim)

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691 km.


Time by road is

9 hrs, 40 mins.

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