How to reach Darjeeling by Train, Flight and Road

Darjeeling is one of the most popular hill stations in India and is available from the urban areas close by. While it has not have an airport, you can without much of a stretch arrive at Darjeeling by road.

Here is how to reach Darjeeling:

By Air

Bagdodara is the closest airport to Darjeeling. It is associated with Kolkata, Delhi and Guwahati. From here a bus or private taxi can get you to Darjeeling in 3 hours.

By Train

New Jalpaiguri (NJP) close to Siliguri is the closest station on the fundamental between city line. Direct trains to NJP run from Delhi (approx 27 hours) a few times each day. From that point, the renowned Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, referred to all as the ‘Toy Train’ finishes the excursion to Darjeeling. This route is exceptionally famous with tourists as it goes through some extremely picturesque mountain scenery and has been the subject of numerous romantic articles and movies. They have traveler portions for trains to Delhi, Kolkata, Bengaluru, Kochi and Thiruvananthapuram.

By road

The road distances are Kolkata 651 km, Gangtok 100 km and Kalimpong 51 km. On the off chance that you intend to drive in from Kolkata you will confront certain stretches where the street condition isn’t truly ideal. Yet, after you hit the hill stretch, it is a joy to drive. Excursion time is 14 hours.