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how to reach Darjeeling


Darjeeling By Air
The nearest airport is Bagdogra near Siliguri, which is at a distance of 93 km from Darjeeling. The taxi fare from the airport to Darjeeling is about Rs 1200. This airport is connected to Kolkata, Delhi and Guwahati. International travelers can get connecting flights from Kolkata or Delhi. Both are well connected with many cities in India and abroad.

Airports near Darjeeling
Type Aerial Distance
Bagdogra Airport, Siliguri (IXB)

Domestic 40 km

Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International

Airport, Guwahati (GAU)

International 384 km

Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Intl

Airport, Kolkata (CCU)

International 489 km
Indira Gandhi Intl Airport, Delhi (DEL) International 1242 km


Darjeeling By Train
The nearest rail is New Jalpaiguri. This is well connected to most of the major cities in India. The town of Darjeeling is approachable from Siliguri, nearly 80 km away, by Darjeeling Himalayan Railway also known as Toy Train.

Railway stations near Darjeeling Aerial Distance
Siliguri Junction (SGUJ) 38 km
New Jalpaiguri (NJP) 44 km

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