How to reach Darjeeling

Famous all over the world for its tea estates, Darjeeling is considered to be one of the best hill stations to visit in India. It is well-connected with the major cities of the country with the various modes of transports. Here we have mentioned how to reach Darjeeling. Take a look before planning the Darjeeling trip.

By Air By Air

The Bagdogra Airport is the nearest domestic airport to Darjeeling and many cities of India like Delhi, Guwahati, Calcutta, Ahmedabad, Mumbai, Hyderabad and Bangalore are well connected with the Bagdogra. Kolkata Airport is the nearest international airport to Darjeeling and connects to many international cities is like Bangkok, Dubai, Colombo, Singapore, Ho Chi Minh City, Hong Kong, and Shanghai.

If you are looking for how to reach Darjeeling from New Delhi then here is the answer. New Delhi Airport is well connected to the Bagdogra airport. One can hire a taxi or catch a bus to reach Darjeeling.

By Road By Road

Darjeeling has a regular bus service from the major cities of West Bengal such as Siliguri, Kurseong, and Kalimpong. The road network is well-maintained and one can also drive to Darjeeling. The road trip can give you the majestic views of the hill stations and lush green environment. One can also hire a cab or taxi from the Gangtok, Siliguri, and Bagdogra for Darjeeling.

By Rail By Rail

The nearest railway station to Darjeeling is the New Jalpaiguri railway station which is connected with all the major Indian cities like Mumbai, Kolkata, Bangalore, coaching, Guwahati, Bhubaneswar, Chennai, Delhi, and Hyderabad.

The nearest metro city to Darjeeling is Kolkata the capital of West Bengal. If you are planning to travel to Darjeeling from Kolkata then the best option is that you take a train from Kolkata to New Jalpaiguri or Siliguri. The railway distance between New Jalpaiguri and Kolkata railway station is just 570 kilometers and you can take a train from any of the two stations of Kolkata namely Howrah and Sealdah.

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