How to Reach Kalimpong

One of the most picturesque locations in India, Kalimpong is a quiet hill station located amidst the misty Himalayas. The serene calm of this place will have a soothing effect on your mind and you will lose all worries in the fresh mountain air. Being a popular tourist spot, Kalimpong is well-connected with the rest of India. Let's have a look at how to reach Kalimpong.

By Air By Air

The nearest airport to Kalimpong is the Bagdogra Airport which is located around 65 km from the city. The Bagdogra Airport is well connected with the rest of India and there are regular flights between Bagdogra and other important Indian cities like Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Delhi, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Chennai, and Pune. From Bagdogra, you can easily reach Kalimpong by hiring a taxi. While the Bagdogra airport is the nearest domestic airport, the nearest international airport to Kalimpong is in Kolkata. The city is well-connected with various international destinations like Singapore, Dubai, Hong Kong, London, New York Sydney, and Doha.

By Road By Road

You can easily reach Kalimpong via private buses operating between Siliguri and Kalimpong. To save time you can also opt to hire a cab from Siliguri/New Jalpaiguri. The roads are well maintained and the route offers the enchanting views. The pre-paid taxis are also available at the railway station from where you can hire a taxi. Sikkim Nationalized Transport (SNT) buses, as well as several private buses, leave for Gangtok from the Kalimpong bus stand. The mini coaches also ply between Kalimpong bus stand and Darjeeling.

By Rai By Rail

The nearest railway stations located near Kalimpong are the New Jalpaiguri and Siliguri railway stations. Both the railway stations are well-connected with the rest of India via a strong rail network. Major Indian cities like Guwahati, Cuttack, Bhubaneshwar, Kolkata, Delhi, Mumbai and Ahmedabad are connected with these stations via various trains. One can hire a taxi from the respective railway station to Kalimpong.

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