Delhi to Gangtok

   Delhi to Gangtok Road Distance 1,598 km
   Delhi to Gangtok Aerial Distance 1,128 km
  Delhi to Gangtok Travel Time 1 day 3 hours

How to reach Gangtok from Delhi

Bagdogra to Gangtok, Delhi to Gangtok
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The Preferred Way of Going from Delhi to Gangtok

The road distance and aerial distance from Delhi to Gangtok are 1598 kms and 1128 kms respectively. As Sikkim is a hilly region, there are no railway stations and major airports, apart from Pakyong airport which does not have many flights. So, the most preferred way of commuting from Delhi to Gangtok is by taking a flight to Bagdogra and contuning onwards by road to Gangtok.

Knowing The Details

1. Delhi to Gangtok via Bagdogra - By Flight
2. Delhi to Gangtok via Siliguri - By Train
3. Popular Routes to Gangtok
4. Popular Routes from Delhi
5. Places to Visit in Gangtok
6. Hotels in Gangtok

1. Delhi to Gangtok via Bagdogra - By Flight

Delhi to Gangtok via Bagdogra
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The most convenient and cost effective way of commuting from Delhi to Gangtok is via a flight to Bagdogra (West Bengal) and then the onward commute via a taxi or cab services. With Bagdogra being the airport which is in closest proximity with that of Gangtok (124 kilometres), one can look for the most plausible flight option.

Avaialble Flight Options
1. Jet Airways (9W 711)

Departure- 10:20 AM (DEL)
Arrival- 12:25 AM (IXB) 
Duration- 2 hours 5 minutes

2. Air India (AI 879)

Departure- 11:00 AM (DEL)
Arrival- 13:15 AM (IXB) 
Duration- 2 hours 15 minutes

3. Go Air (G8 157)

Departure- 11:15 AM (DEL)
Arrival- 13:10 AM (IXB) 
Duration- 1 hour 55 minutes

4. Air Asia (I5 767)

Departure- 12:00 AM (DEL)
Arrival- 02:05 PM (IXB) 
Duration- 2 hours 5 minutes

Transportation from Bagdogra to Sikkim
Once at Bagdogra, the onward journey to Gangtok can be made via a shared taxi or even a private vehicle. It takes about 2 hours to reach Gangtok by road. Prepaid taxi counters are located at the Bagdogra airport and also can be hired from the Siliguri, Darjeeling, or the Kalimpong stands.

Tips
While booking a vehicle, be sure that the vehicle has the registration of Sikkim as it may create a hassle for once in Gangtok. Usually what happens is that the prepaid taxi counters give preference to the West Bengal registered taxis (as they are readily available and since both Bagdogra and New Jalpaiguri are in West Bengal) and therefore be sure to cross-check.

2. Delhi to Gangtok via Siliguri - By Train

Delhi to Gangtok via Siliguri
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With no direct rail connectivity between Delhi and Gangtok, one must travel to the closest railway station that is located in New Jalpaiguri district (Siliguri). About 150 kilometres from Gangtok, there are plenty of options available; private taxis and shared jeeps being readily available, each of which takes about 4.5 hours to reach Gangtok.

Available Train Options

1. Train Name: DBRT Rajdhani (12424)

Departure Station: New Delhi (NDLS)
Arrival Station: New Jalpaiguri (NJP)
Departure from - 4:10 PM
Arrival at : 1:20 (Next Day) PM 
Running Days - Daily

2. Train Name: Mahananda Express (15484)

Departure Station: Delhi (DLI)
Arrival Station: Siliguri Junction (SGUJ)
Departure: 6:35 AM
Arrival: 3:05 PM (Next Day)
Running Days: Daily

3. Train Name: Brahmaputra Mail (14056)

Departure Station: Delhi (DLI)
Arrival Station: New Jalpaiguri (NJP)
Departure: 11:40 PM
Arrival: 5:00 PM (Next Day)
Running Days : Daily

Available Bus Options (onward from Siliguri to Gangtok)
1. Apsara Services (Leyland Non A/C Seater Executive Luxury (2+2))

Departure - 05:30 AM
Arrival- 10:00 AM
Duration: 4:30 hours

Fare: INR 180

2. Apsara Services (Leyland Non A/C Seater Executive Luxury (2+2))

Departure - 08:00 AM
Arrival- 12:30 AM
Duration: 4:30 hours

Fare: INR 180

3. Apsara Services (Leyland Non A/C Seater Executive Luxury (2+2))

Departure - 08:30 AM
Arrival- 1:00 PM
Duration: 4:30 hours

Fare: INR 180

4. Apsara Services (Leyland Non A/C Seater Executive Luxury (2+2))

Departure - 11:00 AM
Arrival - 3:30 PM
Duration - 4:30 hours

Fare: INR 180

Popular Routes to Gangtok

Important Routes Time Taken Distance
Kolkata to Gangtok 15 hours 16 mins 671 km
Delhi to Gangtok 1 day 3 hours 1,598 km
Hyderabad to Gangtok 1 day 14 hours 2,135 km
Chennai to Gangtok 1 day 17 hours 2,316 km
Bangalore to Gangtok 1 day 21 hours 2,524 km
Mumbai to Gangtok 1 day 17 hours 2,460 km

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Top Hotels In Gangtok