Gangtok to Guwahati

   Gangtok to Guwahati Road Distance 541 km
   Gangtok to Guwahati Aerial Distance 338 km
  Gangtok to Guwahati Travel Time 11 hours 10 mins

How to reach Guwahati from Gangtok

Adjacent to the Brahmputra River, is a vast city, Guwahati in the major tea growing state of India, Assam. Gangtok is situated approximately 500 kms to the east of Guwahati in the sate of Sikkim. Not many options are available  operate between the two cities, hence most people prefer to travel by car as the drive is long and can get exhausting.

Knowing The Details

1. Gangtok to Guwahati by Road
2. Gangtok to Guwahati by Bus and Train
3. Popular Routes to Guwahati
4. Popular Routes from Gangtok
5. Places to Visit in Guwahati
6. Hotels in Guwahati

1. Gangtok to Guwahati by Road

The drive between the cities is quite long, taking about 12 hours. This can get quite hectic for a lot of people. We suggest you take an overnight stop midway and start again the next morning. The roads have several eating points. 

Approximate Travel Time: 11 hours
Approximate Taxi Fare:  INR 5000
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Route 1: Via NH 27

  • Distance: 520 Kms
  • Time: 11 hours 30 minutes 
  • Sights on the way: Hanuman Tok (Gangtok), Tashi View Point ( Gangtok), Enchey Monastery (Gangtok), Delo Park (Kalimpong), Phodong Monastery (Kalimpong), Buxa Wildlife Sanctuary, Bagheswari Temple, Bongaigaon, Bagheswari Hill (Bongaigaon), Manas National Park, Barpeta Satra Namghar, Kamakhya Temple (Guwahati), Umananda Temple (Guwahati). 
  • Eating options: Taste of Tibet (Gangtok), Shuffle Momos (Gangtok), Art Cafe (Kalimpong), Za Khang Bhutanese Restaurant ( Kalimpong), Ramdhenu Dhaba (Bongaigaon), Kalita Spectrum (Guwahati), Chung Fa Restaurant (Guwahati). 

Route 2: Via Jigme Singye Wangchuck National Park and Royal Manas National Park

  • Distance: 600 Kms
  • Time: 16 Hours
  • Sights on the way: Hanuman Tok (Gangtok), Tashi View Point ( Gangtok), Enchey Monastery (Gangtok), Delo Park (Kalimpong), Phodong Monastery (Kalimpong), Buxa Wildlife Sanctuary, Bagheswari Temple, Bongaigaon, Bagheswari Hill (Bongaigaon), Jigme Singye Wangchuck National Park , Royal Manas National Park, Barpeta Satra Namghar, Kamakhya Temple (Guwahati), Umananda Temple (Guwahati).
  • Eating options: Taste of Tibet (Gangtok), Shuffle Momos (Gangtok), Art Cafe (Kalimpong), Za Khang Bhutanese Restaurant ( Kalimpong), Ramdhenu Dhaba (Bongaigaon), Kalita Spectrum (Guwahati), Chung Fa Restaurant (Guwahati). 

2. Gangtok to Guwahati by Bus and Train

A bus and train option is also available to travel between these two cities, and is also much cheaper than a taxi. However an interchange is required and this combination also takes more time than road. The train also runs only twice a week on this route, so we suggest you book your tickets well in advance and plan your trip well. 

Part 1: Gangtok to Siliguri by Bus

  • Route Operator:  Redbus
  • Starting Point: Gangtok 
  • Terminating Point: Siliguri
  • Travel time: 4 Hours 30 minutes
  • Distance: 130 Kms Kms
  • Frequency: Every 4 hours
  • Ticket cost: INR 700

Part 2: Siliguri to Guwahati by Train 

  • Travel time: 8 Hours 30 minutes 
  • Distance: 440 Kms
  • Frequency: Twice a week
  • Ticket cost: INR 250

Tip: All bus tickets are available at bus booking counters and train tickets at railway stations. Make sure you book your tickets through a certified booking agent. For flight bookings , plan your trip well in advance to get preferred timings and prices.

Popular Routes to Guwahati

Important Routes Time Taken Distance
Kolkata to Guwahati 20 hours 18 mins 986 km
Delhi to Guwahati 1 day 8 hours 1,913 km
Bangalore to Guwahati 2 days 2 hours 2,839 km
Hyderabad to Guwahati 1 day 19 hours 2,450 km
Mumbai to Guwahati 1 day 22 hours 2,775 km
Gangtok to Guwahati 11 hours 10 mins 541 km

Popular Routes from Gangtok

Important Routes Time Taken Distance
Gangtok to Siliguri 3 hours 41 mins 116 km
Gangtok to Guwahati 11 hours 10 mins 541 km
Gangtok to Kolkata 15 hours 35 mins 671 km
Gangtok to Shillong 13 hours 16 mins 633 km
Gangtok to Patna 12 hours 12 mins 573 km
Gangtok to Hyderabad 1 day 15 hours 2,133 km

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