How to Reach Darjeeling

Lying amidst the slopes of the Lesser Himalayas and blanketed by emerald green plantations of tea, Darjeeling is a picturesque town in the Indian state of West Bengal. Before you plan your trip, get to know about how to reach Darjeeling. If you are coming by air, Bagdodara is the nearest airport to Darjeeling. It is connected to Kolkata, Delhi and Guwahati. From here a bus or private taxi can get you to Darjeeling in 3 hours.

New Jalpaiguri near Siliguri is the nearest railway station to Darjeeling. Direct trains to NJP run from New Delhi several times a day. From there, the famous Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, known as the ‘Toy Train’ completes the journey to Darjeeling. This route is very popular with travellers as it offers stunning vistas and a beautiful ride through the mountains.

Darjeeling is well connected to major cities such as Gangtok, Kolkata and Kalimpong via road. Buses and private cabs operate from different destinations of the country to Darjeeling. You can also drive from Kolkata. The journey will take about 14 hours. You can opt for your most preferred mode of travelling on your Darjeeling tour packages.

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