Siliguri to Gangtok Distance

Siliguri To Gangtok

(Gangtok To Siliguri)

Best way to travel from Siliguri to Gangtok

Total distance 113 km
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Gangtok is a beautiful bustling, friendly hill station of Sikkim state. It is the main capital city of the Himalayan state of Sikkim. The name Gangtok is derived from the Tibetan word for 'hillside.' Both of the cities are just 112 km far from each other. Via roadway, you can reach Gangtok maximum in 2 hours. However, the best way to travel from Siliguri to Gangtok is by bus, a journey of almost 1 hour 50 minutes approximately. You can easily find ATM, hospitals, dhabas and Indian oil during the journey towards Siliguri to Gangtok. Gangtok does not have its own railway station. Malda Town (MLDT), Kishanganj (KNE), New Jalpaiguri (NJP) and Katihar Jn (KIR) are considered as 4 nearby train stations connected to Siliguri.

Transport options from Siliguri to Gangtok

Siliguri to Gangtok By Bus: State owned buses and privately functioned deluxe buses are easily accessible from Siliguri. Buses are mostly used as the best transport mode to reach Gangtok from Siliguri. It is considered as an ideal option for groups, individual travellers.

Siliguri to Gangtok By Car: Hiring a taxi from Siliguri is considered as another convenient way to reach Gangtok. Charges of taxi depends upon the type of Taxi hired by you. It is considered as an ideal option for groups, kids, seniors, individual travellers.

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Agarwal Sanjay
  • Agarwal Sanjay
  • Lives in Siliguri
  • 6 Reviews
Agarwal Sanjay
5/7
Posted 2 months ago Jan 30, 2015
Mode of Transport:Taxi
The travel from Siliguri to Gangtok was quite enjoyable with River Tista on one of the road almost throughout the route and same sights were eye-catching. Roads were damaged due the landslides and should be repaired quickly for more comfortable journey. The food available enroute was good and standard food can be taken in Rangpo, Singtam and Ranipool. People should leave Siliguri latest by 3.00 pm so that they can watch the hill beauty enroute.
Car Type:
  • SUV
This route has:
  • Petrol pumps
  • Accomodation
  • Food/Dhabas
  • Clear Signages
Route Taken:NH 31A
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Devnath adhikari
  • Devnath adhikari
  • Lives in Siliguri
  • 3 Reviews
Devnath adhikari
4/7
Posted 3 months ago Dec 26, 2014
Mode of Transport:Taxi
It is a good experience to travel from Siliguri to Gangtok by taxi. The road known as NH-31 from the starting of the journey after 25 km you reach the place known as Sevoke where you can see the Coronation Bridge which built by British Government. This road cross the river which name is Teesta. After crossing the river You can reach Rangpoo, Corridor of Sikkim. Please carry your ID proof entering in Sikkim.
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Car Type:
  • SUV
This route has:
  • Petrol pumps
  • Food/Dhabas
Route Taken:NH 31A
Trip Includes:  Nirvana Hotel | Gangtok
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Y kon
  • Y kon
  • Lives in Ahmedabad
  • 3 Reviews
Y kon
5.5/7
Posted Nov 20, 2014 Nov 20, 2014
Mode of Transport:Taxi
Its short and sweet trip with friends. We enjoyed every inch of Gangtok. We stayed in hotel Nirvana Residency and road from Siluguri to Gangtok is in good condition. Although its a ghat road and one way road, but do not have steep turns. The best thing is to hire a cab from Siliguri. They may take 3000-4000 for one way.
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Car Type:
  • Hatchback
This route has:
  • Petrol pumps
  • Food/Dhabas
Route Taken:NH 31A
Trip Includes:  Nirvana Hotel
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Luni Poddar
  • Luni Poddar
  • Lives in Siliguri
  • 4 Reviews
Luni Poddar
0/7
Posted Oct 24, 2014 Oct 24, 2014
Mode of Transport:Bus
We took 2 buses from New Jalpaiguri. The drivers of the buses were Nepali speaking. Their behaviour was good. Whenever we told them to stop the bus, they stopped. They have 3 stoppages till we reached Gangtok. One at Lohapool, then Kirney where we took lunch and finally Ranpo where we took fast food and finally we reached Gangtok at night.
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Bus Type:
  • Non-AC
This bus has:
  • Comfortable seats
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Pallabjyoti Medhi
  • Pallabjyoti Medhi
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  • Lives in Guwahati
  • 3 Reviews
Pallabjyoti Medhi
5.5/7
Posted Mar 19, 2014 Mar 19, 2014
Mode of Transport:Car
Road is good apart from some stretches. You can feel the beauty of TEESTA River along the road till Rangpo. If you want to have your food on the way you can have it at Kirney. Food quality is good here. Better to travel during day time and try to hire a SUV if you want a comfortable journey.
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Car Type:
  • SUV
Route Taken:জাতীয় সড়ক ৩১ এ/NH 31A
Trip Includes:  Sikkim Retreat | Mayur Hotel
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Siliguri to Gangtok By Train (6071 Km)

Siliguri ––› Jalpaiguri
By Train 6104 Km
Jalpaiguri ––› Gangtok
By Taxi 90 Km
Siliguri to Jalpaiguri by Train (6104 Km)
Train No. Train Name Origin Dep. Arr. Days Of Run
Sil... Gan... M T W T F S S
13150 Kanchankanya Express Siliguri Junction 20:00 20:15 Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
13247 Dnr Capital Exp Siliguri Junction 13:50 14:20 N Y Y Y Y N N
15466 Dhubri-new Jalpaiguri Bg Intercity Express Siliguri Junction 19:35 19:55 Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
15468 Alipur Duar New Jalpaiguri Intercity Siliguri Junction 09:50 10:10 Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
15483 Mahananda Exp Siliguri Junction 10:35 10:50 Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
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Siliguri to Gangtok By Car/Taxi (6071 Km)

Vehicle Approx. Fare/Km (Rs) Approx. Cost (Rs)
Tata Indica A/C 9 54639
Chevrolet Tavera A/C 12 72852
Toyota Qualis A/C 12 72852
Ford Ikon A/C 15 91065
Hyundai Accent A/C 15 91065
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Road/Route Map For Siliguri To Gangtok

Driving directions from Siliguri to Gangtok
  • Bus
    • Total distance:6071 km
    • Duration: 101 Hrs by Bus
  • Taxi
    • Total distance:6071 km
    • Duration: 101 Hrs by car
    • Price:from Rs. 9 per km
  • Flights
    • Total distance:6071 km
    • Nearest Airport:Bagdogra
  • Trains
    • Best trains to take:Dhubri-new Jalpaiguri Intercity Express (15766), Dhubri-new Jalpaiguri Bg Intercity Express (15466)
    • Last station:Jalpaiguri
    • Total distance:6071 km
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    • Hotel reviews: 7965
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