How can I go to Gangtok from Siliguri?

How can I go to Gangtok from Siliguri?

Bus service is available between Siliguri and Gangtok. Sikkim Nationalized Transport (SNT) operates Sikkim state run buses from its bus terminal at Siliguri (close to the Tenzing Norgay Central Bus Terminal on Hill Cart Road). From NJP you can take an Auto Rickshaw and reach the bus terminus in about 10-15 minutes.

Are buses running from Siliguri to Gangtok?

Sikkim Nationalised Transport operates a bus from Siliguri SNT Bus Terminus to Gangtok SNT Bus Station hourly. Tickets cost ₹110 – ₹280 and the journey takes 4h 30m.

Is there any bus service from Siliguri to Gangtok?

There are operators running their buses between Siliguri to Gangtok bringing necessary travel convenience for several people in India. All buses are driven by experienced drivers ensuring safety during journey.

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How to reach Sikkim from Siliguri?

Other than private and shared taxis, public bus service is also available between Siliguri and Gangtok. Note that taxis from both Bagdogra and NJP heading for places like Gangtok or other places in Sikkim need to pass through the congested township of Siliguri and there are often huge traffic jams delaying traffic by hours.

How to reach Gangtok from outside Sikkim?

Most commercial vehicles from outside the state of Sikkim are not allowed to go beyond Mainline Deorali Taxi Stand which is 2kms below Gangtok town. So if you are coming to Gangtok from NJP or Bagdogra, this is where you need to get off, take a local taxi from this stand and get to your hotel.

How to reach Gangtok from Bagdogra Airport?

Private taxis are available from Bagdogra airport. It takes about 4.5 hours to reach Gangtok from Bagdogra by road. There is also a helicopter service available between Bagdogra and Gangtok (takes 35 minutes one way). Siliguri is a township close to NJP (8kms) and 114kms from Gangtok.