Race Venue – Darjeeling 

How to reach Darjeeling

Darjeeling is one of the most frequented hill stations in India.

By Train

One who is planning to reach Darjeeling by train may opt to reserve his ticket on the Darjeeling Himalayan narrow gauge that connects Darjeeling from New Jalpaiguri. It is one of the most prestigious as well as heritage journey in India. Well, the new Jalpaiguri Railway Station is the closest broad gauge railway station from Darjeeling that connects to all other major cities in India.

By Flight

The Bagdogra Airport is the only airport that connects Darjeeling by air with all other major destinations in India. There are some direct flights to Bagdogra from Kolkata, Delhi and Guwahati to Darjeeling. From Bagdogra Airport to Darjeeling it’s 100kms approximately. It takes one couple of hours to travel.

By Road

To reach Darjeeling by road from Gangtok, one needs to cover a distance of 110kms. It takes approximately 3 hours from Gangtok to Darjeeling. Gangtok is well connected to all state and national highways. The distance from Siliguri to Darjeeling is approximately 70kms whereas from New Jalpaiguri to Darjeeling the distance by road is approximately 75 kms.

* It is advisable to do your own research for what mode of transport suits you best. 

* The information is taken from – https://www.darjeeling-tourism.com/