There are many ways to travel fromKalimpong to Gangtok. This includes travel by flight, bus, train or in a personal taxi or a shared cab / carpool
India’s railway network is one the largest in the world. However our railway infrastructure is overburdened by our massive population and fast growing economy.
We strongly suggest booking your train tickets well ahead in time. Traveling from Kalimpong to Gangtok by train can be an amazing experience if you are prepared to be patient and go along for the experience. Railways are facing stiff competition from road transport.
Travel by bus from Kalimpong to Gangtok can be a great option. There are various bus services available from Kalimpong to Gangtok.
The time to travel by bus is dependant on India’s traffic, roads and climatic conditions.
Traveling from Kalimpong to Gangtok by Taxi is the most comfortable option. The most comfortable and speediest option for traveling short distances (150-300km) is to get a outstation taxi rental.
However if you are looking to go on a one way journey it's best to hire a chauffeur-driven one way cab. There are options available to book a shared taxi if you are on a budget trip. If you are looking for a taxi that is dedicated to your use you can find that as well. If you are keen on an low-cost option a shared taxi / carpooling from Kalimpong to Gangtok can be cheaper than going by bus or train.
A group of 2-3 travelers can travel by a sedan car and this most generally is a quick door-to-door transport,
most comfortable and cheaper than that same group buying AC train or AC bus tickets. When booking a one-way taxi from Kalimpong to Gangtok, to get the cheapest rates you must book atleast 5-10days in advance. This enables us to have the time to find you a taxi most suited for your travel plans. See our cheapest one-way taxi
rates for traveling across India
Distance and time for travel between Kalimpong and Gangtok
Distance from Kalimpong to Gangtok by car is around 88 Kms. Estimated travel time traveling
from Kalimpong to Gangtok by a dedicated car is 3 hours. Please budget
between 30-60 Minutes for delay in traffic.
Kalimpong To Gangtok Car Rental Prices & Options
The cheapest way to travel from Kalimpong To Gangtok will cost you Rs. 2835 for a one way cab
journey. A one way chauffeur-driven car rental saves you money vs having to pay for a
round trip. It is also much more comfortable and convenient as you have a driver driving
you in your dedicated car.
||Dzire, Toyota Etios, Tata Indigo or equivalent
||4passengers and driver
2 big 1 small
||Indica, Swift, Alto, Ford Figo or equivalent
||4passengers and driver
||Ertiga, Mahindra Xylo or equivalent
||6passengers and driver
3 big 2 small
Which is the best Taxi service for Kalimpong to Gangtok?
There are many outstation taxi services that you can book either offline or online. Best
is a relative term and it depends on what you prefer as a traveller. Most travellers prefer
comfort, quality service at a reasonable price. Be careful when trying to haggle for the
lowest priced or cheapest cab as you could open yourself to the risk of operators cutting
corners in service and also over laying with hidden charges.