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How to reach Sikkim

Sikkim is an Indian State located in the Himalyan Mountain region, in northeast. The state has fair transportation facilities in most of its region. Best option to reach Sikkim is by road. You can travel by air and train as well; information regarding the same has been provided below.   

By Flight

Nearest airport from Sikkim is Bagdogra Airport at a distance of 124 km. This airport is connected to major airport of India and Bangkok. Airline companies like Indian Airlines, Spice Jet, and Go Air etc are functional here.

You can further reach Gangtok by availing helicopter service, which is subjected to weather conditions. You can hire a taxi otherwise (Approximately 4 hours drive).

By Train

Major railway heads near Gangtok are New Jalpaiguri(188 Km) and Siliguri (145 Km). These railway stations are well connected with major cities and towns of India. You can further board a bus or hire a taxi to reach Sikkim.

By Road

There are frequent public and private bus services connecting Sikkim with other neighboring towns and cities. These buses run all through the day until night. You can also get easy access to taxis and jeeps for inter and intra state travelling.

National Highway 31A is the most functional national highway in Sikkim. Major neighboring towns from Sikkim are