How to reach Darjeeling
Darjeeling is one of the most visited hill stations in India. Being a very old and popular tourist spot, the tourism department has taken special care and assorted developed facilities for travellers’ conveyance till and within the destination. Tourists are coming across the place throughout the year but its witnesses a greater number of travellers around the summer season for the obvious reasons of people top escape the heat of cities and plains just like the way British used to do in colonial times. You can reach Darjeeling from any corner of the world by different modes of transport.
The nearest airport to Darjeeling is Bagdogra airport which is the base connection to the hill town. There are many airlines that are connected to the airport though Delhi, Guwahati, Kolkata. You can take a cab from Bagdogra airport and enjoy a lovely drive towards Darjeeling. It is almost a 3-hour drive and in the journey, you can stop and admire the mesmerizing views of hills and greenery all around.
The closest railway station to Darjeeling is the New Jalpaiguri railway station which is the train depart stop for the town of Siliguri. This station hasgood and complete connectivity with the rest of the states in the country. A number of trains are available from all over the nation. Once you reach the railway station, you can renttaxis to reach the beautiful hill station of Darjeeling.
Darjeeling has smooth road connectivity with cities like Siliguri. Regular buses are available. The buses are an economical alternative but it also gives the enjoyment of magnificent views. One can also hire a direct cab from the connected destinations.