Kolkata to New Jalpaiguri

Kolkata to New Jalpaiguri

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Kolkata to New Jalpaiguri Schedule

Kolkata to New Jalpaiguri Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Indian Railways EC - Extended AC Chair Class 05:55 - 13:25₹ 3,296
Indian Railways SL - Sleeper Class 06:35 - 18:05₹ 498
Indian Railways 2S - Second Sitting Class 09:05 - 18:50₹ 348
SpiceJet Economy #SG49410:55 - 12:05₹ 11,261
Air India Economy #AI72113:40 - 15:00₹ 4,143
Indian Railways 2A - AC 2-Tier Sleeper 14:45 - 02:20₹ 1,575
Lokenath Bus Service AC Seater 17:45 - 06:45₹ 1,040
New Heera Laxmi AC Seater 19:30 - 09:00₹ 1,675
Indian Railways SL - Sleeper Class 21:40 - 07:50₹ 593
Indian Railways 2S - Second Sitting Class 22:05 - 08:15₹ 348

Transportation from Kolkata to New Jalpaiguri

Facts about the transport from Kolkata to New Jalpaiguri

Cheapest Transport$6
Fastest Transport1h
Earliest Departure9:05 AM
Latest Departure8:00 PM
Departures per day2
Distance750 kilometers
Transport CompaniesAitiana Airwings, Annesha Travels, Aradhana Bus, Greenline Travels, Indian Railways, IndiGo, Lokenath Bus Service, Lokenath Bus Service, Modern Travels, New Heera, New Heera Laxmi, Poulami Paribahan, Renuka Travels, Royal Cruiser, Rubi Paribahan, Shantanu Travels, Shyamoli Paribahan, SpiceJet, Tiger Hill, TravelODesk India

Kolkata to New Jalpaiguri Destination Reviews

Booking worked perfectly. Train as usual fir India an experience.
Train #12363 2S - Second Sitting Class, Indian Railways, Feb 15, 2020
2 customer reviews

How to get from Kolkata to New Jalpaiguri

When you want to get from Kolkata to New Jalpaiguri, you have a few options to consider. Traveling between these destinations is possible by different means of transport:

  • Flight
  • Bus
  • Train
  • Taxi

If you’re looking for a quick trip, it’s recommended that you use Flight. However, if you’d rather take your time with a slower, more affordable travel option, you can book a Bus ticket.

The cost of travel will depend on the means of transport you choose for your trip. A Train ticket is the most expensive option - it will cost you about USD 14.17. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a train as a train ticket costs as low as USD 5.76.

How far is Kolkata from New Jalpaiguri?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Kolkata to New Jalpaiguri. Your trip will be a total of 467 miles (750 km). The flying distance is 529 miles (851 km).

How long does it take to get from Kolkata to New Jalpaiguri?

The travel time from Kolkata to New Jalpaiguri can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 1 to 15 hours.

How much does it cost to get from Kolkata to New Jalpaiguri?

The cost of the trip from Kolkata to New Jalpaiguri varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is Indian Railways: travelling by train expect to pay as low as USD 5.76 for your ticket.

However, if you’re after more upscale travel . The most expensive variant is to opt for a Train - a one-way Train ticket can cost as much as USD 14.17.

Here is a chart of the average ticket prices and transportation options available from Kolkata to New Jalpaiguri:

  • Train tickets - USD 5.76 to USD 14.17;
  • Bus tickets - USD 7.75 to USD 49.08;
  • Plane tickets - USD 74.15 to USD 86.69;

You can order a taxi, too - an estimated cost of the ride is from USD 251.96 to USD 322.82.

How many trips per day are there between Kolkata and New Jalpaiguri?

Depending on your choice of transportation, the number of daily trips varies.

  • Trains always run on a set schedule - there are 2 trains per day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?


Traveling by plane is the fastest way to get from Kolkata to Siliguri. While it’s often the most expensive option, tool, occasionally you can grab promotional tickets for more or less the price of a train or a ferry ticket. Normally, the minimum you need to pay for a Plane ticket is USD 74.15.

Things to remember before boarding a plane:

  • It’s recommended to book a ticket in advance and check-in online. This way, you can save over 2 hours at the airport, and if your seat selection is on a first come first served basis you will have more options to choose from.
  • Getting through security checks may take some time - it’s recommended to get to the airport at least 1.5 hours in advance.

Airlines flying from Kolkata to Siliguri

IndiGo, SpiceJet


Taking a bus from Kolkata to Siliguri is cheaper than flying. Quite often, a long-distance bus is the cheapest transportation option. Buses normally make bathroom and/or lunch stops along the way.

Things to remember before opting for a bus ride:

  • If possible, make sure to choose higher-class buses for a more comfortable travel experience. Such buses often have an air conditioning system, soft reclining seats, Wi-Fi, bathrooms, etc.
  • As with plane tickets, buses are better booked in advance so that you can secure a good seat.
  • While booking a bus, keep in mind that delays are possible. Yet it still pays to get to the bus station at least 15 minutes prior to the scheduled departure.


Catching a cab is the easiest way to get from Kolkata to Siliguri. It allows you to tailor-make your trip, plan all the detours and see all the places you want. You can choose the type and the size of your car as well to be as comfortable as you'd like to.

Depending on the route, it might cost as much as USD 251.96.

Things to remember: It's a good idea to follow the route on Google Maps or any other GPS navigator.


Things to remember while choosing a train ticket:
Consider everything carefully while choosing the class of your train travel. In most cases, the second class is comfortable enough – it features 2 or 4 berths in each compartment and is often air-conditioned.

If you’re in for a premium experience, consider getting a first class ticket. The price of first class tickets may include Wifi, and a choice of snacks and drinks..

The most popular transport from Kolkata to New Jalpaiguri

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Kolkata to New Jalpaiguri? In order to make your choice of transportation easier, we asked 1000 users to range their preferences for this route. Here are the results of the poll:

  • 91% users enjoyed a train ride.
  • 9% users took a plane.