By Road

Darjeeling is connected with National Highway 55 from siliguri. In most places along the way, the highway road are in excellent condition and motorable at fairly good speeds.

Bus services can be availed from Siliguri to Darjeeling, Mirik and Kalimpong from Tenzing Norgay Bus Terminus, Siliguri. However, it is more convenient to travel in smaller vehicles which are available on seat sharing basis/hire, from near the Bus terminus, airport and railway station. The fare per passenger on a seat sharing basis from Siliguri to Darjeeling is less than Rs 100.

For regular visit to Darjeeling, vehicles can be arranged from NJP/Siliguri/Bagdogra and insist on coming up to Darjeeling through the National Highway 55(also called the Tenzing Norgay Road). There are numerous stalls dotting the highway for refreshment as well as have a break in Kurseong. The journey through NH-55 will take approximately 3 to 5 hours.

For planning a visit to Kalimpong from Darjeeling, regular jeep services on seat sharing basis are available. The bookings can be done from the Kalimpong Motor Syndicate situated at the Darjeeling Motor Stand(Super Market Complex). Taxi can also be hired to Kalimpong and have a stop at Teesta Bazar for white water rafting.

Fare per passenger on seat sharing taxis from Darjeeling to Kalimpong is about Rs 120/-(For reserved taxis the rates vary).

Government Approved Fare Chart

  • APPROVED  FARE  CHARTS  OF TAXIS (DIESEL/PETROL)

    THE FARE FOR C.C TAXI ON DIFFERENT LOCAL ROUTES FROM DARJEELING & RESERVED FARE

     

    SI. No.FromToDistance in (Km)Revised fare

    per passenger

    (Deisel)

    Reserved fare (Deisel)Revised fare

    per passenger

    (Petrol)

    Reserved

    fare (Petrol)

    1.DarjeelingBarbotayRound Trip90.00Rs. 800.00
    2.DarjeelingGangamayaRound Trip80.00Rs. 900.00
    3.DarjeelingFive PointRound Trip60.00Rs. 700.00
    4.DarjeelingSeven PointRound Trip60.00Rs. 800.00
    5.DarjeelingTiger Hill-Round trip16X2=3280.00Rs. 800.00

    Revised fare for Diesel / Petrol CC Taxi to different routes from Darjeeling Town

     

    SI. No.FromToDistance in Km.Revised

    fare per

    Passenger

    (Diesel)

    Reserved

    fare

    (Diesel)

    as per Seating

    Capacity

    Revised

    fare per

    Passenger

    (Petrol)

    Reserved

    fare (Petrol) As per seating capacity.

    1.DarjeelingWest Point4Rs. 7.00doRs.9.00do
    2.DarjeelingGhoom/Jorebunglow9Rs. 15.00doRs. 21.00do
    3.DarjeelingSinqamari4Rs. 7.00doRs. 9.00do
    4.DarjeelingLebonq8Rs. 14.00doRs.18.00do
    5.DarjeelingSukhiapokhari20Rs. 34.00doRs. 46.00do
    6.DarjeelingPashupati Fatak32Rs. 5500doRs. 74.00do
    7.DarjeelingManavbhanianq40Rs. 68.00doRs. 92.00do
    8DarjeelingSonada18Rs. 31.00doRs. 41.00do
    9.DarjeelingKalimoong(Peshok)55Rs. 94.00dcRs. 127.00do
    10DarjeelingNJP (pankhabari)Rs. 126.00
    11DarjeelingPokhriabona35Rs. 60.00doRs.  81.00do
    12.DarjeelingGanqtok105Rs. 179.00doRs. 242.00do
    13.DarjeelingRimbick/Lodhoma85Rs. 145.00doRs. 196.00do
    14.DarjeelingGing T. E.12Rs   20.00doRs.  28.00do
    15DarjeelingBadamtamT.E.14Rs.   2400doRs. 32.00do
    16.DarjeelingRanqbull12Rs.  20.00doRs. 28.00do
    17.DarjeelingTakdah T.E.32Rs. 54.00doRs. 74.00do
    18-DarjeelingGlenburn T.E.35Rs.  60.00doRs. 81.00do
    19.DarjeelingTakdah Cantt.33Rs.  56.00doRs.  76.00do
    20DarjeelingTinchulay35Rs.  60.00doRs. 81.00do
    21.DarjeelingKolbonq38Rs.  65.00doRs.  87.00do
    22DarjeelingPoomonaT.E.49Rs   83.00doRs. 113.00do
    23DarjeelingRanqli T.E.33Rs. 56.00doRs.   76.00do
    24.DarjeelingGielleT.E.36Rs.  61.00doRs.  83.00do
    25DarjeelingJjnglamTF42Rs   7100doRs.  97.00do
    26DarjeelingNamrinoT.E.45Rs.   77.00doRs. 104.00do
    27DarjeelingTeesta Vallev48Rs.  82.00doRs. 110.00do
    28.DarjeelingSorenq (Bardara)42Rs.  71.00doRs. 97.00do
    29.DarjeelingCheqra48Rs.  82.00doRs. 110.00do
    30.DarjeelingTakling50Rs.  85.00doRs. 115.00do
    31.DarjeelingPoobonq28Rs. 48.00doRs. 64.00do
    32.DarjeelingPoobonq (Fatak)20Rs.  34.00doRs.  46.00do

     

    FOR PRIVATE VEHICLES

     

    34.DarjeelingMungpoo31Rs.  53.00doRs. 71.00do
    35.DarjeelingLabdah58Rs. 99.00doRs. 133.00do
    36.DarjeelingLopchu IE.30Rs.  51.00doRs. 69.00do
    37.DarjeelingPeshokT.E.35Rs.  60.00doRs. 81.00do
    38.DarjeelingLamahatta32Rs.  54.00doRs. 74.00do
    39.DarjeelingSinqrimlam28Rs.  48.00doRs. 64.00do
    40DarjeelingPiilharar32Rs.  54.00doRs. 74.00do
    41DarjeelingBijanbari35Rs.  60.00doRs. 81.00do
    42.DarjeelingRishihat38Rs. 65.00doRs. 87.00do
    43.DarjeelingSoureni60Rs. 102.00doRs. 138.00do
    44.DarjeelingKainjalav48Rs.  82.00doRs. 110.00do
    45.DarjeelingMirik42Rs. 71.00doRs. 97.00do
    46.DarjeelingTukvar T.E.25Rs.  43.00doRs. 58.00do
    47.DarjeelingSinqlaT.E.40Rs. 68.00doRs. 92.00do
    48.DarjeelingDhotriaT.E.32Rs. 54.00doRs. 74.00do
    49.DarjeelingPussinbinq32Rs.  54.00doRs. 74.00do
    50.DarjeelingSumbunq42Rs.   7100doRs. 97.00do
    51,DarjeelingM/Tbngsong33Rs.  56.00doRs. 76.00do
    52.DarjeelingBucchabari23Rs.  39.00doRs. 53.00do
    53.SiliguriMirik54Rs.  92.00doRs. 124.00do
    54.SiliguriGanqtok116Rs. 197.00doRs. 267.00do
    55.SiliquriPellinq123Rs. 209.00doRs. 283.00do
    56.SiliguriJorethanq76Rs. 129.00doRs. 175.00do
    57.SiliguriBijanbari103Rs. 175.00doRs. 237.00do
    58.DarjeelingSiliquri via Pankhabari70Rs. 119.00doRs. 161.00do
    59.DarjeelingSiliquri via Rohini67Rs. 114.00doRs. 154.00do
    60.DarjeelingSiliguri via Mungpoo82Rs. 139.00doRs. 189.00do
    61.DarjeelingSiliquri via Mirik100Rs. 170.00doRs. 230.00do
    62.DarjeelingKurseong35Rs. 60.00doRs.  81.00do
    63.KurseonqSiliguri via Pankhabari35Rs. 60.00doRs.  81.00do
    64.DarjeelingBagdogra via Pankhabari86Rs. 146.00doRs. 198.00do
    65,DarjeelingBaodogra via Mirik105Rs. 179.00doRs. 242.00do
    66.DarjeelingNJP via Mirik108Rs. 184.00doRs. 248.00do
    67.DarjeelingNJP via Pankhabari78Rs. 133.00doRs. 179.00do
    68.DarjeelingNJP via Rohini77Rs. 13100doRs. 177.00do
    69.DarjeelingNJP via Mungpoo90Rs. 153.00doRs. 202.00do
    70.DarjeelingLava via Kalimponq107Rs. 182.00doRs. 246.00do
    71DarjeelingLava via Peshok92Rs. 156.00doRs. 212.00do
    72.DarjeelingKalimponq (Munqpoo)138Rs. 235.00doRs. 317.00do
    73.DarjeelingLolayqaon via Peshok123Rs. 209.00doRs. 283.00do
    74.DarjeelingReshop via KPG (Munqpoo)92Rs. 156.00doRs. 212.00do
    75.DarjeelingReshop via KPG (Peshok)77Rs. 131.00doRs. 177.00do
    76.DarjeelingRungpoo via Munqpoo   •79Rs. 134.00doRs. 182.00do
    77.DarjeelingRungpoo via Peshok64Rs. 109.00doRs. 147.00do

    The fares of routes of all Diesel/Petrol Vehicles not covered in the above chart will be calculated as Rs. (Total Kilometer X 1.70 per Diesel) & (2.25 per Km. per petrol), rounded upto nearest (100) per passenger. The rate for reserved vehicle will be calculated as seating capacity X per passenger’s fare.)

    By Order Regional Transport Authority

    Cum District Magistrate,

    Darjeeling