Kalimpong – How to Reach?
Kalimpong at an altitude of (4100ft) is a tranquil hill retreat. In the northern part of West Bengal, it is adjacent to the state of Sikkim. Undulating stretches of green deciduous trees and myriad verities of orchids are feast to eyes.
How to Reach Kalimpong by Air:
The nearest airport from Kalimpong is Bagdogra near Siliguri. From Bagdogra Kalimpong is nearly 70kms away. In the northern side of West Bengal Bagdogra is an important domestic airport, which is regularly served by flights from Kolkata, Delhi.
How to Reach Kalimpong by Road:
Siliguri serves as the gateway to reach Kalimpong. Siliguri is well connected by road to Kolkata, Guwahati, Patna. On the other hand, there is a good network of internal roads, which also link Kalimpong to Gangtok in Sikkim.
How to Reach Kalimpong by Rail:
New Jalpaiguri (70kms) close to Siliguri is the nearest railhead from Kalimpong. This is an important railway station in the northern Bengal and also a sort of gateway to the remote northeastern India. Many important trains network among New Jalpaiguri, Kolkata (Howrah and Sealdah) and Delhi.