How to Reach Siliguri by Bus, Train, Air Flight

By | June 2, 2012

Travel guide to reach Siliguri at the easiest possible way from Guwahati

Siliguri, a refreshingly beautiful city of West Bengal, is located on the banks of Mahanandha River and it is considered to be the gateway of North East India. With its mesmerizing natural architecture, Siliguri is in a rising spree of attracting tourists. It is famous for its 4T’s – Tea, Transport, Tourism and Timber. Salugara Monastry, Tea gardens, Mahanandha Wildlife Sanctuary are some of the hotspot destinations for tourists in Siliguri. Reaching Siliguri from Guwahati has been facilitated by all three air, rail and road modes of transport.

The Bagdogra Airport is just 14km from the heart of Siliguri and has links with most of the major Indian cities and everyday flights are being operated by Indian Airlines from Guwahati to Siliguri. International Flights are also being operated to Bangkok thrice a week. Assistance of Travel agents could be obtained to select the best suited flight based on your vacation plan.

The fabulous city of Siliguri is well connected by railway services to all important commercial cities of India. One of the best train services could be experienced in Siliguri which comprises of two major stations, Siliguri Junction and New Jalpaiguri (NJP). Everyday trains run between Siliguri and Guwahati just for the convenience of tourists. Seeking the help of travel agents could be the best choice to have a hustle free train journey.

Siliguri is well connected to all the commercial cities by road. National Highway 31 connects Siliguri with Guwahati. Overnight bus services are available everyday to cater the needs of tourists. These bus services are comfortable and luxurious enough to have a joy filled journey. Buses are run by both government as well as private parties. The Tenzing Norgay Central Bus Terminus situated next to the Siliguri Junction which is a major stop for most private and state-owned buses in the region.