You can now travel to Siliguri from Kathmandu directly by our luxury bus services. This Kathmandu -Kakarbhitta, Siliguri bus service has been initiated by Nepal's Minister for Physical Infrastructure and Transportation Raghubir Mahaseth and Indian Ambassador Manjeev Singh Puri from Kathmandu. You will be travelling to Siliguri through the border of Kakarbhitta. Your journey to Siliguri from Kathmandu will be of 650 kilometers which will take about 18-20 hours. This Kathmandu-Kakarbhitta, Siliguri bus services has been operating on daily basis.
Kathmandu-Kakarbhitta, Siliguri by bus will be of full of adventure. The road peruses the highway via Biratnagar, Damak and finally crossing the Indo-Nepal border in Kakarbhitta and Panitanki and a 3 hours drive, the bus reaches to Siliguri. From Kathmandu, the fastest and best way to reach Siliguri is through BP Highway and East-West Highway. If you are Nepali or Indian Nationals then you don’t need any VISAS to travel. However, you should carry the valid identity card along with you.
The departure time of the bus from Kathmandu is 3:00 PM regularly, and the bus will reach Siliguri at 9:30 AM the next day. It takes around 18-20 hours to reach Siliguri from Kathmandu. Kathmandu-Kakarbhitta, Siliguri ticket price is NRS 2400 and INR 1500 respectively. You can book your ticket through online.
If you wish to stop at Darjeeling, there is no any direct bus from Darjeeling to Siliguri but you can take taxi by which you can reach Siliguri in about 3 hours.
Departure time from Kathmandu: 3:00 PM Nepalese time.
Arrival in Siliguri: 9:30 AM Indian time.
The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries