If you have not booked your travel arrangement with us and intend to travel on your own, Pelling is well connected with other destinations in the region such as Darjeeling, Gangtok, Kalimpong and Siliguri. There are local transport including shared jeeps available from almost all the places. If you cannot manage a direct transfer to Pelling, try to get a taxi for Geyzing. From Geyzing to pelling is about half an hour and vehicles are more frequent. Following is the list of distance from different places to Gangtok. Please do remember that travel time varies widely with road condition. Post monsoon rain often road condition is not very great and average vehicle travelling 20 kms an hour is not uncommon. The time given is approximate and may vary accordingly.
From Gangtok– 115 kms – 5 hours
From Bagdogra– 135 Kms – 5.5 hours
From New Jalpaiguri– 130 Kms – 5.5 hours
From Darjeeling town – 109 kms – 4.5 Hours.
There is an alternative short route through which the distance comes down to about 70 kms. But this route is quite steep and may not remain operational throughout the year.
From Kalimpong – 85 kms – 4 hours
From Jorethang – 42 kms – 2.5 hours
From Ravangla – 45 kms – 2.5 hours