Situated at a distance of 51 kilometers, 75 kilometers and 69 kilometers from Darjeeling, Gangtok & Siliguri respectively, the town has an altitude of 1250 mount unlike the rush and the big name like Darjeeling, Kalimpong offers a quiet and relaxed holiday itinerary.
The Himalayan mountain peaks of mount Kanchenjunga, Kabru, Pandim, Sinolchu are clearly visible from Kalimpong.
By Air – The nearest airport is in Bagdogra which is 80 kilometers away from Kalimpong. Flight for Kolkata, Delhi, Guwahati, Patna are available from this airport.
By Rail – two closest major railway stations are Siliguri Junction (72 kilometers) and New Jalpaiguri (78 kilometers). These railway stations have direct connectivity to and from Kolkata, Delhi, Chennai, Mumbai, Bangalore, Guwahati etc.
By Road – Frequent bus and taxi service is available to and from Siliguri, Gangtok, Darjeeling, Lava, Loleygaon, Rishyap etc. from Kalimpong bus stand.