Siliguri is 130 km. away. Break journey at Jorethang is advisable instead of direct jouney by jeep.Distance from Pelling 50 km. Jeeps are obtainable.
Gangtok can be reached directly by road from West Bengal through Darjeeling, Kalimpong and Siliguri.
Distance from New Jalpaiguri Railway station to Rinchenpong is 135 km and from Gangtok the distance is 130 km. From New Jalpaiguri station or Gangtok to Rinchenpong, the cars on rent ranges between Rs. 1,800/- and Rs. 2,100/-. For budget traveling, share jeep is obtainable from Siliguri S.N.T. bus stand to Jorthang and from there travel to Rinchenpong by car.
by air : the nearest Airport is Bagdogra (near Siliguri) in West Bengal, which is nearly 125 kms away from Gangtok the capital of Sikkim. Bagdogra is linkeded to cities like Delhi and Kolkata by regular flights in India