(1) Reach Pelling By Air
Reaching Pelling through airway is the best transportation mode if saving time is your priority. The convenient major airport to Pelling is in Bagdogra located at a distance of 138 km in West Bengal. Bagdogra Airport is well connected with major cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Kolkata through regular flights.
Pakyong Airport, located in Pakyong Town, at a distance of 118km from Pelling, is the first airport in Sikkim. However, since the airport has been recently inaugurated, it is not well connected with major cities of India but will soon have direct flights connecting the state with other parts of the country.
So, if you opt to fly to Sikkim, you can first take a flight to Bagdogra and can take a bus or hired cab to reach Pelling from Bagdogra as these are easily available on a regular basis.