How to reach

Getting There & Away

Find different modes of transport to reach here...

Air

Two airports lie closest to Shillong, the capital – Guwahati’s Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International.. Two airports lie closest to Shillong, the capital – Guwahati’s Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport (114km) and Umroi (30km). Direct Air India flights from Kolkata to Umroi operate every day. Since there is limited connectivity to Umroi, most travellers rely on the Guwahati airport for connections from all major Indian cities and a wider choice of air carriers. A helicopter service for Guwahati–Shillong (20min)–Tura (60min) operates on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays.
0364-2223129; Meghalaya Helicopter Service, Police Bazaar, Shillong.

Rail

Guwahati is the closest railhead to Shillong (103km) and a large part of the Northeast. Some of the new trains ply from the second.. Guwahati is the closest railhead to Shillong (103km) and a large part of the Northeast. Some of the new trains ply from the second railway station of the city, Kamakhya (106km). Cabs to Shillong are available from the airport and railway station other major travel destinations. Uber cabs are also available to Shillong and cost a couple of hundred or so less, depending on the destination.

Road

Guwahati to Shillong is by NH40. The other major highway, NH44, swings towards Tripura and Mizoram. SH5, NH106 and NH206 connect to.. Guwahati to Shillong is by NH40. The other major highway, NH44, swings towards Tripura and Mizoram. SH5, NH106 and NH206 connect to the tourist zones from Shillong. The MTC (Meghalaya Transport Corporation) and ASTC (Assam State Transport Corporation) booking counters are at Police Bazaar in Shillong. Regular buses ply to Guwahati and major towns of Meghalaya from here.