The Lokopriya Gopinath Bardoloi Airport of Guwahati is well connected
by air with New Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai, Chennai. The Indian Airlines
and Jet Airways operate regular flights to Guwahati. The other towns
to which Indian Airlines operates flights are Jorhat, Dibrugarh,
Tezpur, North Lakhimpur and Silchar.
Helicopter services are operated
from Guwahati to Shillong (30 min/Rs. 625 for Indians and Rs. 850
for foreigners), Tura (50 min/Rs. 1125 for Indians and Rs.1330 for
foreigners) and Maharlagun (Itanagar) (75 min/Rs. 2700).
Taxi services including pre-paid service, are available at the
airport for transfer to the city and cost about Rs. 300. Taxis can
also be hired at the airport for Shillong. for around Rs 1100
Indian Airlines Ganeshguri, Tel
2264420-22.141, Open: 0900-1700 hrs, Sunday closed.
Airport Tel 2840279/221 /401, Indian Airlines provides tele-check-in
facility for J-class and Frequent Flying Club Member passengers
with hand baggage only.
Jet Airways Silpukhari
Tel 2520202,2522396, Open: 0830-1800 hrs (weekdays) and 0830-1730
Airport Tel 2840130-131,Open: 0900-1730 hrs Tele-check-in, Tel 2840600
Air Sahara Ulubari
Tel 2548676,2547808, Open: 0630-1800 hrs (weekdays) and 0630-1730
Meghalaya Helicopter Service
Guwahati Airport Tel 2840300, Open: 0800-1600 hrs
Assam is well connected by train with the rest of the Country. There
are train services from Kolkata, Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore,
Cochin and Tiruvanantapuram. B.G. line connection is upto Dibrugarh
and M.G. line with Haflong and Silchor.
A network of National Highways and other Roads connect all important
places of Assam. All the towns of Assam are well connected by the
Assam State Transport Corporation (A.S.T.C.) and other tourist bus
services. These buses also ply to the capitals of the neighbouring
Night bus services Currently, nigh services are available to :
Dibrugarh, Jorhat, Tinsukhia, Silchar. Dimapur, Kohima. Imphal.
Aizawl and Itanagar, Services offered by Assam Stat Transport Corporation,
Blue Hill Travels, Green Valley Travels, Network Travels and others.
Taxis and auto-rickshaws Rates
negotiable, are available at the railway station for transfer to
different parts of the city. Taxis for Shillong are available from
the taxi stand across the railway station and can be accessed by
the railway over bridge.
How to reach Assam - India