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Air :
Lokapriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport, located in Borjhar  about 18-km east of the city centre, is the only international airport in the entire North-East Indian region. It is well connected to the major cities of India. Indian Air Lines, Sahara And Jet Airways operate regular flights to Guwahati. Air India operates direct flight between Guwahati and Bangkok on Mondays and Thursdays.
Contacts :
Airport Director - 0361-2841909
Airport Terminal Manager - 0361-2840068

Rail: 
The railway station is at the centre of the town with the state bus stand right behind and operates a very useful left luggage service. There are direct train services from New Delhi and Kolkata with connectivity to Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore, Kochi and Thiruvananthapuram etc. The back of the railway station leads into the Paltan Bazaar area, from which most of the private bus companies operate.
Railway Enquiry : 0361-2510560
Recorded Information : 131/133;
Reservation : 0361-2541799.

Road:
A network of National Highways and other roads connect Guwahati with all the important places of Assam. It is the connector city of NH - 31, 37 and 40 with the other cities of India by road. Buses ply from Guwahati around the cities of Northeast India by National Highways. State Transport Express and Super Express buses of Assam, Meghalaya, Arunachal, Nagaland, and North Bengal ply from Guwahati.

Transport:  
Guwahati has an efficient and extensive system of minibuses too. Cycle rickshaws are easy to find around the centre of the town. The main terminal for river ferries is available at Sukreswar Ghat.