Sunday, September 24, 2023


How to reach :

By Air:

There is a small airport at Umroi, about 35 km from Shillong, the capital of Meghalaya. Boeing Air Alliances Flights (50 seaters) operate on this route. Another convenient airport, the Gopinath Bordoloi Airport in Guwahati (128 km from Shillong) is connected to rest of India with regular flights.

Helicopter is available from Guwahati to Tura and Tura to Shillong on Monday/Tuesday/Wednesday/Friday and from Guwahati to Shillong and Shillong to Guwahati daily except on Sundays. It takes 20 mins. flight time to reach Shillong from Guwahati and one hour from Guwahati to Tura.

For details and bookings, contact:

Meghalaya Helicopter Service MTC Bus Stand, Police Bazar. Phone :  2223129
Tower Tours & Travels Phone: 2220075

By Rail:

There are no rail lines in Meghalaya. The nearest railway station is Guwahati in Assam. It is 104 km from Shillong and very well connected with all major cities of India.

By Road:

National Highway 40, an all-weather road, connects Shillong with Guwahati. State's Transport Corporation and private transport operators have services to various places in Meghalaya and to neighbouring states. Meghalaya Transport Corporation (MTC) and Assam State Transport Corporation (ASTC) operates bus services from Shillong to Guwahati and Guwahati to Shillong from 0600 hours to 1700 hours daily. Tourist Taxis, Tata Sumo Taxis, Tourist coaches are also available for travel between Shillong to Guwahati and vice-versa. Shillong is well connected by a net work of roads with all important cities in the neighbouring states and major cities in the country.