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How to Reach Shillong

How to Reach Shillong by Air

Borjhar Airport in Guwahati, Assam, is the nearest airport. You can get to Shillong in four hours from there in a hired taxi or a chartered bus.

How to Reach Shillong by Rail

There are no railway lines inside Meghalaya. The nearest railhead is Guwahati, 128 km from Shillong. Buses and taxis then connect to Shillong. It would take you about 4 hrs from Guwahati Railway Station to Shillong.

How to Reach Shillong by Bus

You can drive from Guwahati to Shillong in 4 hours and from Silchar to Shillong in 9 hours. The drive from Guwahati is scenic and definitely worth it. Rent a taxi or car and lose yourself in the verdant gently undulating hills that reveal themselves to you with every turn you take up to Shillong!

Getting Around Shillong

For internal transport, Shillong has a large fleet of yellow and black taxis, which are regularly available. Share Taxis also run on fixed point-to-point basis and charge a flat rate. The State Transport Corporation covers a few routes while the Shillong City Bus Syndicate runs regular bus service. Mini buses are also available with same fare structure.

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