Guwahati has its own airport which is connected to cities like Agartala, Kolkatta, Delhi, etc. The nearest international airport is that of Mumbai. Bus services connect Guwahati with near by cities. Both state run and privated busues ply to Guwahati. The city also has its own railhead.
The Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport or Guwahati International Airport is the main airport in North East India. Thus, the airport is well connected to all major cities of India. The airport is about 20 kilometers from the city center. Pawan Hans provides helicopter services from other North Eastern cities to Guwahati.
Nearest Airport: Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport (GAU)
Tentative return flight prices to Guwahati from major cities in India:
|Starting City||Return price (approximate)|
|Mumbai||₹ 10,412 Non-stop|
|New Delhi||₹ 6,633 Non-stop|
|Chennai||₹ 9,855 Non-stop|
|Hyderabad||₹ 9,368 Non-stop|
|Kolkata||₹ 3,268 Non-stop|
Guwahati is very well connected through a network of National Highways to adjoining cities and states through bus service. The three bus terminals- Adabari, Paltan Bazar, and ISBT Guwahati, provide regular state-run and private buses to towns and cities in Assam and adjoining states.
The city has two major railway stations- Kamakhya and Guwahati. These stations are connected to all major cities in the country via a number of express and super fast trains. Traveling to Guwahati via train offers a beautiful view of the hilly surroundings and is a rejuvenating experience.
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Guwahati is a major city and commuting within the city should not be much problem. Cabs and auto rickshaws are available, although they may be a little over priced specially if you look like a tourist. Uber and Ola both run in the city, so the easiest way to travel within the city would be use these so that you don't have to worry about haggling. Traveling by the local bus is also an option, but newcomers might find it difficult to find the proper bus - this is definitely the cheapest mode of transport.
|Route Name||Distance||Time||More Information|
|Kolkata to Guwahati||986 km||20 hours 18 mins||View Details|
|Delhi to Guwahati||1,913 km||1 day 8 hours||View Details|
|Bangalore to Guwahati||2,839 km||2 days 2 hours||View Details|
|Hyderabad to Guwahati||2,450 km||1 day 19 hours||View Details|
|Mumbai to Guwahati||2,775 km||1 day 22 hours||View Details|
|Gangtok to Guwahati||541 km||11 hours 10 mins||View Details|
|Chennai to Guwahati||2,631 km||1 day 22 hours||View Details|
|Ahmedabad to Guwahati||2,506 km||1 day 17 hours||View Details|
|Pune to Guwahati||2,797 km||1 day 23 hours||View Details|
|Jaipur to Guwahati||1,935 km||1 day 9 hours||View Details|
|Gurgaon to Guwahati||1,918 km||1 day 8 hours||View Details|
|Agra to Guwahati||1,672 km||1 day 4 hours||View Details|
|Ernakulam to Guwahati||3,267 km||2 days 8 hours||View Details|
|Varanasi to Guwahati||1,176 km||22 hours 47 mins||View Details|
|Goa to Guwahati||3,083 km||2 days 7 hours||View Details|
|Amritsar to Guwahati||2,346 km||1 day 14 hours||View Details|
|Udaipur to Guwahati||2,248 km||1 day 13 hours||View Details|
|Chandigarh to Guwahati||2,141 km||1 day 11 hours||View Details|
|Jodhpur to Guwahati||2,271 km||1 day 14 hours||View Details|