Itanagar, despite being the capital of the Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh, is well connected to the rest of India only by roadways. Regular bus services ply to and fro the city of Itanagar; buses being operated both by private and government owners. There is no direct flight or rail connectivity, however, to Itanagar. The airport at Itanagar is under construction, so the nearest one available, around 70 km away from Itanagar, is the Lilabari airport, which connects Itanagar to the rest of India via airways.
|Route Name||Distance||Time||More Information|
|Kolkata to Itanagar||1,252 km||1 day 3 hours||View Details|
|Delhi to Itanagar||2,179 km||1 day 14 hours||View Details|
|Chennai to Itanagar||2,897 km||2 days 4 hours||View Details|
|Mumbai to Itanagar||3,041 km||2 days 4 hours||View Details|
The nearest airport to Itanagar is located at Lilabari in Assam (67 km) and is well connected to all major cities like Guwahati, New Delhi, Kolkatta, etc. Pawan Hans also provides helicopter service between Guwahati and Itanagar thrice a week.
Nearest Airport: Jorhat Airport (JRH)
- 69 kms from Itanagar
Tentative return flight prices to Jorhat Airport (JRH) from major cities in India.
|Starting city||Return price (approx)|
|Mumbai||₹ 20,754||View Details|
|New Delhi||₹ 12,515||View Details|
|Bengaluru||₹ 22,237||View Details|
|Hyderabad||₹ 17,021||View Details|
|Kolkata||₹ 7,341 Non-stop||View Details|
Bus service from Guwahati to Itanagar is excellent. All kinds of buses are available. Arunachal State Transport connects Itanagar with other North East cities in India. Itanagar is also connected by NH 52A which connects it to the rest of India.
There is no direct rail connectivity to Itanagar as of now. The nearest railway station is in North Lakhimpur, approximately 65 km away from Itanagar. You can take a taxi once you touch down at North Lakhimpur railway station.
Your hotel can arrange for a cab for you most of the times and that is by far the most convinient way to commute within the city.