How to Reach Itanagar

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.

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Route Name Distance Time
Kolkata to Itanagar 1,252 km 1 day 3 hours
Delhi to Itanagar 2,179 km 1 day 14 hours
Chennai to Itanagar 2,897 km 2 days 4 hours
Mumbai to Itanagar 3,041 km 2 days 4 hours

How to reach Itanagar by flight

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

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How to reach Itanagar by road

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.

How to reach Itanagar by train

There is no direct rail connectivity to Itanagar as of now. The nearest railway station is in Naharlagun which is 15 km from Itanagar and Harmuti, approximately 34 km away from Itanagar. You can take a taxi once you touch down at Harmuti railway station.

Local transport in Itanagar

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.

Itanagar Photos

Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh
Gompa Buddhist Temple
Jawaharlal Nehru State Museum
Itanagar Wild Life Sanctuary

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