Nangpoh is near to the two major cities of Meghalaya, Shillong and Guwahati and hence is an easy to reach place. It is just at a distance of 52 km from Shillong and 48 km from Guwahati. A well-maintained road network makes the travel from Shillong and Guwahati to Nangpoh effortless.
Nongpoh doesn't have an airport but can be accessed through road, if you fly down to Guwahati Airport which is at a distance of nearly 49 km. Guwahati airport is well connected with other major cities of our country and abroad. From Guwahati, you can easily reach to this place by hiring a cab or taking a bus, as it is located on NH 40. As an alternative, you can also get down at Shillong, and from Shillong, you can go to Nongpoh by road. It is a 50 km journey from there on.
Nearest Airport: Shillong Airport (SHL)
Tentative return flight prices to Shillong Airport (SHL) from major cities in India.
|Starting city||Return price (approx)|
|Mumbai||₹ 12,500||View Details|
|New Delhi||₹ 14,284||View Details|
|Bengaluru||₹ 12,194||View Details|
|Chennai||₹ 12,563||View Details|
|Hyderabad||₹ 14,191||View Details|
|Kolkata||₹ 7,748 Non-stop||View Details|
From Guwahati station head towards A T Road, then take Bhubaneswar Barua Road -> cross Shiv Temple -> G S Road -> Ashram Road -> cross Assam Gramin Vikas Bank Head Office -> Lachit Nagar Road -> G S Road -> cross ICICI Bank -> cross Sopham Emporio on the same road -> Junction -> cross Good Health Hospital -> Junction -> NH 37 -> cross Jorabat Police Station -> NH 40 -> cross ArphewMer -> Sajer Main Road -> Nongpoh, Meghalaya. You have covered a distance of about 46.7 Km. From Shillong: Nongpoh lying at a distance of about 51.3 Km can be reached by road in the following direction: Head towards north-west -> NH 40 -> cross Assam oil -> cross RnDm Convent -> SH 8 -> NH 40 Nongpoh, Meghalaya.
As Nongpoh is situated on a very hilly and treacherous terrain, there are no direct trains to Nongpoh. However, you can certainly get down at Guwahati station and reach Nongpoh via road.
Commuting in this small hill station isn't a problem at all because the people are very co-operative and a majority of the population speaks English, which makes it easier for the tourists to travel by foot. It is not a very remote area and hence there is good availability of both public as well as private transportation with the likes of auto rickshaws and hand-held carriages.