Silchar is well-connected to the major cities like Guwahati and Kolkata through roadways, railways and airways. Many flights leave for Silchar Airport from Guwahati and Kolkata. Guwahati Railway Station is directly connected to Silchar railway station. A good system of roadways connects Silchar to various cities of Assam. A national highway links Silchar with Guwahati directly.
|Route Name||Distance||Time||More Information|
|Kolkata to Silchar||1,288 km||1 day 5 hours||View Details|
|Delhi to Silchar||2,216 km||1 day 16 hours||View Details|
|Hyderabad to Silchar||2,753 km||2 days 4 hours||View Details|
|Chennai to Silchar||2,934 km||2 days 6 hours||View Details|
|Bangalore to Silchar||3,141 km||2 days 10 hours||View Details|
|Pune to Silchar||3,099 km||2 days 8 hours||View Details|
|Jaipur to Silchar||2,238 km||1 day 18 hours||View Details|
|Mumbai to Silchar||3,077 km||2 days 6 hours||View Details|
Flights from Guwahati to Silchar are available on a regular basis. Air India also provides the direct service from Kolkata to Silchar. Silchar Airport is around 26 km away from the city centre, and affordable taxi service is available for around INR 200 to pick you from the airport.
Nearest Airport: Imphal Airport (IMF)
- 111 kms from Silchar
Tentative return flight prices to Imphal Airport (IMF) from major cities in India.
|Starting city||Return price (approx)|
|Mumbai||₹ 10,441||View Details|
|New Delhi||₹ 8,352||View Details|
|Bengaluru||₹ 11,579||View Details|
|Chennai||₹ 11,639||View Details|
|Hyderabad||₹ 9,322||View Details|
Silchar is connected to different parts of Assam through roadways. It is very easy to reach Silchar through taxi or by driving on your own. A national highway stretches from Guwahati to Silchar. It is 340 km long. You can also reach Silchar via bus, as all the buses go to Silchar's ISBT.
Silchar has its own railway station located in the Tarapur area, but it has only metre gauge currently. It is connected with most of the important places of North-East including Guwahati, Lunding, Agartala, etc. However, if you have to come via train from other parts of the country like Delhi, Mumbai or Kolkata, you have to take a train first to Guwahati or till Dibrugarh and then take a train to Silchar. Among the important trains in the north-east are the Cachar express and Barak Valley Express. The other nearest Railway Station is Badarpur Railway Station, located at a distance of 32 km from Silchar. It is very well connected to many major cities like Dimapur and Guwahati. The railway link from Silchar to Lumding is one of the most picturesque railway routes in India.
To travel around the tourist places in Silchar one can hire local cab available in the city. There are private taxi services in the city. However, one must get the rates fixed in advance. Hiring a taxi would probably be advisable to move around the city of Silchar.
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