How to Reach Silchar

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.

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Route Name Distance Time
Kolkata to Silchar 1,288 km 1 day 5 hours
Delhi to Silchar 2,216 km 1 day 16 hours
Hyderabad to Silchar 2,753 km 2 days 4 hours
Chennai to Silchar 2,934 km 2 days 6 hours
Bangalore to Silchar 3,141 km 2 days 10 hours
Pune to Silchar 3,099 km 2 days 8 hours
Jaipur to Silchar 2,238 km 1 day 18 hours
Mumbai to Silchar 3,077 km 2 days 6 hours

How to reach Silchar by flight

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

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How to reach Silchar by road

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.

How to reach Silchar by train

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.

Local transport in Silchar

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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Dolu Lake
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