Kolkata to Shillong Distance

Kolkata To Shillong

(Shillong To Kolkata)

Preferred Travelling Mode (Distance 729 Kms)

Kolkata to Shillong distance is 729 kms . Out of the 18 reviews shared by travellers, 19% prefer Train, 5% prefer Car or Cab whereas 76% prefer Flight respectively.

Shillong does not have a train station, and the nearest station is Guwahati, at a distance of 70 kms from Shillong.

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Sweta sen

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Sweta sen
1.6/7
Posted 4 weeks ago Oct 24, 2017
Mode of Transport:Flight
The flight was late. There was no information readily available. Several passengers asking the official at the gate 23E when the boarding didnit start at 12:15pm as expected as mentioned in boarding pass. After many questions he used his wireless to communicate with engineers on plane. Plane was also going to get cancelled but luckily they started boarding at 1pm. Infact we were told that the next flight was for Guwahati at 4pm. And we had to then travel to Shillong from there. So we reached Shilling late.
Airline name: Air India
Trip Includes:  | Shillong
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Arup Ghosh

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Arup Ghosh
5.5/7
Posted May 28, 2017 May 28, 2017
Mode of Transport:Flight
It was very pleasant and got snacks with water. Small airplane with two by two sitting arrangements. Kolkata Dumdum Airport is very international in standard. This was of only 1 hr 20. Flight time. So no need to get more entertainment. Magazine was there to pass some time.
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Airline name: Jet Airways
Boarding airport:Kolkata
Rating:
5/7
Last airport:Guwahati
Rating:
4/7
Trip Includes:  | Shillong
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Dwipayan Banerjee

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Dwipayan Banerjee
4/7
Posted Jul 29, 2016 Jul 29, 2016
Mode of Transport:Train
We boarded the Kanchanjanga Exp from Sealdah. The major challenge is the long time taken by it.
The train arrived at its destination 15 minutes earlier than the scheduled time.
Food and rest of the facilities were okay so as the AC. But there were lot of insects inside the coach.
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Train name (Train no): Kanchanjanga Ex (15657)
Tickets booked:
  • 60 days prior
This train has:
  • Veg. Food
  • Non-veg food
  • On-time
Boarding Station: Kolkata Sealdah
 4.50/7
This station has
  • Food available for purchase
  • Accomodation
  • Books/Newspaper to buy
  • Medical facility
  • Prepaid auto/taxi
Last Station: Guwahati
 4.50/7
This station has
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  • Medical facility
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Anshul taran

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Anshul taran
7/7
Posted Jul 3, 2016 Jul 3, 2016
Mode of Transport:Flight
I always prefer indigo airlines primarily as it is good and also cheap relative to others. Till now my experience with the airlines is good and comfortable. This time my wife has travelled first time with me so this journey is more awesome than previously. We have picked the first flight in the morning around 7am in the morning so that I can utilised my day effectively. Flight internal ambience was good, so the behaviour of the satff.
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Airline name: IndiGo Airlines
Boarding airport:Kolkata
Rating:
7/7
Last airport:Guwahati
Rating:
4/7
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Swapan bhattacharyya

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Swapan bhattacharyya
6/7
Posted Apr 4, 2016 Apr 4, 2016
Mode of Transport:Flight
I took my family to visit Shillong. We travelled many places by normal passenger flights but this time we used an ATR-42 small plane (external propeller type). We had thrilling experience in the flight. The air line maintained exact departure and arrival times in to-fro journey. They served nice drinks and lunch/snacks at free of cost during journey. At Shillong, airline staff was available to help each passenger so that he can reach his destination by managing suitable transports (cars) at reasonable charge.
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Airline name: Air India
Boarding airport:Kolkata
Rating:
7/7
Last airport:Shillong
Rating:
4/7
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Know everything on how to reach from Shillong from Kolkata. Find the complete travel guide on how to reach Shillong from Kolkata. Kolkata to Shillong is a scenic route spread across a distance of 729 kms. The best part about travelling to Shillong from Kolkata is that you can travel by roadways railways and airways. The most popular mode to go from Kolkata to Shillong is by flight.

Transport options from Kolkata to Shillong

Kolkata to Shillong By Bus: There is lot of flexibility in bus timings on this route. A wide variety of bus operators with multiple bus types operate on this route including Volvo A/C Semi-sleeper (2+2), Volvo A/C Multi Axle Semi-sleeper (2+2), Volvo A/C -Multi Axle Semi-sleeper (2+2). Hurry up! Check the availability of bus tickets for Shillong from city Kolkata. Quite a few government and private buses run between Kolkata and Shillong.

Kolkata to Shillong By Train: Check the train status, schedule, timetable and availability to reach Shillong from Kolkata It takes 16 hours by train to reach Shillong from Kolkata. Tetelia is the nearest railway station. It is about 63 kms from Shillong airport. This route meanders along lot of places likeBandel Junction (40 kms), Katwa Junction (144 kms), Malda Town (331 kms), New Jalpaiguri (564 kms), New Alipurduar (708 kms), New Bongaigaon Junction (815 kms), Kamakhya Junction (1017 kms)

Kolkata to Shillong By Car: If you prefer taking the road to reach Shillong from Kolkata, check the taxi guide here. The prices for hiring a car start at INR 5 per kilometre and varies as per your choice of the car. You will have to pay the toll extra, in addition to the fare.

Kolkata to Shillong By Flight: Find flights from Kolkata to Shillong, explore the availability and Book Flight tickets from Kolkata to Shillong. A number of flights fly directly between Kolkata to Shillong. It takes 1 hour to reach by flight. You can conveniently book prepaid cabs from the airport to reach your destination in Shillong. Shillong airport is the nearest airport near Shillong. It is about 18 kms from Shillong airport to Shillong.

Travel by Train

Kolkata ––› Howrah
By Taxi 6 Km
Howrah ––› Guwahati
By Train 531 Km
Guwahati ––› Shillong
By Taxi 70 Km
Kolkata to Howrah by cab (6 Km)
Vehicle Rs/Km Estimate (Rs)
Chevrolet Tavera A/C 15 90
Ford Endeavor 35 210
Ford Fiesta A/C 18 108
Ford Ikon A/C 18 108
Honda Accord 60 360
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Howrah to Guwahati by Train (531 Km)
Train No. Train Name Origin Dep. Arr. Days Of Run
Kol... Shi... M T W T F S S
15901 Dibrugarh Express Kolkata Howrah Junction 14:25 08:15 Y N N N N N N
15959 Kamrup Express Kolkata Howrah Junction 17:35 15:45 Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
12345 Saraighat Express Kolkata Howrah Junction 15:50 09:30 Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
12507 Guwahati Express Kolkata Howrah Junction 14:15 07:55 N Y N N N N N
12509 Guwahati Express Kolkata Howrah Junction 11:15 05:50 N N Y Y Y N N
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Guwahati to Shillong by cab (70 Km)
Vehicle Rs/Km Estimate (Rs)
Chevrolet Optra 26 1820
Chevrolet Tavera A/C 12 840
Ford Fiesta A/C 18 1260
Ford Ikon A/C 15 1050
Honda Accord 47 3290
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Travel by Car/Taxi

Vehicle Approx. Fare/Km (Rs) Approx. Cost (Rs)
Tata Indica A/C 10 4930
Hyundai Santro A/C 12 5916
Toyota Qualis A/C 12 5916
Mahindra Xylo A/C 13 6409
Chevrolet Tavera A/C 14 6902
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Shillong Packages

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