There are 3 ways to get from Guwahati to Shillong by bus, taxi or car

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Bus  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Paltan Bazaar to Gauhati Airport
  2. Take the bus from Gauhati Airport to Shillong

$6

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Taxi  •  1 h 26 min

  1. Take a taxi from Guwahati to Shillong 62.5 miles

$30 - $40

Drive  •  1 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Guwahati to Shillong 62.5 miles

$10 - $15

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The cheapest way to get from Guwahati to Shillong is to bus which costs ₹421 and takes 4 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Guwahati to Shillong is to taxi which costs ₹2,200 - ₹2,600 and takes 1 h 26 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Guwahati to Shillong. However, there are services departing from Paltan Bazaar and arriving at Shillong via Gauhati Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 20 min.

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The distance between Guwahati and Shillong is 70 km. The road distance is 100 km.

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The best way to get from Guwahati to Shillong without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 20 min and costs ₹421.

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It takes approximately 4 h 20 min to get from Guwahati to Shillong, including transfers.

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Guwahati to Shillong bus services, operated by Assam Transport, depart from Paltan Bazaar station.

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Guwahati to Shillong bus services, operated by Meghalaya Tourism, arrive at Shillong station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Guwahati to Shillong is 100 km. It takes approximately 1 h 26 min to drive from Guwahati to Shillong.

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There are 135+ hotels available in Shillong. Prices start at $23 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Guwahati to Shillong.
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  • Distance: 43.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 20 min

What companies run services between Guwahati, India and Shillong, India?

You can take a bus from Guwahati to Shillong via Gauhati Airport in around 4 h 20 min.

Bus operators
Assam Transport
Website
assamtransport.com
Bus from Paltan Bazaar to Gauhati Airport
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
assamtransport.com
Meghalaya Tourism
Website
megtourism.gov.in
Bus from Gauhati Airport to Shillong
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
megtourism.gov.in
Other operators
Taxi from Guwahati to Shillong
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com

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