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

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Bus  •  4h 20m

  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  •  1h 26m

  1. Take a taxi from Guwahati to Shillong 62.5 miles

$29 - $40

Drive  •  1h 26m

  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 ₹424 and takes 4h 20m.

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

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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 4h 20m.

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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 4h 20m and costs ₹424.

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It takes approximately 4h 20m 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 1h 26m to drive from Guwahati to Shillong.

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There are 168+ hotels available in Shillong. Prices start at $25 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 43.6 miles
  • Duration: 4h 20m

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

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

Bus operators
Assam Transport
Website
assamtransport.com
Bus from Paltan Bazaar to Gauhati Airport
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
assamtransport.com
Meghalaya Tourism
Website
megtourism.gov.in
Bus from Gauhati Airport to Shillong
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
megtourism.gov.in
Other operators
Taxi from Guwahati to Shillong
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com

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