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There are 6 ways to get from Kathmandu to Shillong by plane, bus, car, train or taxi

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly to Shillong  •  21 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Kathmandu (KTM) to Shillong (SHL) KTM - SHL

$128 - $672

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  40 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Kathmandu to Birgunj
  2. Take the train from Raxaul Junction (RXL) to Kamakhya (KYQ)
  3. Take the bus from Gauhati Airport to Shillong

$34 - $42

4 alternative options

Fly to Gauhati, bus  •  8 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Kathmandu (KTM) to Gauhati (GAU) KTM - GAU
  2. Take the bus from Gauhati Airport to Shillong

$145 - $255

Drive, train, taxi  •  28 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Kathmandu to Raxaul Junction (RXL)
  2. Take the train from Raxaul Junction (RXL) to Kamakhya (KYQ)
  3. Take a taxi from Kamakhya (KYQ) to Shillong

$59 - $82

Bus, drive, train, taxi  •  30 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Kathmandu to Chitwan Sauraha
  2. Drive from Chitwan Sauraha to Narkatiaganj Junction (NKE)
  3. Take the train from Narkatiaganj Junction (NKE) to Guwahati (GHY)
  4. Take a taxi from Guwahati (GHY) to Shillong

$66 - $93

Drive  •  14 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Kathmandu to Shillong 628.4 miles

$100 - $150

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The cheapest way to get from Kathmandu to Shillong is to bus and train which costs $30 - $45 and takes 40 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kathmandu to Shillong is to fly and bus which costs $140 - $260 and takes 8 h 17 min.

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The distance between Kathmandu and Shillong is 694 km. The road distance is 1005.4 km.

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It takes approximately 21 h 55 min to get from Kathmandu to Shillong, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Kathmandu Airport to Shillong Airport. The quickest flight takes 22 h 15 min and has one stopover.

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Shillong is 15 min behind Kathmandu. It is currently 9:33 AM in Kathmandu and 9:18 AM in Shillong.

Yes, the driving distance between Kathmandu to Shillong is 1005 km. It takes approximately 14 h 37 min to drive from Kathmandu to Shillong.

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Regent Airways, China Eastern Airlines, Bhutan Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Kathmandu Airport to Shillong Airport.

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There are 138+ hotels available in Shillong. Prices start at $23 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Kathmandu to Kathmandu Airport is to drive which takes 7 min and costs $1.

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  • Distance: 433.7 miles
  • Duration: 21 h 55 min

What companies run services between Kathmandu, Nepal and Shillong, India?

Air India Limited, Helitrans and six other airlines fly from Kathmandu to Shillong hourly.

Airlines
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Kathmandu to Shillong via Kolkata
Ave. Duration
22 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Kathmandu to Shillong via Delhi, Kolkata
Ave. Duration
22 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $800
Flights from Kathmandu to Shillong via Dhaka, Kolkata
Ave. Duration
21 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Kathmandu to Shillong via Kunming, Kolkata
Ave. Duration
21 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,300
Flights from Kathmandu to Shillong via Mumbai, Kolkata
Ave. Duration
23 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $850
Flights from Kathmandu to Shillong via Paro, Kolkata
Ave. Duration
23 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,200
Flights from Kathmandu to Gauhati via Delhi
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Helitrans
Website
helitrans.no
Flights from Kathmandu to Shillong via Dhaka, Kolkata
Ave. Duration
21 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Kathmandu to Shillong via Kunming, Kolkata
Ave. Duration
21 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,300
Flights from Kathmandu to Shillong via Delhi, Kolkata
Ave. Duration
21 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Flights from Kathmandu to Shillong via Mumbai, Kolkata
Ave. Duration
23 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $850
Flights from Kathmandu to Shillong via Paro, Kolkata
Ave. Duration
23 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,200
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Kathmandu to Gauhati via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $420
Druk Air
Website
drukair.com.bt
Flights from Kathmandu to Gauhati via Paro
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Flights from Kathmandu to Gauhati via Delhi, Paro
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Kathmandu to Gauhati via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $410
GoAir
Website
goair.in
Flights from Kathmandu to Gauhati via Delhi
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $370
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Raxaul Junction (RXL) to Kamakhya (KYQ)
Ave. Duration
24 h 20 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Narkatiaganj Junction (NKE) to Guwahati (GHY)
Ave. Duration
23 h 32 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
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
Bus Nepal
Website
busnepal.com
Bus from Kathmandu to Chitwan Sauraha
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
busnepal.com
bus
Bus from Kathmandu to Birgunj
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10
Other operators
Taxi from Kamakhya (KYQ) to Shillong
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com

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