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There are 5 ways to get from Nepal to Shillong by plane, car, bus, train or taxi

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Fly Kathmandu to Sylhet, drive  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Kathmandu (KTM) to Sylhet (ZYL) KTM - ZYL
  2. Drive from Sylhet to Shillong

$146 - $294

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Bus, train  •  39 h 9 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

$35 - $44

3 alternative options

Drive to Bagdogra, fly to Gauhati, bus  •  7 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Kerabari to Bagdogra
  2. Fly from Bagdogra (IXB) to Gauhati (GAU) IXB - GAU
  3. Take the bus from Gauhati Airport to Shillong

$42 - $294

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

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 Nepal to Shillong is to bus and train which costs $35 - $45 and takes 39 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nepal to Shillong is to fly and drive which costs $140 - $300 and takes 5 h 28 min.

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The distance between Nepal and Shillong is 823 km. The road distance is 1005.4 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 28 min to get from Nepal to Shillong, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Kathmandu Airport to Sylhet Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 10 min and has one stopover.

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Shillong is 15 min behind Nepal. It is currently 12:26 AM in Nepal and 12:11 AM in Shillong.

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

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Biman Bangladesh Airlines offers flights from Kathmandu Airport to Sylhet Airport.

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There are 145+ hotels available in Shillong. Prices start at $23 USD per night.

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

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Map of how to get from Nepal to Shillong.
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  • Distance: 514.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 28 min

What companies run services between Nepal and Shillong, India?

There is no direct connection from Kathmandu to Shillong. However, you can take the drive to Kathmandu airport, fly to Sylhet, then take the drive to Shillong. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Bagdogra airport, fly to Gauhati, take the walk to Gauhati Airport, then take the bus to Shillong.

Airlines
Biman Bangladesh Airlines
Website
biman-airlines.com
Flights from Kathmandu to Sylhet via Dhaka
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $270
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Bagdogra to Gauhati
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $330
GoAir
Website
goair.in
Flights from Bagdogra to Gauhati
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $270
Vistara
Website
airvistara.com
Flights from Bagdogra to Gauhati
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $550
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Bagdogra to Gauhati
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $500
Train operators
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
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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