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

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Fly from Shillong, train

  1. Fly from Shillong (SHL) to Kolkata (CCU)
  2. Take the train from Howrah Jn to Barddhaman
  3. Take the train from Barddhaman to Asansol Jn

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Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Shillong police bazar stand to Guwahati paltan bazar
  2. Take the train from Guwahati to Asansol Jn

Bus to Gauhati, fly, train

  1. Take the bus from Shillong to Gauhati Airport
  2. Fly from Gauhati (GAU) to Kolkata (CCU)
  3. Take the train from Howrah Jn to Barddhaman
  4. Take the train from Barddhaman to Asansol Jn

Taxi, train

  1. Take a taxi from Shillong to Kamakhya
  2. Take the train from Kamakhya to Asansol Jn

Drive

  1. Drive from Shillong to Āsansol
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Āsansol is 1800118797.

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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Shillong to Āsansol is to bus and train, which costs ₹600 - ₹2,300 and takes 23h 54m.

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The quickest way to get from Shillong to Āsansol is to fly and train which costs ₹3,300 - ₹10,000 and takes 6h 11m.

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The distance between Shillong and Āsansol is 538 km. The road distance is 872.2 km.

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The best way to get from Shillong to Āsansol without a car is to taxi and train which takes 20h 24m and costs ₹2,600 - ₹4,700.

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It takes approximately 6h 11m to get from Shillong to Āsansol, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Shillong Airport to Kolkata Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 50m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Shillong to Āsansol is 872 km. It takes approximately 12h 52m to drive from Shillong to Āsansol.

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IndiGo Airlines offers flights from Shillong Airport to Kolkata Airport.

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There are one+ hotels available in Āsansol. Prices start at ₹7,500 per night.

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The best way to get from Shillong to Shillong Airport is to taxi which takes 27 min and costs ₹700 - ₹900.

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Map of how to get from Shillong to Āsansol.
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  • Distance: 537.8 km
  • Duration: 6h 11m

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

There is no direct connection from Shillong to Āsansol. However, you can take the taxi to Shillong airport, fly to Kolkata, take the walk to Airport, take the line 154 bus to Shyambazar, take the line 168 bus to Howrah, take the walk to Howrah Jn, take the train to Barddhaman, then take the train to Āsansol. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Gauhati Airport, take the walk to Gauhati airport, fly to Kolkata, take the walk to Airport, take the line 154 bus to Shyambazar, take the line 168 bus to Howrah, take the walk to Howrah Jn, take the train to Barddhaman, then take the train to Āsansol.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Shillong to Kolkata
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
₹3,400 - ₹7,500
Flights from Shillong to Kolkata via Agartala
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
₹3,400 - ₹7,500
Flights from Shillong to Kolkata via Silchar
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
₹3,400 - ₹7,500
Flights from Shillong to Kolkata via Imphal
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
₹3,400 - ₹7,500
Flights from Gauhati to Kolkata
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹2,100 - ₹9,500
Flights from Gauhati to Kolkata via Agartala
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹2,100 - ₹9,500
Flights from Gauhati to Kolkata via Aizawl
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
₹2,100 - ₹9,500
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Gauhati to Kolkata
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹1,500 - ₹14,000
GoAir
Website
goair.in
Flights from Gauhati to Kolkata
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹2,100 - ₹10,000
Flights from Gauhati to Kolkata via Aizawl
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
₹2,100 - ₹10,000
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Gauhati to Kolkata
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹2,300 - ₹9,500
Helitrans
Website
helitrans.no
Flights from Gauhati to Kolkata
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹1,200 - ₹20,000
AirAsia India
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Gauhati to Kolkata
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹2,100 - ₹9,500
Train operators
Indian Railways

India’s national rail operator runs passenger and freight trains on both long-distance and suburban routes across the country, from slower multi-stop to faster and more comfortable services. It’s a practical and affordable way to explore the country. Advance ticket bookings usually open 120 days before the date of the journey for Indian nationals; 365 days for international travellers. You’ll be allocated a seat or berth when you book and choose your class of travel.

Contact Details
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Howrah Jn to Barddhaman
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
₹110 - ₹700
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹110 - ₹150
Third AC (3A)
₹390 - ₹490
Second AC (2A)
₹500 - ₹700
Train from Barddhaman to Asansol Jn
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₹120 - ₹700
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹120 - ₹160
Third AC (3A)
₹400 - ₹500
Second AC (2A)
₹550 - ₹700
Train from Kamakhya to Asansol Jn
Ave. Duration
18h 50m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
₹420 - ₹2,000
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹420 - ₹550
Third AC (3A)
₹1,100 - ₹1,500
Second AC (2A)
₹1,600 - ₹2,000
Train from Guwahati to Asansol Jn
Ave. Duration
19h 20m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
₹430 - ₹2,100
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹430 - ₹550
Third AC (3A)
₹1,100 - ₹1,500
Second AC (2A)
₹1,600 - ₹2,100
Bus operators
bus
Bus from Shillong to Gauhati Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
₹250
Schedules at
meghalayatourism.in
Assam Transport
Phone
0361-2730726, 2739552
Email
astc2009@gmail.com
Website
transport.assam.gov.in
Bus from Shillong police bazar stand to Guwahati paltan bazar
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₹170
Schedules at
transport.assam.gov.in
Other operators
Taxi from Shillong to Kamakhya
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Estimated price
₹2,200 - ₹2,700
Travenjo
Phone
+91 94 36 76 73 33
Website
travenjo.com
Royal Taxi
Phone
+91 70 05 23 13 63
Meghalaya Tour Cabs
Phone
+91 70 05 65 13 38
Website
meghalayatourcabs.com

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