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There are 3 ways to get from Shillong to Jharkhand by taxi, train, car or plane

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Taxi, train  •  23h 49m

  1. Take a taxi from Shillong to Kamakhya
  2. Take the train from Kamakhya to Dhanbad Jn 05662 / ...

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Drive  •  13h 29m

  1. Drive from Shillong to Dhanbad 892.6 km

Fly  •  19h 14m

  1. Fly from Shillong (SHL) to Ranchi (IXR) SHL - IXR

Shillong (SHL) to Ranchi (IXR) flights

The flight time between Shillong (SHL) and Ranchi (IXR) is around 21h 43m and covers a distance of around 725 km. This includes an average layover time of around 16h 17m. The fastest flight normally takes 18h 40m. Services are operated by IndiGo Airlines, Helitrans and AirAsia India. Typically 114 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average flight journey times

Time on flight:
5h 25m
Layover time:
16h 17m
Total time:
21h 43m

Flight route information

Fastest flight journey time:
18h 40m
Flight distance:
725 km
Flights per week:
114
Cheapest price:
₹2,560
Carbon emissions:
239 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
10:20
Last flight departs at:
12:35

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Shillong (SHL) to Ranchi (IXR) flight schedules

Flights departing Monday, October 18, 2021

Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Shillong to Jharkhand is to taxi and train, which costs ₹2,600 - ₹4,900 and takes 23h 49m.

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The quickest way to get from Shillong to Jharkhand is to drive which costs ₹6,500 - ₹10,000 and takes 13h 29m.

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The distance between Shillong and Jharkhand is 710 km. The road distance is 892.6 km.

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The best way to get from Shillong to Jharkhand without a car is to taxi and train which takes 23h 49m and costs ₹2,600 - ₹4,900.

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It takes approximately 23h 49m to get from Shillong to Jharkhand, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Shillong Airport to Ranchi Airport. The quickest flight takes 18h 40m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Shillong to Jharkhand is 893 km. It takes approximately 13h 29m to drive from Shillong to Jharkhand.

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IndiGo Airlines offers flights from Shillong Airport to Ranchi Airport.

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There are 24+ hotels available in Jharkhand. 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 Jharkhand.
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  • Distance: 710.4 km
  • Duration: 23h 49m

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

IndiGo Airlines, Helitrans and AirAsia India fly from Shillong to Ranchi hourly.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Shillong to Ranchi via Kolkata, Delhi
Ave. Duration
18h 40m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
₹4,600 - ₹13,000
Flights from Shillong to Ranchi via Dibrugarh, Delhi
Ave. Duration
18h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
₹4,900 - ₹14,000
Flights from Shillong to Ranchi via Kolkata
Ave. Duration
22h 10m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
₹2,500 - ₹6,500
Flights from Shillong to Ranchi via Kolkata, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
19h 35m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
₹4,500 - ₹13,000
Flights from Shillong to Ranchi via Imphal, Delhi
Ave. Duration
20h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
₹4,800 - ₹14,000
Flights from Shillong to Ranchi via Kolkata, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
20h 30m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
₹5,000 - ₹15,000
Flights from Shillong to Ranchi via Imphal, Kolkata
Ave. Duration
23h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
₹2,900 - ₹7,500
Flights from Shillong to Ranchi via Agartala, Kolkata
Ave. Duration
24h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
₹2,600 - ₹7,000
Flights from Shillong to Ranchi via Silchar, Kolkata
Ave. Duration
24h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
₹2,700 - ₹7,000
Flights from Shillong to Ranchi via Kolkata, Mumbai
Ave. Duration
25h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
₹5,000 - ₹15,000
Flights from Shillong to Ranchi via Kolkata, Patna
Ave. Duration
25h 35m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
₹2,900 - ₹8,000
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 Kamakhya to Dhanbad Jn
Ave. Duration
22h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
₹460 - ₹2,200
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹460 - ₹600
Third AC (3A)
₹1,200 - ₹1,500
Second AC (2A)
₹1,700 - ₹2,200
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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