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There are 7 ways to get from Shillong to Kanpur by plane, train, bus, taxi or car

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Fly Shillong to Lucknow, train

  1. Fly from Shillong (SHL) to Lucknow (LKO)
  2. Take the train from Aishbagh to Kanpur Central

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Taxi, train

  1. Take a taxi from Shillong to Guwahati
  2. Take the train from Guwahati to Kanpur Central

Bus to Gauhati, fly to Lucknow, train

  1. Take the bus from Shillong to Gauhati Airport
  2. Fly from Gauhati (GAU) to Lucknow (LKO)
  3. Take the train from Aishbagh to Kanpur Central

Taxi to Silchar, fly to Lucknow, train

  1. Take a taxi from Shillong to Silchar
  2. Fly from Silchar (IXS) to Lucknow (LKO)
  3. Take the train from Aishbagh to Kanpur Central

Bus to Gauhati, fly to Kanpur

  1. Take the bus from Shillong to Gauhati Airport
  2. Fly from Gauhati (GAU) to Kanpur (KNU)

Drive to Agartala, fly to Lucknow, train

  1. Drive from Shillong to Agartala
  2. Fly from Agartala (IXA) to Lucknow (LKO)
  3. Take the train from Aishbagh to Kanpur Central

Drive

  1. Drive from Shillong to Kanpur

Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Shillong to Kanpur is to taxi and train, which costs ₹2,600 - ₹5,500 and takes 23h 36m.

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The quickest way to get from Shillong to Kanpur is to fly and train which costs ₹3,200 - ₹8,500 and takes 7h 23m.

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The distance between Shillong and Kanpur is 1156 km. The road distance is 1443.1 km.

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The best way to get from Shillong to Kanpur without a car is to taxi and train which takes 23h 36m and costs ₹2,600 - ₹5,500.

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It takes approximately 7h 23m to get from Shillong to Kanpur, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Shillong Airport to Lucknow Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 20m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Shillong to Kanpur is 1443 km. It takes approximately 20h 51m to drive from Shillong to Kanpur.

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IndiGo Airlines offers flights from Shillong Airport to Lucknow Airport.

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There are 29+ hotels available in Kanpur. 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 Kanpur.
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  • Distance: 1156.4 km
  • Duration: 7h 23m

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

There is no direct connection from Shillong to Kanpur. However, you can take the taxi to Shillong airport, fly to Lucknow, take the taxi to Aishbagh, then take the train to Kanpur. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Gauhati Airport, take the walk to Gauhati airport, fly to Lucknow, take the taxi to Aishbagh, then take the train to Kanpur.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Shillong to Lucknow via Kolkata
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
₹2,100 - ₹6,500
Flights from Shillong to Lucknow via Imphal, Delhi
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
₹2,900 - ₹8,500
Flights from Shillong to Lucknow via Imphal, Kolkata
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
₹2,400 - ₹7,000
Flights from Shillong to Lucknow via Agartala, Kolkata
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
₹2,200 - ₹6,500
Flights from Shillong to Lucknow via Silchar, Kolkata
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
₹2,300 - ₹6,500
Flights from Gauhati to Lucknow
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹2,400 - ₹7,000
Flights from Gauhati to Lucknow via Kolkata
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹2,700 - ₹8,000
Flights from Silchar to Lucknow via Kolkata
Ave. Duration
5h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹2,800 - ₹8,000
Flights from Silchar to Lucknow via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
₹4,900 - ₹14,000
Flights from Silchar to Lucknow via Kolkata, Delhi
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,600 - ₹11,000
Flights from Silchar to Lucknow via Kolkata, Mumbai
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹4,700 - ₹14,000
Flights from Silchar to Lucknow via Gauhati, Kolkata
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
₹3,000 - ₹8,500
Flights from Gauhati to Kanpur via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
₹5,500 - ₹16,000
Flights from Gauhati to Kanpur via Kolkata, Mumbai
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
₹5,500 - ₹17,000
Flights from Agartala to Lucknow via Kolkata
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,000 - ₹8,500
Flights from Agartala to Lucknow via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,700 - ₹11,000
Flights from Agartala to Lucknow via Kolkata, Patna
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,000 - ₹8,500
Flights from Agartala to Lucknow via Kolkata, Delhi
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,900 - ₹11,000
Flights from Agartala to Lucknow via Kolkata, Mumbai
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹5,000 - ₹15,000
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Gauhati to Kanpur via Delhi
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹4,100 - ₹12,000
Flights from Gauhati to Kanpur via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹5,500 - ₹16,000
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Agartala to Lucknow via Delhi
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
₹3,400 - ₹12,000
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 Aishbagh to Kanpur Central
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
₹100 - ₹650
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹100 - ₹140
Third AC (3A)
₹370 - ₹460
Second AC (2A)
₹500 - ₹650
Train from Guwahati to Kanpur Central
Ave. Duration
22h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
₹600 - ₹2,900
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹600 - ₹800
Third AC (3A)
₹1,600 - ₹2,000
Second AC (2A)
₹2,200 - ₹2,900
Bus operators
bus
Bus from Shillong to Gauhati Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
₹250
Schedules at
meghalayatourism.in
Other operators
Taxi from Shillong to Silchar
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
Estimated price
₹4,100 - ₹4,900
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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