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There are 4 ways to get from Shillong to Phuntsholing by taxi, train or bus

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Taxi, train

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

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Bus, train #2

  1. Take the bus from Shillong police bazar stand to Guwahati paltan bazar
  2. Take the train from Kamakhya to Hasimara

Bus, train via Alipurduar

  1. Take the bus from Shillong police bazar stand to Guwahati paltan bazar
  2. Take the train from Guwahati to New Alipurduar

Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Shillong to Gauhati Airport
  2. Take the train from Kamakhya to Hasimara

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Shillong to Phuntsholing is to bus and train which costs ₹460 - ₹1,600 and takes 12h 49m.

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The fastest way to get from Shillong to Phuntsholing is to taxi and train. Taking this option will cost ₹2,300 - ₹3,700 and takes 9h 39m.

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The distance between Shillong and Phuntsholing is 287 km.

The best way to get from Shillong to Phuntsholing without a car is to taxi and train which takes 9h 39m and costs ₹2,300 - ₹3,700.

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It takes approximately 9h 39m to get from Shillong to Phuntsholing, including transfers.

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Phuntsholing is 30 min ahead of Shillong. It is currently 4:41 AM in Shillong and 5:11 AM in Phuntsholing.

There are nine+ hotels available in Phuntsholing. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Shillong to Phuntsholing.
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  • Distance: 286.8 km
  • Duration: 9h 39m

What companies run services between Shillong, India and Phuntsholing, Bhutan?

There is no direct connection from Shillong to Phuntsholing. However, you can take the taxi to Kamakhya, take the train to Hasimara, take the walk to Hasimara, then take the bus to Phuentsholing - Bhutan Post. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Shillong to Phuntsholing via Guwahati paltan bazar, Guwahati, New Alipurduar, and Hasimara in around 10h 48m.

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 Hasimara
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $14
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
$2 - $4
Third AC (3A)
$8 - $10
Second AC (2A)
$11 - $14
Train from Guwahati to New Alipurduar
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $13
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
$2 - $3
Third AC (3A)
$7 - $9
Second AC (2A)
$10 - $13
Bus operators
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
$3
Schedules at
transport.assam.gov.in
bus
Bus from Shillong to Gauhati Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
meghalayatourism.in
Other operators
Taxi from Shillong to Kamakhya
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Estimated price
$29 - $35
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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