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

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Fly from Shillong  •  4h 44m

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

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Taxi, train  •  27h 59m

  1. Take a taxi from Shillong to Kamakhya
  2. Take the train from Kamakhya to Ranchi 05662

3 alternative options

Bus to Gauhati, fly  •  8h 11m

  1. Take the bus from Shillong to Gauhati Airport
  2. Fly from Gauhati (GAU) to Ranchi (IXR) GAU - IXR

Taxi to Silchar, fly  •  7h 32m

  1. Take a taxi from Shillong to Silchar
  2. Fly from Silchar (IXS) to Ranchi (IXR) IXS - IXR

Drive  •  15h 46m

  1. Drive from Shillong to Ranchi 1041.6 km

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The cheapest way to get from Shillong to Ranchi is to taxi and train which costs ₹2,700 - ₹5,000 and takes 27h 59m.

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The quickest way to get from Shillong to Ranchi is to fly which costs ₹2,700 - ₹6,500 and takes 4h 44m.

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The distance between Shillong and Ranchi is 710 km. The road distance is 1041.6 km.

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The best way to get from Shillong to Ranchi without a car is to taxi and train which takes 27h 59m and costs ₹2,700 - ₹5,000.

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It takes approximately 4h 44m to get from Shillong to Ranchi, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Shillong Airport to Ranchi Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 10m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Shillong to Ranchi is 1042 km. It takes approximately 15h 46m to drive from Shillong to Ranchi.

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IndiGo Airlines offers flights from Shillong Airport to Ranchi Airport.

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There are 24+ hotels available in Ranchi. 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 Ranchi.
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  • Distance: 709.8 km
  • Duration: 4h 44m

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

IndiGo Airlines flies from Shillong to Ranchi 4 times a day.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Shillong to Ranchi via Kolkata
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
₹1,800 - ₹5,000
Flights from Shillong to Ranchi via Agartala, Kolkata
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
₹1,800 - ₹5,500
Flights from Shillong to Ranchi via Silchar, Kolkata
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
₹1,900 - ₹5,500
Flights from Shillong to Ranchi via Imphal, Kolkata
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
₹2,000 - ₹6,000
Flights from Gauhati to Ranchi via Kolkata
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹2,700 - ₹7,500
Flights from Gauhati to Ranchi via Delhi
Ave. Duration
7h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹4,400 - ₹12,000
Flights from Gauhati to Ranchi via Agartala, Kolkata
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹2,800 - ₹8,000
Flights from Gauhati to Ranchi via Aizawl, Kolkata
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
₹3,000 - ₹8,500
Flights from Gauhati to Ranchi via Imphal, Kolkata
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,100 - ₹8,500
Flights from Gauhati to Ranchi via Jorhat, Kolkata
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹3,200 - ₹9,000
Flights from Gauhati to Ranchi via Silchar, Kolkata
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
₹2,900 - ₹8,000
Flights from Gauhati to Ranchi via Dibrugarh, Kolkata
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,500 - ₹9,500
Flights from Silchar to Ranchi via Kolkata
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹2,600 - ₹8,000
Flights from Silchar to Ranchi via Gauhati, Kolkata
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
₹3,000 - ₹8,500
Flights from Silchar to Ranchi via Kolkata, Delhi
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹5,000 - ₹14,000
AirAsia India
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Gauhati to Ranchi via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹5,000 - ₹11,000
Flights from Gauhati to Ranchi via Delhi
Ave. Duration
9h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹4,200 - ₹8,500
Vistara
Website
airvistara.com
Flights from Gauhati to Ranchi via Delhi
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹4,800 - ₹11,000
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 Ranchi
Ave. Duration
26h 25m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
₹500 - ₹2,400
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹500 - ₹700
Third AC (3A)
₹1,300 - ₹1,700
Second AC (2A)
₹1,900 - ₹2,400
Bus operators
Meghalaya Tourism
Phone
+91 7640003050
Email
info@meghalayatourism.in
Website
meghalayatourism.in
Bus from Shillong to Gauhati Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
₹250
Schedules at
megtourism.gov.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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