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There are 4 ways to get from Shillong to Silchar by bus, train, taxi, car or plane

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Bus, train

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

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  1. Take a taxi from Shillong to Silchar


  1. Drive from Shillong to Silchar

Bus, fly

  1. Take the bus from Shillong to Gauhati Airport
  2. Fly from Gauhati (GAU) to Silchar (IXS)
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Silchar is 1800118797.

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Last updated: 13 Oct 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Shillong to Silchar is to bus and train, which costs ₹550 - ₹1,600 and takes 15h 56m.

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The quickest way to get from Shillong to Silchar is to taxi which costs ₹3,500 - ₹4,200 and takes 3h 4m.

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The distance between Shillong and Silchar is 124 km. The road distance is 212 km.

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The best way to get from Shillong to Silchar without a car is to bus and train which takes 15h 56m and costs ₹550 - ₹1,600.

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It takes approximately 15h 56m to get from Shillong to Silchar, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Gauhati Airport to Silchar Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Shillong to Silchar is 212 km. It takes approximately 3h 4m to drive from Shillong to Silchar.

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Spicejet and IndiGo Airlines offer flights from Gauhati Airport to Silchar Airport.

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Map of how to get from Shillong to Silchar.
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  • Distance: 123.6 km
  • Duration: 15h 56m

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

There is no direct connection from Shillong to Silchar. However, you can take the bus to Gauhati Airport, take the bus to Maligaon, take the walk to Kamakhya, then take the train to Silchar. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Silchar.

Flights from Gauhati to Silchar
Ave. Duration
45 min
Every day
Estimated price
₹1,300 - ₹3,500
IndiGo Airlines
Flights from Gauhati to Silchar
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
₹1,300 - ₹3,300
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
Train from Kamakhya to Silchar
Ave. Duration
11h 20m
5 times a week
Estimated price
₹220 - ₹1,200
Book at
Sleeper Class
₹220 - ₹290
Third AC (3A)
₹650 - ₹850
Second AC (2A)
₹900 - ₹1,200
Bus operators
Meghalaya Tourism
+91 7640003050
Bus from Shillong to Gauhati Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Twice daily
Estimated price
Schedules at
Other operators
Taxi from Shillong to Silchar
Ave. Duration
3h 4m
Estimated price
₹3,500 - ₹4,200
+91 94 36 76 73 33
Royal Taxi
+91 70 05 23 13 63
Meghalaya Tour Cabs
+91 70 05 65 13 38

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