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There are 6 ways to get from Shillong to Sunauli by bus, plane, car, taxi or train

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Bus to Gauhati, fly to Gorakhpur, drive

  1. Take the bus from Shillong to Gauhati Airport
  2. Fly from Gauhati (GAU) to Gorakhpur (GOP)
  3. Drive from Gorakhpur to Sunauli

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Taxi, train, drive

  1. Take a taxi from Shillong to Kamakhya
  2. Take the train from Kamakhya to Siswa Bazar
  3. Drive from Siswa Bazar to Sunauli

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Drive to Sylhet, fly to Bhairawa

  1. Drive from Shillong to Sylhet
  2. Fly from Sylhet (ZYL) to Bhairawa (BWA)

Drive to Sylhet, fly to Kathmandu, bus

  1. Drive from Shillong to Sylhet
  2. Fly from Sylhet (ZYL) to Kathmandu (KTM)
  3. Take the bus from Gongabu Bus Park to Bhairahawa Airport

Bus to Gauhati, fly to Patna, taxi, train

  1. Take the bus from Shillong to Gauhati Airport
  2. Fly from Gauhati (GAU) to Patna (PAT)
  3. Take a taxi from Patna to Chhapra
  4. Take the train from Chhapra to Nautanwa

Drive

  1. Drive from Shillong to Sunauli
India → Nepal
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International entry into Nepal from India

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of India
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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into Nepal from India

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • 10-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals without a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • Travel Declaration required prior to arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
This applies to arrivals from India
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • 10-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals without a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • Travel Declaration required prior to arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
This doesn't apply to citizens of: Nepal

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Rules to follow in Nepal

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Considerations leaving from India

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Nepal from India.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Sunauli is 9851255839.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Sunauli is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Sunauli is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 9851255839.

No, but conditions apply when returning to India from Nepal.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 1 Dec 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Nepal Department of Immigration.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Shillong to Sunauli is to taxi and train and drive which costs ₹3,100 - ₹6,000 and takes 25h 23m.

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The quickest way to get from Shillong to Sunauli is to drive and fly which costs ₹10,000 - ₹35,000 and takes 7h 14m.

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The distance between Shillong and Sunauli is 869 km. The road distance is 1130.2 km.

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It takes approximately 9h 37m to get from Shillong to Sunauli, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Gauhati Airport to Gorakhpur Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 15m and has one stopover.

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Sunauli is 15 min ahead of Shillong. It is currently 8:13 PM in Shillong and 8:28 PM in Sunauli.

Yes, the driving distance between Shillong to Sunauli is 1130 km. It takes approximately 16h 29m to drive from Shillong to Sunauli.

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Air India Limited, Helitrans, Spicejet and IndiGo Airlines offer flights from Gauhati Airport to Gorakhpur Airport.

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There are 26+ hotels available in Sunauli. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Shillong to Sunauli.
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  • Distance: 869 km
  • Duration: 9h 37m

What companies run services between Shillong, India and Sunauli, Nepal?

There is no direct connection from Shillong to Sunauli. However, you can take the bus to Gauhati Airport, take the walk to Gauhati airport, fly to Gorakhpur, then take the drive to Sunauli. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Sylhet airport then fly to Bhairawa.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Gauhati to Gorakhpur via Kolkata
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Flights from Gauhati to Gorakhpur via Delhi
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Flights from Gauhati to Gorakhpur via Aizawl, Kolkata
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $140
Flights from Gauhati to Gorakhpur via Kolkata, Delhi
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Flights from Gauhati to Patna
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$28 - $80
Flights from Gauhati to Patna via Kolkata
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $90
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Gauhati to Gorakhpur via Delhi
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Flights from Gauhati to Patna
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Helitrans
Website
helitrans.no
Flights from Gauhati to Gorakhpur via Lucknow
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $130
Yeti Airlines
Website
yetiairlines.com
Flights from Sylhet to Bhairawa via Dhaka, Kathmandu
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $440
Biman Bangladesh Airlines
Website
biman-airlines.com
Flights from Sylhet to Kathmandu via Dhaka
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $350
Himalaya
Website
himalaya-airlines.com
Flights from Sylhet to Kathmandu via Dhaka
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $130
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 Chhapra to Nautanwa
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
Frequency
6 times a week
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
Train from Kamakhya to Siswa Bazar
Ave. Duration
22h 38m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$6 - $35
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
$6 - $9
Third AC (3A)
$17 - $22
Second AC (2A)
$24 - $35
Bus operators
bus
Bus from Shillong to Gauhati Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
meghalayatourism.in
Holiday Adventure Tours & Travels (P) Ltd.
Phone
977-01-4700559
Email
info@holidayadventurenepal.com
Website
holidayadventurenepal.com
Bus from Gongabu Bus Park to Bhairahawa Airport
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
holidayadventurenepal.com
Other operators
Taxi from Patna to Chhapra
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Nova Cabs
Phone
+91 91 17 10 71 07
Luxury Cabs Services
Phone
+91 93 34 90 90 48
Website
luxurycabs.in
Nirvana Cabs
Phone
+91 73 24 94 28 84
Website
nirvanacab.com

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