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There are 6 ways to get from Varanasi to Meghālaya by plane, taxi, train or car

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Fly to Gauhati

  1. Fly from Varanasi (VNS) to Gauhati (GAU)

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Train, taxi

  1. Take the train from Varanasi Jn to Guwahati
  2. Take a taxi from Guwahati to Shillong

Fly to Shillong

  1. Fly from Varanasi (VNS) to Shillong (SHL)

Fly to Silchar, taxi

  1. Fly from Varanasi (VNS) to Silchar (IXS)
  2. Take a taxi from Silchar to Jowai

Train, taxi via Guwahati

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

Drive

  1. Drive from Varanasi to Shillong

Varanasi (VNS) to Gauhati (GAU) flights

The flight time between Varanasi (VNS) and Gauhati (GAU) is around 3h 10m and covers a distance of around 877 km. This includes an average layover time of around 32 min. The fastest flight normally takes 2h 5m. Services are operated by Spicejet and IndiGo Airlines. Typically 14 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average flight journey times

Time on flight:
2h 37m
Layover time:
32 min
Total time:
3h 10m

Flight route information

Fastest flight journey time:
2h 5m
Flight distance:
877 km
Flights per week:
14
Cheapest price:
₹2,955
Carbon emissions:
290 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
17:25
Last flight departs at:
18:55

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Varanasi (VNS) to Gauhati (GAU) flight schedules

Varanasi → Meghālaya
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Observe COVID-19 safety rules
Regional restriction measures in place
Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

COVID-19 help in India

If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 1800118797

Frequently Asked Questions


There are currently travel restrictions within India.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Meghālaya is 1800118797.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Meghālaya is recommended.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1800118797.

Last updated: 15 Sep 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Indian Bureau of Immigration.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Varanasi to Meghālaya is to train and taxi which costs ₹2,500 - ₹3,000 and takes 21h 36m.

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The quickest way to get from Varanasi to Meghālaya is to fly which costs ₹4,800 - ₹9,500 and takes 3h 26m.

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The distance between Varanasi and Meghālaya is 833 km. The road distance is 1153.3 km.

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The best way to get from Varanasi to Meghālaya without a car is to train and taxi which takes 21h 36m and costs ₹2,500 - ₹3,000.

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It takes approximately 3h 26m to get from Varanasi to Meghālaya, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Varanasi Airport to Gauhati Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 5m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Varanasi to Meghālaya is 1153 km. It takes approximately 16h 39m to drive from Varanasi to Meghālaya.

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

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The best way to get from Varanasi to Varanasi Airport is to taxi which takes 23 min and costs ₹500 - ₹650.

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Map of how to get from Varanasi to Meghālaya.
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  • Distance: 832.7 km
  • Duration: 3h 26m

What companies run services between Varanasi, India and Meghālaya, India?

Spicejet and IndiGo Airlines fly from Varanasi to Nongpoh twice daily.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Varanasi to Gauhati via Kolkata
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,200 - ₹8,500
Flights from Varanasi to Shillong via Kolkata
Ave. Duration
16h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹3,600 - ₹10,000
Flights from Varanasi to Shillong via Mumbai, Kolkata
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹6,500 - ₹19,000
Flights from Varanasi to Shillong via Kolkata, Imphal
Ave. Duration
17h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
₹4,100 - ₹11,000
Flights from Varanasi to Shillong via Madras, Kolkata
Ave. Duration
18h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹6,500 - ₹19,000
Flights from Varanasi to Shillong via Delhi, Kolkata
Ave. Duration
15h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹5,500 - ₹15,000
Flights from Varanasi to Shillong via Kolkata, Agartala
Ave. Duration
19h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
₹3,700 - ₹10,000
Flights from Varanasi to Shillong via Bengaluru, Kolkata
Ave. Duration
20h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹6,500 - ₹19,000
Flights from Varanasi to Silchar via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
16h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
₹3,900 - ₹11,000
Flights from Varanasi to Silchar via Kolkata
Ave. Duration
18h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹2,100 - ₹6,000
Flights from Varanasi to Silchar via Bengaluru, Kolkata
Ave. Duration
15h 40m
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹3,900 - ₹11,000
Flights from Varanasi to Silchar via Mumbai, Kolkata
Ave. Duration
16h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹3,800 - ₹11,000
Flights from Varanasi to Silchar via Bhubaneswar, Kolkata
Ave. Duration
16h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹2,400 - ₹6,500
Flights from Varanasi to Silchar via Hyderabad, Kolkata
Ave. Duration
16h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,300 - ₹9,500
Flights from Varanasi to Silchar via Kolkata, Gauhati
Ave. Duration
16h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹2,200 - ₹6,000
Flights from Varanasi to Silchar via Mumbai, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
17h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
₹4,400 - ₹13,000
Flights from Varanasi to Silchar via Hyderabad, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
17h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
₹3,900 - ₹11,000
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Varanasi to Gauhati
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹2,900 - ₹7,000
Flights from Varanasi to Silchar via Gauhati
Ave. Duration
14h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹2,100 - ₹4,500
Flights from Varanasi to Silchar via Madras, Kolkata
Ave. Duration
15h 40m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
₹4,100 - ₹7,500
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Varanasi to Silchar via Mumbai, Kolkata
Ave. Duration
17h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
₹4,300 - ₹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 Varanasi Jn to Guwahati
Ave. Duration
20h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
₹510 - ₹560
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Train from Varanasi Jn to Kamakhya
Ave. Duration
23h 46m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₹480 - ₹530
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Other operators
Taxi from Silchar to Jowai
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Estimated price
₹3,100 - ₹3,800

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