Known for the abundance of nature bestowed upon it, Shillong is the perfect holiday destination for all nature buffs. Visit Mawsynram, famous across the globe for receiving the highest rainfall, or explore the cleanest village of Asia, Mawlynnong. Drive through the winding roads and enjoy the freshness of the air as you cross the Upper Shillong Area in the outskirts of the city. The city leaves you spellbound with its amazing attractions. Admire the architecture of the Cathedral, enjoy boating at Ward’s Lake, take your kids to Lady Hydari Park, get mesmerized by the view of Elephant falls or get a bird’s eye view of the city from Laitkor Peak. Indulge in a diverse shopping experience at Police Bazaar while you explore the latest trends at Glory’s Plaza and Tibet Market. The best time to visit is from March to October. Umroi Airport is the closest airport to Shillong, but is served by Air India only. Hence, the best option is to travel to the city from Guwahati, which is 100 km away from Shillong and is served by all major domestic and international airlines.
How to reach Shillong from major cities of India
Most of the major domestic airlines such as Air India, Jet Airways, IndiGo, AirAsia, SpiceJet, GoAir and Vistara fly between this route. They also offer cheap air tickets, which makes your travel budget-friendly.
Traveling from Bangalore to Shillong:
Jet Airways is the most popular airline which flies between Bangalore and Guwahati with approximately 210 flights per week. It provides add-ons like meals on-board. Other airlines on this route are IndiGo, Air India, AirAsia, etc.
Traveling from Delhi to Shillong:
Beat the sweltering heat of Delhi and travel to the soothing city of Shillong with cheap air tickets. Major domestic airlines like Air India, IndiGo, AirAsia, Vistara, Jet Airways, etc. fly between these cities. Approximately 80 flights fly on this route per day, efficiently catering to the needs of the passengers.
Traveling from Mumbai to Shillong:
Take a break from the hustle and bustle of the busy city of Mumbai and spend a week or two amidst the eternal beauty of nature in Shillong. Travel to Guwahati, which is 100 km away from Shillong by any of the major airlines like Jet Airways, Air India, AirAsia, IndiGo, etc. Most of these flights provide a web check-in facility as well.
Traveling from Kolkata to Shillong:
The 1 hour 15 minutes’ flight from Kolkata to Guwahati and the 2-hour drive to Shillong take you to a land full of lush greenery. From a music and culture hub to the fashion and rock capital, the transition is sure to amuse you. Take any of the domestic airlines in this route, such as Air India, IndiGo
, Vistara, Jet Airways, etc. and experience the perks provided.
How to reach Shillong from major cities of the world
No international airlines serve Umroi Airport, hence taking a flight to Guwahati is the best option for international travelers.
Traveling from New York to Shillong:
The most convenient way of reaching Shillong from New York is via any of the major metropolitan cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, etc. Fly to Guwahati from these cities and reach Shillong after a refreshing 2-hour drive. You can take any of the major international airlines like Qatar Airways
, SriLankan Airlines, Etihad Airways, Air India, etc. to reach Delhi. From Delhi, you can opt for IndiGo, AirAsia, Jet Airways, to reach Guwahati.
Traveling from Sydney to Shillong:
Fly from the beaches, straight to the hills! International airlines like Malaysia Airlines, Singapore Airlines, Jet Airways, Cathay Pacific, AirAsia provide regular flights to major cities of India from Sydney. Opt for Air India, Jet Airways, IndiGo, etc. for domestic travel to Guwahati. You can avail various offers and cheap air tickets by these airlines.
Traveling from London to Shillong:
British Airways is the most popular international airline for this route. Many flights have stopovers at major cities of India, where you can relax for a while before continuing your journey to Guwahati by Jet Airways
, IndiGo, Air India
Traveling from Singapore to Shillong:
Opt for Air India, Jet Airways, Singapore Airlines
, Jetstar Asia, Silkair, Thai Airways
or Biman Bangladesh Airline, which are few of the airlines which fly between this route. Two or more stopovers are common in these flights and include major Indian cities.
Find which of the domestic and international airlines offer wonderful in-flight facilities like web check-in, cheap air tickets
, convenient flight schedule
, etc., via our widely used Yatra App and for an excellent booking experience. Popular hotels near Shillong Airport
Shillong offers a range of accommodation options that range from the budget to the premium and luxury. There are plenty of hotels near Shillong Airport. Some of the most recommended hotels are Hotel Polo Towers, The Gateway Shillong, OYO 10796 Hotel Travellers INN, OYO 10491 Pumpkin Guest House and OYO 4276 AM Bed and Breakfast. You can also choose accomodation from a list of best hotels in Shillong
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