Aizawl's Lengpui airport (situated about 32 km from the city) is connected to the main cities like Kolkata, Guwahati and Silchar almost throughout the week. Major airlines like Jet Airways, Air India, SpiceJet and GoAir fly in and out of Aizawl’s airport on a regular basis. If you’re traveling to Aizawl by flight during the city’s peak vacation season of Christmas (or anytime between November to March), it’s recommended to book your tickets in advance to avoid paying bloated airfare. Travelling to Aizawl by flight from any of the aforementioned cities takes anywhere between 50-90 minutes.
Nearest Airport: The Silchar (Assam) airport is the nearest airport, situated about 170 km away.
Safety Suggestion: Although it is absolutely safe to travel to Aizawl all through the year, travelling during the monsoon season (May to Sept) isn’t recommended as the heavy rainfall and the prevalent humidity coupled with a wet sticky weather will cause inconvenience to travellers.
Being the capital of Mizoram state, Aizawl is well-connected by bus routes with other major cities during the day as well as night. And buses are the preferred means of conveyance for both tourists and business officials. You can reach Aizawl via Silchar (180 km), Guwahati (510 km), Imphal (375 km) and Agartala (445 km). Well-known bus services that ply in and out of Aizawl are John Travels, Trishul Transport Service, Deep Travels, Ratnagiri Transport, Capital Travels, Network Travels, Jagganath Travels & Tour Pvt. Ltd. and Mizoram State Transport buses.
Journey Suggestion: The road conditions are still developing in Aizawl, and commuters do experience some discomfort on the way. If you prefer a road journey, the best way to get to the city would be from Silchar as it covers the shortest distance via National Highway 54 (180 km).
Aizawl does not have a railway station. The nearest options are Manu (75 km) and Silchar (180 km), from where you can hire a rental cab and make your way to the city.
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