Tezpur domestic airport, the Salonibari Airport, operates flights from Kolkata and Silchar via Air India. The nearest International Airport from Tezpur is Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport in Guwahati. The airport is a hub for domestic flights to North-East India. It is well connected to all major cities like Delhi, Kolkata, Chennai, Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Mumbai, Imphal, Lilabari, and Jaipur via several airlines like Air India, Indigo, Kingfisher Airlines, Pawan Hans, and Jet Airways. Druk Air operates international flights to Bangkok and Bhutan. Helicopter services are operated from Guwahati to Shillong, Tura, Naharlagun (Itanagar), and Tawang by Pawan Hans.
Nearest Airport: The nearest airport to Tezpur is located at Salonibari, 10 km from the heart of the city. Local cabs, autos, taxis and buses are readily available for transport. Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport in Guwahati is the nearest international airport. It is roughly 165 km from Tezpur.
Safety Suggestion: Tezpur does not experience severe climatic changes at any time of the year, so it is quite safe to travel by air. Since the airport is accessible from all the main cities of India via various airlines, it is safe and convenient to reach the city.
Travelling via road is perhaps the most convenient way to travel to Tezpur. Regular buses are available at frequent intervals to and from the city. There are a number of options to choose from like Government buses and private buses, which include luxury buses too. The ASTC (Assam State Transport Corporation), operating in the state, connects all the major areas of Assam such as Tezpur, Tinsukia, Dibrugarh, Sibsagar, Jorhat, Nagaon and Guwahati and also the neighbouring areas of Itanagar, Bamdila, Tawang and Siliguri. Frequent buses are available from Paltan Bazar bus stand in Guwahati to Tezpur. The fare varies between 75/- and 115/- depending on the type of buses.
Journey Suggestion: Travelling to Tezpur via car is another common option for tourists in Tezpur. Connected by the NH37 Highway, it takes around three and a half hours to cover the 185 km distance from Guwahati to Tezpur. The well-maintained roads ensure a comfortable and quick journey.
The Dekargaon Railway Station, located 10 km away from Tezpur, is accessible from all the major cities of Assam via various local trains. However, Rangapara North Railway Station, which lies on the Misamari-North Lakhimpur Railway line, is the nearest major railway station. Trains are available at this station to connect Rangpara to Tezpur.
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