For tourists visiting Meghalaya , the nearest airport is at Borjhar in Assam about 124-km from Shillong, the capital city of Meghalaya. The flights that touch down in Guwahati originate from Delhi and Kolkata and besides the Government carrier, several private airlines are also operating on a daily basis.
From Borjhar Airport to Shillong, tourists can avail of the services of private tourist bus and taxi operators. An excellent National Highway-40 connects Shillong to Guwahati and it takes 3 to 4 hours to cover the distance of 103-kms. Further, the National Highway-44 connects Shillong to Silchar in Assam , Aizawl in Mizoram and Agartala in Tripura .
In so far as rail transportation is concerned, there are several trains, which are connected with Guwahati; from major cities of India. From there, rail passengers can commute to Shillong by Meghalaya Transport Corporation Buses and private tourists buses and taxis.
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Day and night bus services are available from Shillong to all major towns of Meghalaya and also other capitals and important towns of Assam and North Eastern States. Helicopter Services are also available from Shillong to Tura and Guwahati .