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How to Reach Andaman and Nicobar Islands

Andaman and Nicobar Islands celebrate its tranquil environment with its 300 islands and travelers from across the globe. It is popularly known for its white sand beaches often shadowed by the palms, and the dark surroundings of the tropical rainforests. The cheerful marine life which is perfect for diving and snorkeling is where all the praise comes for the union territory. If you are thinking of how to reach Andaman and get started with your fun filled holiday, we have the right information for you. When you are planning Andaman Nicobar Island trip, here are the best option available to travel to Andaman by air (Flight). However, traveling by ship is another great option.

By Air

One of the easiest ways to travel to Andaman is by flight. This tourist destination houses its own airport at Port Blair which has good connectivity with Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata, and Bangalore. While the flights from Delhi and Mumbai take 5 hours, travelers from Chennai and Kolkata can reach in just 2 hours.

Flights available from :

  • Delhi
  • Chennai
  • Kolkata
  • Visakhapatnam
  • Bangalore

Here are the full detail of how to reach Andaman Islands by Air:

Airlines Sector
Air India Kolkata – Port Blair – Kolkata, Chennai – Port Blair – Chennai, Delhi – Kolkata – Port Blair – Kolkata – Delhi, Delhi-Bhubaneswar-Port Blair-Bhubaneswar-Delhi.
Jet Airways Delhi – Chennai – Port Blair – Chennai – Delhi, Kolkata-Port Blair-Kolkata, Chennai – Port Blair – Chennai.
Jet Konnect Kolkata – Port Blair – Kolkata,Delhi – Kolkata – Port Blair – Kolkata – Delhi.
SpiceJet Kolkata – Port Blair – Kolkata, Delhi – Chennai – Port Blair – Chennai – Delhi, Delhi – Kolkata – Port Blair – Kolkata – Delhi, Chennai – Port Blair – Chennai.
GoAir Kolkata – Port Blair – Kolkata, Delhi- Kolkata-Port Blair – Kolkata.

By Ship

If you want to travel to Andaman by ship, then Kolkata, Vizag, and Chennai are the places to go. The ship tours take place 3-4 times every month, which can change as well. Besides, the journey takes around 60-70 hours to touch down Andaman and Nicobar Islands tour