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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.

 

FAQs of How to Reach Andaman and Nicobar Islands

Ques: How to reach Andaman By Ship?

Ans: 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

Ques: How to reach Andaman from Delhi?

Ans: Andaman is an Island with no road connectivity with the Indian mainland. The fastest and most convenient way to reach Andaman from Delhi is to take a flight from Delhi to Port Blair. If you want to reduce the cost then reach Kolkata by train and then take a flight to Port Blair.

Ques: How to reach Andaman from Mumbai?

Ans: The fastest and most convenient way to reach Andaman from Mumbai is to take a flight from Mumbai to Port Blair the capital of Andaman. You can also reach Chennai from Mumbai by air and embark on a ship to Port Blair.



Andaman and Nicobar Cities