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How to Reach in Cherrapunji

Nestled in the East Khasi Hills, 50 km from the state capital Shillong, Cherrapunji is a popular travel destination in India. Best known as the second wettest place on earth, the town is also known for its beautiful tourist attractions, food, and adventure sports. The pristine beauty of the town allures thousands of tourists every year from all around the world. Reaching Cherrapunji is not a tough task. It is well-connected to different parts of India via road, rail, and air. Take a look at the detailed information about how to reach Cherrapunji.

Here is more details on how to reach Cherrapunji by flight, Train and Road

Cherrapunji by Air (Flight)

Guwahati airport is the nearest airport to Cherrapunji. The airport is located at a distance of 181 km away from the city. Regular flights operate from major cities of the country like Assam, New Delhi and Kolkata to Guwahati. On reaching the airport, tourists can take pre-paid taxis to reach the Cherrapunji town.

Cherrapunji by Train

Set at a distance of around 180 km from Cherrapunji, the Guwahati railway station is the nearest railhead. Guwahati railway station is well-connected to different parts of the country and regular trains operate from major regions of the country to Guwahati. Buses and taxis are easily available from the railway station to reach the Cherrapunji.

Cherrapunji by road

Cherrapunji is well-connected to different regions of the country via road. Frequent state buses run between Shillong and other regions of Assam and Meghalaya to reach Cherrapunji. Private buses also run from different cities in the country to reach Shillong. Apart from buses, cabs or taxis are also available to reach Cherrapunji.


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