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Guwahati is served by Borjhar Airport (Assam, India)

Arriving in Guwahati, India

Hop on one of many cheap flights to Guwahati and land in the nearest major airport, Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport, located 21 kilometre away in Gauhati, India. Inbound Guwahati flights can also land at the Shillong Airport in Sillong approximately 122 kilometes away.

An added benefit of Guwahati flights is the conveniently connected major railways that make travelling from major cities like New Delhi, Mumbai, or Bangalore a simple process. If you require any specific accommodations upon your arrival, it is recommended that you prepare for those before departing from your local airport.

Getting Around Guwahati, India

After your Guwahati flight has landed, you have a few options for getting around the city. The cheapest and most common way is the local bus service. A well-connected bus line services most of the areas in town, and most buses are equipped with air conditioners.

Another service offered is the local taxi service. The advantage of travelling to your destination this way might be outweighed by the fact that drivers do not use any type of metre to gauge the trips total charge. If you insist, a driver may just refuse to transport you. Your best option here is to negotiate a fee prior to your ride.

The Brahmaputra River is a centre piece in the Guwahati landscape that offers attractions on either side of its shoreline. There are river cruises available, but if you’d just like to cross back and forth you can take a ferry from the Fancy Bazar about every half an hour.

Main Attractions in Guwahati, India

Cheap Tickets to Guwahati are going to pay off when you decide to put that extra money to use for seeing the Guwahati sites. Aside from the numerous river cruises available, travellers can take in the local Assam State Museum and its collection of rare items from the Ahom Dynasty.

For the family there is Guwahati's most popular theme park named Accoland, a fun place offering something for everyone. Accoland is located in the north east part of the region.

Shopping, Dining and Nightlife in Guwahati, India

Taking a cheap flight to Guwahati can also benefit your travels by giving you the means to also indulge in the local shopping and dining scene. From the lively Pan Bazaar located on the shore of Brahmaputra River to the Fancy Bazaar on the west side of town, travellers have a plethora of options. Other hot shopping spots include the centrally located Paltan Bazaar, Ganeshguri in the south, and Beltola Bazaar which is known for its abundance of local produce and rich historical value.

For your dining desires a few of the highly recommended eateries include Shaikh Brothers hundred year old bakery and Nashraj’s located in the Fancy Bazaar. Nashraj’s in a very popular restaurant serving a diverse menu of Indian speciality’s, Chinese dishes, and even some continental selections. If you are looking to grab a drink after the sun goes down, you should checkout; Silver Streak in the Hotel Bramhaputra Ashok, Lounge Bar by Christian Basti, or Q’Ba’s Discotheque.

Flight stats for Guwahati - did you know?
  • Guwahati is 19 km from Borjhar Airport (Assam, India).
  • Borjhar Airport (Assam, India)
    • Right now, 10 airlines operate out of Borjhar Airport.
    • Borjhar Airport offers nonstop flights to 17 cities.
    • Every week, at least 417 domestic flights and 2 international flights depart from Borjhar Airport.

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