How to Reach Arunachal Pradesh

By Rail

The nearest railway station is Naharlagun, which is connected very well with major cities in India. The nearest airport is Lilabari Airport near Tezpur, Assam which has limited air services only to Dibrugarh in the Tinsukia district of Assam. You can also fly from Guwahati to Tezpur, Assam which is only about 97 kilometres from Naharlagun.

National Highway - 52

National Highway No.- 52 passes through this state connecting important places in Arunachal Pradesh. It enters the state at Banderdawa in West Kameng district and goes via Tawang town, Bomdila, Dirang to reach Tezpur in Assam.

National Highway - 15

The part of National Highway-15 is also known as AH-36 which is popularly called by another name - Aghurmi Road. It covers the major parts of East Kameng district and enters Arunachal Pradesh at Bhalukpong and it goes via Tenga, Sela Pass, Bomdila to reach Tezpur.

National Highway - 52A

This highway originates from Along in Assam and enters Arunachal Pradesh at Bame where it merges with NH-52. It passes through Mechuka town and goes via Sela Pass to reach Tezpur in Assam.

National Highway - 153

This highway starts from NH-52 and passes through Kalaktang town and connects important places like Itanagar, Seppa and Pangsau Pass to the Tinsukia district of Assam.

Local Transport

You can easily avail of local transport to reach remote areas of Arunachal Pradesh as this state has a very good road network. For hill areas, you need to have your own vehicle or hire a taxi from the counter for those places.

Rented Vehicles

In case you wish to visit this state by your own rented vehicle then you have to follow certain rules and regulations. You can drive your vehicle in any part of this state which is a very comfortable option for most of the tourists visiting this place.

How to Reach Destination from Arunachal Pradesh Airport?

Depending on the destination, there are many ways to reach it from Arunachal Pradesh.

For Guwahati:

If you are travelling to Assam and want to visit some places like Tezpur, Majuli etc., then it is better to reach Guwahati which is almost 97 kilometres from Naharlagun. You can easily avail the local transport available at the airport for reaching this place.

For Dibrugarh:

The best way to reach your destination is by hiring a taxi or taking a rented vehicle. You can also board the state transport bus which takes you directly to the Tinsukia district of Assam. If you are looking for a retreat, there are many resorts near this place. This is the closest airport to Arunachal Pradesh.

For Bagdogra:

This is the nearest airport to Siliguri which is a good place for shopping and has many other tourist attractions as well. It is also well connected with other parts of India. Therefore, you can choose this airport for your convenience if you are looking for a long-distance journey.

On the other hand, you can also reach this place by taking a train to New Jalpaiguri railway station which will take around 6 hours to travel from Naharlagun.