How to Reach Agartala from Guwahati by Bus, Air, Train

By | June 2, 2012

Explore the city of Agartala from Guwahati, the gateway of north-east region

Agartala is the capital of the Indian state of Tripura, and is located along the Haora River and houses many beautiful palaces and temples. Its sub-tropical climate and prominent monasteries attracts many tourists each year. Agartala could be easily reached by road as the national highways 44 connect Agartala to Assam and to the rest of India by Road. The state of Agartala is well connected by bus, train and by air from Guwahati.

NH 44A connects Agartala with Guwahati and the distance spans for about 599 km through bus service. It takes about 24 hours to reach Agartala from Guwahati via Shillong. Good luxury coaches from private travel agencies are available to explore the beauty of the city and the city is well connected with local areas and other states. The nearest Railhead in Agartala is Badharghat. It is 1615 KM from Kolkata via Guwahati. There is no direct trains from Guwahati, but a proximate travel agent can guide you to reach Lumdign by B.G. train from Guwahati and then to reach Agartala by travelling on an overnight train.

Agartala is well connected by air service with three of the four metropolitans in India, namely Kolkata, Delhi and Chennai and also with Guwahati. The airport in Agartala is about 12 KM from the heart of the city and it takes about 50 minutes to reach from Guwahati by air. The city also has three private airports which accommodates only helicopters to land at present. Though air travel is a little costly compared to other modes of transport, if you wish to land there on an important note, then air travel is best preferred. Your travel agent will best explain you about the easiest and the most economical way of transporting from Guwahati to Agartala by keeping the other constraints such as time and distance in mind.