Lokapriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport,
situated 18-km east of the centre, is well connected by air with New
Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai and Chennai. Indian Air Lines, Sahara And Jet
Airways operate regular flights to Guwahati. Air India operates direct
flight between Guwahati and Bangkok on Mondays and Thursdays.
The railway station is in the centre of town with the
state bus stand right behind and operates a very useful left luggage
service. There are direct train services from New Delhi and Kolkata with
connectivity to Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore, Kochi and Thiruvananthapuram
etc. The back of the railway station leads into the Paltan Bazaar area,
from which most of the private bus companies operate.
A network of National Highways and other roads connect
Guwahati with all the important places of Assam. It is the connector
city of NH - 31, 37 and 40 with the other cities of India by road. Buses
ply from Guwahati around the cities of Northeast India by National
Highways. State Transport Express and Super Express buses of Assam,
Meghalaya, Arunachal, Nagaland, and North Bengal ply from Guwahati.
Guwahati has an efficient and extensive system of
minibuses too. Cycle rickshaws are easy to find around the centre of the
town. The main terminal for river ferries is available at Sukreswar Ghat.