How to Reach Itanagar

The capital of Arunachal Pradesh, Itanagar is a popular tourist destination. This must visit place has a rich mixture of archaeological sites of great historical value, museum and Wildlife. And getting to this destination is accessible from all major northeast cities via roadways as its main means of transport. However, we have laid down its major means of transport below on best way to reach Itanagar.

By Air :

Lilabari airport inNorth Lakhimpur is the nearest airport to the Itanagar at a distance of about 57 kilometres. Lilabari airport receives regional Air India flights from Kolkata and Guwahati.

By Rail :

Harmuti railway station in Assam and Naharlagun railway station in Arunachal Pradesh are the closest railway to reach Itanagar, each at a distance of 34 kilometres and 15 kilometres respectively. Naharlagun railway station being a new addition to Indian railway has two rails running to and from like New Delhi - Naharlagun AC SF Express and Naharlagun - Guwahati Inter City Express.

By Road :

You can reach Itanagar via bus from Banderdewa, North Lakhimpur, Tezpur and Guwahati.


The Banderdewa bus will take you through national highway 415, Tezpur bus will take you through national highway 15, 415. Guwahati bus will take you through national highway 15, 415. You can avail any prepaid taxis from the airport or the railway station. ASTC bus service is also available from Banderdewa, Guwahati and Tezpur.

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