On the Indo-Myanmar border, Chandel is one of the most prominent sightseeing places in Manipur that is travelled by oodles of tourists who come here to seek a serene holiday experience. Being a popular tourism destination in the region, the town boasts an impressive transit connectivity for the tourists. However, the best way to reach Chandel is airway.
Imphal Tulihal International Airport is the nearest airhead from Chandel which is located at a distance of some 55 km. For the tourists, the airport boasts an amazing connectivity which allows travellers, whether domestic or international, to easily reach the place. From the airport, one can hire a taxi to cover the rest of the distance to the town.
The town of Chandel boasts a decent rail connectivity. Those who prefer travelling by train are supposed to board a train to Dimapur which is in Nagaland as there is no railway station in Manipur. The closest one from Chandel is in Dimapur which is located some 263 km away. Taxi services are available from the station that can take you to the destination. However, the interstate buses also ply from Dimapur to Chandel.
Through the network of roads and national highways, one can get access to Chandel town from the nearby cities and states. The town of Chandel is very well connected with Imphal through roads and National Highway 39. Buses to Imphal also runs from neighbouring cities like Dimapur (Nagaland), Kohima (Nagaland), Silchar and Jiribam. The distance between Chandel and Manipur is approximately 70 km.