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Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati,
Guwahati - 781039, Assam, India

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1. How to reach Guwahati ?

Guwahati, the gateway to the North East India, is well connected by air, rail and road with the rest of the country. There is air connectivity between Guwahati and major cities of India including direct flights to/from Mumbai, Bangalore, Delhi, Kolkata, Jaipur and Hyderabad. Indian, JetLite, Jet Airways, Indigo, Kingfisher and SpiceJet operate regular flights to and from Guwahati. Direct train services are available from/to all major metropolis and cities in the country.

2. How to reach the Institute ?

The Institute is located on the outskirts of the city of Guwahati at a distance of around 20 km from Guwahati railway station and around 20 km from the Lokapriya Gopinath Bordoloi airport.

Map showing how to reach IIT Guwahati - click here

Taxis, buses and auto-rickshaws are available to reach the IIT Guwahati campus from the airport, the railway station and other parts of the city. IIT Guwahati also has its own bus service that operates between the IITG campus and the bus stop opposite to Hotel President, Panbazar, Guwahati. The institute bus timings are as follows -

FROM: Guwahati City TO: IITG Campus
(opposite to Hotel President, Panbazar)
6:45 am, 8:15 am, 10:00 am, 12:00 noon,
1:00 pm, 2:00 pm, 3:00 pm, 4:00 pm, 5:15 pm,
6:45 pm, 8:15 pm, 8:45 pm

Prepaid taxis are available from the Guwahati airport to IIT campus and the present fare is around Rs. 450/-.

Trains Connecting GUWAHATI
Rajdhani Express Delhi, Lucknow
North East Express Delhi, Kanpur, Allahabad, Patna
Brahmaputra Mail Delhi, Aligarh, Kanpur, Allahabad, Patna
Avadh Assam Express Delhi, Lucknow, Muzaffarpur
Kamrup Express Kolkata, Malda Town, New Jalpaiguri
Kanchanjunga Express Kolkata, Barddhaman, Rampurhat
Saraighat Express Kolkata, Barddhaman, Malda Town
Dadar Express Mumbai, Manmad, Katni, Mughalsarai, Patna
Cochin Express Cochin, Coimbatore, Chennai, Cuttack, Howrah
Trivandrum Express Thiruvananthapuram, Trichur,Chennai, Visakhapatnam, Bhubaneshwar, Howrah
Bangalore Express Bangalore, Viziangaram, Cuttack, Kharagpur, Howrah


There are direct flights from Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai, Bangalore, Jaipur, Hyderabad.offered by Indian Airlines, Air Sahara, Jet Airways, Kingfisher Airlines, SpiceJet and Indigo. Fares of direct flights ex-Delhi starts at around Rs.3000 (conditions apply). Connecting flights via Kolkata are available and the charge is around Rs.3000 (Economy Class). Getting to the IITG from the airport (which may take around 30-40 minutes) will cost another Rs.450 in a prepaid taxi.

For more information on these flights please visit the respective sites of the airlines:


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