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Aurangabad to Shillong Flights

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There are no direct flights on the Aurangabad to Shillong route. To get to Shillong from Aurangabad, you will have to book a flight to Guwahati, and then cover the rest of the journey by road. The distance between Guwahati and Shillong is 118 km, which can be covered in around 4 hours.

The flight from Aurangabad to Guwahati has at least two stopovers on weekdays and at least one on the weekends. Air India and IndiGo are the only airlines that operate on this route. Air India flies the route daily. However, IndiGo has the shortest flight route from Aurangabad to Guwahati at 6 hours and 15 minutes with a stopover in New Delhi.

There are at least four flights flying from Aurangabad to Guwahati daily. While the shortest flight time is just over 6 hours, the longest is 22h 20m.

Flights from Aurangabad to Shillong


About Shillong Airport

The Umroi Airport in Shillong (IATA: SHL) is located 30 km from the city centre. It is a small civilian airport and it commenced operations in the mid-70s.

The domestic airport has a single terminal with one boarding gate that can handle 100 passengers at a time. The terminal is spread over 5,900 sq m with two security counters and six check-in counters.

The airport is connected to several Indian cities, including New Delhi, Kolkata, Dibrugarh, Imphal, Silchar, Agartala, and Guwahati. The airport also offers several amenities like free wheelchairs and luggage trolleys, a childcare room, a lost and found counter, an X-ray baggage screening facility etc.

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About Shillong

The city known as the ‘Scotland of the East’, Shillong is the capital of the northeastern state of Meghalaya. Perched 1,496 m above sea level, Shillong is bestowed with a picturesque landscape of rolling green hills, winding roads, and valleys that are adorned with waterfalls.

Shillong boasts a lot of old-world charm, on the one hand, and bustling city life, on the other. While the city has quiet neighbourhoods enclosed with pine trees, there’s also a bustling downtown area. These days Shillong is also known for its emerging cafe culture.

If peace and calm are what you are looking for, be sure to spend an afternoon at the golf course. However, if you want to experience the city’s colonial history, the Shillong Heritage Walk is the activity for you. There is no dearth of activities for the adventurous soul either. You can choose to go on a trek, take a paddle boat into the water, or go camping in the forests.

Shillong has a rich and unique culture. The three main tribes here, Khasi, Jaintia and Garo. The music scene is also very vibrant with Shillong hosting several music festivals throughout the year.

There are plenty of hotels, guesthouses and homestays in Shillong, making it suitable for every pocket. This beautiful hill station is blessed with pleasant weather throughout the year and can be visited at any time, depending on your preference. The summer months from March to June are quite pleasant and it is the perfect time for sightseeing.

The monsoon season brings average to heavy rainfall to Shillong. It is also the time when the waterfalls are at their most beautiful. Seeing as tourists do not prefer to travel during monsoons, these months also offer cheap stay options. During winters, the temperature in Shillong can go to a low of 2°C. However, the beauty of the surrounding hills is also at its peak then. Winter is also the best time to see cherry blossoms in full bloom.

Shillong is also known for its sumptuous local cuisine. Popular local dishes include momos, Jalebis, Tungrymbai, Dohneiiong, Chowmein, Pineapples, and Betel Leaf.

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Elephant Falls

In the Khasi language, Elephant Falls is known as Kshaid Lai Pateng or the Three Steps Falls. Located about 12 km from the city, your tour of Meghalaya’s waterfalls is incomplete without a visit to this one. The water of a mountain stream falling over multiple levels is a sight to behold. It is a hotspot for tourists, especially during the monsoons. It was named by the British for the elephant-shaped rock that stood here, which was destroyed during the 1897 earthquake that decimated the entire city.

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Shillong Peak

Shillong Peak is 10.6 km from the city centre. It offers breathtaking views of the entire city from an impressive height of 1,965 m above sea level. Being the highest point in Shillong, you can even see the plains of Bangladesh from here.

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Ward’s Lake

An artificial lake surrounded by an exquisite garden, Ward’s Lake is a place of calm in the centre of a busy city. The lake is named after a British-era Commissioner, Sir William Ward, who ordered the establishment of the lake more than 100 years ago. You can have a picnic in the surrounding garden or go paddle boating in the lake. During Cherry Blossom season, the lake offers beautiful photo-op opportunities.


About Aurangabad Airport

Aurangabad Airport (IATA: IXU), also known as Chikkalthana Airport, is 5.5 km from the city centre. It is about 11 km from the city’s railway station. The major carriers servicing this airport are Air India, IndiGo, and SpiceJet. The airport is connected to major cities including Delhi, Hyderabad, Mumbai, and Bengaluru. There is also an annual international flight service for Haj pilgrims.

The airport has two terminals - one for domestic flights and the other for international flights. It includes 4 boarding gates at the domestic terminal but has just one boarding gate at the international terminal.

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About Aurangabad

Aurangabad is a city in Maharashtra named after the Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb. The city got its name when Aurangzeb declared it his headquarters when he was Viceroy of the Deccan. Aurangzeb also built a mausoleum here for his first wife. The mausoleum, Bibi ka Maqbara, is an imitation of Agra’s Taj Mahal. Before being called Aurangabad, the city was first known as Khadki and then Fatehnagar.

Today, the city is known for its arts and crafts, specifically its artistic silk fabrics. It has several markets where you can pick up local handicrafts, gems, shawls, and the famous paithani silk sarees.

Aurangabad is also famous for being the base for exploring the Ajanta and Ellora Caves. Apart from the Ajanta and Ellora Caves, it is also home to the stunning Daulatabad Fort, the mausoleums of Aurangzeb and his wife, and the Grishneshwar Temple, one of twelve Shiva Jyotirlingas (shrines) in India.

The cuisine of Aurangabad is sumptuous, to say the least. Like every city, Aurangabad also has a signature dish, Naan Khaliya, that is native to just here. Naan Khaliya dates back to the Aurangzeb era and is a complete meal. When in the city, make sure to try some other dishes like Anda Bhurji, Bhel, Panipuri, Ragada Pattice, Ragda Kachori, and Ragada samosa.

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Ajanta Caves

Ajanta Caves, located 101 km from Aurangabad town is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. They are a group of 30 caves dating back from the 1st century BCE to the 7th century CE, and depict Buddhist scriptures, paintings, and sculptures. The carvings are believed to have been made by Buddhist monks using chisels and hammers. The carvings tell stories from the Jataka Tales and depict scenes from Buddhist culture.

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Aurangabad Caves

This group of 12 Buddhist caves dates back to 3 AD. The Aurangabad Caves are situated 9 km outside the city of Aurangabad. Sculpted out of Basalt Rock, this site is considered one of the most pristine caves in India.

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Bibi Ka Maqbara

Bibi Ka Maqbara is based on the spectacular architecture of the Taj Mahal and for this reason, is referred to as the Taj of the Deccan. This stunning tomb was erected in memory of Aurangzeb’s first wife, Dilras Banu Begum.

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Daulatabad Fort

Daulatabad Fort dates back to the year 1187, when it was built by the Yadava Dynasty. It was formerly known as Deogiri. It is said that Muhammad Tughlak was so taken by its beauty that he moved his capital from Delhi and set up base here, renaming the place Daulatabad.

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Ellora Caves

Another UNESCO World Heritage Site, the miniatures at Ellora Caves are similar to that of Ajanta and depict three religions and ancient inscriptions. There are 34 caves at this site.

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Grishneshwar Temple

Grishneshwar Temple is located 1.6 km from Ellora Caves and 32.7 km northwest of Aurangabad city. It is also called Ghrneshwar or Ghushmeshwar Temple. This 18th-century temple is one of the 12 Jyotirlingas of Lord Shiva and attracts many tourists as it is an important pilgrimage destination.

Frequently Asked Questions

Shillong has a pleasant climate throughout the year. However, the best time to visit is from September to May. 

Domestic carriers like IndiGo, SpiceJet, and Air India operate from Aurangabad Airport. 

Apart from its natural beauty, Shillong is also regarded as the gateway to Meghalaya. It is famous for heavy rainfall, beautiful caves, tall waterfalls, picturesque landscapes, and rich culture. 

Yes, you can enjoy an afternoon of paddle boating at Ward’s Lake. 

While Shillong is not unsafe, women who travel alone can opt for women-only taxis with lady drivers for their safety. These taxis can be hired from the airport itself.  

While there are a number of places to visit within Shillong, travelling to the city also gives an opportunity to visit nearby places like Cherrapunji, the wettest place on earth, and Mawlynnong, which is considered to be the cleanest village in Asia and home to the iconic Nohwet Living Root Bridge. 

Aurangabad is a city steeped in history in the Indian state of Maharashtra. The beautiful city is a prominent tourist hub. It acts as the base for trips to the spectacular Ajanta and Ellora Caves, and has various attractions within the city too, including Bibi Ka Maqbara and Panchakki. 

The Aurangabad Municipal Corporation operates frequent buses that can take care of your travel within the city. There are buses to take you to Ellora Caves too. For a trip to the Ajanta Caves tourists often hire a taxi, or you can even take a State Transport Corporation bus. Auto Rickshaw services are also quite good, and since the fares are fixed there is no haggling involved. 

While it is not mandatory to buy travel insurance, it is advisable to do so for your safety. 

Although landing directly in Shillong is the best option, not all cities are connected to the airport. The closest and most convenient airport to Shillong is Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport (GAU) in Guwahati, which offers multiple flight options. 

The best time to explore Aurangabad is between October and March. 
Airport Information

Shillong Umroi, Umsning, Meghalaya 793121

Aurangabad Jalna Road, Chilkalthana, Aurangabad, Maharashtra 431006

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