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Guwahati to Ludhiana Flights

Since the airport in Ludhiana is not yet fully functional, one has to take a flight from Guwahati to Chandigarh, which has the closest airport to Ludhiana. Guwahati Airport is also known as Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport (IATA: GAU), and Chandigarh Airport is officially called Chandigarh International Airport (IATA: IXC). Since both are international airports, they are connected with all the major international destinations and Indian cities via direct and connecting flights.

As of now, there are about 20 flights from Guwahati to Chandigarh every day, all of which are connecting flights with layovers in cities like Lucknow, New Delhi, and Kolkata. Depending on the layovers, the flight duration of these flights ranges between 4 hours and 20 hours. The shortest flight on this route is operated by IndiGo, which has a layover in Lucknow of 35 minutes, and the total flight duration is 3 hours and 45 minutes.

Ludhiana is located approximately 118 km from Chandigarh Airport, and it takes about 2 hours to cover the distance. Once you arrive at Chandigarh Airport, you can take a cab or bus to reach Ludhiana.

Flights from Guwahati to Chandigarh


About Chandigarh Airport

The capital city of Punjab and Haryana, Chandigarh, has an International airport. It is one of the most important airports in the region. It provides connecting links to many areas in both Punjab and Haryana. The airport covers a huge area, and so, the terminal and the runways are located far apart. It is also one of the most hygienic airports in India.

The airport has two terminals. The new terminal is at a distance of around 15 Km from the city centre. The terminal was inaugurated in 2015, and it has plants placed inside, making the airport look like a garden. The older terminal is used by the VIPs and a flying club.

There are four aerobridges, a cargo complex, two taxiways, and eight parking stands for the aircraft. The airport has advanced facilities such as Wi-Fi, eateries and a duty-free shop as well.

Chandigarh Airport

COVID-19 Information

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COVID-19 has affected the lives of millions and has left no area of life untouched. So, it is extremely important to stay cautious during air travel as well. Airports across India have put in place certain guidelines that need to be followed by every passenger. Here is a list of all the necessary precautions to be taken:

Follow these guidelines while travelling:
Arogya Setu App
Aarogya Setu App

The Aarogya Setu App must be downloaded and activated on the phone of the traveller

Mask On
Mask Worn

At all times, a mask must be worn.

Web Check-in

Check-in online for a contactless experience

Every airline has its own set of rules for baggage, but there are some common things to be taken care of. Sharp and harmful objects are strictly prohibited on the flight and will be removed at the security check. It is advised to follow the packing tips and suggestions to avoid any delays or problems at the airport. Passengers can leave their check-in bags at the specific airline’s desk. Before you travel, make sure to confirm the specified weight for check-in luggage. On most domestic flights, the standard baggage allowance per passenger is 15 kgs (1 piece only). Make sure to check with your booked airline to know their baggage allowance policy before you travel. travel.

Hand Baggage Information

  • The hand luggage should not exceed 7 kgs, or it will go for check-in.
  • The approximate dimensions for the handbag should be 115 cms for easy check-in.
  • The hand luggage is to be placed under the seat in front or inside the overhead bins.
  • If your luggage exceeds the specified weight, you will have to pay extra charges per kg.
  • A separate laptop bag can be carried along, but it should not weigh more than 3 kgs.
Things to keep in mind for a hassle-free flying experience
  • Laptops, batteries and power banks are mandatory to be removed during the security checks. These should never be put into the check-in luggage.
  • A quantity of only 100 ml of the liquids is allowed to be carried inside the cabin, and stored in a tight container to avoid any leakage.
  • Keep all your medication, important documents, cash and valuable items in your hand baggage. Carry a medical prescription if required.
  • Hazardous objects are not allowed inside the flight.
  • Keep your laptop, spare lithium batteries, power banks, etc., easily accessible as they will have to be removed during security screening. Remember not to put them in your checked-in baggage.
  • If you have a domestic flight to catch, make sure to reach the airport 2 hours in advance.
  • Bring evidence for any metallic medical implants in your body as these might set off the alarms at the security check.
  • Keep your air ticket and Identity proof handy since these documents will be checked at various points.
About Ludhiana
Ludhiana, an industrial city in Punjab, is the most populous and the largest city in the state. The city has a rich history and was founded in 1480. It falls under the Malwa region. The city is also known as the ‘Indian Manchester’. The Sutlej river bank is at a distance of 13 Km from the city. It manufactures hosiery, cotton textiles, steel, machinery and agricultural products. Many important educational institutes of the state are located in Ludhiana. There are several gurudwaras, museums and other sacred shrines in the city. The climate remains dry all year round. Many festivals are celebrated in the city, and fairs are also organised here. Popular for its food and culture, the city is mostly visited by pilgrims and businessmen. The city is also famous for its Rural Olympics. People speak Hindi, Punjabi and English in the city.
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Serai Lashkari Khan 

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Tiger Safari, Ludhiana

The Tiger Safari in Ludhiana offers tourists an incredible opportunity to view a tiger in its natural habitat from the safety of a private vehicle. It is home to two tigers called ‘Deepak’ and ‘Money’, who can roam freely within the 25 acres of the zoo. In the zoo, you can also see black bears, peacocks, jackals, deer, porcupines, and various types of birds like emus. With all that said, tiger sightings bring in most crowds. They are best viewed during the winter months. Visitors can enter the zoo on all days of the week except Mondays.

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Pavilion Mall 

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Nehru Rose Garden  

Established in 1967, the Nehru Rose Garden is located in Ludhiana, Punjab, about 3 Km from the railway station. It is one of Asia’s largest rose gardens, spread across 30 acres, with more than 1600 varieties of roses and 17,000 plants. With a musical fountain and aesthetically pleasing niches for photography and boat rides in the pool, it is one of the best places to visit to escape the hustle and bustle of the city. The best time to visit the Nehru Rose Garden is during the early morning or late evening hours when it comes alive with locals and visitors on their walks or jogs. There is also a mini-zoo and dedicated spots for a picnic in the garden.

Best Time to Visit Ludhiana
Ludhiana is located in Punjab, and it faces a hot and dry climate during the summer months. However, winters are also harsh in the city. The best time to travel to Ludhiana is from October to March because of the pleasant weather conditions in the city. The cool weather allows the travellers to explore the city. The temperature ranges from 6°C to 30°C during this period. In February, the famous Rural Olympics take place in Ludhiana. Many people visit the city during this time.


About Guwahati Airport

The official name of the Guwahati airport is Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport. It is named after Gopinath Bordoloi, a famous freedom fighter and the first chief minister of Assam after independence. It serves as the primary airport of the Northeastern region. The airport is 28 Km away from Dispur, the capital city of Assam. The airport also has an Indian Air Force Base.

There are two terminals at the airport. The first terminal is for domestic flights, and the second one is for international flights. The Guwahati airport will soon have a new terminal that is currently under construction. There are many eateries, gift shops and bookstores at the airport. You can easily find a cab or auto-rickshaw from the airport.

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Health and Safety Measures at the Guwahati Airport
  • Sanitisation stations have been installed at various points across the airport, and everybody is requested to use these sanitisers frequently.
  • The sanitising team at the airport works 24x7 to maintain the hygiene in the airport.
  • To constantly remind you about the COVID-19 protocols, detailed signs have been placed at different points across the airport.
  • There is mandatory thermal screening while entering the airport; please cooperate with the authorities.
  • Everybody at the airport has to wear a face mask.
  • RT-PCR testing facility is available at the airport for the convenience of travellers.
  • Social distancing norms are to be strictly followed in the airport and on the flight.
  • Protective screens are installed at various locations throughout the terminals, including check-in desks and security checkpoints.
About Guwahati

The magnificent city of Guwahati is located near the Brahmaputra River. In ancient times, the city was the capital of the Kamarupa kingdom. The scenic beauty, lush green hilltops, and temples in the city attract tourists all year round. It is the biggest city in the state of Assam and is growing rapidly. It is also known as the ‘Gateway to Northeast India’. The population of the city is around 9.5 lakhs.

Petrol manufacturing contributes the most to the city’s economy. Due to the presence of numerous temples, the city is also known as the ‘City of Temples’. The cosmopolitan culture and the festivities add to the tourist attractions. Music and dance, art and craft have made the city quite popular with tourists. Traditional Assamese markets are also famous in the city, and people enjoy shopping here.

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Chunar Fort

A historical monument standing comfortably on the banks of the Ganga, Chunar Fort dates back to 56 BC and is spread over an area of 3,400 Km2. Chunar Fort has witnessed several wars over time. It was once under the control of Babur, followed by other powerful rulers such as Humayun, Akbar, Jahangir, and Aurangzeb. You can take a taxi or a bus to visit the fort. There is no entry fee.

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Guwahati Zoo

Guwahati Zoo houses a particularly wide variety of animals and birds. It is situated inside the Hengerbari Reserved Forest which is located on the outskirts of the city. According to reports, over 100 species of animals and birds exist at Guwahati Zoo. Over the years, the place has evolved to become one of the most popular tourist destinations because it has successfully managed to impress a wide cross-section of society. Guwahati Zoo was established in 1957. The zoo currently has about 895 animals, including tigers, the Himalayan black bear, the one-horned Indian rhinoceros, jungle cats, the clouded leopard, the Hoolock gibbon, and a host of other species. While visiting the Guwahati Zoo, make sure you wear comfortable footwear as a trip to the nearby areas to absorb the beauty of nature can otherwise cause a lot of discomfort.

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Kamakhya Temple

Located in Guwahati on the Nilachal hills in Assam, the Kamakhya Temple is one of the many popular temples dedicated to Goddess Shakti in India. As per the Hindu scriptures, Kamakhya Temple is one of the most important shakti peethas, therefore, its existence is highly significant. The temple celebrates the birth of girl children and the women who give birth to them. Between the 8th and 17th centuries, the temple was rebuilt multiple times but since then it has not lost its sheen. The temple feels like heaven on earth while the lush green surroundings add to the overall experience. The place is ideal for both nature lovers and those who are spiritually inclined. Most visitors travelling to Guwahati visit the temple to explore India's rich history and view the breathtaking scenery. While visiting the temple, make sure you wear comfortable footwear.

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Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary

Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary is one of the largest wildlife sanctuaries of India nestled in the grasslands of the state of Assam. It is the home to the great Indian one-horned rhinoceros, with their highest population residing here. It is carpeted with lush green grass and provides a safe haven to a host of other animal species. This place is a popular tourist destination not only among locals but also travellers across the globe who find peace in between nature and their fondness to click pictures of animals. A jungle safari is also available here! You will even get the chance to explore the traditional Assamese culture. Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary is an ideal holiday destination. Although every month is ideal, the winter months are particularly better, as chances of spotting the one-horned rhinoceros increase manifold.

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Umananda Island

Umananda Island is one of the smallest river islands in the entire world. It is a place where both the civilised world and wilderness coexist peacefully in serenity. The place lies at the heart of the Brahmaputra river that flows through the middle of the city of Guwahati in Assam. The island is home to the golden langurs, a primate species on the endangered list. Umananda Island also houses the beautiful Umananda Temple, which is, without doubt, the most popular temple located in Assam. It is dedicated to Lord Shiva and named after him. Most visitors travelling to Guwahati visit the temple to explore India's rich history and view the breathtaking scenery of Umananda Island. While visiting the island make sure you wear comfortable footwear as a trip to the nearby areas, in order to absorb the beauty of nature, can otherwise cause a lot of discomfort.

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Umananda Temple

Located on Peacock Island in Guwahati, Umananda Temple is one of the most popular temples of Assam. The temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and named after him. Peacock Island possesses a very diverse habitat. The temple feels like heaven on earth and the lush green surroundings augment the overall experience. The place is ideal for both nature lovers as well as those who are spiritually inclined. If you are someone who enjoys exploring religious places, do not forget to visit Umananda Temple when you are in Guwahati. While visiting the temple make sure you wear comfortable footwear as a trip to the nearby areas to absorb the beauty of nature can otherwise cause a lot of discomfort.

Frequently Asked Questions

There are around 70 flights from Guwahati to Chandigarh in a week.

The first flight from Guwahati to Chandigarh flies at 6:30 am.

The last flight from Guwahati to Chandigarh flies at 12:40 pm.

There are no direct flights between Guwahati and Chandigarh.

The name of Guwahati Airport is Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport and its code is GUA. The name of Chandigarh Airport is Chandigarh Airport and its code is IXC.

IndiGo Airlines, Vistara Airlines, Go First, and Air Asia fly the most from Guwahati to Chandigarh.

The minimum time to fly from Guwahati to Chandigarh is 4 hours and 10 minutes.

Only dry food items can be carried in the hand luggage.

Only 100 ml of liquid can be carried in the hand luggage. Make sure that the container is tight to avoid any leakage.

Only prescribed medicines can be carried and in limited quantities. Prescription is a must and will be checked at the airport.

Since there are no flights between Guwahati and Ludhiana, you first need to fly to the nearest airport to Ludhiana, i.e., to Chandigarh Airport from Guwahati. From Chandigarh, you can take a taxi to directly reach Ludhiana by road.

Yes, Chandigarh airport has adequate COVID-19 safety protocols for the safety of the passengers.
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Airport Information

Ludhiana Sahnewal, Punjab 141120

Guwahati Guwahati Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport,Borjhar, Guwahati, Assam – 781015