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Shillong to Ranchi Flights

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Are you looking for a flight from Shillong to Ranchi ? Visit Adani One — the one-stop destination for convenient and affordable flight bookings. Just type in the names of the two cities and check out the elaborate airfare calendar, along with the flight status of all major airlines like AirAsia, Air India, IndiGo, SpiceJet, and Vistara. Find out the various flight routes, discover popular domestic locations, and earn low-cost air ticket deals on this exclusive platform. Return flight tickets come at even cheaper prices and cashback offers, offering you more reasons to travel without the stress of spending a lot. Currently, there are no direct flights operating from Shillong to Ranchi. The nearest airport to Shillong is Umroi Airport but there are no flights from this airport to Ranchi. The next best option is flying to Guwahati Airport which is situated at a distance of 116 km and can take about 3 hr and 40 min by road from Shillong. Private or shared taxis can be booked easily for traveling from Shillong to Guwahati. This road trip also adds to the travel experience as you can view the breathtaking landscapes that Shillong has to offer. Around 10 connecting flights operate daily from Guwahati to Ranchi, with layovers in Patna, Kolkata, New Delhi, and Bangalore. Depending upon the layover time, the flight duration ranges anywhere from 6 hr to 37 hr. With Adani One be assured of a hassle-free experience of finding the best air ticket deals and book your Shillong to Ranchi trip today!

Flights from Shillong to Ranchi


About Ranchi Airport

The Birsa Munda Airport or the Ranchi Airport (IXR) is a domestic airport, located in Hinoo, which is around 7 km from the city center. A domestic airport, it has been named after Birsa Munda, an Indian tribal freedom fighter. It has been ranked as the 27th busiest airport in India. Two brand new aerobridges were installed at the airport recently, making the process of boarding and deboarding a hassle-free experience for the passengers. The airport is well connected to other key destinations in India like Bangalore, Mumbai, Kolkata, and New Delhi with flights from all major airlines. Hajj pilgrims from Bihar and Jharkhand visit Jeddah from the Ranchi Airport, and special flights are run by Air India annually in September-October for the same. The airport provides passengers with various facilities like ATM and cash machines, first-aid service, assistance for the elderly/disabled passengers, car rental, and pre-paid taxi services. While the passengers await their flights, they can purchase souvenirs from the duty-free shops, or try out the snacks at the food kiosks.

About Ranchi

Ranchi, the capital of Jharkhand, is a picturesque city situated on the Chota Nagpur Plateau. The city was in the vanguard of India’s struggle against the British regime. Known for its unspoilt natural beauty, Ranchi is encircled by barren rock formations, hilly regions, lush woods, and valleys carpeted with green foliage. Divine waterfalls, like the Dassam Falls, Hundru Falls, Jonha Falls, Panchghagh, and Ursi Falls, gracefully dot the topography of the city, earning it the sobriquet of the ‘City of waterfalls’. The Subarnarekha River or ‘Streak of Gold’ emanates from the Chota Nagpur Plateau, near the Nagri village in Ranchi, and traverses a long distance across the city, before continuing eastward into the Bay of Bengal. Ranchi offers an array of fascinating tourist attractions like the Rock Garden, Birsa Zoological Park, State Museum Hotwar, Tagore Hill, Nakshatra Van, and a lot more. The city is also home to revered temples like the Jagannath Temple, Pahari Mandir, and the Sun Temple. Besides these popular destinations, Ranchi also appeals to travellers with its appetising local street food. The flavorsome litti chokha, tangy phuchkas that will melt in your mouth, and crispy dhuskas paired with a hot cup of tandoori chai will make you drool. Ranchi enjoys a sub-tropical climate with some humidity during the monsoon months. The months from October to February are considered as the ideal time for visiting this city. If the dates of your trip coincide with the festive season, then you may get to witness the grand religious celebrations of several festivals like Ram Navami, Chhath Puja, Gajalaxmi Puja, and Makar Sankranti.


About Shillong Airport

The Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport, also referred to as Guwahati International Airport (GAU), is located in Borjhar, about 29 km from Guwahati. The primary gateway to northeast India, the airport is a pivotal base for the Indian Air Force. The airport was established in 1958 and was known by the name Borjhar Airport; later it was renamed after the first Chief Minister of the state of Assam, Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi. Guwahati International Airport has two terminals, the first one is the domestic terminal and the second handles international flights. There is a wide range of facilities offered at the airport that can be availed by the passengers as they wait for their flights, such as snack bars, refreshment counters, beverage counters, retail stores, free WiFi, baby care area, prayer room, medical facilities, restrooms, and lounges

About Shillong

Shillong is the capital of the northeastern state of Meghalaya. Encircled by the verdant Khasi Jaintia Hills and located on the Shillong Plateau at an elevation of 4,990 ft, it is a popular tourist destination. Blanketed by lush pine trees and blessed with crystal-clear lakes it is known as the ‘Scotland of the East’. Famous for its flavored Roselle Tea, ravishing waterfalls, limestone caves, beautiful golf courses, and the Gaden Choeling Monastery, Shillong is the place where serenity reigns. Shillong is an important trade centre in the northeast known for its agricultural products and its research on dairy, fruit, and silk production. Quite interestingly, Shillong has a very westernised culture, with a feeling of youthfulness to it. The place is also referred to as ‘India’s Music Capital’, as many notable musicians hail from this place. Shillong is home to a wide variety of herbs and spices and its cuisine offers a fusion of authentic and exclusive flavors. When in the city, you should definitely try jadoh, putharo dohjem, and the traditional Khasi cake called pu saw. And, of course, do not forget the classic momo that you will find in every nook and corner of Shillong. The months from September to May are the best time to visit Shillong to experience the city at its best. Avoid visiting during monsoon as the city receives a lot of rainfall

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, the Ranchi Airport has lounges, eateries, and duty-free shops.

The Guwahati International Airport is ranked as the 8th-busiest airport in India.

No direct flights are operating between Shillong and Ranchi. Travellers may have to reach the Guwahati Airport from Shillong, either by bus or taxi, and then take a connecting flight from the Guwahati International Airport to Ranchi.

The Ranchi Airport is situated at a place called Hinoo, which is approximately 7 km away from the city center.

The Ranchi Airport has a single-terminal and is a domestic airport which is situated 7 km from the city of Ranchi.

Unfortunately, no direct flights operate from the Guwahati International Airport to Ranchi. Only connecting flights with layovers in Patna, Kolkata, New Delhi, and Bangalore are available.

Smoking is only allowed at designated places inside the airport. The smoking zone is located on the first floor of Guwahati International Airport.

No, Ola and Uber services are hard to find in Shillong, but if you are a solo traveler then you can take the Rapido’s bike services for convenience.

Shillong does not witness snowfall even during the peak winter months. However, the place receives heavy rainfall throughout the monsoon season.

A wide array of handicraft items can be purchased from Ranchi, such as Paitkar paintings, terracotta crafts, bamboo crafts, and tribal jewelry.

The IATA code of Ranchi Airport, also known as the Birsa Munda Airport, is IXR.

The litti chokha is a popular dish savored by both locals and tourists.

The season of winter, that is, the months from October till February are the ideal time to visit Ranchi, to avoid the humid, subtropical climate during the summer season.

Depending on the holiday season, and also on whether the taxi is private or shared, the fare ranges from INR 2200 to INR 2800.

The local languages spoken in Shillong are Khasi, Garo, and Assamese. However, most people also speak English.
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Airport Information

Ranchi Hinoo, Ranchi, Jharkhand 834002

Shillong Umroi, Umsning, Meghalaya 793121