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Varanasi to Silchar Flights

Varanasi to Silchar Flights

Looking for a flight from Varanasi to Silchar? Adani’s one-stop platform is here to help you out! Adani's platform offers easy flight booking options along with weekly flight schedules and airfare calendars. You can also avail of various cashback offers and discounted airfares on this platform. With its various features and premium deals, Adani’s platform ensures that your booking and travelling experience is convenient and completely hassle-free. So go ahead and book your Varanasi to Silchar trip today without any worry! Currently, there are no direct flights from Varanasi to Silchar. Therefore, one has to travel via connecting flights with layovers in multiple cities. Various domestic carriers such as SpiceJet, IndiGo and Air India operate multiple flights between the two cities. There are approximately 3-4 flights operating on this route every day. The flight duration ranges from 17 to 25 hours.

Flights from Varanasi to Silchar


About Silchar Airport

The Silchar Airport (IATA:IXS) serves the city of Silchar and nearby areas located in the Indian state of Assam. The Silchar airport is located at Kumbhirgram, which is about 29 km from the main city. The British built the Royal Air Force Station here in 1944. Currently, the airport is controlled by the Indian Airforce and hence, is recognised as a civil enclave. Silchar airport is the fourth busiest airport in the northeastern part of India. The cargo transportation and aircraft movement at this airport is not too high. Given that only domestic flights operate at the airport, it consists of a single passenger terminal. Restaurants, handicraft shops, ATMs, advanced X-ray scanning, wheelchair, trolley, and free Wifi facilities are easily available within the premises. Various flights operate to destinations like Kolkata, Delhi, and Guwahati from this airport. The bus station is located nearby. Taxi services are also easily available at the airport.

About Silchar

A city in the Indian state of Assam, Silchar, was founded by Captain Thomas Fisher. The city was also referred to as the ‘Island of Peace.’ Two words together form the name of Silchar - Shil (rocks) and Char (fields). The city is presently the headquarters of the Cachar district and is the second largest city in Assam. The locals speak the Sylheti language. Majority of the population in this area is Bengali, while the rest of its residents originate from Manipur, Bihar, and other parts of the country. The Nagas, along with some other tribal groups, also reside here. The natural landscape and the rich history of the city attract tourists from all over the world. The world’s first Polo Club was built here, and the first competitive polo match was hosted in this city. The Surma River flows through the city. Today, Silchar is one of the best-known cities for producing tea and rice. It is an important trading centre for several agricultural crops as well. Mainly, the papermaking and tea-box manufacturing industries can be found here. It is very well connected by highways and railways, and it also has an airport. Tourists love to visit the city for its numerous temples, lakes, and forts. The Assamese and Bengali cuisines offered in this city are enjoyed by travellers.


About Varanasi Airport

The Lal Bahadur Shastri airport, located in the Babatpur region, serves both domestic and international passengers and is utilised by the villages, towns, and cities nearing Varanasi. The distance between the airport and the city is about 26 km. It was previously known as Varanasi airport. In the year 2005, a decision was taken to name the airport after the second prime minister of India. This airport is the second busiest airport in the State of Uttar Pradesh. It is managed and maintained by the Airports Authority of India. The Airport Council International recognised the Varanasi Airport as the best airport in the year 2020 in the Asia-Pacific region. There is a single integrated terminal serving both domestic and international travellers, and it is equipped with various advanced facilities. Other amenities such as advanced X-ray scanners, free internet services, a clean waiting area, restaurants, snack stalls, bookstores, saree shops, crafts stores, and VIP lounge facilities can be accessed inside the premises. From the airport, one can easily take a prepaid or a postpaid taxi to travel further into the city.

About Varanasi

Varanasi, a popular city in the state of Uttar Pradesh, is known by two other names, Banaras and Kashi. This ancient city has been mentioned in Hindu mythology. One of the oldest cities in India, Varanasi, is an important pilgrimage centre. It is also said to be the home of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. The holy river Ganga flows through Varanasi. This historical city is also famous as a Buddhist place of worship as Lord Buddha preached his first sermon in Sarnath, Varanasi. The culturally rich city of Varanasi has been a learning centre for languages such as Sanskrit and Hindi. Famous for its stupendous temples, Varanasi got its name from ‘Varuna’ and ‘Assi’, tributaries of the Ganges that flow through the city. The city of Varanasi is visited by people for cremation, and it is believed that those who bathe in the Ganga river here, attain salvation. The people of the city are engaged in various activities like silk weaving, travel, and tourism, along with some art and handicraft work. This city is also home to the famous and gorgeous Banarasi Silk Sarees.

Frequently Asked Questions

The Silchar Airport is situated about 30 km from the city centre. It takes around 45 minutes to reach there via a private taxi available at the airport. Alternatively, travellers can use private and public bus facilities to travel to the main city.

The airport is located at a distance of 26 km from the main city. This distance can be covered by a prepaid taxi available outside the airport. Auto rickshaws and buses also carry passengers to the city centre.

To fully enjoy your trip to Silchar, make a plan of 4-5 days. Given the various nearby areas to explore, you can also plan your trip for up to 7 days.

If you wish to enjoy your time in Varanasi, you should utilise and plan for three days. If you wish to explore the nearby areas, keep an extra day in hand.

Approximately, four daily flights operate to Silchar from Varanasi.

The baggage limit differs for the business and economy classes. However, most airlines usually allow a total of 15 kg of check-in luggage along with 7 kg of cabin luggage. It is best to check the flight guidelines before booking your ticket.

The authentic Assamese and Bengali cuisines are famous in Silchar. When in Silchar, one must try the dishes of bhaat, fish, mutton, pork, tok, bhaja, bhapa and kalia.

Varanasi airport, also known as Lal Bahadur Shastri Airport, has the IATA code of VNS. The Silchar Airport has the IATA code of IXS.

Given its natural beauty, Silchar can be visited at any time of the year. However, the city is mostly visited during the months of October to March, when the weather is extremely pleasant, and there is less rainfall.

It is extremely hot and humid in Varanasi during the summer season; hence, it is advisable to travel to this city during the winter months,that is, from November to February. The temperature gets as low as 5°C at this time of the year.

The city of Silchar was ruled by the Britishers back in 1833 and was their headquarters.

Varanasi is also a paradise for foodies. You just try various delicacies such as Malai Toast, Baati Chokha, and Banarasi Paan when you visit this heavenly city.
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Airport Information

Silchar Airport Road, Kumbhirgram, Silchar, Assam 788109

Varanasi Lal Bahadur Shastri International Airport, Babatpur, Uttar Pradesh 221006