Siliguri and Guwahati are the two main point that join the whole region of North-East India to rest of the India. Though almost each of the states have their own airport, yet it doesnot habe a proper connectivity and accessibility from other parts of the country. Thus, reaching Guwahati, which has very good Air, Road and Rail link with other parts of India, assures you that you will easily be heading to other North-East states.
Information about Getting There - How to Reach the different locations of North East India.
Assam: Guwahati, the capital of Assam is very well connected to other part of India. Indian Airlines/Alliance Air, Jet Airways, Air Sahara and Air Deccan have regular flight for Guwahati from metro cities like Delhi and Kolkata. Even by train, Guwahati is linked very well with Delhi, the national capital. The best way to reach here is to catch Delhi-Guwahati Rajdhani Express.
Arunachal Pradesh: Tejpur is the nearest airport (225 km), which has air link with Kolkata and Guwahati. The nearest railhead from Itanagar is Harmuty (33 km), but Lakhimpur (Assam), 60 Km away is the major rail line.
Meghalaya: Shillong, the capital of Meghalaya, has limited flights to Kolkata only. So, Guwahati (128 km) is the nearest major airport. Guwahati is also the nearest major railhead from Shillong, which is merely 3 hours drive.
Mizoram: Indian Airlines flights connect Aizwal, the capital of Mizoram, to Kolkata and Imphal. Silchar (Assam) having good rail link with Guwahati is the nearest railhead from Aizwal.
Nagaland: The nearest airport as well as major railhead from Kohima, the capital of Nagaland, is Dimapur (74 km).
Sikkim: Bagdogra (125 km) is the nearest airport from Gangtok, the capital of Sikkim. New Jalpaiguri (124 km) is nearest major railhead, which is linked with Delhi by super fast trains like Rajdhani Express.
Tripura: Agartala, the capital of Tripura has their own airport, which has good air link with Kolkata and Guwahati. Nearest railhead is is Kumarghat on North East Frontier Railway (140 km).