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Transportation Services in Tura

Tura, the headquarters of the district, is well connected by road with other places in the district as well as with the rest of the Meghalaya and Assam. Buses by Meghalaya Transport Corporation and other private transport services run regularly connecting Tura with all important places in the districts of Garo Hills and also to Shillong (323 kms), the capital of the State. Regular day and night bus services are also available from Tura to Guwahati (220 kms), the capital of Assam, which is also the nearest railhead. There are also regular bus services connecting Tura to Siliguri, a city in North Bengal. Also the place is connected to Dhubri in Assam by road and river transport. Bus and taxi servises are available on shared and hire basis.

The town of Tura is connected to all the major cities of India through airways and roadways.

  • By Air: Umroi Airport located is the nearest airport though there are limited flights to this airport. There is also the Lokapriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport in Guwahati connecting to the major cities.
  • By Road: Tura is connected by roadways by the NH 40. One can reach to state capital Shillong by buses where from one will get a taxi or any private vehicle to Tura. Buses also ply from Kolkata to Guwahati via Siliguri, where from one can reach Shillong and henceforth travel to Tura.

Distance of Tura from major towns and cities: 

 Guwahati  223 kms
 Shillong  305 kms
 437 kms
 215 kms

Important Contact Details :

MTC counter at Tura Bazar near Tura super market
Phone number

Kalyani Travels, Guwahati (for taxi booking for Tura from Guwahati)
Phone number:+91-9435106163/9954655685/9859002459

Ambeng Travels: -Ashirbad (Night bus service to Shillong/Guwahati/Siliguri):
Phone number : +91-9436322845

Megha Travels (Night bus service to Shillong/Guwahati):
Phone number: +91-3651-221348

Tour Operators & Travel Agents
Natural Ways-Adventure Tour, Garo Hills
Contact: Mr. Anup Ingty, Hawakhana, Tura,
Phone number: +91-98630-91278 (M)

Arti Travel Agency: Sukbir Bhavan, Tura
Phone number: +91-3651224799/ +91-94361-13411

The National Highway 51 connects Paikan on National Highway 37 in Assam with Tura, the district headquarter which extends further to Dalu, near the Bangladesh border. There are City Bus services in and around Tura for the convenience of office goers and others.

Taxi & Auto services are also available.
Contact: Dura Travels, Tura Bazar
Phone number: +91-9862815570/ 9436328522