How to reach Andaman & Nicobar Islands (Port Blair)

Where to reach ?

The gateway to Andaman and Nicobar Islands is the Capital city Port Blair. However it is also possible to land at Mayabunder or Campbell Bay if approached by ship.

At present there are only 3 routes available from Indian Mainland to reach the capital city of Port Blair. International flights from nearby countries like Indonesia and Thailand are not operating from Port Blair Airport although the distance from Andaman to these destinations is much less than the distance from the available routes.

How to reach Port Blair

The available routes are from :

1. Chennai
2. Kolkata
3. Vishakapatnam (Vizag)
4. Bhubaneshwar

Mode of transportation:
(AIR & SEA) : One can avail either Ship or Flight to reach Port Blair.

FLIGHTSHIP
1. Chennai
2. Kolkata (Calcutta)
3. Bhubaneshwar (Limited days)
4. Vishakapatnam (Limited days)
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1. Chennai
2. Kolkata (Calcutta)
3. Vishakapatnam (Vizag)
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Distance from the Indian Mainland:

DISTANCE BY SEA : DISTANCE BY AIR :
1. Chennai & Port Blair :1190 km
2. Kolkata & Port Blair : 1255 km
3. Vizag & Port Blair : 1200 km
1. Chennai & Port Blair : 1303 km
2. Kolkata & Port Blair : 1330 km
3. Bhubaneshwar : 1300km

Journey Time :

TIME BY SEA :TIME BY AIR :
1. Chennai - Port Blair : 60 Hr
2. Kolkata - Port Blair : 66 Hr
3. Vizag - Port Blair : 56 Hr
1. Chennai - Port Blair : 2 Hr
2. Kolkata - Port Blair : 2 Hr
3. Bhubaneshwar - Port Blair : 2 Hr

Why to Visit Andaman & Nicobar Islands ?

What do you expect here at Andaman & Nicobar Islands?

Serene and untouched clean beaches, underwater corals, adventure sports like trekking, scuba diving, parasailing & other water sports, historical monuments, natural wonders, vivid wild life, plush green tropical islands all awaits you here. There are no cases of cheating, no haggling with hawkers and touts, and a true mini India to appreciate is all in offerings. For travellers (single, groups and families) - Andaman Islands is the safest Holiday destination to visit: Isn't the list sufficient enough to attract you ? Visit our Travel information link for further details

What for & Why to visit Andaman & Nicobar ?

1. Interested in sea travelling.
2. Eco-friendly and nature lovers
3. Those interested in heritage and history and Indian independence struggle
4. Education tours
5. Adventure sports