How to Reach Extension Training Centre, Nongsder .....

Road

The Extension Training Centre, Nongsder is located at a distance of about 18 kms from the State Capital, Shillong and approximately 80 kms from Guwahati on the NH - 40 (Guwahati - Shillong Highway), Opposite Nehru Park /Orchid Lake Resort. 

 

Meghalaya Transport Corporation (MTC) and Assam State Transport Corporation (ASTC) operates bus services from Guwahati to Shillong and vice-versa daily. Tourist Taxis, Tata Sumo, Tourist coaches rail are also available for travel between Guwahati to Shillong and vice-versa. Buses usually take around 4 hours with a mid-way stop at Nongpoh. Sumos and Taxis take around 3 hours to reach Shillong from Guwahati.

 

While on the way to Shillong get down at Umiam (Barapani) Junction Opposite Orchid Lake Resort and take an Autorickshaw (Shared/ Hired) or a Local Taxi (Shared/ Hired). The approximate distance from this junction to Extension Training Centre, Nongsder is 2 Kms.

 

From Shillong, Buses, Tourist Taxis / Tata Sumo and Unmetred Yellow-top Taxis are available for travelling to various destinations in the city.

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Rail

There are no rail lines in Meghalaya. The nearest railway station is Guwahati. It is approximately 100 km from Extension Training Centre, Nongsder and very well connected with all major cities of India.

 

Meghalaya Transport Corporation (MTC) has bus services coordinated with train arrivals at Guwahati. rail Reciprocal services from Shillong are also available. Tourist Taxis (Shared / Hired) and Tata Sumo (Shared / Hired) are also available at Guwahati Railway Station for travel between Guwahati to Shillong.

 

While on the way to Shillong get down at Umiam (Barapani) Junction Opposite Orchid Lake Resort and take an Autorickshaw (Shared / Hired) or a Local Taxi (Shared / Hired). The approximate distance from this junction to Extension Training Centre, Nongsder is 2 Kms.

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Air

There is a small airport at Umroi called Shillong Airport, about 17 km from Extension Training Centre, Nongsder. At present, Air India operateswith ATR42 type of aircraft on this route. Buses / Taxis are available from Umroi to Shillong and back.

 

While on the way to Shillong get down at Umiam (Barapani) Junction Opposite Orchid Lake Resairort and take an Autorickshaw (Shared / Hired) or a Local Taxi (Shared / Hired). The approximate distance from this junction to Extension Training Centre, Nongsder is 2 Kms.


Another convenient airport, the Lokapriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport in Guwahati (approximately 120 km from Extension Training Centre, Nongsder) is connected to rest of India with regular flights. Tourist Cabs (Shared / Hired) are available from outside airport connecting to Shillong.

 

While on the way to Shillong get down at Umiam (Barapani) Junction Opposite Orchid Lake Resort and take an Autorickshaw (Shared / Hired) or a Local Taxi (Shared / Hired). The approximate distance from this junction to Extension Training Centre, Nongsder is 2 Kms.

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