How to Reach

Port Blair, the gateway to A & N islands is connected with Chennai and Kolkata by air.Air India, Jetlite & Kingfisher Airlines operate regular flights. Foreign charter flights are also permitted to land at Port Blair subject to the fulfillment of guidelines of the Director General of Civil Aviation.
Flight Name Sector
Air India Chennai - Port Blair - Chennai , Kolkata - Port Blair - Kolkata
Jet Airways Delhi - Chennai - Port Blair - Chennai – Delhi
King Fisher Chennai - Port Blair - Chennai
Jet Lite Delhi - Kolkata - Port Blair - Kolkata - Delhi
Regular passenger ship services are available to Port Blair from Chennai, Kolkata and Visakhapatnam and back. There are three to four sailings every month from Kolkata and Chennai to Port Blair and vice-versa. There is one sailing for Visakhapatnam in a month. The voyage takes about 50 to 60 hours and the ship normally berths at Port Blair for about two to four days. Ship tickets and information on schedules, tariffs can be had from:
1. Shipping Corporation of India Ltd.,
Shipping House, No. 13, Strand Road, Kolkata – 700 001
Ph: 033-2248 2354, 22488013, Fax: (033) 2482 2035, 2482 0377
2. The Asst. Director of Shipping Services,
A & N Administration, 6, Rajaji Salai, Chennai – 600 001
Ph: 044-25220841, Fax: 044-25226873
3. The Directorate of Shipping Services,
A & N Administration, Phoenix Bay Jetty, Port Blair
Ph: 03192-232528/232742, Fax: 03192-230480
4. M/s AV Bhanojirow garuda,
(SCI ticketing agent) Pattabhiramayya & Co.,
Near Port Main Gate, Post Box No: 17, Vizag
Ph: 0891-256 5597, Fax: 0891 -256 6507.
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