Experience Andaman Travel Blog

How to Reach Andaman?

Andaman & Nicobar Island is found to be a large Island with more than 600 Islands and is welcoming more people towards its natural beauty.

It is such a wonderful place that everyone must visit at least once in their lifetime.

Andaman Trip would be a spectacular place that can be visited from various parts of India.

However, Port Blair seems to be the main city that connects directly to the Andaman Island. To reach ‘Port Blair’, you can use any means of transport.

You can reach Andaman only by Ship or by Airplane. There is no other way to reach the islands.

Many people in India and other countries may have a doubt about how to reach Andaman

Below are the different modes of transport to reach the Andaman islands

By Air

Port Blair

Andaman Islands is 1300 km away from mainland India.

Suppose you wish to visit Port Blair via air route, you must travel from either Chennai or Kolkata.

Port Blair is the only entry point to Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

You can then move to Port Blair, even from Delhi. Also you can move on different flights such as Kingfisher Red, Jet Lite, and Indian Airlines.

Visit the airline websites like Skyscanner to check for the availability of the flights with all details.

By Sea

Likewise, Andaman is a large gateway connected to Port Blair which is connected from various parts of India.


If you choose the sea as a means of transport to reach Port Blair, you can catch the ship from 3 places such as Chennai, Kolkata, as well as Visakhapatnam.

The ship sails 3 to 4 times a month from ports in Chennai, Kolkata, and Vizag.

Ship schedule depends on the weather conditions at that particular time and it takes 3 to 4 days to reach Port Blair the capital city of Andamans.

These are the most popular and easy means of transport to reach Andaman.


Add comment