VenueLocation Reaching by Air Reaching by Indian Railways Airport to IIT Guwahati
Railway station to IIT Guwahati Radio Taxis Weather
HLS22 will be held on the IIT Guwahati campus, located on the northern bank of Brahmaputra across the Guwahati city. The campus is green, quiet and serene. HLS22 will be held at the conference center of the institute which has good audio-visual facility along with free wifi. Our campus wifi currently supports Eduroam services.
Reaching by air
Guwahati Airport (GAU) (also known as Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport) is well connected by several daily flights from Calcutta (CCU) and Delhi (DEL). Apart from that Royal Bhutan Airlines or Druk Air has direct flights from Bangkok every Monday and Thursday.
Reaching by Indian Railways
The nearest railway stations to IIT Guwahati is Kamakhya (KYQ), located about 14 KMs away from the campus. The Guwahati railway station (GHY) is located about 18 KMs away from from IIT Guwahati. Several long distance trains call at these two stations.
From Airport to IITG
IIT Guwahati is located 26 KMs away from Guwahati airport. Prepaid taxis are available from the airport to the IITG campus. Taxi fare should not exceed Rs. 550 from the airport to the IITG campus. Alternatively, you can also book a taxi from any of the companies listed below.
Guwahati Rail Station to IITG
a) By IIT Bus
A limited number of services run from Lakshmikanta Bezbaruah Rd (Opposite Mahendra Nath Deka Phukan Boys Hostel (MNDP) - Cotton College). From Guwahati railway station, it is a 7 minutes walk (550 meters). The walking directions can be found here.
Once near MNDP look for the green and white buses with Green Valley written on them. They will also have a placard saying ON IIT DUTY. The bus journey may take about 50 minutes. The bus journey costs Rs. 10.
b) By Taxi
If you chose to take a taxi, you can call one of the Radio Taxi companies in Guwahati a little bit ahead of time. These companies charge by the number of kilometers traveled. Please look into the Radio Taxi section below for contact information of these services.
Radio Taxi Services
There are several call taxi services in Guwahati that you can call ahead of your journey and book. Please see the names and contact information for some of these services. We are not affiliated to any of these services.
Mini Taxi (Non A/C)
The weather in June is going to be warm in Guwahati. In 2015, the month of June the highest and lowest temperatures in Guwahati were 35C (95F) and 21C (70F), respectively. The June 2015 weather can be viewed here. However, the conference venues and guest houses are air cooled at a comfortable temperature.