How to Reach

There is Only Two way to come Andaman and Nicobar Island

By Air 

Airport: Veer Savarkar International Airport Port Blair ,It is Connected to Chennai, Kolkatta and Delhi

  • Chennai to Port Blair – Journey time -2hrs
  • Kolkata to Port Blair –  Journey time -2hrs
  • Delhi    to   port Blair –  Journey time -5hrs
    Source Destination Flight Flight .No Departs Arrives
     Chennai Port Blair Air India IC IC-549 05:50 07:55
     Chennai Port Blair Jet Airways 9W-613 10:00 12:05
    Kolkata Port Blair Air India IC IC-287 05:35 07:35
    Kolkata Port Blair Jet Airways 9W-7095 09:50 11:50
    Kolkata Port Blair Jetlite S2-319 09:10 11:10
    Port Blair Kolkata Air India IC IC-288 08:20 10:15
    Port Blair Kolkata JetAirways 9W-7096 12:25 14:25
    Port Blair Kolkata Jetlite S2-320 12:25 14:25
    Port Blair Chennai Air India IC IC-550 08:45 10:50
    Port Blair Chennai JetAirways 9W-614 12:40 14:40


The above flights operations and timing may change and hence we request to visit the official airline website for updated Information.



By Sea

Andaman Ship
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Regular passenger Cum Cargo 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 from 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.


Ticket booking:


Tickets can be booked for any of the above vessels at the STARS (Ship Ticketing Advance Reservation System) Counters of the Directorate of Shipping Services, A&N Administration. These are available at Chennai, Port Blair, Diglipur, Mayabunder, Rangat, Havelock, Hutbay, Car Nicobar, Nancowry and Campbell Bay.


1. Shipping Corporation of India Ltd.
Apeejay House, 4th Floor, Dinsa Wacha Road, Mumbai – 400020
Tel: (022)2822101/2823316 Fax: (022) 2022438

2. Shipping Corporation of India Ltd.
Shipping House, No. 13, Strand Road, Kolkata – 700 001
Tel(033) 2482354, 2488013 Fax: (033) 2482035, 248037

3. Shipping Corporation of India Ltd.
Jawahar Building, Rajaji Salai, Chennai – 600 001
Tel: (044)25231401 Fax: (044)25231218

4.The Asst. Director of Shipping Service
A&N Administration, 6, Rajaji Salai, Chennai – 600 001
    Tel: (044) 25220841, Fax-(044)25226873

5.  The Directorate of Shipping Services
A&N Administration, Phoniex Bay Jetty
Port Blair (For MV Nancowry and MV Swarajdweep)
Tel: (03192) 232528/232742 Fax: (03192) 230480
Shipping Corporation of India Ltd.
Aberdeen Bazar, Port Blair – 744 101
Tel : (03192) 233590, 233916, 244278 / Fax : 233778

Note: As of now, The Vizag- Port Blair sector is not under the STARS network.For voyage tickets from Vizag, SCI has a ticketing agent: M/s AV Bhanojirow Garuda, Pattabhiramayya & Co, Near Port Main Gate, PB. No.17, Vizag. Ph: 0891-256 5597, Fax: 0891 -256 6507.

Documents required: One needs to submit application form for booking of tickets and produce ID proof at the time of boarding of vessel.
Approx Time and Cost for one way

  • Chennai  to Port Blair  – Journey time -50 to 56hrs
  • Kolkata  to Port Blair –    journey time  -60 to 65hrs
  • Vizag      to Port Blair –    journey time  -50 to 55hrs
  • Bunk Class Rs 1,960/- Per Person (Hall Type A/c Dormitory)
  • 2ndClass Rs 5,030/ Per Person ( 6 Beded Room Cabin)
  • 1stClass Rs 6,320/-Per Person( 4 Beded  Room Cabin)
  • Deluxe Cabin Rs 7,640/- Per Person( Double Beded Deluxe Cabin)
    Kindly Note:
  • Food cost Not include this Fare ,Food served at Ship Restaurant per meals @100 to 150
  • Ship schedule Published 28th every month for coming month on Local News Paper .
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