Digboi has good commuting options within and outside the town. The National Highway 38 connects the place to the city of Guwahati, which is at a distance of 527 km from here. Apart from that, you will find well-maintained airways and railways connecting the city with the rest of India. Given below are the ways for reaching Digboi, the Oil City of Assam, safely as well as conveniently.
Traveling to Digboi
The nearest airport from Digboi is the Mohanbari Airport, which is situated at Dibrugarh. The distance from this place to the airport is around 65 km and can easily be covered by taxi. Mohanbari Airport has regular flights to Guwahati and also to other major places within the country, like Delhi, Mumbai and Bangalore. Airlines like the Air India, Indian Airlines and Kingfisher conduct flights to and from the city, on a regular basis.
The nearest railway station from Digboi is situated in Tinsukia, which is at a distance of 40 km from the town. From Tinsukia, one can easily hire a taxi or catch a bus to Digboi. Regular trains from Guwahati also connect to this place. Besides this, there are also two major express trains connecting Tinsukia to Delhi (Rajdhani and Brahmaputra Mail) and a third one connecting the place to Kolkata.
The NH 38 runs through Digboi, linking the place to all the major towns and cities of Assam. Thus, commuting by road is also a good mode of travel for the residents of the town. The ASTC (Assam State Transport Corporation), operating all through Assam, provides a wide range of A/C and non A/C buses for traveling to different places within and outside the state. There are even special mini buses for traveling to the hilly areas.