How to reach Celluar Jail - Port Blair

How to reach Andaman and Nicobar Islands Wandoor, Port Blair , India

By Air / helicopter : Port Blair, located on the South Andaman Island, is the nearest airport . Port Blair is connected by flights in India to Chennai (located 1190 kms away), Vishakapatnam (located 1200 kms away) and Kolkata (located 1255 kms away) via daily flights. Limited helicopter services are also available for inter-island commute.

By Sea / cruises / vessel / ship / ferry services : Every week, three to four ships sail between Port Blair and Kolkata and between Port Blair and Chennai. There is one sailing from Vishakhapatnam every two months. The Shipping Corporation of India runs these sailings. Further, the Directorate of Shipping Services maintains regular inter island foreshore and harbour ferry services to cater to the needs of inter-island commuters.

By Road / local transport : While some of the islands have a decently developed road network, many do not. Some of the islands are entirely inhabited, and as such have no roads at all. On the islands which are somewhat more populated and have a decently developed road network, local transport comprises of local buses, bicycles, motorcycles, auto rickshaws, taxis and rental cars / motorcycles / cycles.


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