Agartala and Imphal are among the most popular and most travelled cities of north-eastern India. Agartala, the capital of Tripura, is famous for its lush green landscapes, historical monuments, parks and museums. Imphal, on the other hand, is home to beautiful lakes, temples, museum, and the famous Women’s Market. Being the capital of Manipur, Imphal is also an important commercial, educational and political centre of North-East India. Interlinking the two cities are regular flights operated by leading domestic carriers, such as JetKonnect, Air India, IndiGo and Jet Airways. Travellers can avail both direct and indirect flights on Agartala to Imphal route.
The aerial distance between the two cities is 293 km (182 miles), which can be covered in just 55 minutes by a non-stop flight operated by IndiGo on Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays. At present, only IndiGo airline offers direct Agartala Imphal flight to travellers. However, multiple options of connecting flights are available to travellers on all days of the week. They can choose from 1 stop, 2 stops and 3 stops flights depending upon their needs. The first flight from Agartala is a connecting flight of Air India, which takes off at 11:20 hours. On Monday, Wednesday and Friday, travellers can book their last flight at 11:55 hours. However, on remaining days of the week, the last flight departs at 15:00 hours. Most of the flights on this route ply via Guwahati or Kolkata.
Located 12 km from the city centre, Agartala Airport (IXA) is easily accessible from various parts of the city. It offers conveniences like baggage service, wrapping machine, car rental and special assistance to differently abled people. Similarly, Imphal Airport (IMF) is just 8 km away from the city centre. This airport provides all the essential facilities, such as complimentary baggage service, trolleys, wheelchairs, post office, duty-free shops, child care room, snacks counters etc.