Agartala – Experience the unconventional

Agartala Airport Directory (IXA)
Baggage Allowance
Min °
Max °

The capital of Tripura, Agartala, borders Bangladesh on the banks of the Haora river. Infact, you will land a hundred metres barely from the international border. But it isn't just its geography that is interesting—Agartala also has a history worth reckoning with. Some records state that the city has been habituated since 1900 BC and even today, has vestiges of its glorious past through palaces, temples and shrines. The long list of things to do in Agartala includes sampling this rich history and its local food, some of which has a distinct Bengali influence.

Best time to visit: Although, Agartala is a year-round destination, June and July receive the maximum rainfall, making travelling difficult.

How to reach

By Air: Maharaja Bir Bikram Airport is the nearest airport that is 12 km (20minutes drive) away from the city. IndiGo operates 10 daily flights between Agartala and Kolkata, Guwahati, Imphal and Chennai along with seamless connectivity to many other cities in India.

By Train: Agartala and Jogendranagar railway station are the two main railway stations that connect Agartala with the major cities of the country. Autorickshaws and taxis are readily available from the station to travel to any part of the town.

By Bus: Agartala has a vast network of bus services connecting the city to the major cities in the country. You can find both State and Private bus services running around the city, offering good package deals for the travellers.

Getting around: Paddle rickshaws are the prime mode of transportation in the city with fares ranging from INR5 to INR25. Auto Rickshaws, locally known as ‘Tempo', Government city buses and local buses are other means of transport connecting the city.

Baggage Allowance
Min °
Max °

Book air tickets to Agartala

Book a Flight

Web Check-in

Now web check-in any time up to 1 hour before the scheduled departure of your domestic flight. Certain seats may be charged.

Flight Status

Enter flight details to check your flight status.


View / Change Booking

You can change or cancel your booking, add services like snacks, baggage or seat and print your itinerary.

In case we have cancelled/rescheduled your flight. Click here

Update Contact Details

Enter booking details to review, update contact details.

View GST Invoice

Enter booking details to View GST Invoice.


In case we have cancelled/rescheduled your flight. Click here

Places to visit in Agartala

Places to eat in Agartala

Invitation, Shakuntala Road

This vegetarian eatery is known for its dosas and other south Indian food, though the menu encompasses north Indian fare and Chinese too.

Momos-N-More-Krishna Nagar
Momos N More, Krishna Nagar

 A tiny restaurant that serves up excellent momos, noodles and somewhat surprisingly, biryani. Though there are vegetarian items on the menu, meat-eaters have a better selection.


Khunti Kadai, Battala

Known for its Bengali cuisine, this eatery is walking distance from the Chowmuhani post office. The mochar ghonto, shorshe ilish and kasha mangsho are all must-orders.


Hotel Sonar Tori, Ronaldsay Road

For when the people you’re travelling with want a little bit of everything, the Sunday buffet dinner here encompasses a range of cuisines from Indian to Chinese and more.


Shopping in Agartala

There are a lot of bazaars and markets around the city, from which you can buy items to take home. Cane and Bamboo handicrafts, artworks are the must buy from Agartala. For women, jewellery is also available at stores like Roop Mahal in Jagat Bazaar. The market, incidentally, is excellent for those looking to buy garments—both traditional and western wear.

Mohanpur and Akhaura Road: Pick up some nice Bamboo and Cane crafts from these streets such as lampshades, décor items or small baskets. If you don't like anything here, then you need to head out to the state government emporium named Purbasha.

Battala market: This market is a perfect place to buy tribal attire and accessories. You may also check out Shakuntala road and Akhaura road for the same.


Where to stay in Agartala


Ginger Hotel Agartala, Khejurbagan This 101room property is situated close enough to the city’s industrial belt to serve as a business hotel but is also close to the sights, like the government museum and heritage park, so it’s ideal for tourists too. It’s the best place to bed down in the city, if you don’t mind self-service.


Hotel Welcome Palace, Dhaleswar This three-star hotel is another option for those looking to sleep comfortably. There’s a restaurant, Kurry Klub that serves up Indian, Thai and Chinese food for those looking for a great meal.

Geetanjali-Guest House

Geetanjali Tourism Guest House, Airport Road This government-run property wins for its location, and large rooms and its well-priced dining options.

More reasons to visit

Heritage Park: Close by the Tripura Government Museum is the Heritage Park, which includes miniature replicas of the state’s architectural buildings, nestled in manicured gardens, set amidst undulating hills.

State Academy of Tribal Culture: If you want to get insight about Tripura’s ethnic background then State Academy of Tribal Culture is worth a visit. This well-maintained academy features tribal handicrafts, costumes, utensils, instruments and daily life items belonging to 19 different tribal cultures in the state.


6E & Cheeky

Rent a car and pack yourself a snack for there’s a bunch of exciting getaways from Agartala. Topping your list should be Unakoti, for its rock sculptures, which are about 150km away. Take a day trip, as there aren’t too many options when it comes to places to stay around the area. The carvings showcase Shiva’s life and are monumental in scale. On your way back from the Tripurasundari Temple, you can stop by at the Sepahijala Wild Life Sanctuary, which is home to clouded leopards, cheetahs, monkeys and more. Within the sanctuary, there is a zoo, for those that want to be sure of animal sightings, and especially if you have kids—it is a great way to spend an afternoon or morning. There’s also Kalyan Sagar Lake to get your Instagram selfie at, or the Rudra Sagar Lake, which surrounds the Neermahal as mentioned above Palace.

1400+ Daily flights
60 Domestic Destinations
23 International Destinations
300+ Million happy customers
245 Fleet tall
This field is required
Enter valid number
Enter valid country code
Enter exactly 10 digits only
Enter valid email ID
Captcha verification failed
Service unavailable at this time. Please try again later.
Feedback couldn't be submitted at this time. Please try again later
Thank you for your feedback
Thank you for enquiring with us.
No of pax field is required
Source station field is required
Destination station field is required
6E Account
6E Me
First name is required
Last name is required
Email is required
Mobile Number is required
Please enter name
Please enter telephone number
Please select nature of your query.
Please enter additional remarks
Please enter PNR/booking reference
Please select regarding our -.
Please select the source station
Please select the destination station
PNR/ Booking reference is required
Please enter email / last name
Please select the departing station
Please enter 6 characters.
Please enter valid PNR Number.
Please enter valid 6 digit Flight Number.
Please select the arriving station
User ID is required
Password is required
City field is required
Please enter a valid name or email ID
Captcha field is required
Please enter email
Please solve captcha field
Select one or more preferences to un-subscribe
Comment your other reason for unsubscribe
Full name field is required
Country field is required
Occupation field is required
Organization field is required
Email field is required
Thank you, Request sent successfully
Registration unsuccessful
Registration unsuccessful,The email address is already registered
The user is already unsubscribed
The user is already unsubscribed for all the preferences
Unsubscribed Successfully
Unsubscription unsuccessful
Select one or more preferences to subscribe
Subscription request is under process. please try later...!
Your Subscription Confirmation is still pending. please Confirm...!
Your subscription is unsuccessful,Please subscribe again...!
The email address has been already verified and your subscription request is under process...
This email address has been already registered and waiting for approval...
The email address has been already verified and subscribed successfully...
You have been unsubscribed, Please subscribe again...!
Email verification fails
Please select whats it about
Mobile No. is required
Please enter valid country code.
Please enter valid Country Code
Please enter valid Mobile Number
Please enter valid User Id.
Please enter valid Password.
Please enter valid Mobile No.
Please enter valid country code.
Group Booking
You will now be redirected to the group booking Website, Click 'OK' to continue
No Flight schedule information found!
Please enter organisation name
Please select the query type
Please enter query details
Query form couldn't be submitted at this time. Please try again later
Query Form
Thank you for your query
Must be at least 6 characters in length, should be alphanumeric containing at least one upper case letter and one numeric character. Also, it should not match any of your previous three passwords.
Please enter valid password
The value for this field can only contain Alphanumeric characters
6E Account
6E Login