Port Bair, is connected with Chennai, Kolkata, New Delhi and Bhubaneshwar by air. Air India, Jet Airways, Jetlite, Go Air & Spice Jet Airlines operate regular flights. Foreign chartered flights are also permitted to land at Port Blair subject to the fulfillment of guidelines of the Directorate General of Civil Aviation.


  Regular passenger 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 only one sailing for 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.

For ship tickets and schedule, contact:
1 Shipping Corporation of India Ltd., Shipping House, No. 13, Strand Road, Kolkata – 700 001
Ph: 033-22482354, 22488013, Fax: (033) 24822035, 24820377
2 The Asst. Director of Shipping Services, A & N Administration, 6, RajajiSalai, Chennai – 600 001
Ph: 044-25220841, Fax: 044-25226873
3 The Directorate of Shipping Service. Andaman and Nicobar Administration, Phoenix Bay Jetty, Port Blair.
Ph: 03192-245555 / 230480
4 M/s. AV Bhanojirowgaruda, (SCI ticketing agent) Pattabhiramayya & Co., Near Port Main Gate, Post Box No: 17, Vizag
Ph: 0891-2565597, Fax: 0891-2566507


Mainland –Island Ship Fare with effect from 8th June, 2012


Name of Vessel Class of Accommodation Fare per berth for Islanders
(In Rs.)
Fare per berth for Tourist/Non-islanders
(In Rs.)
M.V. Swaraj Dweep
M.V. Nancowry
M.V. Nicobar
Deluxe 4140.00 8020.00
1st Class Cabin 3740.00 6640.00
2nd Class Cabin 2810.00 5280.00
Bunk 750.00 2060.00
M.V. Harshvardhana Deluxe 4140.00 8020.00
1st Class Cabin 3740.00 6640.00
2nd Class 'A' Cabin 2810.00 5280.00
2nd Class 'B' Cabin 2470.00 4080.00
Bunk 750.00 2060.00
M.V. Akbar Deluxe 4140.00 8020.00
1st Class Cabin 3600.00 5670.00
2nd Class Cabin 1880.00 3450.00
Bunk 690.00 1790.00


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Seaplane Service
          Explore the Island Paradise from the sky with the India's first Seaplane service. Flying in Seaplane in Andaman especially in Port Blair – Havelock-Port Blair sector has already caught the imagination of tourists including celebrities and general public. The Seaplane has large individual windows through which the fantastic aerial view of the island could be enjoyed In Port Blair, the Seaplane operates from the Helicopter terminal in the Airport, and in Havelock, Diglipur & Hutbay it lands on and takes off from the earmarked waterdrome near the jetty. Floating pontoon is placed in the waterdrome on which passengers are disembarked from the seaplane. To take passengers to shore from the Pontoon and vice-versa, speed boat is pressed into service. Just climb into the seaplane, get a window seat and take off to enjoy aerial view of India's only active volcano, Barren Island, or fly over the magical sea to relish Havelock, Diglipur and Little Andaman Island and savour the lush green landscape from high above. Tickets are available with important tour operators & travel agents in the islands. Seaplane is also available for charter basis Rs.1,10,000/- per hour.
Sea Plane Schedule:

Days From To Departure Arrival Normal Fare (In Rs.)
Monday to Saturday Port Blair Havelock 0730 hrs. 0750 hrs. 4100/-
Havelock Port Blair 0800 hrs. 0820 hrs. 4100/-
Port Blair Hut Bay 0900 hrs. 0935 hrs. 7171/-
Hut Bay Port Blair 0945 hrs. 1020 hrs. 7171/-
Port Blair Diglipur 1045 hrs. 1135 hrs. 10500/-
Diglipur Port Blair 1145 hrs. 1235 hrs. 10500/-
Port Blair Havelock 1245 hrs. 1305 hrs. 4100/-
Havelock Port Blair 1315 hrs. 1335 hrs. 4100/-

Seaplane services on following tourist circuits* can also be explored.

Sl. No. From To Fare (In Rs.)
1 Havelock Diglipur (via Barren Island) 6,999/-
2 Port Blair Barren Island Aerial View-Port Blair 7,499/-
3 Port Blair Diglipur-via-Barren Island Aerial View 7,499/-
4 Havelock Barren Island and back to Havelock 4,999/-


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