How to reach Manipur University : Imphal can be reached by air and road. Air services are available daily from Delhi, Kolkata, Guwahati. Numerous tourist buses are servicing daily from Guwahati to Imphal. The University Campus is only 7 km, from the heart of Imphal city on the Indo-Myanmar Road (National Highway 39). The Bir Tikendrajit International Airport, Tulihal, Imphal has situated around 11 km from the Campus.
Tourists can directly fly to Manipur as the airport is located in the capital of the state i.e., Imphal. The nearest airport in Imphal(Bir Tikendrajit International Airport) is approximately 11 kilometers away from the University Campus and is well-connected to the major cities of the country including Delhi, Kolkata, and Guwahati along with other important cities in North-East India. Some of the popular carriers who fly daily to Imphal are Air India, Air Asia, IndiGo, etc. Once you reach the Imphal airport, you can hire a prepaid or a private taxi outside the airport. This can be considered as the best mode of transport to reach the city. The nearest international airport to Imphal is in Kolkata which is well-linked with different cities across the globe.
The state of Manipur does not have a direct train service. The nearest railway junction is the Dimapur in Nagaland at a distance of approx 210 km from Imphal and is connected to the major cities of India. Some of the popular trains that run from Dimapur are Avadh Assam Express, Brahmaputra Mail, New Delhi Dibrugarh Town Rajdhani Express, Chandigarh Dibrugarh Express, Amritsar Dibrugarh Weekly Express, and Guwahati Rajdhani. The trains do not run daily so do check the schedule before booking it. Getting down at the railway station, tourists can avail the public transport facility (bus and car) that would take you straight to Manipur.
As the road network to Manipur is efficient, tourists can make the most out of the journey to Manipur by enjoying the sightseeing. Tourists can avail of the service of the Manipur State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC) and many other private buses to reach Manipur and other nearby states of North East India. Many state-run buses from Nagaland and Manipur Bus Corporation run from the neighboring towns of Aizwal, Dimapur, Itanagar, Kohima, Shillong, and Agartala. Many people from Dimapur (210 kilometers) and Guwahati (479 kilometers) drive to Imphal.