Baku Airport

General information

Baku Airport is named after former president Heydar Aliyev. It serves as the home base for national flag carrier Azerbaijan Airlines.


Where is Baku Airport situated?

Baku Airport is located northeast of the modern capital. Through the so-called Airport Road you can get from the airport into the city and to the motorways M1, M2 and M4.

How many terminals has Baku Airport?

In April 2014 the new triangular international terminal (T1) was put into operation. The old terminal (T2) is only used for domestic flights operated by Azerbaijan Airlines and Buta Airways.

Airport Map



The distance from Baku Airport to the centre of Baku is 25 kilometres. By car, it takes 30 minutes to get to the centre of Baku.

From GYD Airport to Baku City centre by Car
25 km
30 min

Travel by car

Public transport

Unfortunately, there are no public transport possibilities at this airport. Check out our transportation page for other ways to travel from the airport to the city.

Bus services

You can also choose for an airport express bus service at Baku Airport. Learn more about your travel options, travel time and where to buy tickets.

Bus services

Taxi transfer

A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Baku Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Baku is about AZN 25.-. Book your taxi at Baku Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.

From GYD Airport to Baku City centre by Taxi
25 km
30 min
AZN 25.-

Book a taxi

Airport parking

Baku Airport offers various official parking options, from premium to low cost. In addition, alternative parking options are available near the airport. If you want to park as cheaply as possible, it's wise to book online!

Book your parking space

At the airport

Do you want more information about facilities, currency exchange, services, free Wi-Fi, lounges, etc. at Baku Airport? Check our at the airport page for a complete overview of all facilities and services at Baku Airport.



Departures and arrivals

Looking for departure times and/or arrival times? Find the latest flight status information for flights departing from and arriving at Baku Airport.

Flight tickets

Looking for a cheap flight? Use our flight search engine to find and book cheap flights from and to the airport.

Which airlines fly from and to Baku Airport?

We offer you a list of airlines at Baku Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:

  • Azerbaijan Airlines (J2)
  • Ural Airlines (U6)
  • Ukraine International Airlines (PS)
  • Lufthansa (LH)
  • Buta Airways (J2)


Hotels near the airport

Looking for the best hotels near Baku Airport? We have selected the best hotels near the airport in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


Sheraton Baku Airport Hotel, Baku

This hotel offers a luxury spa with a gym, indoor pool, Turkish bath and Thai massages. The Sheraton is located at Baku International Airport, a 10-minute drive from Absheron Beach.


Rental house in village Bine, Baku

Situated 24 km from Heydar Aliyev Cultural Center, 26 km from Azerbaijan Opera and Ballet Theatre and 26 km from Formula 1 Grand Prix Baku, Rental house in village Bine provides accommodation located in Baku. Guests have access to free WiFi.


Shams Mini - Hotel, Baku

Boasting a garden and free WiFi, Shams Mini - Hotel is situated in Baku. This 3-star inn has air-conditioned rooms with a private bathroom. The accommodation offers free shuttle service and a 24-hour front desk for guests.

Hotels in Baku

Looking for the best hotels in Baku? We have selected the best hotels in the city in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


Sultan Inn Boutique Hotel, Baku

Located next to the Maiden’s Tower in the heart of Baku’s Old City, this elegant hotel offers unique décor, a traditional Azerbaijan restaurant with garden terrace, and free Wi-Fi.


Winter Park Hotel Baku, Baku

Winter Park Hotel offers accommodation in Baku, just a few steps from Winter Park. Guests can enjoy the on-site restaurant.


Boulevard Hotel Baku Autograph Collection, Baku

Featuring a spa and wellness centre, Boulevard Hotel Baku Autograph Collection is situated a 5-minute walk from the Caspian Sea coast. WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.

Things to do

It is possible to book tours in the city and near Baku Airport. You can avoid queues and save money by buying your tickets online. Planning a trip and wondering what to do, we give you some inspiration!


Baku: 3-Hour Private Night Tour (Yanardag & More)

This special 3-hour Night Baku Tour is especially designed for tourists and visitors who are interested in exploring Baku city at night.

Tour & transport

Baku: 5-Hour Stone Age Tour (Gobustan, Mud Volcanoe &Mosque)

This special half-day tour to Gobustan is especially designed for tourists and visitors who are interested in the Stone Age period of humanity, UNESCO World Heritage Site and for history lovers.


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