Cochin Airport in is the busiest airport in Kerala (“Land of Coconuts”). The state of Kerala is one of the richest and most developed regions in India, an ideal starting point for a trip through the south of India. The airport is located near Kochi and about half way between Thiruvananthapuram and Kozhikode. Thiruvananthapuram, Kochi and Kozhikode are the three largest cities in Kerala. Kochi was called Cochin until 1996, hence the name of the airport. Cochin Airport is the world’s first airport fully powered by solar energy.
Where is Cochin Airport situated?
The airport is located in the south of India northeast of Kochi.
How many terminals does Cochin Airport have?
Cochin Airport consists of three terminals known as T1 Domestic Terminal, T2 Business Jet Terminal and T3 International Terminal. Terminal 3 is a modern terminal opened in 2017, a beautiful four-storey building in Kerala style. Terminal 3 is home to 15 life-size elephant statues. The terminals at Cochin Airport are within walking distance of each other.
The distance from Cochin Airport to the centre of Kochi is 35 kilometres. By car, it takes 60 minutes to get to the centre of Kochi.
From COK Airport to Kochi City centre by Car
It is possible to travel to and from Cochin Airport by public transport. Visit the Cochin Airport transportation page for the possibilities.
A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Cochin Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Kochi is about ₹ 900.-. Book your taxi at Cochin Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.
From COK Airport to Kochi City centre by Taxi
Cochin 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!
At the airport
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Departures and arrivals
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Which airlines fly from and to Cochin Airport?
We offer you a list of airlines at Cochin Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:
- Air India
- Qatar Airways
Hotels near the airport
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Once Upon The River - Cochin International Airport, Cochin
Set in Cochin, 45 km from Kochi Biennale, Once Upon The River - Cochin International Airport offers accommodation with an outdoor swimming pool, free private parking, a garden and a terrace. This 4-star resort offers room service and free WiFi.
Hotels in Kochi
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Things to do
It is possible to book tickets, activities and tours in the city and near Cochin 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!
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