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Delhi Indira Gandhi Airport

General information

Delhi Indira Gandhi Airport is the busiest airport in India and one of the largest airports in Asia. The airport has four runways and three terminals known as Terminal 1, Terminal 2 and Terminal 3. The airport is named after Indira Gandhi (1917 – 1984), who was the first female prime minister of India. Delhi Indira Gandhi Airport is the primary hub for Air India and IndiGo. There are many accommodations at the airport, the best hotels are located in Aerocity between T1 and T2/T3.


Where is Delhi Indira Gandhi Airport situated?

The airport is located in the southwest of New Delhi, about halfway between Old Delhi and Gurgaon/Gurugram. By car, the airport can be reached via the Delhi Jaipur Expressway (NH48).

How many terminals does Delhi Indira Gandhi Airport have?

The airport has three terminals, namely Terminal 1, Terminal 2 and Terminal 3. Terminal 3 is a modern terminal opened in 2010, all international flights depart from Terminal 3 (including British Airways, American Airlines and United Airlines). After arrival you will get via Immigration, Duty Free, Baggage Claim and Customs to the public part of Terminal 3. Terminal 1 consists of Terminal 1C Domestic Arrivals and Terminal 1D Domestic Departures. Terminals T2 and T3 are within walking distance of each other, Terminal 1 is located in the east of the airport complex. A free airport shuttle bus runs between the terminals every 20 minutes. The shuttle bus between terminals T1, T2 and T3 is intended for departing passengers (and transfer passengers), not for arriving passengers.

Airport Map



The distance from Delhi Indira Gandhi Airport to the centre of Delhi is 20 kilometres. By car, it takes 39 minutes to get to the centre of Delhi.

From DEL Airport to Delhi City centre by Car
20 km
39 min

Travel by car

Public transport

It is possible to travel to and from Delhi Indira Gandhi Airport by public transport. Visit the Delhi Indira Gandhi Airport transportation page for the possibilities.

Public transport

Taxi transfer

A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Delhi Indira Gandhi Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Delhi is about ₹ 550.-. Book your taxi at Delhi Indira Gandhi Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.

From DEL Airport to Delhi City centre by Taxi
20 km
45 min
₹ 550.-

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Car rental

At Delhi Indira Gandhi Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Avis and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.

Airport parking

Delhi Indira Gandhi 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!

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At the airport

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



Departures and arrivals

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Flight tickets

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Which airlines fly from and to Delhi Indira Gandhi Airport?

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

  • Air India
  • IndiGo
  • SpiceJet
  • Vistara
  • Air Canada


Hotels near the airport

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


Andaz Delhi Aerocity- Concept by Hyatt, New Delhi

This vibrant luxury 5-star hotel is located a 5-minute drive from the Indira Gandhi International Airport.


JW Marriott Hotel New Delhi Aerocity, New Delhi

Located just a 7-minute drive away from the Delhi International Airport, JW Marriott Hotel New Delhi Aerocity features a full-service spa, 4, food and beverage outlets and an outdoor swimming pool.


Hotel Ark Suites At Airport, New Delhi

Set in New Delhi, 12 km from Qutub Minar, Hotel Ark Suites At Airport offers accommodation with a shared lounge, free private parking, a terrace and a restaurant. With free WiFi, this 3-star hotel offers room service and an ATM.

Hotels in Delhi

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


The Connaught, New Delhi- IHCL SeleQtions, New Delhi

The Connaught, New Delhi- IHCL SeleQtions Hotel is located at the centre of Connaught Place, just 1 km from Rajiv Chowk Metro Station.


The Imperial, New Delhi, New Delhi

Located 1 km from New Delhi's City Centre and Business District, Hotel Imperial offers an outdoor pool and health club. Guests can enjoy spa services and 7 dining options. The hotel was awarded 2012 Trip advisor certificate of excellence.


The LaLiT New Delhi, New Delhi

Set in a grand building in bustling Connaught Place, The LaLiT New Delhi welcomes guests with its full spa and outdoor pool. It offers an extensive range of 7 dining options, including some 24-hour ones and an award-winning nightclub Kitty Su.

Things to do

It is possible to book tickets, activities and tours in the city and near Delhi Indira Gandhi 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!


New Delhi: Red Fort Ticket with Optional Guide & Pickup

Don’t miss the chance to discover New Delhi’s impressive Red Fort. Book your tickets in advance and enjoy a hassle-free visit. Choose from options to include a tour guide and hotel transfers to enhance your experience.


From Delhi: All-Inclusive Taj Mahal Tour by Gatimaan Express

Travel from Delhi by India’s high-speed train, the Gatimaan Express, to visit Agra with a guide. See the Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, and the Baby Taj, and enjoy lunch and monument tickets, if selected.

Tour & transport

Delhi: Old and New Delhi Private Sightseeing Tour

Discover the heart of India on this private tour of new and old Delhi with an optional lunch and entry tickets. See Humayun’s Tomb, Lotus Temple, Akshardham, India Gate, Jama Masjid, and more.


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