New Delhi Airport

The Indira Ghandi International Airport (DEL) is the primary airport servicing India’s capital of Delhi, and the busiest aviation hub in the whole of the country. With a list of over 100 destinations to cities in the Middle East, Africa, Australasia, Europe and North America, this is one of India’s most comprehensive airports. Built in World War 2, the Indira Ghandi International Airport has been modernised to handle up to 40 million passengers annually, and hopes to increase that to a staggering 100 million in the coming years. Frequently making the Skytrax list for one of the best airports in Central Asia, passengers will find that this airport makes transiting easy.

There are communication facilities such as access to WiFi, telephones and post boxes, and well as banks, ATMs, and foreign exchange counters for any monetary business you have. Additionally, there are medical centres, sleeping pods, lounges and a spa available to passengers. For your dining needs, you’ll find that there is a food court where you can eat international or local cuisine, we well as coffee shops, restaurants and bars to relax in pre or post-flight. Shoppers will be able to spend some time in the duty-free areas, or browse shops that sell electronics, cosmetics, fragrances, gifts, spirits, apparel and souvenirs.

Non-stop flights from Australia are usually operated by the flag carrying airline, Air India, but you can also find connecting flights with Qantas, AirAsia, ANA, Air China, Singapore Airlines, Air Canada, Emirates, Air Mauritius, China Southern, Cathay Pacific, Thai Airways, AirAsia X, China Eastern, Etihad Airways, Malaysia Airlines, Japan Airlines, Hong Kong Airlines and China Airlines.

Travel Information

· Generally, if you choose to hire a car, it is recommended that you hire a driver too. The local companies within Indira Ghandi International Airport (DEL) can arrange this for you, or you can select to hire a driver with Skyscanner’s online search tool. Situated around 22km south of the city, you need to get onto the Thimayya Marg (which then becomes Maude Road) and join the Mahatma Gandhi Road, and then Guru Harkishan Marg, to Pocket 6.

· The Metro line connects directly to Terminal 3 of the Indira Ghandi International Airport and is a convenient and fast way into the city. Buy a one-day travel ticket for 150INR ($3) or a three-day pass for 300INR ($6).

· There are regular buses, which aren’t as fast as the train, but cost only 75INR ($1.50). If you’d prefer you can arrange your airport transfers online and in advance through our website.  

· You can hop in a taxi just outside any of the terminals, but be aware there are lots of touts that operate in this area. Make sure the meter for the taxi is turned on, or agree a price beforehand. Usually fares into central Delhi are around 500INR ($10) depending on traffic, the driver, and how many taxis there are.

Please note that information is correct as of September 2016

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 Getting to & from the Airport

Driving hide 

The airport is accessible from the city proper via the eight-lane Delhi Gurgaon Expressway.

Trains hide 

Take the Feeder Bus from the Delhi Aerocity Station of the Orange Line – Delhi Metro to reach Terminal 1 and 3.

Buses hide 

All buses coming towards Terminal 3 will arrive and depart from a staging area located opposite Centaur Hotel. Ride a shuttle bus from the Airport Terminal DIAL to get there.

Taxi hide 

Three cab operators can be found in the airport, which serves all areas of Delhi.

 Who flies to New Delhi

 Airport Contact Details

New Delhi Airport

New Udaan Bhawan,
Opp. Terminal-3,
Indira Gandhi International Airport,
New Delhi,
110 037,



 Location Details

Longitude:77° 6' 2'' E
Latitude:28° 34' 24'' N
ICAO code:

 Airport Location

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