Spread on an area of 5,106 acres and with over 35 million passengers bustling annually, Indira Gandhi International Airport, Delhi, is the largest airport in India in terms of both area and total passenger movement. Named after the former Prime Minister of India, Indira Gandhi, in 2010, IGIA has been internationally awarded as one of the best airports on several occasions.
Located in Palam, which is 15km away from south-west of New Delhi Railway Station, IGIA has several amenities to look out for. You may be on a layover, sleepover or just quickly passing through, this airport has services and facilities designed just for you. Let’s find out how you can make the best use of them.
Transport facilities to and from Indira Gandhi International Airport
With three terminals, IGIA is a focus destination or major hub for several Indian carriers. The terminals 1 and 2 are for domestic operations and terminal 3 is for both international and domestic operations.
Mumbai to Delhi flights and Dubai to Delhi flights are the most frequent and busiest domestic and international routes at this airport.
Palam Railway Station is the nearest one located 4.8km and 12km away from terminals 1 and 3 respectively. Passenger trains are regular between these stations.
The Delhi Airport Metro Express Line is served at airport’s terminal 2 and 3. This line extends from Dwarka Sector 21 to the New Delhi Metro Station.
Connected by the 8-lane Delhi Gurgaon Expressway, the Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) provides air-conditioned low-floor buses regularly between the airport and the city. There are several metered taxis that can be hailed from terminals T3 and T1C to reach any part of Delhi.
There is a wide variety of outlets at Delhi to cater to your needs.
The airport has facilities to rest, relax and rejuvenate for a comfortable onward journey.
There are several stores available at the airport for a retail therapy equivalent to the ones at a shopping mall.
Be it a quick bite or casual dining, Indira Gandhi International Airport has a lot to offer in terms of keeping your hunger at bay.