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7.365 Km
9 hour 10 min
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Transportation to Ahmedabad Airport from the City Center

You can get to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport from Ahmedabad city center by using the means of public transportation. Four different bus routes carry passengers to the airport. Since buses are very crowded, you can rent a car or rent a car if you want a more comfortable means of transportation. Since the buses can be very crowded, you can prefer getting on a taxi or renting a car if you want a more comfortable travel.


You can always find a taxi in the city center. However, you should remember that most taxis don’t have a taximeter. Make sure to bargain and agree with the driver about the fare before getting on the taxi. For a reliable taxi, you can ask for help from your hotel. You can travel from Ahmedabad city center to the airport by paying approximately 300 INR. The travel lasts about 20 minutes.

Car Rental        

There are many car rental companies in the city center and most of them are local companies. Driving in the city can sometimes be difficult for foreigners since Ahmedabad traffic is busy most of the time and many drivers do not obey the traffic rules. For this reason, tourists are generally advised to rent a car with a driver. If you will still drive the car yourself for going to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport, you should cross over the Sabarmati River and then follow the Airport Road after driving northward along the river. You can reach the airport in approximately 20 minutes.


Bus routes are operated by both municipality and private companies in Ahmedabad. There are four bus routes carrying passengers to the airport. You can get to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport by using the bus routes 105 and 101 departing from Lal Darwaja Bus Station or the bus routes 16 and 06 departing from the main railway station. The travel lasts about 20 minutes under normal traffic conditions. Since the buses can be very crowded, passengers with heavy luggage aren’t advised to use the bus option.

Airport Information

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport, which was built in 1937 and has been organizing international flights since 1992, is located about 9 kilometers north of the city center. The airport offer service to both Ahmedabad and Gandhinagar regions.

At the airport, there are various stores and duty-free shops as well as the areas where handmade local products are sold. There are various cafes and restaurants if you want to eat something while you are waiting for your flight. The airport also has 2 separate lounges for a more comfortable waiting process.

Last Updated: 23 Oct 2016

Transportation to Durban City Center from Airport

Taxis and shuttle buses take passengers from the newly built King Shaka Airport, which is 40 kilometres from the city of Durban. If you wish to take private transportation then there are many car rental companies within the airport.


A Hassan, Cabz4U, City Cabs, Checker and Eagle taxi companies compete with each other to take passengers into the city but they have an agreed fixed price among themselves. Since there is a fixed fee, you can share the ride with some other people looking to reach the city instead of travelling alone.

Shuttle Bus

This is the most economic option to get to the city centre. You can take shuttle buses from either the Airport Bus Shuttle Service or Margate Mini Coach from in from of the arrivals terminal. There are only four departure times per day and while your first luggage is free, a second one will require you to pay a little extra.

Car Rental

Avis, Budget and Tempest provide car rental at King Shaka Airport, but they are not open on Sundays. They are open from 5:00 in the morning to 23:00 at night.




Last Updated: 12 Mar 2018

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Which airports can I use for Ahmedabad-Durban flights?

For Ahmedabad-Durban flights, you can use Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Intl. Airport as departure airport, and King Shaka Intl. Airport, Virginia Airport for arrival.

How many kilometers is the flight distance from Ahmedabad-Durban and how long does the flight take?

The flight distance between Ahmedabad-Durban is 7364 kilometers in total. The flight between the two cities takes 9 hour 10 minutes.

Which day is the most convenient for Ahmedabad-Durban flights?

When the average prices are examined, the most suitable day for Ahmedabad-Durban flights is Monday.

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