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1.619 Km
2 hour
Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Intl. Airport

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Transportation to Kolkata Airport from the City Center

You can get on a train or bus for travelling to the airport from Kolkata city center. If you rent a car, you can travel to the airport more comfortably. Taxi is also much more comfortable compared to the means of public transportation. Whichever transportation option you choose, you should not forget that traffic throughout India can be very busy and you can lose a lot of time on the road.

In addition, since many local people know Netaji Subhas Chanda Bose International Airport as Dum Dum Airport, which is the first name of the airport, it may be a good idea to ask somebody the way or use this name if you need any help about the route.

Taxi

You can comfortably travel to the airport by getting on a taxi in the city center. You should agree with the driver about the fare in advance and bargain if possible. Your hotel can also find a reliable taxi for you.

Car Rental

You can rent a car in the city center. While making this decision, you should keep in mind that the traffic is always very heavy in India and many drivers don’t obey the traffic rules. You can rent a car with a driver.

You should follow the VIP road in order to get to the airport with the car you have rented. It takes about 45 minutes to reach the airport by car under normal traffic conditions.

Bus

There are a few different bus routes departing from the city center and carrying passengers to the airport. It takes 1 hour to get to the airport by bus.

Train

Since Kolkata Suburban Railway has a station at the airport, you can easily get to the airport from the city center by train. The travel lasts about 1 hour. However, you should remember that the trains can be very crowded.

Airport Information

The first name of the airport is Dum Dum Airport and it is still mentioned with this name by the local people. Netaji Subhas Chanda Bose International Airport, which is located 17 kilometers of the city center, is the 5th busiest airport of India. Although 90% of the flights are domestic flights, there are two separate lounges belonging to the Air India and Jet Airways companies at the airport where international flights are also organized. There is also a grocery store at the airport having a few eating and drinking areas.

Last Updated: 29 Jan 2018

Transportation to Ahmedabad City Center from Airport

It is very easy to reach Ahmedabad city center from Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport by taxi or renting a car. There are 4 different bus routes carrying passengers to the city center. This transportation alternative is much more affordable and especially passengers with backpacks can benefit from this option.

Taxi

There are taxi stands at the exit of the arrival area of the Terminal 1 building of the airport. Since self-employed taxi drivers generally don’t use taximeter, they can demand higher fares. You can ask for a reliable taxi contracted with the airport by visiting the prepaid taxi counter located in the Terminal 1. Travelling to the city center from the airport costs approximately 300 INR. If you will agree with a different driver, make sure to bargain before getting on the taxi.

Car Rental      

Car rental companies offer service in the arriving passenger area located in Terminal 1. Since there is heavy traffic in the city and drivers don’t generally obey the traffic rules, foreigners are advised to rent a car with a driver. However, if you decide to drive the car on your own, in order to reach the city center from the airport you should follow the Airport Road when you go out of the airport and go across one of the bridges on Sabarmati River. You can get to the city center in about twenty minutes by driving southward along the riverside.

Bus

Some bus routes operated by private companies and municipality depart from the airport and carry passengers to Ahmedabad city center. The travel lasts about 20 minutes. Bus routes 105 and 101 go to the Lal Darwaja Bus Station in the city center and bus routes 16 and 06 go to the main railway station in the city center. Passengers can transfer from these stations and reach other cities or rural regions of the city. Since the buses can be very crowded, passengers with heavy luggage aren’t advised to use the bus option.

Last Updated: 23 Oct 2016

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Which airports can I use for Kolkata-Ahmedabad flights?

For Kolkata-Ahmedabad flights, you can use Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Intl. Airport as departure airport, and Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Intl. Airport for arrival.

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

The flight distance between Kolkata-Ahmedabad is 1618 kilometers in total. The flight between the two cities takes 2 hour .

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

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

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