About Ground Transportation at Delhi Airport
This is the largest airport in India. The airport (DEL), is placed in Palam, 15 km (9.3 mi) south-west of the New Delhi train station and 16 km (10 mi) from New Delhi.
At the moment there are two active scheduled passenger terminals. The terminals Domestic and International have an inter terminal transfer. A complimentary airport shuttle connects T1 and T3 at regular intervals of 20 minutes.
The Delhi Metro is one of the fastest way to commute in Delhi. Apart of the metro, you can choose between train, buses or taxi.
Buses are the most common and cheapest way to travel around the city.
Some popular destinations from Delhi Airport (IGIA)
Transfer from New Delhi Airport to Haridwar
Haridwar is antique pilgrimage city sited in Uttarakhand. Haridwar is about 200 km from Delhi.
Propitiously placed at the point where the Ganges river emerges from the breathtaking Himalaya, Haridwar (also named Hardwar) is Uttarakhand’s holiest Hindu city, and a crowd of pilgrims arrive here to bathe in the fast-flowing Ganges.
Transfer time: 5hr 20min
Transfer from New Delhi Airport to Chandigarh
Chandigarh is the capital of the states of Punjab and Haryana. This is the best-planned city in India, with architecture which is world-famous, and a quality of life, which is unique. The trip takes between 4 and 5 hours from the airport.
Distance from Indira Gandhi Airport: 270 km.
Transfer time: 4hr 50min
Transfer from New Delhi Airport to Agra
Agra is also known as the Land of palaces. Apart from this relevant fact, it has a lot of complex and admirable architecture. Agra, in Uttar Pradesh is now a tourist town, known for the Taj Mahal and the Fort.
It is about 215 kms south of India’s capital city and the trip takes less than 4 hours either by train or car.
Transfer time: 3hr 40min
Transfer from New Delhi Airport to Taj Mahal
The Taj Mahal was built in Agra between 1631 and 1648 by order of the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his favourite wife. It is an ivory-white marble mausoleum on the south bank of the Yamuna river in the Indian city of Agra, and has widespread reputation for its own beauty. It is one of the wonders of the world.
Taj Mahal is about 230km (144 mi) from New Delhi international Airport.
Transfer time: 3hr 30min
Transfer from New Delhi Airport to Railway Station
The New Delhi Railway Station (code NDLS), located between Ajmeri Gate and Paharganj is the main train station in Delhi.
Transfer time: 45min
Transfer from New Delhi Airport to Old Delhi
The divergence between rambling Old Delhi and well projected New Delhi is gigantic. The hustling and zigzag alleyways of Old Delhi are effervescent with lot of shops, food and vital people.
Old Delhi has many eminent tourist attractions as Red Fort, Jama Masjid and Chandni Chowk.
Transfer time: 1hr
Transfer from New Delhi Airport to Chadni Chowk
The Chandni Chowk (Moonlight Square) is one of the first and more bustling markets in Old Delhi.
In this amazing historical site, you will find many hawkers and porters in narrow streets offering full medieval bazaar experience.
The Red Fort monument that was built in the 17th, is also located within the market.
Transfer time: 50min