The Indira Gandhi International Airport is the one of the busiest international gateways in India in terms of annual passengers’ traffic. Here is a guide to various transportation modes from the terminals that makes passenger’s journey more convenient.
Being the capital city and one of the most popular holiday destinations in India, Delhi is visited by millions of international holidaymakers as well as corporate flyers including Britons every year. For passengers reserving air tickets to this bustling urban centre for work related reasons or for a joyous vacation, the modern transportation system makes their journey from the international terminal more comfortable. Following are the top choices.
The Airport Express is the newest edition of the modern transportation system of the capital city of India. Flyers arriving on flights at the international terminal of Delhi find it a hassle free and time saving mode of transport. The metro train network connects swanky terminal 3 of IGI Airport to various points in the city. Airport Express also connects to the New Delhi Railway Station from where passengers may purchase tickets and board trains to different Indian cities for cheap onward journey within the country.
Passengers disembarking flights at Delhi can hire a cab from the designated counters at the terminal. There are various cab operators with Meru, Mega Cabs and Easy Cabs being the popular ones which provide services from the airport. Lavish air conditioned cabs, well-equipped with comfortable seats, GPS technology and digital metres make the patrons’ journey convenient and comfortable. There is an option for pre-booking these services online or using the mobile apps for the operators. One can also pay with credit card after getting down at the destination.
Travelling by a pre-paid taxi is another safe and easy way to connect with the IGI Airport. One can hire a taxi from the designated pre-paid booths after disembarking flights here. All you need to do is after paying at the counter, get the receipt and board the taxi. Hold onto the invoice till the time you get down at your destination.
For holidaymakers booking tickets aboard India bound flights and looking for chauffeur driven or self driven hired car, numerous car rental companies offer car rental services at all international airports of India. Sybarites with business class tickets are often found to rent luxurious chauffeur driven cars to travel in and around the city. Carzonrent is the first personal ground transportation service provider of India and has a large fleet of sedan class vehicles such as Mercedes Benz C Class and Limousine. Other operators include Hertz, Avis, Sixt etc.
For travellers reserving hotels and tickets on flights for holidaying in the capital city of India, there is an option to avail the cabs provided by the hotels. These services are often complimentary; however, at times you may need to pay for it. By availing this service, one can avoid to stand in the long queue at the taxi stand to secure the booking. When making the reservation, one needs to provide the details of flights and before getting in the car, one needs to produce the confirmation token to the driver.
Metro for Onward Connectivity
Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) is the most convenient and fastest mode of transportation in the urban centre among the locals as well as the foreign tourists booking air tickets on flights bound for this metropolis in North India. Metro operates frequent trains throughout the day including public holidays. Tourists arriving on flights at IGI Airport, Delhi and boarding Airport Express, often purchase tickets aboard Metro for onward journey to various parts of the city and its neighbouring cities. DMRC connects the major section of the metropolis with Blue, Yellow, Green, Red and Violet lines and provides a comfortable ride.