Varanasi Airport - Lal Bahadur Shastri International Airport

Varanasi airport or the Lal Bahadur Shastri International airport is located very close to Varanasi. This is the airport through with tourists can enter to Varanasi through air.

  • Location : Babatpur
  • Distance : 26 km away from the main city of Varanasi
  • Type : International airport

Destinations covered :

The airport receives flights from domestic destinations like Delhi, Agra, Khajuraho, Mumbai, Bangalore, Goa, Gaya, Kolkata, Hyderabad and others. Top international destinations served are Colombo, Sharjah, Bangkok and others. The international flights are seasonal and it is better to get the schedule from related airline.

Airlines serving the airport

  • Air India
  • IndiGo
  • Jet Airways
  • Thai Smile
  • Spice Jet
  • Air India Express
  • Sri Lankan Airlines

Airlines serving the airport

  • Allahabad airport - 140 km
  • Patna airport - 265 km
  • Lucknow airport - 285 km

Transportation from the airport

Right outside the airport, you can find taxis and rickshaw to hire. The nearest bus stand is two kilometer away from the airport. You can find buses near Babtpur crossing. From the bus stand, you can hire buses to Cantt Station. From Cantt station, the city center is just four kilometers away. You can even hire a rickshaw to reach the city center. Tuktuk is also available from railway station (Cantt Station) to the city central. It would cost around INR 700 to hire a taxi from the airport to city center during off-season. The prices double or triple during peak season and important festivals. You can also opt for sharing cab where you would be riding with other fellow passengers who are heading towards the city center.

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