Rajiv Gandhi International Airport is the sixth busiest airport in India. This smart, modern, efficient, award-winning airport was opened in 2008. An ambitious expansion plan is underway. There are also plans for a direct rail link. There is a good choice of shops, bars, cafes and restaurants. The airport is 22km from the centre of Hyderabad.
The best deals are often from Manchester, Heathrow, Stansted and Birmingham. Fares from regional airports are more expensive. The lowest fares are often with British Airways, Etihad, Qater Airlines and Emirates. Flights are usually indirect..
Hyderabad International Airport,
Shamshabad – Hyderabad 500 409,
Tel: 91-40-6676 4000
The Aeroexpress bus service links the airport with key city centre locations. Tickets cost 230 rupees. Regional buses run from the airport to towns and cities in the area.
Take a licensed metered taxi with Meru and Sky cabs .
The proposed rail link will mean fast metro trains into Hyderabad city centre in the future.
Flights are indirect.
The cheapest flights are usually from: