Goa International Airport Guide (GOI)

Airport info
Code: GOI
Address:
Airport Road, Dabolim, Goa 403801, India
Location:

Goa International Airport is located 4km (2.5 miles) from Vasco da Gama to the northwest and 5km (3 miles) from Dabolim to the east. State capital Panaji (Panjim) is around 30km (19 miles) away to the north.

No. of terminals: 2 Dialling code: +91
Telephone:
+91 832 254 0806
Timezone: GMT ++05:30

Goa International Airport, also called Dabolim Airport, is an international airport located in the city of Dabolim in Goa, India. Our Goa International Airport guide provides crucial information about the airport, including details of terminal facilities, public transport routes and nearby accommodation options.

Information

There are information desks both in the domestic terminal and the international terminal. Tourist information and taxi assistance are available in International Arrivals.

Email address: 
apdgoa@aai.aero
Website
www.aai.aero
Transfer between terminals

The domestic and international terminals are housed in the same building.

Driving directions

From Panaji (Panjim), the State’s executive capital, head south on highway 66, and, after crossing the bridge, take a right onto highway 366; this road leads directly to the airport. The total drive time from Panaji (Panjim) to the airport is approximately 45 minutes, depending on traffic.

Public Transport

Public transport rail

Rail:The nearest railway station is in Vasco da Gama, around 5km (3 miles) from Goa International Airport, which can be reached by local bus or taxi. Train services, provided by Indian Railways (www.indianrail.gov.in), are available to a number of destinations nationwide.

Public transport road

Bus:Local buses, which are often very crowded and not very frequent, run to Chicalim and Vasco da Gama nearby.

Taxi:Pre-paid taxis are available at Goa International Airport. The pre-paid taxi service counter is located outside the terminal building. Fares to Panaji range from around Rs400-500 (journey time: 45 minutes).

Shuttle:Locally operated minibuses provide links with Panjim. If travelling on a package holiday, transfers will most likely be organised by the tour operator, and many hotels in the region offer free shuttle services.

Terminal facilities

Money

A bank, ATMs and bureaux de change are located in the terminal building.

Communication

Post, telephone and telegraph services are available, as is paid-for Wi-Fi access.

Food

Snack bars are situated in both the international and the domestic terminal areas. A restaurant is also available in the domestic terminal.

Shopping

Duty-free shops selling liquor, cigarettes, perfumes, toiletries, electronic items, watches and numerous other gift items are located in the international departures and arrivals areas. News, books, clothes and general goods are available in both terminals.

Luggage

Goa International Airport has free baggage trolleys for travellers navigating their way through the airport.

Other

A first aid room is available in the terminal building. Baby changing facilities are also available.

Airport facilities

Conference and business

There are no business or conference facilities at Goa International Airport. However, meeting and event space can be found at nearby hotels, including the Hotel La Paz Gardens about 5km (3 miles) from the airport (tel: +91 832 251 2121; www.hotellapazgardens.com)

Disabled facilities

Facilities for the disabled are basic, though wheelchairs and physical assistance are available free of charge from the airline counters. Ramps and lifts connect all levels of the terminal.

Car parking

The parking facilities at Goa International Airport are located directly outside the main terminal building, with over 400 parking spaces available.

Car rental

Car hire services are available in the domestic arrivals area of Goa International Airport. In India, it is normal to hire a car with a driver, as the country's road conditions can be daunting for visitors.

Hotels

There are no hotels at Goa International Airport. However, as a popular tourist destination, there is a wide range of hotels throughout the state, particularly along the coast. Hotel reservation desks are available in the airport's arrivals area.


Devasthali Resort

+91 832 258 6000

Claiming to offer a European atmosphere, the Devasthali is another hotel close to the airport. The restaurant offers local and international food, and there is a pool-side bar and a spa. A free shuttle takes guests to and from the nearby beach and casino.

Village Issorcim, Hollant Beach, 403712, Dabolim, India

Bogmallo Beach Resort

+91 832 253 8222

One of Goa's oldest 5-star resorts, Bogmallo Beach Resort offers 126 rooms and 15 cottages, all facing the sea. The resort has a health club, casino, pool and conference and meeting space. The hotel is a 10-minute drive away from the airport.

Bogmallo Road, 403806, Bogmallo, India

Coconut Creek

+91 832 253 8090

One of the closest accommodation options to the airport, Coconut Creek is only minutes away from the airport. Although small (just 20 rooms), the property offers spa facilities along with a bar and international restaurant.

Bimmut Ward, 403806, Bogmallo, India

Hotel Supreme

+91 832 250 0430

Also located in central Vasco da Gama, the Supreme is another mid-range option offering accommodation in rooms or suites at very attractive prices. Facilities include an on-site restaurant, outdoor pool and event/meeting spaces.

Swatantra Path, 403802, Vasco da Gama, India

Hotel La Paz Gardens

+91 832 251 2121

Situated in the heart of Vasco da Gama, this 3-star hotel is conveniently located for both the airport and the railway station. It has 73 guest rooms and a choice of restaurants.

Swatantra Path, 403802, Vasco da Gama, India
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