About Ahmedabad Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport (AMD)
Serving the cities of Ahmedabad and Gandhinagar in Gujarat, Ahmedabad Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport is among India's busiest hubs. Our Ahmedabad Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport guide includes details on how to get there, where to stay nearby and terminal facilities.
A direct metro extension link between Ahmedabad city centre and the airport is presently at an early planning stage.
An information desk is located in the international Terminal 2. There are also tourist information counters in the domestic Terminal 1.
The airport is well-signposted from both Ahmedabad and Gandhinagar. From Ahmedabad, there are various routes, including the Narol Sarkhej ring road from the south. From Gandhinagar, take National Highway 8 southbound and follow the signs.
Transfer between terminals:
The two main terminals (Terminal 1 and 2) are connected by a moving walkway. Terminal 3 is used solely as an overflow terminal and for passengers arriving during the Hajj pilgrimage.
Ahmedabad Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport is located 9km (6 miles) northeast of Ahmedabad and about 20km (12.5 miles) south of Gandhinagar.
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Public transport road:
Bus:There is a limited city bus service operating from Ahmedabad Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport. This is very cheap (under Rs.10), but not a particularly convenient option if travelling with luggage. The total journey time varies, but takes around 30 minutes on average.
Taxi:A prepaid taxi counter can be found in Terminal 1, operated by the Taxi Drivers Association. Taxis run from outside Arrivals at Terminal 1, with the fare to the city centre starting at around Rs.350 - journey times can vary considerably depending on traffic.
There is a bank and a bureau de change kiosk in Terminal 2. ATMs are available in the Terminal 1 departures area.
There is a restaurant and café in Terminal 1, while Terminal 2 offers several juice and snack bars. Drinks vending machines are provided, and a number of shops sell snacks and confectionery.
A wide variety of shops and stalls are available throughout Ahmedabad Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport, including a clothes boutique, newsagent and a shop selling local handicrafts. The duty-free shop in Terminal 2 sells a range of products, and there are several specialist outlets offering items such as watches, chocolate, beauty products and leather goods.
An on-site lost and found office (tel: +91 79 2286 9266) is on hand to deal with queries regarding luggage lost or found within the terminals. Luggage trolleys can be used free of charge.
Other facilities available at Ahmedabad Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport include rooms for transit passengers, located in Terminal 2 (tel: +91 79 2286 9266), and a spa facility and childcare room in Terminal 1.
Wheelchairs and special assistance is available for disabled travellers. Disabled toilets are available throughout the terminals. Any passengers who may require additional assistance are advised to contact their airline in advance of travel.
There are 900 car parking spaces at Terminal 2 and over 1,000 at Terminal 1. Further car parking facilities are available at Terminal 3.
Local car hire companies have offices on the arrivals side of Terminal 1. Hertz offers chauffeured cars for hire. In India, most hire cars come with a driver, due to poor road and driving conditions.