About Gaya Airport (GAY)

Gaya Airport is an international airport in the Indian city of Gaya, with both domestic and international flights in its one terminal. Gaya is the second largest city, the first being Bihar. Many people travel to Gaya as it is a famous place of Buddhist worship. Our Gaya Airport guide contains airport contact details, airport terminal information, transportation options, and hotel recommendations.



A tourist information counter can be found within the terminal.



Driving directions:

From Bodhgaya, National Highway 22 is the best route to take to Gaya Airport. The drive time is approximately 25 minutes. From Gaya, take Nagmatiya Road, heading east toward Patna – Gaya Highway. Turn right onto Patna – Gaya Highway and follow this road before turning right onto Church Road. Continue on Church Road and then follow Gaya – Sherghati to Gaya Airport. The drive time is approximately 20 minutes.


Airport Info

Gaya, , Bihar, 823004

Gaya airport is located 12km (7 miles) south-west from the city of Gaya and about 5 km (3 miles) from the holy city of Bodhgaya.  

No. of terminals:

+91 631 221 0129

Public Transport

Public transport road:

Taxi: Taxis are available outside of the Arrivals Hall. There is also the option of booking a taxi through Savaari (tel: +91 90 4545 0000; or mytaxiindia (tel: +91 888 200 1133;


Terminal facilities


There are no ATMs in Gaya airport but a currency exchange desk and banking extension counters can be found within the terminal.



Restaurants, bakeries and smaller cafes offering a selection of reasonably priced meals and snacks can be found at Gaya Airport.



Duty free shopping is available at Gaya Airport. Other shops at the airport include: bookshops, stationery shops, souvenir shops and a chemist.



Gaya Airport has lost-and-found facilities located in the Arrivals hall. Individual airlines also have their own lost luggage counters.



Other facilities at Gaya airport include free trolleys, a telephone security hold area, and childcare room facilities.


Airport facilities

Disabled facilities:

Gaya Airport provides wheelchair assistance when necessary. For older passengers, those who are physically challenged and sick travelers, the airport offers assistance on request.


Car parking:

At Gaya Airport, there are 200 parking spaces located outside of the terminal. There is one flat rate for vehicles regardless of duration of stay: 35 rupees per car, 50 rupees per bus/coach. A higher rate can be expected for premium parking.


Car rental:

There are no car rental service counters at Gaya Airport. However, MyTaxiIndia (tel: +91 888 200 1133) and Clear Car Rental (tel: +91 888 885 5220) offices can be found outside of the airport terminal and can help you with hiring a car.