Airports in Goa
Also known as Dabolim Airport, Goa International Airport is the only airport in the state of Goa, providing a gateway to the exotic beaches and spectacular temples of India.
Situated 2.5 miles (4km) from the village of Dabolim, the airport offers 30-40 flights per day, most of which are domestic routes to other cities in India. There are some international flights to Goa International Airport however, with routes to cities like Moscow, Amsterdam, London, Doha, Frankfurt and Zurich.
The airport's two terminals offer a small selection of restaurants and shops, including some decent souvenir shops. Queues can be long in peak periods, so passengers should allow plenty of time for checking in.
The airport is located 18 miles (about 29km) southwest of Panaji
Getting to the city
Train: The airport has a train station 1km from the terminals. The Indian Rail line goes to Margoa, about 45 minutes away, as well as to Vasco da Gama, about 2 miles (4km) from the airport.
Bus: There are public buses that leave from just outside the airport terminal every half hour. They go to Panjim, Mapusa, Ponda and Margoa, and cost Rs. 14-20. Public buses also go to the nearby city of Vasco da Gama. There is also a stop at the closer Chicalim bus stop, about 0.93 miles (1.5km) from the airport.
Taxi: Pre-paid taxis are available outside the terminal building. It'll cost about Rs. 350-475 to get to Panaji city centre.
Local time is GMT +5.5.
Tel: +91 8325 13806
Dabolim Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.
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