Search for flights from Kolkata with Orbitz.com, and you'll find the best deals available. Orbitz.com lets you sort and compare ticket prices from several air carriers. The main airport for Kolkata, and also the largest in eastern India, is the Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport, otherwise known as Kolkata Airport. It is situated about 11 miles outside the center of Kolkata. International airlines that service the airport include United Airways, Qatar Airways, Emirates, Air Asia, and China Eastern Airlines. Orbitz.com lets you keep your itinerary intact as you locate the most economical prices on airline tickets.
There are two car parks at Kolkata Airport. Each has space for 250 vehicles. There are short term and long term parking spaces for travelers who need to leave their cars behind. An unloading area directly in front of the terminals allows for pick up and drop off.
During rush hours, the public rail system of Kolkata delivers passengers to the airport every 15 minutes. A shuttle bus also travels between the nearest train station and the airport terminal. Taxis and public buses are also available throughout the city. Because traffic congestion is frequently a problem, allow yourself extra time to get to the airport. The one way trip normally takes 20 to 30 minutes.
Both domestic and international terminals feature restaurants, cafes and snack bars. There are also several duty free shops for picking up last minute gifts. Booking your flights from Kolkata with Orbitz.com will give you peace of mind while traveling.
New Delhi is served by the Indira Gandhi International Airport, which handles more 30 million passengers each year, is located about 10 miles from the downtown area. International flights to New Delhi arrive on more than 50 airlines including Air China, Air France, British Airways, Japan Airlines, Lufthansa and United Airlines. Domestic flights primarily arrive via Air India. Flights to New Delhi from most sources can be booked through Orbitz.com.
Travel from the airport to the city by the Delhi Metro, with the airport express line running every 20 minutes to the New Delhi Metro Station downtown, at a cost of only about $1.60 per passenger. The city's bus company also services the airport, with shuttles running from the airport to central New Delhi every 30 minutes. The bus ride is provided at the cost of about $.020 for adults, with a discount offered for children. Taxis may be hired at the T3 International terminals and the T1C Domestic Arrival Terminal with metered service taking about 15 minutes to reach the downtown area. For those wishing to drive themselves around New Delhi, car rentals are available through Carzonrent.
New Delhi weather averages between 65 and 88 degrees Fahrenheit a year, requiring light garments for most of the year, with the occasional moderate jacket for the winter months of November through February. Summers are long, with temperatures above 90 degrees lasting from April to October. For the rest of the year, light clothing is suitable with raingear often necessary during the monsoon season occurring during July and August.
While in New Delhi, you can enjoy the culture and arts offered by the city. There are several professional theater groups operating throughout the area, with festivals occurring at multiple times during the year. The Kite Flying Festival and the Qutub Festival are both favorites of residents, with the Spring Festival bringing in tourists from around the world on flights to New Delhi to enjoy the celebration.
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