Flights from New Delhi
New Delhi Airport Information
Cheap flights from New Delhi can be booked on Orbitz.com and usually depart from Indira Gandhi International Airport. The airport is 14 miles from downtown New Delhi and is served by many airlines, including Air India, Air China, Air France, Japan Airlines, Royal Jordanian, and others. Visitors to this airport can book accommodations at the airport's on-site hotel; cheap short-term sleeping pods are also available in the terminals.
Parking at Indira Gandhi International
Valet parking is available at the airport for fees beginning at 300 rupees for two hours. The airport also offers a park-and-fly service that costs between 300 and 900 rupees per day, depending on how long your car will be parked.
Transportation to the Airport
Orbitz.com can help you book a private car service, such as Carzonrent, to take you to the airport. Available taxi companies include Meru Cabs, Mega Cabs, and Easy Cabs, all of which can be hailed or booked in advance. Some taxicab and car services charge metered fares, while others negotiate directly with the passenger. Many visitors to New Delhi use the popular regional train service; costs vary according to the pickup point. The Delhi Metro airport shuttle runs every 20 minutes during daytime hours, and fares vary between 20 and 100 rupees, depending on the length of the route.
Airport Restaurant Options
Aloha, in Terminal 1D, offers a selection of breakfast delicacies, including pancakes. Travelers in Terminal 3 can visit Coffee Day Square for breakfast drinks and easy-to-carry snacks. When you use Orbitz.com to book cheap flights from New Delhi, you can find all the information you need to prepare for your flight.
Flights to Srinagar
Srinagar Airport Information
Orbitz.com can help you find cheap flights to Srinagar, the summer capital of the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. The city is situated in the Kashmir Valley, on the banks of the Jhelum River. Srinagar is known as the "Venice of the East" and is popular with tourists for its beautiful gardens, lakes and houseboats. Visitors fly into Sheikh ul Alam Airport, commonly known as Srinagar Airport, located on Aerodrome Road, approximately seven miles from the city center. Air India, GoAir, IndiGo, Jet Airways, JetKonnect, Kingfisher Airlines and SpiceJet offer flights to the Indian cities of Delhi, Jammu, Mumbai, Leh, Bangalore, Chandigarh and Amritsar. Travelers must have an air ticket in hand to traverse the airport.
Srinagar Airport Ground Transportation Options
One of the best options to get to the center of the city from the airport is to take the train to Jammu followed by a taxi or bus ride to Srinagar. Public bus service is also available, but the ride is longer and less comfortable. Taxi service is available from the airport at a cost of approximately Rs 550 for a ride to the city center. Another option, if you are traveling in a group, is to use a TATA Sumo SUV taxi. This type of transport sits up to nine people or five comfortably with luggage. The SUV costs approximately Rs 300-400 per person.
Weather Information for Srinagar
The best time to visit Srinagar is in the summer. Summers in Srinagar are pleasantly cool to warm. The average temperature in July, the area's hottest month, is 86.2°F. Srinagar has a high elevation and is surrounded on all sides by the Himalayas, so the area gets moderate to heavy snowfall in the winters, and temperatures can go below freezing at night. Expect flight delays, road closures and other travel troubles if you visit Srinagar in the winter.
Popular Attractions in the Srinagar Area
Popular Srinagar sights include the Mughal Gardens, Ziarati Hazrati Youza Asouph, Pari Mahal and the ruins at Parihaspora. Orbitz.com can help you find deals on area attractions and book cheap flights to Srinagar.
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