Delhi Airport Informational Guide to Delhi Airport - DEL - Non Official

Delhi Airport Metro

Delhi Metro is the fastest way to go to New Delhi, you can arrive to Delhi in just 20 minutes from the Airport. Metro Express connects Terminal 3 with the central part of New Delhi by the Orange line.

If you need to go to Terminal 1, it is better to stop at Aerocity metro station and from there take the Metro Feeder Bus or the Airport shuttle bus. 


Orange Line, also known as Metro Express Line, is the metro line that offers service from IGI Airport to city centre. 

DELHI airport metro timings

First train departs at 4:45am from New Delhi Airport and last train departs at 11:30pm from both sides of the line, with a 15-minute frequency. It takes approximately 19 minutes from New Delhi to Terminal 3.

Frequency is every 15 minutes on non-peak times and every 10 minutes on peak times.

Non-Peak hours: 5:30am to 8:30am; 10:30am to 5:30pm and 8:00pm to 11:30pm. 

Peak hours: 8:30am to 10:30am; 5:30pm to 8:00pm. 


The fare for a single journey is INR 60.00 from DEL Airport to New Delhi. To get to Dwarka Sector 21, fare is INR 21.00. Depending on your final area and stop, fares can vary. The maximum fare is INR 60. 

For further information about metro in Delhi Airport, please check the following website.


The Metro station is located within Terminal 3 and since March 2018 it can be also taken from Terminal 1.

Where do I buy my ticket?

To purchase tickets, passengers can request them in the ticket counters located at the stations or can be also obtained at the automatic ticket issuing machine in T3 (domestic and international arrivals) and outside T1 Arrivals.