Lal Bahadur Shastri Airport or Varanasi Airport (VNS)

Get your trip off to a flying start with 6E at Varanasi airport. From check-in details to airport facilities for departures and onward travel information for arrivals, don't stress - we've got it covered.

The beating heart of the Hindu universe, Varanasi isn’t any random place to visit. Colour, religion, holy people, and the country’s holiest river, Varanasi is chaotic and serene at the same time. For the full lowdown on how to make every day amazing when you get there, you can find all the insider inspiration you need in our Varanasi destination guide.

  • 18 km North-West of Varanasi.
  • Varanasi Airport offers round the clock arrival and departure so that you can travel at your convenience.
  • Sorry…No Wi-Fi available at the Varanasi Airport.

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Mandatory web check-in

It is mandatory for all passengers to check-in online 48 hours to 60 min before flight departure. Please check the applicable rules of the arrival city and state before travelling.

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Terminal Information

Varanasi Airport is spread over an area of 2,357,293.90 sq. meters. IndiGo operates more than 50 weekly flights between Varanasi and other key locations.

There are two terminals – Domestic and International.

Domestic Terminal

This terminal is exclusively for domestic airlines with an area of 2900 sq. meters. It has 7 check-in counters and 1 security kiosk with a capacity of handling 250 inbound and 250 outbound passengers.

International Terminal

This terminal is handling the international flights covering an area of 1000 sq. meters with 2 check-in counters, 3 immigration counters, 3 customs counters, and 1 security checks handling 150 inbound and 150 outbound passengers.

AVA Store - You can now indulge in some Retail Therapy at the AVA store in the airport premises. Please click here or browse through the inflight magazine - Hello 6E, to choose from a range of fun and functional products. Show your IndiGo boarding pass to avail exciting discount and pay using cash or card to make the purchase! So, next time you fly IndiGo, get ready to shop!


Airport Facilities

Varanasi Airport provides with the following facilities for your smoother travel:
Free trolleys.
ATM and Cash Machines.
Currency Exchange.
Post Office.
Child Care Rooms.
Medical Facilities.
Wheelchairs available for use.
Assistance to differently-abled.
Car Rental Services.
Pre-paid Taxi Services.

Things to Do

While you wait at the Varanasi Airport, spend your time

  • Shopping for handicrafts and books.
  • Choosing the famous silk sarees of Banaras.
  • Snacking at the kiosks. 

Hotels near Varanasi Airport


Hotel Alka Meer Ghat D 3/23 | Dashashwamedh, Varanasi 221001, India


Ganpati Guest House D 3/24 Meer Ghat, Varanasi 221001, India


Hotel Buddha Ramkatora Lahurabir C - 26/35 | Near Lahurabir Crossing, Behind Lahurabir Petrol Pump, Varanasi 221001, India


Shiva Ganges View Mansarovar Ghat B - 14/24 | Near Andhra Ashram, Varanasi 221001, India

1600+ Daily flights
74 Domestic Destinations
26 International Destinations
300 million + happy passengers
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