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Delhi Airport Express Line Metro timings

Airport Express Metro which connects T3 to New Delhi and Dwarka is operational. If you are asking about domestic terminal (1D), it will start operations by mid-2017. Yes it is functional between New Delhi and Dwarka Sector 21. Trails are in progress between Janakpuri West and Terminal 1.

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By | Update Date: July 05, 2021, 01:04 IST

Airport Express Metro which connects T3 to New Delhi and Dwarka is operational. If you are asking about domestic terminal (1D), it will start operations by mid-2017. Yes it is functional between New Delhi and Dwarka Sector 21. Trails are in progress between Janakpuri West and Terminal 1.

You can reach the IGI airport from New Delhi Railway Station in just 18 minutes by traveling from the Airport Express Metro Line. And there will be many ticket counter and automatic ticket vending machines in New Delhi station, at the beginning of any passenger or luggage Check-in will not be available. That makes the trip quite enjoyable

At IGI Airport Metro Station, you have to cross three levels to reach Terminal 3. Along with the availability of several escalators, Delhi Airport Metro Express Pvt Ltd (DAMPL) officials claim that the Metro station has been kept unidirectional and very pleasant to go inside.

The top level of the metro station at the IGI airport opens up to the T3 check-in area with a traveller on the left. However, after the check-in facility is available on the IGI link, the passengers can avail the benefits of Traveller only. Traveller inside the metro station becomes involved in the traveller within Terminal 3, and the passenger will take it directly to the flying entrance.

Initially, passengers have to land from the subway and have to move towards the already established airline check-in counter inside Terminal 3. Along with the security check-up, the baggage check-in is currently in the normal course.

Once the check-in facility becomes available, one passenger will be able to check-in at the airline counter within the metro station. Baggage is done at check-in counter.

Time : 

DMRC Airport Express:

From New Delhi Station: 4:45 am (First Train) - 11:30 pm (Last Train)

From Dwarka Sector-21 Station: 4:45 am (First Train) - 11:15 pm (Last Train)

Note: Trains will run at 10 to 15 min. interval.

Helpline: 011- 30802080, 155370 (For any queries related to Airport Express Metro Line, please contact Helpline no.)

Distance from Airport :

Airport Metro Station is connected with Terminal 3 ofIndira Gandhi International Airport. Delhi Aerocity Metro Station is around 5 kms. away from Terminal 1D ofIndira Gandhi International Airport.Well in short near by station to IGI is New Delhi Railway Station. Even you can take direct metro from airport if travelling from T3 terminal. palam railway station takes 7Km to reach Indira Gandhi Delhi Airport, So it is the nearest one.

Distance convered: 20.16kms.

No. of Stations:6

Name of Stations:New Delhi Station, Shivaji Stadium, Dhaula Kuan, Delhi Aerocity, Airport, Dwarka Sector 21

Junctions:New Delhi Metro Station - Change Trains forDelhi Metro Rail -Yellow Line ( Jahangirpuri - Central Sectt. - HUDA City Centre )

Dwarka Sector 21 - Change Trains forBlue Line ( Noida - Dwarka )

Various Options for commuting from Metro Station:Feeder Buses| Bicycles available for Rent at Vishwavidyayala Station | Private Buses | DTC Buses | Autorickshaw | Cycle Rickshaw

Departure Schedule of First and Last Metro from New Delhi and Dwarka Sector - 21 Station (w.e.f. 18th Sep 2015)
ScheduleNew DelhiDwarka Sector- 21
First Train (All Days)04:45 AM04:45 AM
Second Train05:30 AM05:15 AM
Last Train11:30 PM11:15 PM

Metro Operation Schedule from Dwarka Sector - 21 Station w.e.f. 18th Sep 2015
TimingsType of HoursFrequency
FromTo
05:15 AM08:00 AMNon - Peak15 mins
08:00 AM10:00 AMPeak10 mins
10:00 AM05:00 PMNon - Peak15 mins
05:00 PM07:30 PMPeak10 mins
07:30 PM11:15 PMNon - Peak15 mins
Metro Operation Schedule from New Delhi Station w.e.f. 18th Sep 2015
TimingsType of HoursFrequency
FromTo
05:30 AM08:30 AMNon - Peak15 mins
08:30 AM10:30 AMPeak10 mins
10:30 AM5:30 PMNon - Peak15 mins
05:30 PM08:00 PMPeak10 mins
08:00 PM11:30 PMNon - Peak15 mins

First and Last Bus Timings (For Terminal 1D from Delhi Aerocity)

ScheduleFrom Delhi AerocityFrom Terminal 1
First Bus6:006:00
Last Bus23:0023:00

If ever you have many luggages with you, you can opt to just ride a cab to reach the Terminal 1D from the Delhi Aerocity Metro Station. Fare would be around Rs. 150 to Rs. 250 and you would reach the terminal within 10 minutes. This is also applicable for those who can't make it to the timings of the feeder buses which don't run all throughout the day or night. This is also applicable for those who need to catch their flight and just don't have the time to spare to wait for the buses or its loading of the passengers.

An Alternative Journey You Can Take

One alternative you can take is to reach the Terminal 3 via the IGI Airport Metro Station. So you have the same journey as above, only you alight at the IGI Airport Metro Station instead of the Delhi Aerocity Metro Station. Journey duration would be around 20 minutes and fare would be at Rs. 60 per passenger. From the Terminal 3, there are shuttles that transfer passengers to Terminal 1 of the IGI Airport. These shuttles are operated by the DTC or Delhi Transport Corporation. Frequency is every 10 to 20 minutes and journey would take around 20 to 30 minutes, more or less. You can refer to the table below for the first and last bus timings.

First and Last Bus Timings (From Terminal 3 to Terminal 1)

ScheduleFrom Terminal 3From Terminal 1
First Bus2:553:15
Last Bus22:1522:35

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