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Bagdogra Airport Guide

Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or you are just quickly passing through, our Bagdogra Airport Guide is a great place to start planning your visit.  Here, you’ll find information on services and facilities available inside the airport – including details about airport lounges, WiFi, mobile charging points, lockers, 24-hour food options, nearby hotels, and everything in between.

The airport gets around 12-14 flights a day and it cannot cope at all if there are boarding/arrival of three aircrafts at one time. – a guest reviewer

IXB Airport Overview

bagdogra airport guideTo help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, here is a quick run-down about what to expect during your time at Bagdogra International Airport.

What to Expect

Bagdogra Airport (code: IXB) has one small terminal that serves several regional destinations. According to reviewers, this airport seems ill-prepared for crowds, resulting in chaos and confusion, inefficient security lines, and dirty facilities.  Aggressive taxi touts and beggars can be found at the Arrivals exit.  There are a few eateries and shops. WiFi is available in the business center for a fee.

Sleeping in Bagdogra Airport

We do not yet have any sleep-related airport reviews. For uninterrupted sleep, hotels are nearby. See our Airport Hotels section below for more info or read some traveller airport reviews for more tips.

Covid-19 Update

Some airport reviews and tips in this guide and elsewhere on the site were written before March 2020 and may no longer be valid. To help us keep this guide up-to-date, you can add or update information or write a review to submit airport tips and photos.

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In this guide we may refer to locations as “landside” and “airside”. Landside is the public area of the terminal located in the non-secure zone, before security. Airside is the secure area of the terminal that you must reach by going through security.  For more information on Europe’s Schengen Area, click here.

Airport Hotels

If sleeping in the airport sounds like a nightmare, there are hotels near Bagdogra Airport:

With Covid restrictions constantly changing, we recommend that you confirm shuttle availability prior to booking and/or prior to your arrival.

  • Orbit Hotel Bagdogra – Airport transfers can be arranged with the hotel ($). » Check Rates
  • Marina’s Motel – Airport transfers can be arranged upon prior request ($). » Check Rates

For more options, visit Tripadvisor to see a list of hotels near Bagdogra Airport that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.

Airport Lounges

There are no pay-per-use lounges in the airport.

Airport WiFi/Internet

Free WiFi is available at Bagdogra Airport.  (Information provided by a reader – November 2019)

More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover At The Airport

Baggage Carts – Need a hand with your luggage? Baggage carts are available free of charge throughout the airport.

Baby Care Facilities – Yes.

Food & Drinks – There are snacks and coffee available. If you are travelling with a water bottle you can refill at one of the water fountains.

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Not available.

Medical Services – First-Aid services are available.

Mobile Charging – At the time of this update, we did not have any information about mobile charging availability. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.

Rest Zones – There are no dedicated sleeping areas, quiet areas or rest zones. If this information has changed, click here to update this guide.

Showers – Not available.

SIM Cards – A reader has asked us to include where to buy SIM Cards. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.

Airport Hours

The airport is open from 6:00AM to 10:00PM.

Airlines

Bagdogra airport is served by the following airlines: Air India • Spice Jet • KingFisher • Go Air • Druk Air.

Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Hotel Shuttles

At the time of this update, we were unable to find any hotels that provide airport shuttle service.  Several hotels can arrange transfers for a fee.  See also Airport Hotels above.

 Taxis

Metered taxis are available for hire in the ground transportation area, during airport hours of operation. Prepaid taxis are available for hire from the Prepaid Taxi booth in the Arrivals Hall.

Last updated: 2022-11-14

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning.  All information, including rates and hours, are subject to change at any time without notice.   The information in this airport guide is based on information collected and/or received from the airports, lounges, hotels, transportation providers and their web sites. We are not representatives of any of the above mentioned service providers. To report errors or to add/update any items mentioned in the guide: update the airport guide or  write a review.