Gaya Airport (GAY) or Bodhgaya Airport

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

A spectacular city in the northeastern part of Bihar, Gaya also known as Bodh Gaya is one of the most popular pilgrimage sites. Situated at the west of the River Phalgu, Gaya is a place where Gautama Buddha attained enlightenment under the holy Bodhi Tree. Apart from this, the must-visit sacred sites include the Royal Bhutan Temple, the Great Buddha Statue and the Dungeshwari Cave. So, if you are looking for spiritual bliss, then Gaya is the right place for you.

  • The second busiest airport of Bihar, Gaya Airport is located at a distance of 5 km from the city.
  • The Gaya Airport offers round-the-clock arrival and departure for you to travel conveniently.

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  Gaya destination guide

Gaya Airport details – IATA, Pin Code and Address

Gaya Airport is also one of the busiest airports in Bihar. The airport is nearly 5 km away from the main city.

  • Address/ Location: Gaya - Sherghati Rd, Gaya, Bihar 823004
  • IATA code: GAY
  • Airport pin code: 823004
  • Distance from the city centre: 5 KM
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Gaya Airport Terminal Information

IndiGo now operates daily flights connecting Gaya with Kolkata and Varanasi, along with seamless connections to other key destinations in India.

  • Spread over an area of 950 acres, the Gaya airport terminal building can approximately accommodate 250 incoming and outgoing passengers.
  • Located at a distance of 100 km south of Patna, the Gaya airport houses various business centers, shops, cafes, etc.
  • The airport serves Buddhist tourists from places, such as Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, etc.

Gaya International Airport Facilities

Business Centres
Child care room
Cab and bus services

Things to Do at Gaya Airport

While you wait at Gaya Airport, pass your time:

  • Snacking at cafes and restaurants at the airport terminal.
  • Shopping for souvenirs to take back home.

Hotels near Gaya Airport


The Imperial Bodhgaya Near Airport N.H - 83, Gaya-Dobhi Rd, Musatpura, Bihar 823004


The Mariya International Sujata Bypass Road, Behind Karmapa Temple, Janpur, Road, Bodh Gaya, Bihar 824231


The Niranjana Hotel Opp-Archaeological Museum, Domuhan-Bodhgaya Rd, Bodh Gaya, Bihar 824231


The Maha Bodhi Hotel, Resort and Convention Centre Hariharpur, Bihar 823004

IndiGo flights operating to/ from Gaya Airport

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