Kochi International Airport (COK) or Cochin International Airport

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From synagogues to mosques to ancient churches, from ruins of Portuguese houses to archaic British architectures, Kochi is an intriguing amalgamation of history and religion. Whether it is the culture or the geography, this destination is fascinating to every traveler. 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 Kochi destination guide.

  • 25km from the northeast of the city.
  • Kochi (Cochin) International Airport offers round-the-clock arrival and departure so you can travel at your convenience.
  • Kochi (Cochin) International Airport is equipped with Free Wi-Fi for up to 30 minutes (and on paid purposes post 30 minutes) to help you stay connected

How to reach Kochi International Airport ? 

  • Bus: KSRTC Low Floor bus passes through the airport.
  • Taxis: Taxis are the most popular and comfortable options to reach the Cochin International Airport.

Cochin Airport details – IATA, Pin Code and Address

An international airport servicing the city of Kochi in the Indian state of Kerala is known as Cochin International Airport (IATA: COK, ICAO: VOCI). The first airport of its sort to be built in India using a public-private partnership (PPP) model, Cochin International Airport is situated near Nedumbassery, some 25 kilometres (16 mi) northeast of the city centre.

  • Address/ Location: Nedumbassery, Kochi, Kerala, India, 683111
  • IATA code: COK
  • Airport pin code: 683111
  • Distance from the city centre: 25 KM
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Kochi Airport Terminal Information

The Kochi (Cochin) International Airport is the first greenfield airport in the country built with public-private partnership.

There are two terminals – domestic and international.

Terminal 1

This terminal is exclusively for handling domestic flights. It has an area of 11,148 sq. meters with a per hour handling capacity of 400 incoming and 400 outgoing passengers.

Direct return IndiGo flights to Kochi (Cochin) from Bangalore (Bengaluru), Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Mumbai, and Thiruvananthapuram along with several connecting locations.

Terminal 2

This terminal is exclusively for handling international flights. It has an area of 44408 sq. meters with handling capacity of 1200 incoming & 1200 outgoing passengers.

Get direct return IndiGo flights to Kochi (Cochin) from Dubai and Muscat with several connecting locations.


Kochi International Airport Facilities

Kochi Airport provides the following facilities for your smoother travel and relaxing stay:

Free trolleys.
ATM and Cash Machines.
Banking Facilities and Money Exchange Services.
Currency exchange counters.
Conference Halls.
Child Care Area.
Free Newspapers and Magazines.
Free information kiosks.
Free Medical Facilities and availability of 
Paid Luggage wrapping.
Prayer Room.
Paid Luggage Storage & Lockers.
Lost and Found Baggage Services.
Car Rental Services.

Kochi Airport Lounge Information

Kochi airport lounges are air-conditioned and offer light snacks, free Wi-Fi, and a selection of newspapers is the ideal rest stop for weary travellers. Before continuing to your next location, take advantage of the buffet and the variety of soft drinks.

  • Earth Lounge- Terminal 1
  • Earth Lounge- Terminal 3

Things to Do at the Kochi airport

While you wait at the Kochi Airport, spend your time

  • Shopping at Duty Free shops for reasonable prices.
  • Luxuriating in the traditional souvenirs from God's own Country.
  • Relishing your taste buds with offerings from several restaurants and cafes.
  • Snacking at the kiosk for cheaper hunger relief.
  • Relaxing in the well-furnished guest rooms.

The Kochi International Airport provides a great range of facilities and services so that you can enjoy your stopover.

Hotels near Kochi Airport


Flora Airport Hotel Opposite Terminal 2, Cochin International Airport, Nedumbassery, Kochi (Cochin) 683572, India


Quality Airport Hotel Nayathode | Nedumbassery, Kochi (Cochin) 683572, India


Courtyard Kochi Airport VIP Road, Opposite Kochi International Airport | Vapalaserry, Nedumbassery, Kochi (Cochin) 683585, India


Abad Airport Hotel Cochin International Airport | Nedumbassery, Kochi (Cochin) 683590, India


Lotus 8 Opposite Cochin International Airport | Nedumbassery, Kochi (Cochin) 683572, India

Hotels near Cochin International Airport

For a small break between flights, there are many hotels near the airport. Some of them are as mentioned below: 

  • Flora Airport Hotel, Opposite Terminal 2, Cochin International Airport, Nedumbassery, Kochi (Cochin) 683572, India
  • Quality Airport Hotel, Nayathode | Nedumbassery, Kochi (Cochin) 683572, India
  • Courtyard Kochi, Airport VIP Road, Opposite Kochi International Airport | Vappalassery, Nedumbassery, Kochi (Cochin) 683585, India
  • Abad Airport Hotel, Cochin International Airport | Nedumbassery, Kochi (Cochin) 683590, India
  • Lotus 8, Opposite Cochin International Airport | Nedumbassery, Kochi (Cochin) 683572, India

Places to visit near Cochin Airport

Here are a few places near the Kochi airport that are a must-go on your visit to Kochi.

  • Kalady: One of the top pilgrimage locations is around 7 km from Kochi Airport. Your mind will be purified by the resonating Sanskrit Mantras at the Sringeri Mutt in Kalady. The depiction of Adi Shankara's life in pictures may be found in the Keerti Stambham in the centre of the city.
  • Kodanad: 20 kilometres separate the airport from this lovely location on the banks of the Periyar River. In order to domesticate wild elephants, it has a captive elephant training college. Additionally, there is a cradle over here where young elephants are raised. At this location, you can also go on an elephant safari.

These are some of the locations that you simply must not miss on your trip to Kochi.

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