airport-information

Varanasi Airport

Lal Bahadur Shastri International Airport (VNS)

Varanasi Airport is the 20th busiest airport in India in terms of passenger movement and the second-busiest airport in the state of Uttar Pradesh.

Air India operations

Fly and collect points
Check-in counters

Our counters are from number 10 to 13.

Upgrade seats
Terminals

There is only one terminal.

Share points  with family
Lounges

Unwind before and between your flights at the lounges in Varanasi Airport.

Services and amenities

full-service-dining

Full-service dining

free-wi-fi

Free Wi-Fi 

smoking-area

Smoking area

Facility for passengers with disabilities or those who require wheelchair assistance

Facility for passengers with disabilities or those who require wheelchair assistance

Lounge

Lounge

emergency-medical-care

24x7 medical facility  

mobile-charging-hubs

Mobile charging stations

atm

ATMs

Transfer desks

  • No, there isn’t any transfer desk available.

Connectivity between the airport and city

  • Car rentals (Ola, Uber)
  • Trains 
  • Buses
  • Taxis

VNS is located 25.8 km from the city centre.

Taxi pick-up area

  • Pick-up area is located at the A1 arrival area of the airport. 

Minimum layover time

  • 90 minutes

DigiYatra

  • Enabled
Health-medical-assistance

Resolution desk for baggage issues

Please approach the reservations desk at the airport.

Places to visit nearby

ghats-of-varanasi

Ghats of Varanasi

multiple
Ramnagar

Ramnagar

34 km
Sarnath

Sarnath

26 km

Airport FAQs

The Varanasi airport provides free Wi-Fi for passengers. Activate your device’s Wi-fi function. Select the network “Free Airport Wi-Fi” and connect. You will be automatically redirected to the airport’s homepage to log in.

There are no prayer rooms at the airport.

Smoking is allowed only in dedicated smoking rooms located at various designated areas in the airport.