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Transportation Options from Delhi Airport to Noida

Noida is a large urban city about 25 km east of New Delhi and it’s among the best shopping destinations in India with busy streets, lofty skyscrapers, and industrial units. You can get directly from Delhi Airport to Noida by taxi or metro.

Taxi service is a convenient choice for 24/7 door-to-door transportation and you have many options from traditional taxis – that may lack air-conditioning – to large modern minivans. Another great option is to pre-book an airport taxi to ensure reliable and personalised service. The average cost of a taxi for up to 4 passengers is around €11 (INR 1,000).

If you’re travelling on a tight budget and you prefer to experience the city like a local, you can get from Delhi Airport to Noida by metro. Magenta Line departs directly from Delhi Airport and you can easily reach Noida city centre by switching to the Blue at the Botanical Gardens. The trip from Delhi Airport to Noida by metro takes around 1 hour and 10 minutes, not including multiple wait times. Although often very crowded, the metro costs only €0.60 (INR 50) per traveller, making it a very budget-friendly choice.

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Comparison of the options

Welcome Pickups €25 55min 24/7
Taxi €11 55min 24/7
Metro €1.20 110min 05:50–23:09

How to get from Delhi Airport to Noida by taxi

Taking a taxi is the most convenient and fastest transportation option to get from Delhi Airport to Noida. Taxis are lined up at Delhi Airport 24/7 and you can get instant access to various types of taxi services, from traditional black and yellow cabs to radio taxis and app-based services.

For an even smoother and stress-free arrival, you can pre-book a personalised transfer with Welcome Pickups and have a driver waiting for you in the Arrivals Hall, even if your flight is delayed.

How much is the fare for a taxi from Delhi Airport to Noida?

Official New Delhi taxis operate on a taximeter system and the fare is calculated based on distance and travel time. There are additional charges for waiting time, luggage, and nighttime travelling and it’s important to note that the rates may vary depending on the type of taxi you choose. For long-distance trips, it’s common to negotiate the fare with the driver and agree on a fixed price; make sure to clarify that you’re heading to Noida as the fare from Delhi Airport to Greater Noida is higher.

For a taxi from Delhi Airport to Noida, you can expect to pay an average of €11 (INR 1,000) for up to 4 passengers. To ensure a fixed prepaid taxi fare from Delhi Airport to Noida, you can always book your airport taxi in advance with Welcome Pickups for reliable 24/7 service and a trained, English-speaking driver.



Trip Duration

55 Min.

*The fare will vary unless the taxi is booked in advance.

Value for Money

Taxis are available at Delhi Airport 24/7, offering on-demand and pre-booked services.

Where do I take a taxi from?

You can find a taxi at Delhi Airport around the clock; follow the taxi signage inside the Arrivals Hall and you should see the taxi rank for on-demand taxis right in front of the Terminal. For pre-booked services, the pick-up area may vary; it’s best to check Delhi Airport’s official website for more information on each operator.


The Delhi Airport to Noida taxi fare is quite low given the distance you’ll cover, making it a good option even if you’re travelling on a tight budget or are a solo traveller. As long as you choose an official operator and stay clear of unregistered taxis, you will enjoy a quick and comfortable ride to your destination and avoid the hassle of using public transport.

To guarantee a professional, English-speaking driver in a modern vehicle, you can up your travel experience by booking with Welcome Pickups for ultimate convenience.

Editor’s Note

Taxis in Delhi in general are a convenient transportation option but it is recommended to use a reputable operator or a ride-hailing app or better yet to pre-book your transfer to ensure reliable and safe service.

Useful Tips

It's advised to always negotiate the fare with your driver upfront, before getting into the taxi, even if a taximeter is installed in the vehicle.
Not all taxis are air-conditioned so make sure to ask the driver before getting in the taxi.
You can pay for your taxi in Delhi using both cash and a credit or debit card.
It's common to tip 10% your taxi driver in India for a longer journey and if they helped with your luggage.
You can use a GPS or map app on your mobile to see your driver is following the shortest route to your destination and avoid being overcharged.

How to get from Delhi Airport to Noida by metro

Despite the long Delhi Airport to Noida distance, you can reach your destination using the Delhi Metro, which operates a very extended and convenient network in New Delhi and nearby cities.

The Magenta Line, which departs from the airport, will take you up to the Botanical Gardens, a station very close to Noida city centre.

From there you can continue with the Blue Line, which makes several stops in Noida, including the city centre; you can check which metro station is nearest to your final destination to avoid walking or using additional transportation.

How much is the fare for the metro from Delhi Airport to Noida?

A single ticket for the trip from Delhi Airport to Noida by metro costs €0.60 (INR 50) per traveller. If you plan to use the metro during your trip, it’s worth having a look at multiple-use fare options to save time and money.



Trip Duration

1 Hr. 10 Min.

The average waiting time for the metro from Delhi Airport is around 7 minutes during peak hours.

Value for Money

The first train for the Magenta Line departs from Delhi Airport at 05:50 Monday through Saturday. On Sundays, the first train departs at 08:10. The last train is at 23:10 daily.

Where do I take the metro from?

The Magenta Line departs from Indigo Terminal 1 IGI Airport. You will need to disembark at the Botanical Gardens to switch to the Blue Line to reach the Noida city centre.


The metro from Delhi Airport to Noida is the cheapest transportation option and sometimes it can even be faster than a taxi if there is heavy traffic on the road. However, it’s a popular transportation option for locals and tourists alike and it’s a long trip from New Delhi Airport to Noida; if it’s too crowded you may end up standing the entire time and you may have trouble moving your luggage around.

Also, keep in mind the need to navigate to your final destination after disembarking the metro in Noida. For a smoother, direct drop-off experience, it’s best to use an airport taxi instead and reach your destination in the comfort of a private vehicle at an affordable price.

Editor’s Note

The metro is a great value-for-money option but it's recommended to use it only if you're travelling with light luggage as it can get very crowded during peak hours. It's also best to avoid it if you're travelling with young children and take a taxi instead.

Useful Tips

There is a baggage limit of 25 kg per passenger to ensure safe and comfortable transportation for everyone on the train.
You can purchase your ticket from the automatic Ticket Issuing Machine (TIM), set up in the Arrivals Hall at Terminal 3 and outside Terminal 2 Arrivals.
If you're travelling in a wheelchair, contact the Delhi Metro Customer Care Centre for assistance and staff will help you at entry and exit stations.

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Frequently asked questions

What is the distance between Noida and Delhi Airport?

The Delhi Airport to Noida distance is around 31 km to the east. Driving there takes about 55 minutes depending on traffic conditions.

How can I get from Delhi Airport to Noida?

The best way to get from New Delhi Airport to Noida is by taxi or metro. The fastest and most convenient choice is to take an airport taxi or pre-book an airport taxi. The ride takes around 55 minutes and the average cost is €11 (INR 1,000) for up to 4 passengers.

The metro from Delhi Airport to Noida an even cheaper option, but it can become overcrowded and has luggage limits. You can take the Magenta Line directly from Delhi Airport and switch to the Blue Line at Botanical Garden to reach Noida city centre. The total trip duration is around 1 hour and 10 minutes and costs €0.60 (INR 50) per traveller.

What’s the cost of a taxi from Delhi Airport to Noida?

The average Delhi Airport to Noida taxi fare is approximately €11 (INR 1,000) for up to 4 passengers. This is only an estimate as the rates may vary among the different operators and there can be additional fees for luggage, nighttime travel or calling a radio taxi. For a guaranteed and competitive rate, consider booking in advance with Welcome Pickups.

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