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Hyderabad Rajiv Gandhi International Airport also known as Hyderabad International Airport, Shamshabad Airport, about 22 km south of downtown Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India. The Hyderabad Airport is named after former Prime Minister of India, Rajiv Gandhi. It replaced the former international airport of the city, Begumpet Airport. Commercial flight operations began at 12:01 am on 23 March 2008. Rajiv Gandhi International Airport is the public-private partnership venture in the Indian airports,

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Hyderabad international airport has been named amongst the world's top five in the annual Airport Service Quality (ASQ) passenger survey along with the ones at Seoul, Singapore, Hong Kong and Beijing. In 2010, Hyderabad airport was ranked among the top airports of the world in the airport services quality (ASQ) by the global body, Airports Council International (ACI). It retained the number one position for the second year in a row among 49 airports handling 5-15 million passengers per annum.
It serves as a hub for SpiceJet and Lufthansa Cargo and also a focus city for Air India, Jet Airways.

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Hyderabad International Airport

Deccan Station Or Hyd Station

Secunderabad Station

Kachiguda Railway Station

MGBS Hyd - Imlibun Bus Stop

Jubilee Bus Station Secunderabad

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Facility At Rajiv Gandhi International Airport

Services at the rajiv gandhi international airport shamshabad. In addition, Aero Express Buses, the airport shuttle, is a facility provided by the Hyderabad International Airport. These buses run at 30 minutes interval to/from several points in the city and the airport between 03:30 hours and 23:30 hours, and at a 1 hour frequency between 23.30 hours to 03.30 hours. Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (APSRTC) also provides non air-conditioned bus services between various points in the city and the airport at much lower fares.

Other alternate modes of road access, still in planning phase with State government include:
Metro rail extension from Falaknuma to Shamshabad
Dedicated airport train from Secunderabad to airport 40 km stretch with travel time of around 25 minutes
The 11.6 km PV Narasimha Rao Expressway, constructed at an elevated level from Mehdipatnam to Rajendranagar along with an underpass and trumpet interchange for providing dedicated high speed travel to the airport, is the longest flyover in India.[17] There are three wide roads leading to the new airport from the city and modern taxis and buses can shuttle passengers between the city and the airport. The Nehru Outer Ring Road serves as a expressway between Gachibowli and Shamshabad.

South Central Railway Trains

The South Central Railway operates various trains between different stations providing a well-developed and interconnected railway route and is considered a crucial zone connecting trains originating from East, West and North of India destined to Southern India. The South Central Railway zone, which has its head-quarters at Secunderabad, covers majority of Andhra Pradesh state leaving aside North Coastal Andhra region which falls under Waltair Division of East Coast Railway. SCR also covers some lines ranging from tiny to moderate in the states of Karnataka, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh and Tamilnadu.

Three important Railway Stations in Hyderabad

1) - Hyderabad Deccan Station Or Nampally Station Or Hyderabad Station

The Hyderabad Deccan Railway Station, popularly known as Nampally Railway Station, is located at Nampally, a locality in Hyderabad. It falls under the Secunderabad Division of South Central Railway while Kacheguda comes under Hyderabad Division of SCR. The station serves the city of Hyderabad by rail to and from many important towns and cities in the country. Most of the express trains to different cities originate from this station.

MMTS RailNampally Railway Station is a train station in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India. Localities like Salar Jung Museum, Charminar and Hyderguda are accessible from this station.

Hyderabad Deccan Railway Station (Nampally Railway Station) is a major railhead of the South Central Railways. Thiruvananthapuram-Hyderabad Express, East Coast Express, Krishna Express, Hyderabad Express and Godavari Express pass through the station. The main station towards south-west is at Mahbubnagar, 103 km from Hyderabad. Traveling north, the nearest railhead is Secunderabad Junction Railway Station.

Computerized reservation facility and a tourist information cell are provided. Indrail pass can be obtained at the reservation center. National Train Enquiry System (NTES) is available. Passenger Operated Enquiry Terminal (POET) facility is also provided.

2) - Secunderabad Station / Secunderabad Junction

Secunderabad Junction, is a major intercity rail station and a commuter rail hub in the Hyderabad Urban Area. It is located in the city of Secunderabad and falls under the South Central Railway zone of Indian Railways. Built in 1874, by the Nizam of Hyderabad State, during the British era, this station was the main station of the Nizam's Railway, until the opening of Kachiguda Railway Station in 1916. Later on, its operation was taken over by the Indian Railways in 1951, when the Nizam's Railway was nationalized. The main portico and concourse are influenced by Asaf Jahi style architecture. The station building resembles a fort and is one of the tourist attractions in the twin cities of Hyderabad and Secunderabad..

Secunderabad station is well connected by rail to all parts of India. Over 190 trains arrive at, or depart from, the station, daily, transporting over one hundred thousand passengers to their destinations across the country. Situated on the Vijayawada – Wadi (main line of SCR) and Nanded–Guntakal railway lines, it is the zonal headquarter station of the South Central Railway (SCR), and also the divisional headquarter station of Secunderabad Division of the SCR. The station has also achieved the ISO-9001 Certification for quality management in ticket booking, parcel and luggage booking and train management of platform. In recent years, the railways has proposed to upgrade it into a world-class station, with emphasis on vertical expansion of the complex. It is connected to almost all the parts of the twin cities (Hyderabad and Secunderabad) by the Hyderabad MMTS and Hyderabad Road Transport's buses, making it convenient for passengers to commute to and from the station.

3) - Kachiguda Station

Kachiguda Station Constructed in 1916, by the Nizam of the erstwhile Hyderabad State, this Station was the Headquarters of the then Nizam's Guaranteed State Railway. Endowed with central and side domes and accompanying minarets, this station has aspects of Gothic style architecture. The station handles trains originating for Bangalore, Aurangabad, Tirupati, Chennai, Delhi, Nanded, Coimbatore, and more. Housing many modern passenger amenities, this station now serves as the Headquarter station of the Hyderabad Division of South Central Railway.

The Kachiguda Railway Station connects Hyderabad City with MMTS Rail Transit, and localities like Kachiguda, Barkatpura, Chaderghat, Narayanguda, Kothi and Abids are accessible from this station.

Hyderabad Road Transportation

Andhra pradesh state road transport corporation provides transit facility in the state of andhra pradesh. It has in its fleet approximately 18000+ buses. Due to its strength in terms of the fleet, the number of miles it covers daily, the total number of employees, and connections to the adjacent states, APSRTC is considered as the largest state transport undertaking in the world. APSRTC runs intercity and inter district buses within the state of Andhra pradesh. It also runs interstate routes connecting to the adjacent states of Tamil Nadu, Orissa, Karnataka - KSRTC and Maharashtra. APSRTC runs air conditioned coach, sleeper coach, express buses, ordinary buses and special service buses to cater the needs of the passengers. Andhra Pradesh has a total road network of 178,474 Kilometers with about 12 National Highways of 4014 Kms. and State Highways of 8763 Kms.

Important Bus Stop in Hyderabad

MGBS Or Imlibun Hyderabad

Mahatma Gandhi Bus Station OR MGBS earlier known as Imlibun (Imli Means Tamarind & Bun Means Forest). Imlibun is a bus station in the southern part of Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh. It is unofficially known as the Imlibun bus station. This bus terminus is situated at Imlibun island on the Musi river and is owned by Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (APSRTC). It is accessible by two major and two minor road bridges, though only one is accessible. Many buses from other states like Chhattisgarh, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu, arrive at this bus station daily.

Jubilee Bus Station Secunderabad

Jubilee Bus Station Secunderabad is owned by Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (APSRTC) catering to the needs of public transportion, at Hyderabad there is Imlibun Bus Stand and at Secunderabad Jubilee Bus Stand. One will get a public transportaion from here to entire Andhra Pradesh.

Hyderabad Auto Rickshaw Service

Auto Rickshaws in Hyderabad should be metered, though it can be difficult for non-locals and locals alike to find an autorickshaw driver who ever agrees to a metered fare. Hyderabad Traffic police is very helpful and will help engage an Auto with metered fare. Autos can carry a maximum of 3 passengers excluding the driver, but it is common to find them being overloaded to carry up to six passengers. The minimum fare is Rs 15 which covers the first 1.6 km. Each additional km is another Rs 9. There are also shared 8 seater Maxi Vans available to and fro from the suburbs to a main location of the city in that direction. Fares are mostly 2 rupees more than bus fares, but are far more comfortable and fast for short distances upto 5 km. Fix the fare before you step into the autorickshaw.

Hyderabad Taxi Service

Radio Taxi service at the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport is provided by leading service providers Meru and Sky cabs for the convenience of our customers. This is an air conditioned cab service with charges payable on the basis of meter reading at the end of the journey. Radio taxi can’t be pre-booked from Airport. Only those taxis that have taken the license for operating Radio Taxi Service from the Government of Andhra Pradesh can operate this service in Hyderabad
Fare: Rs 18 per km, Minimum Rs 20 which include the first 2 Km travelled & Waiting charges @ Rs 1 per minute.
25% night surcharge is applicable between 2300 hours to 0500 hours

Rent A Car Service Hyderabad

At Rajiv Gandhi International Airport, car rental services are provided but it will be expensive. It is better if you hire a car from any car rental service provider from hyderabad city. Book it before you arrive at the airport. You can Call on +919391045558 for best deal on rent a car.

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