Book flights from New York to Ahmedabad with Qatar Airways
Arriving in Ahmedabad
Listed as one of the fastest growing cities in the world by Forbes, Ahmedabad is a little off the usual tourist path. Visitors booking a flight to Ahmedabad with Qatar Airways will discover a city that is warm, welcoming and full of interest, whether you’re here on business or want to discover the ‘real’ India.
This is a city that adores its cricket, and if you want to experience the authentic Ahmedabad lifestyle then a visit to a game is a must. The people are known for their hospitality and friendliness towards visitors.
Craftsmanship is a real feature of the city, and the intricately carved screens at the Sidi Sayed Mosque are simply breathtaking. The Swaminarayan Temple is another unique example of the region’s passion for ornate buildings, and is particularly beautiful at sunset.
The city was home to Mahatma Gandhi, and the Gandhi Ashram near Vadaj is a must-see. Today the Ashram houses exhibitions detailing the life of Gandhi, as well as a handicrafts centre, a handmade paper factory and a spinning wheel factory.
There are also plenty of unique and unusual attractions, such as the Heritage Houses of poles – a collection of structures dating back 600 years. For visitors who want to see the modern city the Science Centre is a fascinating glimpse into India’s rapid progression in science and technology. For a little piece of tranquillity at the end of the day, head to the 15th Century Kankaria Lake and its gorgeous island garden.
Flights to Ahmedabad with Qatar Airways land at Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport. Visa restrictions for entry into the country will depend on your country of origin, length of stay and whether your trip is for business or pleasure. Before you fly to Ahmedabad please check the visa and passport requirements.
Flights from New York to Ahmedabad with Qatar Airways have never been more comfortable or convenient. On your flight to Gujarat’s main city you’ll enjoy an award-winning service, including delicious meals, thousands of entertainment options, and ample space to unwind and relax with that all-important extra leg-room. Our fleet of modern, luxury aircraft are designed with comfort and space as a priority, so that you’ll land feeling completely refreshed.
Ahmedabad is an astonishingly beautiful and energetic city with a very long history. The maze of winding streets in the Old Quarter and the city’s many fine museums are packed with interest, and on the west bank of the river you’ll find several modern universities and upmarket suburbs. Come here for the new shopping malls and some of Ahmedabad’s best restaurants, where you can enjoy fine regional cuisine.
Flying from New York
The iconic JFK airport is representative of the city it serves – big, busy and vibrant. A total of eight terminals and all the major international carriers connect passengers all over the world.
Packed with facilities and friendly staff, JFK is one of the world’s busiest air hubs. Because the airport is so busy, it is important to plan ahead and know which terminal your Qatar Airways flight leaves from.
Transportation and car parking
The easiest way to get to and from the airport is via the JFK AirTrain - a 24-hour service that connects all of the airport terminals with rail and metro stations.
The New York City Airporter Bus runs every 20 minutes from Grand Central Terminal and the Port Authority Bus Terminal to the airport. Taxis are plentiful and a pre-booked limousine service is also available. Car parking for Terminal 8 is in the ‘Red’ Lot, although shuttles from other parking zones provide you with more options if the Red Lot is full.
Arriving in New York
Qatar Airways flights from New York leave from Terminal 8. The free AirTrain service connects the terminals, which is particularly useful if you are transferring from an internal or other international flight.
If your flight leaves from a high-numbered gate, it is advisable to use the free motorized shuttle, due to the distance between the departure area and the gates. The Oasis Lounge (charges applicable) in Terminal 4 is open 24 hours a day and has extensive facilities including showers.
Facilities and amenities
While waiting for your Qatar Airways flight from New York, Terminal 8 offers extensive food and drink outlets serving snacks and fast food, light meals, coffee and refreshments.
There is also a wide range of retail outlets selling everything from watches and sunglasses to a dedicated ‘Metropolitan Museum of Art’ shop. Facilities include baby-care areas, dry cleaning, a pet relief area and a Welcome Centre. Wi-Fi is available throughout the airport for a fee.