Reaching India: One can reach India through various aerial, water and terrestrial routes.
Air transport: India has many companies providing international air services such as, Air India, British Airways, Lufthansa, KLM, Air France, etc.
The major international airports in India are:
- Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (Mumbai): Which is around 32 km from the city, and has bus and taxi services to access the city.
- Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport (Kolkata): It is 20 km from the city, and has bus and taxi services to access the city.
- Indira Gandhi International Airport (Delhi): It is situated 23 km south of the city and has bus and taxi services available to reach the main city.
- Anna International Airport (Chennai): It is situated around 14 km southwest from the city. The place is well connected with the city through bus and taxi services.
Most of these airports have snack bar, duty free shops, post office, banks and money exchange facilities.
Water transport: India has its major ports in Mumbai, Panaji (Goa), Kochi, Kolkata, Calicut and Rameswaram. However there are no regular passenger water transport services available to Southeast Asia.
Rail Transport: India is only connected to few countries through terrestrial transport. It is well connected through train to its neighboring countries like Pakistan, Bhutan, Nepal and Bangladesh.
Road transport: One can travel from Europe to India by road, but one must be fully aware of the current border crossing rules, visa requirements, and situation in the countries en route.