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Arriving at the the Chaudhary Charan Singh International Airport

Cheap flights to Lucknow are relatively easy to find throughout the year. Lucknow has one airport, which is the Chaudhary Charan Singh International Airport. The Chaudhary Charan Singh International Airport has two terminals; one serves domestic flights and the other serves international flights. The airport is served by numerous domestic and international carriers, making your flight search easier. The competition from these carriers makes it easy to get a better quote on Lucknow flights. For cheap flights to Lucknow, you should compare the airfares by all the carriers to see which one is currently offering a special deal on Lucknow flights. 

Getting around Lucknow

After the long flight to Lucknow, you can use a taxi or train to get from the airport to the city, which is about 27 kilometres away. To travel around in the city, Lucknow has a reliable bus service, several taxi services and rickshaws, which are one of India’s most common modes of transport. If you decide to hire a car from a local car hiring service, consider hiring a local driver as well. It's easy to get lost in Lucknow if you aren't from the area, so a driver can really make your travels easier. If you want to move fast in the city, rickshaws are the best means of transport since they are light and can navigate through most traffic jams. 

Main Attractions in Lucknow

Lucknow has a rich history as one of the oldest cities in northern India. This city is a hub of culture, art, cuisine, music and dance. Some of the main attractions in Lucknow include the Aminabad Market, which is one of the oldest markets in the city. It specialises in the sale of hand embroidered clothes and fashion accessories. Some of the monuments every visitor should see in the city include Bara imambara, built in 1784 and featuring stunning architecture, the British residency, which is now in ruins after serving as a hideout in the 1857 uprising, and the Chowk, a lively market especially popular in the evenings. If you're a nature lover, you should definitely visit the Sikander Bagh park, which has some very beautiful and expansive gardens.

Shopping, Dining and Night Life in Lucknow

Lucknow has many open-air markets offering Indian clothes, jewels and curio at inexpensive prices. Many of these items are handmade. The Chowk, mentioned above, is a great place to find some of these.

The city also has numerous eateries with menus as varied as the people in the city. Most places offer traditional Indian cuisine, which is famous for its highly potent Indian spices, such as masala. If you're not a fan of Indian food, there are hotels that offer western cuisine. However, it's advisable to try at least one Indian dish before leaving the city. 

Lucknow is famous for its vibrant night life. There are numerous pubs, sports bars and lounges that you can visit to dance the night away. Fun clubs to visit include The Privilege Club and Zero Degree Lounge and Disco.

Flight stats for Lucknow - did you know?
  • Lucknow is 11 km from Amausi Airport (Lucknow, India).
  • Amausi Airport (Lucknow, India)
    • Right now, 16 airlines operate out of Amausi Airport.
    • Amausi Airport offers nonstop flights to 17 cities.
    • Every week, at least 393 domestic flights and 49 international flights depart from Amausi Airport.

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