The new Rajiv Gandhi International Airport in Shamshabad is about 20km southwest of the city and is approximately a 20-minutes drive to the Congress venue – HICC. Flights from most Asian and European cities reach Hyderabad in 4-10 hours. Domestic flights from all major Indian cities take no longer than 2 hours to reach as the city is well-connected and located in the centre of the country.
Train services are available from most of the major cities in the country. They provide comfortable air-conditioned travel facilities for domestic connectivity.