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Bangalore: How to Reach

Bangalore City

Bangalore is accessible by air, rail and road from every important city and other states in India.

By Air

Venkataramanaswamy Temple, Bangalore

Bengaluru International Airport is located 4 km south of Devanahalli , 40 km from the central business district of Bangalore and 30 km from the Bangalore City Railway Station. It replaced the old HAL Bangalore International Airport. The airport is the fourth busiest airport in India after Mumbai, Delhi and Chennai. The airport is host to 10 domestic and 19 international airlines those operate regular flights from Delhi, Bombay, Calcutta, Madras, Trivandrum, Hyderabad, Goa, Kochi, Ahmedabad, Mangalore, Singapore, Dubai, London, Oman, Hong Kong, Saudi Arabia and other desinations.

Volvo based Bangalore International Airport Limited (BIAL) Services known as Vayu Vajra, offer high-end air-conditioned comfort to passengers. The service is available round the clock. BMTC runs twelve bus routes from as many locations in the city to connect to the new airport. Suvarna services and Pushpak services with fleets of buses are also in operation to and from different destinations.

Dancing fountain, Bangalore

By Rail

Bangalore is connected to all major Indian cities by rail. Several super fast trains such as Shatabhi, Bridavan, Lalbagh express connect Bangalore to Chennai. The City Railway Station is the main terminal in Bangalore.

By Road

The Main bus terminal in the city is opposite City Railway Station. Bangalore is well connected by road with the rest of India. Kempegowda Bus Stand (Inter State) in Bangalore is the Central Bus Stand, a 24-hour hub for buses plying all over South India. There are services to Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Kerala, Maharashtra, Puducherry and Goa. Bangalore is connected to India’s major cities through the National Highways - NH 4, NH 7 and NH 209.