Access - Bangalore

Air: Indian Airlines connects Bangalore by regular flights to Delhi, Mumbai, Madras, Calcutta, Hyderabad, Goa and Thiruvananthapuram among other cities.

Indian Airlines, Cauvery Bhawan, Kampe Gowda Road. Tel: (080) 2214784, 2211914. Airport enquiries - Tel: (080) 5266233.

Private Airlines like Jet Air, Modiluft, NEPC, East West also connect Bangalore with other cities in India.

Bangalore Airport is located about 8 kms from the M.G. Road area in the city. Airport coach transfers run by the Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation, tourist taxies and pre-paid taxi services are available for transfer to and from the airport.

Rail: Bangalore is connected to the rest of the country both by meter gauge and broad gauge rail service. It is an important railway station on the southern railway network.

Bangalore City Railway Station Enquiry Tel: 131, 132. Arrival & Departures Tel: 134.

Road: Bangalore is located at the juncture of National Highways 4, 7 and 48 which connect it to all parts of the country with good roads. All neighboring state road transport corporations, from Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra and Goa, connect the city with their respective states. In addition the Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation also runs reciprocal services to all parts of the state as well as inter-state services. Roadway enquiries, Tel: (080) 2871261, (080) 2876974. The Interstate Bus Terminus is located near the railway station.

Local Transportation

The city bus service is efficient and economical, but is usable only during non-peak hours. The other common modes of transportation in the city are the metered auto-rickshaws and tourist taxis. Karnataka State Tourist Development Corporation (KSTDC) maintains a fleet of cards for hire. The number of yellow tops is limited in the city.

Karnataka Bangalore