How to Reach Bangalore

Bangalore is well connected to all parts of the country by air, road and rail. The Bengaluru International Airport is located in Devanahalli, 40kms from the city, which is accessible through buses, taxis and helicopters. The Bengaluru City Railway Station and Yeshwantpur Junction are the major railway terminals where most trains arrive. Government and private bus services are also available to and from major Indian cities.

Most frequently searched routes to Bangalore

Route Name Distance Time
Hyderabad to Bangalore 569 km 8 hours 1 min
Chennai to Bangalore 346 km 5 hours 45 mins
Mumbai to Bangalore 980 km 14 hours 6 mins
Delhi to Bangalore 2,167 km 1 day 7 hours
Wayanad to Bangalore 274 km 5 hours 40 mins
Coorg to Bangalore 238 km 5 hours 9 mins
Goa to Bangalore 560 km 8 hours 41 mins
Munnar to Bangalore 476 km 8 hours 39 mins
Hosur to Bangalore 39.2 km 1 hour 2 mins
Pune to Bangalore 837 km 12 hours 6 mins
Ahmedabad to Bangalore 1,493 km 21 hours 54 mins
Kolkata to Bangalore 1,880 km 1 day 7 hours
Gurgaon to Bangalore 2,171 km 1 day 7 hours
Jaipur to Bangalore 2,005 km 1 day 7 hours
Jodhpur to Bangalore 1,946 km 1 day 5 hours
Chandigarh to Bangalore 2,395 km 1 day 11 hours
Udaipur to Bangalore 1,723 km 1 day 1 hour
Varanasi to Bangalore 1,820 km 1 day 6 hours
Alleppey to Bangalore 594 km 10 hours 23 mins
Ernakulam to Bangalore 540 km 9 hours 13 mins
Gangtok to Bangalore 2,525 km 1 day 21 hours
Shimla to Bangalore 2,494 km 1 day 14 hours
Mahabaleshwar to Bangalore 784 km 11 hours 24 mins
Srinagar to Bangalore 2,989 km 1 day 22 hours
Jaisalmer to Bangalore 2,028 km 1 day 7 hours
Amritsar to Bangalore 2,599 km 1 day 14 hours
Lonavala to Bangalore 897 km 12 hours 42 mins
Manali to Bangalore 2,687 km 1 day 18 hours
Agra to Bangalore 1,923 km 1 day 4 hours

How to reach Bangalore by flight

Kempegowda International Airport is one of India's busiest and modern airports. It is connected to around 50 destinations across the country and plenty of international destinations as well. It hosts 10 domestic and 21 international airlines like Air India, Qatar, Emirates, Jet Airways, Etihad Airways, among many others.

Nearest Airport: Kempegowda International Airport (BLR)

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How to reach Bangalore by road

If you are up for a little adventure, you can travel to Bangalore by bus. There are both government and private bus that operate from all the major towns like Mumbai, Goa, Chennai, Hyderabad, etc. The bus arrives and depart from the Bangalore Bus Stand which is located opposite to the Bangalore City railway station.

How to reach Bangalore by train

Bangalore has two main rail terminals- The Bangalore City and Yeshwantpur Junction. The Bangalore City is the major terminal situated in Majestic, which is the heart of the city and most trains arrive and depart from here.

The Yeshwantpur Junction is located on NH-4 and mostly long-distance trains arrive and depart from here. After arriving at the junction, you will need to take a taxi or a rickshaw to the main city which is easily available outside the station.

Local transport in Bangalore

The Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation forms an important medium of transport in the city. It connects the whole town through various routes making travel simple. The ticket fares are around INR 15 for a distance of 7 km. There are also Volvo buses available throughout the city. From the airport, you can take a shuttle bus to reach different parts of the city. The Bangalore Airport Bus Service operates buses frequently throughout the day, and there are a few buses which run in the night as well.

Ola cabs and Uber are available within minutes when booked through their app or through calls. Three-wheeled auto-rickshaws are a popular means of transport. But be wary of the auto fares here as the drivers tend to charge the highest fare possible and do not go by the fare meter. If the fares are too high, there are many app-based services like Ola and Uber that have autos as well. 

Metro services are also now available in a lot of areas in the city. There are around 40 metro stations spread over Green line and Purple line with the Majestic station (Kempegowda interchange) being the only station which connects these two metro lines. The Purple line runs from Mysore road in the west to Baiyyapanahalli in the east whereas the Green line connects Puttenahalli in the south to Nagasandra in the north-west. The metro is operational from 5 am to 11 pm in the night.

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