How To Reach Bangalore

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How to Reach Bangalore

Bangalore is located in the Southern region of India and is the third largest city in the country. It is well connected to all parts of the country. The Bengaluru International Airport is located in Devanahalli, 40kms from the business district, 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 cities.

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How to Reach Bangalore by Flight

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

Nearest Airport: Kempegowda International Airport (BLR)

Tentative return flight prices to Bangalore from major cities in India:

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Starting City Return price (approximate)
Mumbai ₹ 6,828 Non-stop Check
New Delhi ₹ 9,408 Non-stop Check
Chennai ₹ 3,196 Non-stop Check
Hyderabad ₹ 3,739 Non-stop Check
Kolkata ₹ 7,931 Non-stop Check
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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 arrive 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 at 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. There are also Volvo buses available throughout the city. From the airport, you can take a 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. They are metered and can accommodate up to three passengers.

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.

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
Delhi to Bangalore 2,167 km 1 day 7 hours
Mumbai to Bangalore 980 km 14 hours 6 mins
Goa to Bangalore 560 km 8 hours 41 mins
Munnar to Bangalore 476 km 8 hours 39 mins
Ahmedabad to Bangalore 1,493 km 21 hours 54 mins
Pune to Bangalore 837 km 12 hours 6 mins
Hosur to Bangalore 39.2 km 1 hour 2 mins
Coorg to Bangalore 238 km 5 hours 9 mins
Wayanad to Bangalore 274 km 5 hours 40 mins
Kolkata to Bangalore 1,880 km 1 day 7 hours
Gurgaon to Bangalore 2,171 km 1 day 7 hours
Ernakulam to Bangalore 540 km 9 hours 13 mins
Alleppey to Bangalore 594 km 10 hours 23 mins
Varanasi to Bangalore 1,820 km 1 day 6 hours
Udaipur to Bangalore 1,723 km 1 day 1 hour
Chandigarh to Bangalore 2,395 km 1 day 11 hours
Jodhpur to Bangalore 1,946 km 1 day 5 hours
Jaipur to Bangalore 2,005 km 1 day 7 hours
Agra to Bangalore 1,923 km 1 day 4 hours
Lonavala to Bangalore 897 km 12 hours 42 mins
Amritsar to Bangalore 2,599 km 1 day 14 hours
Jaisalmer to Bangalore 2,028 km 1 day 7 hours
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
Manali to Bangalore 2,687 km 1 day 18 hours


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