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Bangalore Travel Guide

Bangalore Airports

Bengaluru Airport (BLR)


Devanahalli, 18 miles (29km) north of downtown Bangalore


GMT +5.5


Transfer Terminals: 

Not applicable, as there is only one terminal.

Transfer City: 

Train: A high-speed rail link between the airport and the city has been planned for the airport, but unfortunately it is not yet in operation.

Taxis: The official airport taxis are operated by EasyCabs, Karnataka Taxi and Meru Cabs. The 40km (25 mile) drive into central Bangalore can take anything from 30 minutes to two hours depending on traffic. Taxis charge a Rs.60 flag fee, Rs.15 per kilometre and Rs.10/15 minutes waiting charge.

Bus: There is no public bus service betwee

Car Rental: 

Driving on the often-chaotic roads of India is not recommended and it is better to rent a car with a driver who knows the roads and the rules of the road. Rental operators are located in the arrivals part of the airport. Operators at the airport include Akbar Travels, Carzonet and Hertz.

Airport Taxis: 

There is a designated taxi area outside the Arrivals hall, where official operators Meru Cabs, Easy Cabs and Karnataka Taxi are based. Taxis are metered. Expect to pay around Rs. 700 to get to downtown Bengaluru from the airport.

Airport Facilities: 

Money and communications: ATMs and currency exchange facilities are located on the arrivals and departures floors.

Luggage: The information desk at the airport deal with items lost and found within the terminal building. Porters are available for hire. Porter fees usually start at INR 70 for three bags and an additional INR 25 per bag thereafter. Some porters will accept INR 250 to transport bags for the whole family.

Conference and business: Airline lounges have business fac

Car Parking: 

Free parking is available for drop-offs and pick-ups. It is limited to 10 minutes and is located in P4. Short-term parking is available in P3, P4 and P5. Rates range from INR 60 for the first two hours in P2 and P3 to Rs. 80 for 30 minutes in P5. P1 caters for long-term parking. Rates start at INR 60 for four hours, INR 300 for the first day and INR 200 for each additional day thereafter. Monthly passes are also available for each parking lot.

Airport Hotels: 

The Bengaluru Hilton Hotel is within walking distance of the terminal.

Departure Tax: 

All outbound passengers are charged a User Development
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