How to reach Bangalore
Bengaluru, Karnataka is connected with rest of India via road, air and rail. Being one of the business hubs of the country has made the accessibility easy. Travelling out of Bangalore by road and rail is also very simple and convenient as you’ll find regular trains, buses, taxis and even helicopters for transport.
KempaGowda International Airport is located in Devanahalli, 40 km from the business district of Bangalore Area. KempaGowda is one of the busiest airports in the country with several flights arriving and departing every minute. There are flights from international locations like Muscat, Colombo, Dubai, London, Paris and Munich. With 10 domestic airlines and 21 international airlines operating here, it becomes really convenient to arrive and depart from here.
You can find taxis, buses and self drive cars from airport to travel inside the city.
Bangalore has two major stations, Bangalore City which is right in the heart of the city. Yeshwanthpur is another busy station from where regular trains leave for other parts of India. Apart from this, there are several small stations like Bangalore east and Bangalore Cant. where trains take a halt. These stations are close to certain neighbourhoods so it becomes easy to avoid the main stations that may be far away. Regular trains connect Bengaluru Karnataka with Chennai, Kochi, Trivandrum, Patna, Darbhanga, Kolkata, Varanasi, Ahmedabad, Bhubaneshwar, Guwahati, etc. Long distance train journeys from Bangalore take 36 to 60 hours depending on route. Fast Shatabdi, Rajdhani, Double Decker and Duronto express are also available from Bangalore.
Bangalore is very conveniently connected by road. Regular buses are available from Mumbai, Chennai, Pune, Goa, Mangalore, Kochi, Trivandrum and many more places. One can find a bus depending on the budget. AC, Non AC and Sleeper coaches are easily available. You can book a ticket for the same from online platforms or ask a travel agent to provide the same. Karnataka tourism has a number of buses running between Bangalore and many different cities. You can choose from the ordinary seater buses, regular deluxe or superfast AC buses. All buses depart from Kempagowda Bus station and stop in Electronic City, Yeshwanthpur, Hebbal and different areas of the city.
You can also drive to Bangalore from major cities of India. NH 4, NH 63 and NH 7 directly connect Bangalore with other cities. Driving to Bangalore is a fun experience and the change in landscape is simply glorious.
Internal transport in Bangalore City
Travelling inside Bangalore is easy. Regular buses connect all parts of Bangalore. Majestic is the prime bus stand from where you can find a ride in all directions of the city. You can also hire auto-rikshaws and private cabs for convenient travels in Bangalore.
There are many apps that provide the facility of hiring a car or an autorikshaw to travel inside the city. Just download a Bangalore city map to rest assured about the place you are travelling.