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Travel Guide


Air :
Bangalore International Airport, known as HAL Airport, situated on Airport Road about 6kms from MG Road is one of the major civil airports in India. It functions as a domestic airport as well as an international airport. Terminal I and Terminal II serves as the departure and arrival lounge for the domestic flights. Indian Airlines, Air India and private carriers operate regular flights to major cities like Kolkata, Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai, Hyderabad, Trivandrum, Panaji, Kochi etc.

International Terminal handles Departure and Arrival of International flights. It has direct international flights to destinations in Asia, the Middle East and Europe. It is also a stopover for many international flights.

Contact Address :
Bangalore International Airport Limited
118, Gayathri Lakefront, Outer Ring Road, Hebbal
Bengaluru - 560 024
Phone : 080-23540000
Fax: 080-23333400
E -mail : Contact Now

For Airline Enquiries Contact : 
Airport (Customer Enquiries) - 140 / 080-2522 5973, 25222533
Recorded Flight Arrival & Departure - 142

Air India :
Bangalore - Unity Building, J.C. Rd, Bengaluru-560002
Phone : 080- 22277747 upto 50; 080-22273310/ 22243153 (reservation)
Bangalore Airport - Air Cargo Complex, MSIL Annexe, Bengaluru-560 017
Phone : 080-25227452, 25221531, 25229890
Indian Airlines 
Booking Office : Cauvery Bhavan, Kempegowda Road, Bangalore-560 009
Phone : 080-22978484, 25225195, 25228006
Jet Airlines :
1-4 M-Block, Unity Building, J C Road, Bengaluru-560002
Phone : 080-3989 9999
Sahara Airlines :
Unit G - 2, Church Gate35, Church Street, Bengaluru- 560001
Ticketing Office / Reservations : 080-25583937, 25584507, 25583897, 25584457
Fax : 080-25585315
Airport Office : 080-25220665, 25221287, 25223286, 25220626
Fax : 080-25222531
Kingfisher Airlines :
UB Anchorage, Rich1d Road, Bangalore - 560 025
Phone : 080-41979797

Rail :
Bangalore is an important railway station on the southern railway network. The two major railway stations 'The Bangalore city railway station' and 'Bangalore cantonment railway station'  is connected to the rest of the country both by broad gauge and metre gauge rail services. On the broad gauge rail service, it is connected to all major cities like New Delhi, Chennai, Calcutta, Mumbai, Hyderabad etc. The Cantonment station is convenient for passengers in and around the M.G. Road area.

For Railway Enquiries :  
Bangalore City Railway Station
    General Enquires- 131
    Reservation - 132
    Enquiries Arrival / Departures - 134
Cantonment Railway Station enquiry- 135

KSTDC Central Information Counter City Railway Station,
Bangalore - 560 009.
Phone : 91-080-2870068.

Road :
Bangalore is located at the junction of National Highways 4, 7 and 48 which connects the city to all parts of the country. The interstate bus terminus is situated in Subashnagar near Majestic Circle and faces the Bangalore City Railway Station. All neighbouring state road transport corporations- from Kerala , Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra and Goa, connect the city with their respective states. Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) operates buses within the state as well as outside the state. Apart from these a numbers of private agencies also ply regular buses to towns and cities across the country. 

Local Transport :
The city bus service provided by the Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) ply buses within the city. The other com1 modes of transport in the city are metered  auto- rickshaws and tourist taxis.  KSTDC maintains a fleet of cars for hire. The number of yellow top taxis are limited within the city, mostly around the airport area. 

Karnataka State Tourism Development Corporation
No. 49, 2nd Floor West Entrance, 
Khanija Bhavan, Race Course Road, 
Bangalore - 560 001
Phone: 91-080-22352901/ 22352902/ 22352903
E-mail :Contact Now