Bengaluru International Airport also referred to as "Kempegowda International Airport" is about 40 km from the main city and replaced the old HAL airport of the city. It is the fourth busiest airport of the country and was awarded India’s best airport in 2011. It is well connected by taxis and Vayu Vajra buses.
Places to Stay
There are plenty of accommodation options such as Krishna Chandra Residency Hotel (Rs. 700), Hotel Gokula (Rs. 900), Sri Balaji Residency (Rs.1400) and Royal Comfort (Rs. 1300) for visitors catering to all budgets and tastes. Hostels and lodges are the cheapest available options which might require a bit of a commute.
Few of the major, well-known events include Kadlekai (peanut) fair held during Nov-Dec every year. Asia’s premier Air Show, Aero Show is held in the second week of February every alternate year.
Kannada Hindi and English are the most commonly used languages.
Places to Visit
The interesting places to visit in are Vidhana Soudha, Bangalore Palace, Tipu’s Palace and Ram Krishna Ashrama within 10km of the city.
How to Get There
Kempegowda International Airport is well connected to all major cities in India as well as the world. It is located 40 km from the city centre.
Bangalore city railway station and Yeshwanthpur junction are the two main railway stations in Bangalore. Bangalore is connected by rail to all cities in Karnataka as well as all the major cities around the country.
Kempegowda bus station is locally known as Majestic bus stand. KSRTC and BMTC is the inter-state bus terminal, the best bus operators that offer quality service and TicketGoose.com, a leading Online Bus Ticket Booking Service, provides low price, high quality options for bus travellers. Now, you can book your bus ticket by using Ticketgoose.com’s mobile apps.