Bengaluru International Airport

Travel Guide Asia India Karnataka Bangalore Bengaluru International Airport



Bengaluru International Airport (BLR) is a large international airport and is about 40 kilometres (25 miles) from the city. This new airport was opened in May of 2008 and has good connections. This large airport has direct service to almost every airport in India, most major cities around Asia and a few European cities. Lufthansa flies to Frankfurt, British Airways to London, Air France to Paris and other international connections go to Kuala Lumpur, Sharjah, Bangkok, Dubai, Hong Kong, Dubai, Mauritius, Bahrain, Malé, Muscat, Singapore, Jeddah, Riyadh and Colombo.

For more information about other airports throughout the world, also see the list of airports.



Getting there and away

Currently the only way to get to the airport on public transport is on Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) which runs twelve bus routes from as many locations in the city to connect to the new airport although the city metro and a high-speed rail are planned to be built and in operation in 2011.



Airlines, Destinations and Terminals

For more information about airlines, also see the list of airlines and the details about flying with budget airlines.

  • Air Arabia - Sharjah
  • AirAsia - Kuala Lumpur
  • Air China - Chengdu, Shanghai-Pudong
  • Air France - Paris-Charles de Gaulle
  • Air India operated by Indian Airlines - Mumbai, Singapore
  • Air India Regional - Chennai, Hyderabad, Nagpur
  • Air Mauritius - Mauritius
  • British Airways - London-Heathrow
  • Dragonair - Hong Kong
  • Emirates - Dubai
  • GoAir - Ahmedabad, Delhi, Kochi, Mumbai
  • Indian Airlines - Chennai, Delhi, Goa, Hyderabad, Kochi, Kolkata, Mumbai, Pune, Trivandrum
  • Indian Airlines - Dubai, Malé, Muscat
  • IndiGo - Ahmedabad, Bhubaneswar, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Kochi, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mumbai, Patna, Pune, Vadodara
  • Jet Airways - Ahmedabad, Chennai, Coimbatore, Delhi, Goa, Hyderabad, Kochi, Kolkata, Mangalore, Mumbai, Pune, Trivandrum
  • JetLite - Delhi, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mumbai
  • Kingfisher Airlines - Agatti, Bhubaneswar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Coimbatore, Delhi, Dubai, Goa, Hubli, Hyderabad, Indore, Jaipur, Kolkata, Kochi, Kozhikode, Lucknow, Madurai, Mangalore, Mumbai, Nagpur, Pune, Rajahmundry, Tirupati, Trivandrum, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam
  • Lufthansa - Frankfurt
  • Malaysia Airlines - Kuala Lumpur
  • Oman Air - Muscat
  • Qatar Airways - Doha
  • Saudi Arabian Airlines - Dammam, Jeddah, Riyadh
  • SilkAir - Singapore
  • Singapore Airlines - Singapore
  • SpiceJet - Ahmedabad, Delhi, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Kolkata, Mumbai, Pune, Srinagar
  • SriLankan Airlines - Colombo
  • Thai Airways International - Bangkok-Suvarnabhumi
  • Tiger Airways - Singapore



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