Round the Clock Shuttle Service to the Airport: Do you have a flight to catch from the Kempegowda International Airport in Bengaluru? Before looking at Ola and Uber, take a look at the services provided by BMTC (also known as Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation) to the Airport.
BMTC’s airport services cater to 16 key locations in Bengaluru including Majestic, Electronic City, Whitefield, Banashankari, Kadugodi, Mysore Road Satellite Bus Stand etc. The bus fare varies from Rs 150 to Rs 320, depending on the distance.
The cost of travelling in a cab is at least three to four times higher than the bus. It’s, however, worth taking a cab if the travellers are heading in a group of three or more. Official data reveals that about 10,000 to 15,000 air-passengers use BMTC’s Vayu Vajra (Volvo) services daily.
Tip: Consider taking a Vayu Varja Bus from the Airport to the nearest transport hub (Hebbal, Majestic, Banashankari or Whitefield) that is convenient for you. Booking a cab at the airport is a lot more expensive than doing the same at one of these points. A little effort will bring down the cost of travel considerably.
All the 16 services to KIA Airport from Bengaluru
BMTC customer care: 1800 425 1663
Airport kiosk: 080 2760 7989 or 7760991269
Kempegowda Bus Stand: 080 2295 2311, 080 2295 2314
Shivajinagar Bus Stand: 080 2295 2321, 080 2295 2324
Mode of payment: Bus fare will be collected by cash only inside the bus. BMTC is yet to introduce fare collection using e-payment options.