Bangalore Airport Informational Guide to Kempegowda International Airport (BLR) - Non Official

Bangalore Airport to Railway Station

There is no direct connection between Bangalore Airport and Bangalore City Junction Railway Station, which is the nearest train station and is located 40 km from the airport.

Connection must be done by either bus or taxi, since the distance is too big to pick up a rickshaw (they aren’t allowed to enter to the airport). 

How to reach the nearest railway station?


You can get to Bangalore railway station by taking any of the 12 lines of Bengaluru Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMT) "Vayu Vajra".

Please check out bus section for further information about schedules and frequency of each line. 

You need to stop at Mekhri Circle, which is located at 7 km from Bangalore City Junction Railway Station.

To get to the station, you can either ride a taxi or an auto rickshaw since it is a short distance trip. 

Travel time is around 2 hours. 

Bangalore Airport bus stand is located behind the terminal Building, at the bus station. You can get there within a short walk.

Fares are Rs 190 plus a Rs 10 fee; so that makes a total price of Rs 200 per passenger. 


Taxi is the wisest and comfiest way to get easily to Bengaluru Junction Railway Station. 

The ride to the station takes between an hour and an hour and a half. 

For AC taxis, the total trip fare is Rs 704.

For non AC taxi, the total trip fare is Rs 534.

Check taxi section for further details.