Bengaluru Airport (BLR) or Kempegowda International Airport

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The Bengaluru Kempegowda International Airport is located 40 km north of Bengaluru. Bengaluru airport allows round-the-clock arrival and departure so you can travel at your convenience. Bengaluru airport is equipped with free Wi-Fi to help you stay connected. IndiGo now operates more than 100 daily non-stop flights between Bengaluru and other essential destinations in India and abroad. 

A techie’s paradise or as popularly known as the start-up hub of India, Bengaluru is the center of IT companies in India.  The pleasant climatic condition in Bengaluru makes it a destination frequented by tourists. For the full lowdown on how to make every day amazing when you get there, you can find all the insider inspiration you need in our Bengaluru destination guide

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How to reach Bengaluru International airport?

The Bengaluru airport is a single terminal airport spread over 16,187,425 sq. meters (approx.) handling both domestic as well as international operations. It is the third busiest airport in India, after Delhi and Mumbai, in terms of passenger traffic, having handled over 100 million passengers since its inception.

  • By bus: Every 15 minutes, Volvo buses operated by the Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) travel from various locations in the city to the Bangalore International Airport (BiAL). Using the bus service facility is an affordable and effective way to get to the airport.
  • Cabs/taxis: Taxis and cabs are widely available, and you can use any of them to get to the airport on time. Your safety will be guaranteed by this post-paid, more premium service, which operates constantly. There are also limousine and car rental facilities to avail for airport rides.

Bangalore Airport details – Pin Code, IATA and Address

The Bengaluru International airport is situated 40 kilometers (25 miles) north of the city. It is close to the suburb of Devanahalli and covers an area of 4,000 acres (1,600 ha).

  • Address/ Location: Bengaluru, Karnataka 560300
  • IATA code: BLR
  • Airport pin code: 560300
  • Distance from the city center: 40km/ 25 mi
  • Flight tracker: goindigo.in/check-flight-status.html

Bangalore Airport terminal information

Terminal 1

Both domestic and international flights are handled at Terminal 1 at the Kempegowda International Airport. A total of 20 million people every year use the terminal.The airport manages frequent flights from domestic locations like Delhi, Mumbai, and Goa. Additional flights from Kochi, Chennai, and Hyderabad to Bangalore are included in the daily average of 600 flights. There are numerous domestic flights every day to any of India's 46 destinations. The Kempegowda International Airport also offers short-haul flights to locations such as Belgaum, Mysore, Mangalore, and Tirupati.The present terminal will only be utilized for domestic travel after the opening of Terminal 2.

Terminal 2

The inauguration of the second terminal at the Kempegowda International Airport is set to take place in October of this year. A second runway, an expanded access road, internal road infrastructure, and a new multi-modal transport hub are all part of the expansion of the Kempegowda International Airport. The project was started to meet the constantly shifting needs of the civil aviation business. The Kempegowda International Airport handled almost 27 million passengers just in the preceding year.

Bangalore's reputation as the "Garden city of India" and Karnataka's rich heritage culture are both honored in the architecture of Terminal 2. Kempegowda International Airport aims to become the "Gateway to a New India" with the opening of the new terminal.

AVA Store - You can now indulge in some retail therapy at the AVA store in the airport premises. Please click here or browse through the inflight magazine - Hello 6E, to choose from a range of fun and functional products. Show your IndiGo boarding pass to avail an exciting discount and pay using cash or card to make the purchase! So, next time you fly IndiGo, get ready to shop!

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Kempegowda International Airport Facilities

Your comfort is a top concern at Bengaluru's Kempegowda International Airport. The Airport Management has put together a variety of services and necessary facilities to guarantee your safety and comfort while using the Airport. These can be found on both of the Airport's floors.

Bengaluru airport offers facilities for your smoother travel:
Free trolleys.
Luggage Storage.
Self-service check-in kiosks.
Automated e-gates.
Visitor Ticket.
ATM and Cash Machines.
Currency exchange counters.
Child Care Area.
Kids Play area.
Car Rental Services.
Free Medical Facilities and support for differently-ables.

Bengaluru Airport Lounge information

Before your departure, airport lounges can be wonderful places to unwind. They give you access to food and beverages, as well as a peaceful, comfortable area to sit while you work or charge your electronics before your departure or whilst waiting for your layover. The following are the lounges available at the Bengaluru airport:

  • Plaza Premium Lounge- Domestic Departure
  • Plaza Premium Lounge- International Departure
  • Above Ground Lounge- Domestic Departure
  • Above Ground Lounge- International Departure

Things to do at the Bangalore Kempegowda International Airport

No matter how long you have to wait before your flight takes off, this world-class airport has so many entertainment alternatives that you will never get bored.While you wait at the Bengaluru Airport, spend your time

  • Shopping at Duty-Free for reasonable prices
  • Buying souvenirs for loved ones at the gift shops for the last-minute rushes.
  • Shopping your heart with a range of apparel and shoes.
  • Luxuriating with the traditional handicrafts.
  • Relaxing at various Spas and lounges available.
  • Relishing your taste buds with offerings from several restaurants and cafes.
  • Snacking at the kiosk for cheaper hunger relief.

Hotels near Bengaluru International Airport

justa

Day Hotel by Plaza Premium Kempegowda International Airport | KIAL Rd, Devanahalli 560300, India

Escape

Fantasy Golf Resort New Airport Road | Opp. ITC Factory (Mac Donald's), NH7, Bengaluru 562157, India

Villa

Hotel Presidency Sadahalli Gate & Road,, Bengaluru 562157, India

GKPlace

Taj Bangalore near Kempegowda International Airport, Devanahalli 560300, India

For a short rest in between international or domestic flights, there are a multitude of hotels available near the airport. Some options are the ones given down below as they provide passengers with everything they need to have a comfortable stay close to the airport.

  • Day Hotel by Plaza Premium, Kempegowda International Airport | KIAL Rd, Devanahalli 560300, India.
  • Fantasy Golf Resort, New Airport Road | Opp. ITC Factory (Mac Donald's), NH7, Bengaluru 562157, India.
  • Hotel Presidency, Sadahalli Gate & Road, Bengaluru 562157, India.
  • Taj Bangalore near Kempegowda International Airport, Devanahalli 560300, India.

Places to visit near Bangalore (BLR) Airport

Have a lot of time to spare for the next flight? Check out these amazing destinations next to the airport to pass time and make the most of your trip:

  • Visit Devanahalli Fort to learn more about Bangalore's history- Devanahalli Fort, a centuries-old building that offers an insight into the region's illustrious past and that of its kings, is reachable from the airport after a 15-minute journey. The place where Tipu Sultan, the Tiger of Mysore, was born is also close to the stronghold.
  • Explore Bhoga Nandeeshwara Temple’s stunning architecture-This old temple of worship, is situated at the base of the Nandi Hills and is a 20-minute ride from the airport. This location's beautiful architecture alone justifies a visit
  • Unwind amid nature at Hennur Bamboo Forest, half an hour detour from the airport. Be with one with nature and its creations, and soothe your body and soul for a healing experience outside of the urban surroundings.
  • If your flight from Kempegowda International Airport is delayed, you now know how to utilize the extra time. There are a myriad of possibilities.

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