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Kempegowda International Airport Bangalore (BLR) to Electronic City

Electronic City is one of the fastest-growing technology hubs in Bangalore, and it has long been a popular destination for tourists visiting the city. The area is home to some of the world’s leading technology companies, so it’s the perfect place if you’re interested in technology and innovation. There are also several shopping malls, restaurants and hotels in the area.

There are two ways to get from Kempegowda Airport to Electronic City; taxi and bus. The bus is a good budget-friendly option, as it costs as little as €3.12 (INR 250) one-way, but the trip can take up to 3 hours and 30 minutes. Taking a taxi or private transfer is a much quicker option, as it takes an average of 2 hours from Bangalore Airport to Electronic City.

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Comparison of the options

PRICE FOR 2PASSENGERS
OPTION PRICE DURATION AVAILABILITY
Taxi €25 120min 24/7
Bus €8 210min 00:10–23:20

How to get from Kempegowda Airport to Electronic City by taxi

The faster and more convenient way to get from Bangalore Airport to Electronic City is by taking a taxi service or private transfer. Taxis are available 24/7, and the journey can take from 1 hour and 30 minutes to 2 hours and 20 minutes, depending on traffic.

Bangalore Airport to Electronic City taxi fare

There is no set fare for Kempegowda Airport to Electronic City taxi rides. Your fare will be calculated depending on the time of day and the distance to your exact destination, and there is also an added cost if you choose an air-conditioned taxi. Having said that, the average cost of a taxi from Bangalore Airport to Electronic City is approximately  €25 (INR 2,000) during the day and €30 (INR 2,500) during the night.

Cost

€25 (INR 2,000)

Trip Duration

*Prices may vary unless booked in advance.

Convenience
Safety
Value For Money

Taxis are avaialble 24/7 at Kempegowda Airport

Where do I get a taxi from?

You can get a taxi outside the terminal building at the taxi lines.

Convenience

Taking a taxi from Kempegowda International Bangalore Airport to Electronic City is the more comfortable option here. Your journey to Electronic City will be much shorter, and your driver will take you directly to your doorstep. Taxis are also available 24/7, so you will not have to worry about finding one even if you arrive during the night.

Editor’s Note

Although taking a taxi is more expensive, it is also much faster. Particularly if you are travelling in a larger group or have heavy luggage, a taxi might be your best option.

Useful Tips

Your fare will be different if you hire an air-conditioned taxi or not, so make sure to book the right vehicle for your needs.
For women passengers, it's worth mentioning, there is a special fleet of pink taxis with only women drivers.
Tipping your taxi driver is entirely optional.

How to get from Kempegowda International Bangalore Airport to Electronic City by bus

Taking the bus is the cheapest way to get from Kempegowda Airport to Electronic City. The Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) public bus service, also known as “Vayu Vajra”, has a direct route to several parts of Electronic City. The main Bangalore Airport to Electronic City bus route is the KIA-8 route, with routes KIA-8A, KIA-8C, KIA-8E, KIA-8D also reaching or passing through several areas of Electronic City.

How much is the fare for the Bangalore Airport to Electronic City bus?

Bus fares from Bangalore Airport to Electronic City vary depending on your exact destination within Electronic City, ranging from €3.12 (INR 250) to €4 (INR 330). Tickets are provided by the bus booths at Arrivals, or you can get a ticket directly from the driver when boarding the bus.

Cost

€3.12-4 (INR 250-330)

Trip Duration

*Prices may be lower if tickets are purchased in advance.

Convenience
Safety
Value For Money

The KIA-8 Bus Line runs from 0:10-23:20 daily.

Where do I get the bus from?

You can find the Vayu Vajra bus boarding point right outside the terminal building.

Convenience

While the bus is the cheapest available option to get from Kempegowda Airport to Electronic City, it is also the longest, as the journey to Electronic City can take anywhere between 2 hours and 3 hours 30 minutes, depending on your exact destination. KIA-8, the main Bangalore Airport to Electronic City bus route, leaves every 20 minutes during the day, but be advised that if you arrive during the night you may have a 3 hour or more wait.

Editor’s Note

If you are on a tight budget and don’t have time restraints, the bus transfer is the best option for you. However, do keep in mind that the service is not as regular during the night.

Useful Tips

The buses offer free luggage space for luggage under 15 kg. If your luggage exceeds that, you may have to pay an extra fee of €0.60 (INR 50).
There is air conditioning available on the Bangalore Airport to Electronic City buses.
During certain hours, service for some bus routes is limited, so ensure you consider that when planning your journey.

Frequently asked questions

What's the distance between Electronic City and Kempegowda Airport?

The Kempegowda Bangalore airport is located 54 km from Electronic City. The journey from Kempegowda Airport to Electronic City will take approximately 2 hours if done by taxi or private transfer in light traffic conditions.

Is there a bus from Kempegowda Airport to Electronic City?

There are several Bangalore Airport to Electronic City bus routes. The main Vayu Vajra bus route is KIA-8, and there are also the KIA-8A, KIA-8C, KIA-8E and KIA-8D routes reaching several parts of Electronic City.

What's the average Bangalore Airport to Electronic City taxi fare?

While there is no set fare for the Kempegowda Airport to Electronic City taxi trip, the average cost for the journey is €25 (INR 2,000) during the day and €30 (INR 2,500) during the night. If you’d prefer a competitive fixed rate you can rely on, you can pre-book your Bangalore Airport transfer with Welcome Pickups and avoid surprises, whilst ensuring a door-to-door personalised transfer with a friendly English-speaking local driver.

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