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Bengaluru International Airport (BLR)

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Bengaluru International Airport (BLR)
AddressDevanahalli, Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
Telephone(80) 6678 2251/ 2255
Number of terminals2
Time zoneGMT +5.5
LocationBengaluru International Airport is located 40km (25 miles) from Bengaluru, in Devanahalli.
Airport codeBLR
Country dialling code91
Airport newsExpansion of the terminal complex is already under way. A high-speed electric train is also planned to connect the airport with the city, but no date of completion has been announced. A new express toll road is also planned; this would connect the airport to the city's ring road at Hennur. The second terminal is currently exclusively for the use of Hajj pilgrims, and is not in general use.
Driving directionsBengaluru International Airport is located east of the Bengaluru-Hyderabad national motorway (NH7).
Car rentalCarzonrent/Hertz and Akbar Travels have desks at Bengaluru International Airport.
Public transport and taxisBus: Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (tel: (80) 2760 7989) operates an airport shuttle service connecting various locations in the city to the airport. Shuttles on each of the nine routes run at least once every 30 minutes.
Taxi: Easycabs (tel: (80) 4343 4343), Karnataka Taxi (tel: (80) 4346 4346) and Meru (tel: (80) 4422 4422) operate taxis from the designated taxi area and in front of the terminal building.
Car parkingThere is a car park for 2,000 cars in front of the terminal building at the ground level. All long-term and short-term parking areas are within 200m (220 yards) of the terminal building.
Information and help desksInformation counters are located in the arrivals hall and outside the terminal building. They are staffed 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Airport FacilitiesMoney and communications: there are ATMs and bureaux de change, a postal service and free wi-fi internet access at the airport.
Eating and drinking: several cafés and restaurants are operating.
Shopping: there is a large duty-free outlet in International Departures. Domestic Departures also has several shops selling books, electronics, clothing and crafts.
Luggage: a porter service is available.
Other facilities: there are four baby care rooms.
Conference and business facilitiesThere are a number of executive lounges with wi-fi internet access and shower facilities.
Disabled facilitiesTravellers requiring special assistance should contact their airline prior to departure. Bengaluru International Airport is fully accessible, with lifts and disabled toilets.
Airport hotelsThe Oberoi Group is set to operate a 321-room hotel at the Bengaluru International Airport with conference facilities and a spa under the Trident Hilton brand. It is within a walking distance of the terminal. Other accommodation options are located nearby.
Full airport nameBengaluru International Airport
CityBengaluru (Bangalore)
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