How to Reach Bangalore
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Bangalore is well connected to all parts of the country by air, road and rail. The Bengaluru International Airport is located in Devanahalli, 40kms from the city, which is accessible through buses, taxis and helicopters. The Bengaluru City Railway Station and Yeshwantpur Junction are the major railway terminals where most trains arrive. Government and private bus services are also available to and from major Indian cities.
Local transport in Bangalore
The Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation forms an important medium of transport in the city. It connects the whole town through various routes making travel simple. The ticket fares are around INR 15 for a distance of 7 km. There are also Volvo buses available throughout the city. From the airport, you can take a shuttle bus to reach different parts of the city. The Bangalore Airport Bus Service operates buses frequently throughout the day, and there are a few buses which run in the night as well.
Ola cabs and Uber are available within minutes when booked through their app or through calls. Three-wheeled auto-rickshaws are a popular means of transport. But be wary of the auto fares here as the drivers tend to charge the highest fare possible and do not go by the fare meter. If the fares are too high, there are many app-based services like Ola and Uber that have autos as well.
Metro services are also now available in a lot of areas in the city. There are around 40 metro stations spread over Green line and Purple line with the Majestic station (Kempegowda interchange) being the only station which connects these two metro lines. The Purple line runs from Mysore road in the west to Baiyyapanahalli in the east whereas the Green line connects Puttenahalli in the south to Nagasandra in the north-west. The metro is operational from 5 am to 11 pm in the night.
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FAQs on Big Banyan Tree
Good weather throughout the year. Good eating joints, cafes, breweries and pubs. A green city with a lot of lakes. Very well connected with rest of the country and international destinations. Good mix of historical attractions and modern city.
Always crowded with lots of traffic in most part of the city. Language could be an issue for North Indians as Hindi is not so fluently spoken here. Slightly expensive. The airport is around 35 km from the main city and is not well connected by public transport, except for buses.