reach Indian Institute of Science
From Bangalore International Airport :
The Institute is located at a distance of
around 35 kms from the airport and roughly takes around an hour to
reach. One can reach the Institute by the following modes of
At the gate of the airport taxi service is available
which drops travelers to their destination anywhere in Bangalore.
They normally charge around Rs.15 /- per km and to reach the
Institute it costs around Rs. 600/-.
Following are the phone numbers of
important taxi services :
Easy Cab: 43434343
Cel Cabs: 60609090
Meru : 44224422
Service: Buses ply from airport to various parts of the
city. Both air-conditioned (Volvo) and normal buses (Vayuvajra)
shuttle between airport and different parts of the city.
One can reach the Institute by catching buses BIAL-11 and get down
at the Security Gate of IISc (this should be told to the Conductor, otherwise the bus will stop only at the
18th cross, Malleswaram). The bus charge is around Rs.125/-.
Alternatively one can get down at Mekhri Circle (route #1, #2, #5and
#6) and catch an autorickshaw to the Institute which is around 2 kms
from this circle. Auto-rickshaws charge around Rs.20/- to drop at
the Institute (popularly known as Tata Institute).
From Main Railway Station :
The main railway station is located at the centre of
the city and is well connected to various localities of Bangalore.
The Institute is located at a distance of around 7 kms in the north
direction. One can reach the Institute by using prepaid
auto-rickshaw services starting from the outside of the station. It
costs around Rs.80 /-. Also one can come by taxi and charges will be
around Rs. 200/-.
Travel by autorickshaws between
10:00 p.m. and 06:00 a.m. will cost 50% more. You can also use the
bus services from the Majestic bus station: Bus Route nos. 252 E,
258 C, 271 E, 273 C, 275, 99 A and B . Alight at TATA INSTITUTE Bus
Cantonment Station : Many trains also stop at Cantonment
station which is at a distance of 5 kms from the Institute. Large
numbers of auto-rickshaws are available outside the station and
charge around Rs.50-80/- to reach the Institute. Taxi charges will
be around Rs.150-200/-.
- AirLift :
4052-8888 (Rs 300 to airport!)
- SGL Tours and
(080) 4422 4422
(080) 4343 4343
* Fares: Rs 15/km with waiting charge of Rs 60 per hour
* You pay at the end of the journey based on the metered charge.
Credit card payment with printed receipt facility is available.
- Akbar Travels:
- Choice of self-driven
or chauffeured cars
* Fare: indicative rate upto 25 km is Rs 1,200
Airport Shuttle Service
Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) run buses from various
points of the city every 15 minutes to the Bangalore International
BMTC Control Room:
Telephone No: 2295 2522 / 2295 2422
Bus Stand: Telephone No: 2295 2311 / 2295 2314
Bus Stand: Telephone No: 2295 2321 / 2295 2324
Volvo Bus (BIAL 11)
comes to the Malleswaram Bus Station which is located next to the