Tuesday, January 05, 2021

All about the train services between Bengaluru city and Kempegowda Airport

The Indian Railways has begun recently its services between Bengaluru city station and the new Kempegowda International Airport Devanahalli (KIAD) railway station. This would provide a commutation between the city and the airport via train.

The facility was initiated on January 4, 2020

The KIAD railway station is situated on Yelahanka-Chikkaballapur-Kolar railway line. 

The railway station is closer to the northwest boundary of Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru

The distance of the station from the terminal is around 3.5 kilometres.

There are also shuttle bus services operated by Bangalore International Airport to various parts inside it free of cost. 

The best part is that the shuttle service timings have been synchronised with train timings.

The trains are operative 6 days a week and would not be running on Sundays. Listed below are the timings in detail

The first train left the KSR station in Bengaluru at 4:45 am and reached the Airport at 5:50 am. 

The southwestern railway has opened 5 new routes with 5 new trains running from 4:45 AM to 9 PM between KSR Bengaluru city to KIAD. 

The other trains would leave from Yelahanka at 7 am, Yeshwantpur at 8:30 am and Bangalore Cantonment at 5:55 pm. 

As per the timetable, the KIAD city trains would leave at 6:42 pm and 10:37 pm from KSR Bengaluru. 

The trains from Yelahanka would leave at 6:22 am, Bangalore cantonment at 7:50 am and Yeshwantpur by 8:21 am. 

The fares are INR 10 and 15 for normal passengers. 

Express train travel would cost every passenger INR 30 which would be soon implemented. 

05/01/21 Tulika Tandon/Jagran Josh

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