Bengaluru (Bangalore) International Airport


India’s third largest airport, Bengaluru's Kempegowda International Airport (BLR), known as the gateway to southern India, is located approximately 40km (25 miles) north of the Bengaluru city centre.

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Flights

Qantas flights QF1 to QF199 operate from Terminal 2. All customers must have either a boarding pass or their itinerary available to show Airport Security prior to entry to the terminal. This is a silent terminal and no announcements are made in this terminal.

Transfers

A complimentary shuttle bus provided by Bengaluru Airport, operates frequently between T2 and T1 and between T1 and T2. Follow the signage to the 'Inter-Terminal transfer' point.

All international flights and selected domestic airlines (Air India, Vistara, AirAsia India and Star Air) operate from Terminal 2. Remaining Domestic flights for Indigo, Akasa Air, Go Air, Spice Jet and Alliance Air operate from Terminal 1.

Domestic connections from Qantas international flights

Customers with domestic connections must clear immigration, collect their luggage and clear customs on arrival in Bengaluru. Once cleared, customers should proceed to either the Terminal 2 transfer counters or if unavailable, proceed to the Terminal 1 transfer bus. Customers must check their luggage in with the operating carrier.

Some airlines including Indigo offer domestic transfer counters in Terminal 2 allowing customers to drop their bags before proceeding to Terminal 1 on the terminal transfer bus.

International connections to or from Qantas flights

On arrival, customers should follow signs to the International transfer area. After security checks, customers can proceed to their departure gate for their next flight.

Domestic connections to Qantas international departures

Customers with codeshare bookings or connections within the same itinerary can request the operating carrier to through-check luggage to Qantas flights where available. Customers holding a luggage receipt showing their Qantas flight may proceed directly to the Qantas departure gate in Terminal 2.

Customers with separate bookings must collect luggage on arrival from the domestic connection and proceed to the Qantas check-in area in Terminal 2. Qantas check-in counters open 3 hours prior to departure.

Security checks

Security screening is conducted when entering the airport as well as when entering the departure gate area.

E-cigarettes are prohibited. All electronics including charges are to be removed from hand luggage and placed in trays available at the security screening point.

Customers will need to pass through a secondary screening point at the boarding gate and are reminded that Australian Government liquids, aerosols and gels (LAGS) restrictions apply. Checks are conducted at the gate lounge with all liquids and gels over 100mls not permitted to be brought onboard, including bottled water purchased in the terminal. Duty Free can be purchased and collected directly from the Duty Free store and carried onboard.

Departures

Ticketing

There are no ticketing facilities available at the airport. Contact your local Qantas Office for assistance with any ticketing or re-booking requirements.

Check-in

Check-in opens 3 hours before departure for Qantas operated services, and is located on the ground level.

Online check-in is available for Qantas international flights (QF1-329), and other eligible connecting flights operated by oneworld, partner and codeshare airlines. Online Check-in opens 24 hours before your flight departure and closes 2 hours before international flight departures.

It is an immigration requirement that all customers receive a printed boarding pass prior to proceeding to the immigration queue. Digital boarding passes are not accepted in Bengaluru.

For Qantas codeshare flights, check in with the operating carrier. 

Flight status

View our real time flight status page for up-to-the-minute departure information.

Arrivals

Baggage

Baggage carousels are located in the arrivals hall. Information monitors display flight carousel numbers. Baggage services are supplied by our Ground Service Partner Air India SATS.  

Specific carry-on baggage limits apply to flights departing India. All customers are permitted only one piece, up to maximum weights depending on your cabin. Find out more about carry-on baggage allowances  

Flight status

View our real time flight status page for up-to-the-minute arrival information.

Lounges

Find out more about partner lounge availability, features, operating hours and access.

Transport

Take the hassle out of travel with a private car, coach or other transfer. Book online now or visit Bengaluru Airport for an up-to-date guide to transport options.

Transport Details
Car parking Both short and long-term parking facilities are available. Visit Bengaluru Airport for more information.
Taxis Several taxi services operate from the airport. Depending on traffic, it can take up to two hours to travel between the city centre and the airport. A pink taxi service, driven by women, is also available exclusively for women.
Train Indian Railways operates train services between Kempegowda International Airport Devanahalli station and the city. A shuttle service operates between the station and the airport terminal, which takes approximately five minutes.
Bus The BMTC Vayu Vajra bus service operates 24 hours a day, and is an inexpensive alternative for travel to the city. Fares can only be paid in cash when boarding. Check with the BMTC information desk in the terminal for the latest fares and timetables.

Flybus offers inter-city air-conditioned services between the airport and cities in the South Indian states.
Lists the transport options for getting to and from the airport.