About Bengaluru International Airport

Situated north of the city centre, the Kempegowda International Airport (Bangalore airport) is a hub of global and domestic air travel. It is a truly world-class airport with an array of lounges, shopping outlets and eateries. There is round-the- clock connectivity to the city with cabs available 24/7 and an airport shuttle service that has designated drop points in the city. The airport is one of the busiest in the country and has a staff that is always eager to welcome you to the city with any assistance that you might need. Visit www.bengaluruairport.com for more information.

Transport available from Airport to Hotel:

The conference organisers will have a help desk at the airport round the clock. Many international airlines land late in the night or early morning. The help desk will ensure that you get official taxis to your respective hotels.

Most hotels also offer a pickup service at a nominal cost. If you wish to make your own arrangements you can explore your options on the Bangalore airport website.

Local Modes of transport:

The city has a rapid transit metro rail system that connects various parts of the city. There are a variety of app-based and on-call taxi services such as Uber and Ola Cabs, and most hotels can book a taxi for you. For shorter distances you also have a large fleet of three-wheeler autorickshaws, which can accommodate three passengers.

Hotels to Venue distance:

Most conference hotels are within 5 km of the venue.

Transport available between the venue and the hotels:

Coaches will be arranged from the conference hotels to the venue in the mornings and on the way back in the evenings.

Recommended local phone operators and how to access the same:

The popular mobile network operators are Airtel, Vodafone, BSNL and Reliance. You will require to present an identity document (passport), a copy of your visa, a passport-size photo and your local address, for a pre-paid sim card. There will be a purchase price for the sim card which excludes talk time. Internet packages will have to be bought separately and added to your sim card. The best place to obtain a sim card is through your hotel concierge.

Student’s accommodation:

Student accommodation is limited. We are exploring the possibility of students staying with the faculty members. Details will follow.