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Bole Intl. Airport

Transportation to Bengaluru Airport from the City Center

Reaching Bengaluru International Airport, located about 37 kilometers from Bangalore city center, is extremely easy. If you would like to choose a fast and economical means of transportation to reach Bengaluru International Airport, which is one of India's busiest and most advanced airports, from the city's central points, it will be useful to choose shuttle services. If your preference is a little expensive but fast means of transportation, you can get to the airport with one of the city taxis or you can consider renting a car by talking to car rental companies.

Shuttle

Departing from the city center of Bangalore, shuttle services transport airport passengers to the terminal building in 30 to 45 minutes. These are one of the fastest vehicles that can be preferred for getting to the airport. You have to pay for the shuttles upon departure from the center in Indian currency, but you can also pay in dollars or euros if you do not carry Indian currency on you.

Taxi

Taxis in Bangalore are one of the most expensive alternatives to get to the airport from the city center. However, if you have a little time left for your flight, you can save time by taking a taxi and reach the airport directly, without having to transfer, taking a taxi from your hotel or the place of your stay. Taxi service in the city is provided by different companies and credit cards are used in some cases. If you want to make a payment by card you can talk to the driver before taking the taxi and you can make your choice accordingly.

Bus

It is also very easy to use buses, which are another means of transportation taking passengers conveniently from the city center to Bengaluru Airport. With the buses you can reach the airport approximately at the same time as shuttles and taxis, but they do not depart frequently. For this reason, especially those who are in a hurry can choose shuttle service or taxis to save time.

Car Rental

Car rental can also be preferred to get to the airport in Bangalore. Since the airport is not located in a central point, renting a car is one of the most preferred means of transportation. Another advantage that is highlighting rental cars is the availability of a number of rental companies' offices at the airport. Because of this, you can deliver the car that you rented to reach the airport in the terminal and then you can easily continue your journey.

Airport Information

One of India's busiest airports, Bengaluru International Airport welcomes visitors with its modern structure and facilities that meet different needs. At the airport, you can find delicious food and beverage options from Indian and world cuisines and have fun while relaxing in specially designed passenger halls.

Among the restaurants and cafes in the airport are Urban Food Market, Delicacies of India, Timeout Bar, Chai Point, Hatti Kaapi, Maiyas, Cafe Noir, KFC, 7 Tawas, Fresh Healty, Noodle, Bar 380, Subway, La Alta Vita and Cafe Coffee Day. You can shop from stores like Nandini, KASHISH, HIDESIGN, Shoppers Stop, Centrum, Zwoosh, ARCELIA, Fashion Hub, Relay and ETHOS.

The Plaza Premium Lounge also offers a private service for travelers who want to spend time in a much more relaxed and privileged location in Bengaluru Airport. This lounge specially designed to comfort the passengers is open 24 hours.

In the Plaza Premium Lounge you will find food and beverage service, units for charging your mobile phones and computers, free internet connection and showers. The events and exhibitions held at Bengaluru Airport, one of the busiest airports in the country, provide a very different experience to passengers and visitors at the airport.

Last Updated: 07 Feb 2017

Transportation to Addis Ababa City Center from Airport

Addis Ababa, which is connected to Kenya, Somalia and Sudan by highways, connected to Djibouti, one of the important trade centers of Africa, by railways and has an international airport, is both a transfer point and an important trade center for the country. In the country where animal husbandry and agriculture are widespread and light industry is developed, the most important product of the city is coffee. The city is also an important education center thanks to the universities and colleges it hosts.

In the city, there are many coffee shops where you can drink and buy coffee. In Addis Ababa, urban transportation is provided with buses, minibuses and taxis. Public transportation isn’t very developed. Ticket prices of these means are affordable. However, bus routes don’t operate at regular intervals and there may sometimes be delays.

Blue - white colored minibuses that you can use as an alternative to buses are faster than buses and carry passengers with more affordable fares. The fare is about 1.5 Birr, which is less than 50 cents, depending on your destination. Minibuses that start operating at early hours in the morning generally offer service until 09:00 pm. You can also get on a taxi for your transportation in the city. It is not always easy to find a taxi here. You can find a taxi more easily in central parts of the city and in front of big hotels.

The vehicles used as taxi are generally old model automobiles. Despite of this, it can be said that taxis are the most comfortable means of transportation in Addis Ababa. However, before getting on a taxi you should agree on the fare and definitely bargain with the driver. If you are thinking of renting a car and having a comfortable means of transportation during your visit, you should be careful about the traffic. You should remember that there are no traffic lights on many roads and roundabouts and this situation negatively affects traffic flow. In addition, you can have trouble in buying gas. There can be long queues at gasoline stations. On the other hand, there is no problem about parking in the city and average parking fee is 0.50 Birr. Although there is a railway system in the city, trains are not a part of urban transportation.

Bole International Airport is located 6 km south of the city center on Bole Road. To get to the city center from the airport you can use minibuses as the means of public transportation or you can also choose to take a taxi. Renting a car is another alternative for your travel to the city center although it is generally not recommended due to traffic problems. If you are going to stay at a hotel, airport shuttle services offered by some hotel are one of the most comfortable and reliable transportation options.

Minibus

If you are thinking of getting to the city center by using a means of public transportation, you can get on the minibuses departing from Bole Dild minibus stops located in front of the overpass found right across the terminal exit. Minibuses offer service from 06:00 am to 08:00 pm.

The fares are cheaper than taxis and vary according to your destination. The fares are 5 Birr on average. You should remember that tourists may be charged higher amounts. You can learn the amount you need to pay by talking to other passengers before getting on any minibus. You need to pay an additional amount for your baggage.

Hotel Shuttle

In addition to small hotels, accommodation centers of certain chain hotels like Radisson, Hilton and Sheraton are also located in the city center. Some hotels offer airport shuttle service. If you don’t prefer public transportation and don’t want to bargain with taxi drivers about the fare, you can take advantage of the airport shuttle service which will pick you up in front of the baggage claim area and leave you just in front of your hotel. To benefit from this service, you should contact your hotel in advance and agree on the price, make a reservation and give the necessary information such as the number of passengers and baggage.

Taxi

There are two types of taxis that you can get on to reach the city center from the airport. At airport taxi stand, Mercedes taxis of the National Tour Operator (NTO) operate under a company and offer service with more comfortable vehicles. With their predetermined tariffs, they create a more reliable image in terms of the fares and offer private services. You can ask your hotel to call a NTO taxi for you or get in contact with the taxi desk located in the arriving passenger terminal. Tariffs are offered according to your destination. There is no taximeter in these taxis, so it is advised to agree on the fare before getting on. These taxis are approximately 10 times more expensive than blue-white taxis. You can also reach the city center in a short time with a blue-white taxi which you can get on at the exit of the airport. The average fare is between 80 and 100 Birr.

These taxis are managed by individuals. These taxis, which are larger than a standard automobile, operate just like a small bus. They have a standard route, pick up passengers from certain points and drop them off at certain points. There is no taximeter in blue-white taxis and the fares of the stops are predetermined. In addition, you shouldn’t forget that you may need to bargain on the fare.

Car Rental

You can rent a car from one of the car rental companies located at the airport. Since some roads have no name, there isn’t sufficient number of traffic signs throughout the city and there is no traffic light on many roundabouts, traffic flow isn’t in order. In order to reach the city center with the car you have rented, you should drive northwestward after leaving the airport. The road is about 6 kilometers.

Last Updated: 27 Sep 2017

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Which airports can I use for Bengaluru-Addis Ababa flights?

For Bengaluru-Addis Ababa flights, you can use Kempegowda Intl. Airport as departure airport, and Bole Intl. Airport for arrival.

How many kilometers is the flight distance from Bengaluru-Addis Ababa and how long does the flight take?

The flight distance between Bengaluru-Addis Ababa is 4258 kilometers in total. The flight between the two cities takes 5 hour 20 minutes.

Which day is the most convenient for Bengaluru-Addis Ababa flights?

When the average prices are examined, the most suitable day for Bengaluru-Addis Ababa flights is Monday.

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