Indulge in a flavourful journey by choosing from an array of F&B options at BLR Airport. With over 44 F&B outlets, operational round the clock, BLR Airport has both Indian and International gourmet cuisines on offer. Passengers and visitors have the option to explore the variety of restaurants at the Kerb and The Quad by BLR, as well. For more information
Once past security check, Tiffin Express in the Domestic boarding gates area (near Gate #2 and Gate #23) offers vegetarian food. Besides, there are several outlets on the Kerb and at The Quad by BLR serving only vegetarian food, such as Aubree, Bharatiya Jalpan, Nandi Upachar, Ooru Canteen, among others. Most restaurants have an array of vegetarian food on offer.
Heightened safety measures have been introduced to ensure that F&B outlets are safe for passengers. In addition to superior training of hygiene standards for all staff, including temperature screening before and after every shift, staff are equipped with masks and gloves and have been trained to maintain a safe distance while attending to customers. Cutlery and crockery are sterilised after every use. The tables are sanitised after every use and outlets are disinfected frequently.
Seating is allowed at the restaurants, ensuring social distance is maintained. All F&B outlets have contactless options to help travellers avoid human contact at outlets and eliminate queues by pre-ordering by using the ‘FSTR by BLR’ (put link here) tab on the Airport website or through self-ordering FSTR kiosks or by scanning the QR code displayed across the Terminal, with an option to have it delivered at a location of choice at the Terminal, including a specific boarding gate. Payments, too, can be made digitally at the time of placing the order. Food is packed in hygienic, biodegradable containers that could easily be carried into the aircraft.
The Quad by BLR is a retail and F&B plaza at BLR Airport, situated off the Kerb, opposite Arrivals. This space is open for passengers and visitors to indulge in retail therapy, grab a meal, drink their favourite brew, watch match screenings, live music gigs and more. For information,
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The outlets at the kerb are operational round the clock for both passengers and visitors.
There are several outlets at The Quad by BLR that serve alcohol, including Barley & Grapes Café and Windmills Brewery. Alcohol is available between 11:00 AM - 11:00 PM. In addition, Living Liquidz and La Cave sell a selection of liquor and wine.
All retail stores follow stringent hygiene measures, including fumigation and sanitisation. Both staff and passengers are screened at entry and safe distance is ensured. All materials are moved to the stores after thorough sanitisation. Passengers are encouraged to use digital modes of payment.
Lounges are available in domestic and international areas. Passengers can enjoy a variety of F&B options along with interactive live food counters. Well-designed seating space, business centre as well as unlimited high-speed Wi-Fi are on offer. The lounges at BLR Airport are operated by Travel Food Services. The lounges are currently being upgraded; therefore, limited space is available.
Both lounges (domestic + international) are operational round-the-clock at BLR Airport. Passengers can access the lounge using eligible lounge cards like VISA, Mastercard, RuPay, Diners, American Express, Lounge Key, Lounge Club, Priority Pass and Airline invitation cards. Contact numbers: Domestic lounge: +91 86575 41675 | International lounge: +91 86575 41678
The lounges are disinfected frequently, and passenger touchpoints are sanitised after every use. The lounges follow FSSAI, HACCP and ISO standards. The staff and passengers are screened at entry. Staff are equipped with masks and gloves. Occupancy at the lounge has been reduced to ensure safe distance. Digital menus and serviced buffet are available for the safety of passengers.
Passengers may enter the lounge only three hours prior to departure time and are permitted to spend three hours on a single transaction. In case a passenger wants to extend the duration, they need to approach the reception with their requirements.
Post COVID-19, the lounges offer live food counters for dining, as well as takeaway food box options. The cuisine on offer includes a mix of Indian and Continental food, along with beverages.
Yes, the lounges offer a variety of liquor options at an additional charge.
For more information, please visit our website Transport for Travellers | BIAL (bengaluruairport.com)
Over 900 car parking slots are currently available at the P4 parking area.
The automated parking facility for passengers with self-driven cars is entirely contactless from entry to exit. Once the car arrives at the parking gate, the ticket machine dispenses a ticket, capturing the time, date. At the exit, the passenger needs to scan the ticket against a machine, and payment can be made using a digital platform. In case of card payment, the card will be sanitised before returning it to the customer.
Passengers can pre-book taxis by calling the call centre of the concerned cab operator or through their websites
Passengers will get printed bill with a line item of Rs. 95/- as toll charges in all Airport Taxis. For app-based taxi services, passengers are requested to verify directly with the service.
Two-wheelers are permitted within the Airport campus with designated parking areas on offer. BLR Airport campus is open to cyclists every Sunday between 0600 and 0930 hours. Historically, the movement of cyclists at BLR Airport campus was restricted due to safety concerns. Having improved its road infrastructure, BLR Airport is now welcoming cyclists.
Day and long-term parking facilities are available for passengers with self-driven vehicles. For details on parking charges, visit https://www.bengaluruairport.com/travellers/transport-parking.html#parking
Pink Taxi by KSTDC and BLRAirport is an initiative for women passengers to travel to and from the Airport. Available 24X7, the taxis are equipped with safety features such as GPRS tracking and an SOS switch for your safety.
Signage for app-based taxis will guide passengers and visitors to the taxi boarding area, which is a short walk from the Terminal. The Uber boarding point is opposite Arrivals, while the Ola boarding point is next to the BMTC bus station.
We ensure that the taxis are sanitised, and the drivers are screened before every trip to eliminate all chances of infection. Drivers have been instructed to maintain a safe distance. They are encouraged to use hand sanitiser and face masks to make the car a safe space. Able-bodied passengers are advised to load their luggage into the car without driver assistance. For elderly citizens and passengers with reduced mobility, drivers will assist with luggage while following hygiene measures. Masks are mandatory for both drivers as well as passengers. Passengers without masks would not be allowed to board the taxi. Drivers are screened before arriving at the Airport pick-up zone to ensure passenger safety; they are de-rostered if a fever is detected.
Movement of taxis, private vehicles and public transport services are allowed to and from Airport. The movement will be allowed only on displaying valid travel documents and strictly adhering to COVID appropriate behaviour.
To protect passengers and staff from the risk of COVID-19 transmission, we have introduced a Parking-to-Boarding contactless journey at BLR Airport. At the Departure Gates, the passenger will undergo thermal scan. CISF personnel will verify the boarding pass and Government-issued Photo ID through a magnified glass screen. Once inside the Terminal, the passenger will scan the boarding pass at a contactless self-service kiosk, collect the baggage tag before proceeding to the airline counter to drop-off luggage. Passengers also have the option of using the assisted baggage drop counter to print and tag their baggage. The passenger will scan the boarding pass on a sensor and show their ID and airline staff will accept the bags, ensuring always that the boarding pass does not touch the glass screen. At the Pre-Embarkation Security Check, the passenger will scan the boarding pass at a kiosk and put all belongings in the tray before going through the Door Frame Metal Detectors (DFMD). At the boarding gate, the airline staff will hand over a kit containing a face mask, face shield, and sanitiser to the passenger. The passenger will scan the boarding pass on the sensor and proceed with boarding. Touch-free hand sanitisers have been placed across the Terminal for the safety of passengers.
o Web check-in and print out of boarding pass. Boarding passes may be printed at the entrance to the Terminal, near Departure Gate 1
o Valid government-issued photo ID card for domestic passengers. Passport and valid visa for international passengers
o Wearing a mask is mandatory, without which passengers would not be permitted to enter the Terminal
Yes, boarding pass can be printed at the self-check-in kiosk placed at the Kerb.
For differently abled passengers, a dedicated zone is reserved for drop-off at the Kerb near the Departure gates and pick up at the inner Kerb near Arrivals. A calling facility has been installed at the drop-off point to enable passengers to call the airline for assistance. Differently abled passengers are accorded priority at all processing points (departure gates, check-in counters, PESC and boarding gates). Passengers with reduced mobility can opt for the complimentary buggy service available at two designated locations: near Departure gates and at International security check area. Passengers can also engage a concierge and porter service. They will be assisted by staff and escorted by the porter to the check-in counter.
Baggage allowance is dependent on the airline and category of ticket. This should be mentioned on your ticket., Please contact the airline for details.
Please approach the concerned airline baggage service team located at Arrivals.
Any Government-issued, original photo ID proof are accepted. Example: Passport, Aadhar card, Driving license, Voters ID, Pan card etc.). The Digi-locker facility can also be availed by passengers as document proof.
You may carry a small quantity (100 ml) provided its checked and permitted by CISF.
A maximum of 100 ml of liquid, per container, are allowed in hand baggage.
Sanitiser upto 350 ml is allowed in the COVID-19 scenario
Upto five litres of alcohol are allowed in check-in baggage. Liquor is not allowed in hand baggage. Please check with airlines for updated guidelines.
Passengers can avail free Wi-Fi service (upto 4 hours) with a simple log-in process. Passengers also have an option of availing paid Wi-Fi at nominal rates. As per Govt. rule, only those with local numbers or those with international roaming packs can access the Wi-Fi due to the OTP verification process. Get details at the nearest Information Desk or Virtual Helpdesk.
Passengers who require wheelchair assistance must place a request with their respective airlines at the time of booking tickets. It is a free of cost service. However, depending on the airline, there could be a cost attached to the service, if the maximum wheelchair count per flight is exhausted.
Inner lane vehicle access, buggy service, wheelchair access by airline, designated seating area, priority entry from check-in to boarding and designated restrooms. Tactile flooring is also available for passengers with visual disability.
Self-check-in kiosks which allow passengers to print/ re-print boarding passes or baggage tags are available at the Terminal. For any additional requirement, please reach out to Airline staff.
International passengers arriving at BLR Airport may purchase and activate a local sim card by submitting a copy of their passport and visa to the service provider located near the Arrival Information Desk, opposite Gate 11. For international sim cards, passengers may approach the Matrix counter at International Departures.
Books and magazines are available at Relay outlets located on SHA, Arrival Hall, and the kerb (temporarily closed due to renovation).
Check-in counters open three hours prior and close 45 mins before departure.
The pram service has been discontinued due to COVID-19.
Boarding gates for all flights close 25 minutes before departure.
Self-check-in kiosks are located at the Kerb, near Departure Gate #1.The passenger must scan the barcode on the ticket, select a seat and retrieve the boarding pass.
A separate queue for senior citizens is available for both domestic and international travel. A dedicated queue for domestic business-class passengers is available.
Visitors are not allowed inside the Terminal as per a directive from the Bureau of Civil Aviation Security.
The day hotel at BLR Airport is currently under renovation. For arrival passengers, sleep-in pods are available.
Aster Pharmacy is available before security check at Level 1 and on the Kerb at Aster Medical Centre.
Please contact airline / Terminal staff for assistance.
There is a transfer gate located between the Arrival Hall and the Departure area (gate next to exit of Arrival lounge). Please contact airline / Terminal staff for assistance.
This facility is currently unavailable due to COVID-19.
ATMs are located at the Kerb, Departure hall, common Arrival hall, domestic boarding gates, and at the Customs green channel area.
ForEx outlets are is available at the Departure hall, arrival hall, domestic boarding gates, international boarding gates.
Airport security is under the purview of the CISF and monitored by the Security department of BIAL. All the teams are trained to handle emergency situations. We have regular mock drills to check the team’s response time and preparedness to manage emergency scenarios.
BLR Airport has among the quickest baggage delivery from aircraft to belt for airports in India. Average wait time for baggage at domestic belts is less than 14 minutes and at international belts is less than 40 minutes.
Indian Customs at BLR Airport:080 6678 1402
The self-bag drop facility is currently available for Spice Jet and Air Asia India flights. The fully automated self-bag drop service enables passengers to complete the baggage check-in transaction in 45 seconds. BLR Airport was the first in the Country to introduce a large deployment of fully automated baggage drop-off units. Watch the video https://www.bengaluruairport.com/travellers/before-you-fly/digi-yatra/self-bag-drop.html
A multi-faith prayer room is available at both domestic and international departures, post security check.
Designated smoking areas are available at the Kerb, domestic SHA, international SHA, and International baggage claim area.
Passengers may carry upto Rs. 200,000 (approximately USD 2,700) with proof of the source of the funds as well as the purpose for which it is intended.
Taj Bangalore, located opposite the Terminal, offers a range of luxurious rooms, restaurants and banquet facilities. For more information visit https://www.bengaluruairport.com/travellers/at-the-airport/relax/taj-by-blr.html
As per the GoI circular dated November 28, 2021, the following guidelines must be followed:
ARRIVAL AT BLR AIRPORT
State governments have announced various protocols for arriving passengers. Please check with your airline about state-specific guidelines before you fly. For updated information click on the links below.
As per the GoK circular dated July 31, 2021, a negative RT-PCR report not older than 72 hours is mandatory - irrespective of vaccination status - for passengers arriving from Maharashtra. The document will be verified by the airline staff at the time of boarding. The following categories are exempted from displaying a negative RT-PCR report:
As per the GoK circular dated Nov 8, 2021, short-term travellers (2 days or less), from Maharashtra must:
As per the GoK circular dated September 1, 2021, the following guidelines will be ensured for all passengers arriving from Kerala:
Employees & Students
As per the DGCA circular, all scheduled international commercial passenger flight services to and from India will remain suspended till 2359 hours on December 14, 2021. This restriction is not applicable to Air Bubble flights, cargo operations and flights specifically approved by DGCA.
Contactless Wi-Fi coupon dispensing kiosks are placed at International arrivals.
Steps to follow:
Please contact: Ministry of Health & Family Welfare’s
24X7 helpline +91-11-23978046
An Air bubble is a bilateral arrangement between two countries where airlines from both countries can operate international flights with a set of regulations and restrictions.
Following Airlines are currently operating AirBubble/repatriation flights from BLR Airport (subject to change):
||1800 102 5838||https://www.lufthansa.com/us/en/travelling-and-corona|
||1800 4192 033/+91 124 623 3502
||1800 123 3901
||1860-233-1407 / 0124-264-1407/ 020-2623-1407
||+91 0124 617 3838 / +91-9910383838
||1860 180 3592
||+91 91670 03333
||1800 2100 999 / +91 22 6273 2111 / 080-22012001
|| 1 300 88 3000 / +603 7843 3000
||+91 79 6155 6000, +91-79 4021 6698
|Singapore Airlines||+91 80 4644 5100|
|Saudi Arabian Airlines||0091-80-22114786 / 22114787 / 22114788||https://www.saudia.com/covid-19|
|Oman Air||91 2262729000/ 91 1149970000||https://www.omanair.com/ae/en/travel-advisory-covid-19-coronavirus-outbreak|
|FlyDubai||+91 11 41504441||https://www.flydubai.com/en/plan/covid-19/travel-requirements?gclid=EAIaIQobChMIq_uqu7rG8AIVWjErCh1hQQzVEAAYASAAEgIlZvD_BwE#pcr-indian-subcontinent|
|Sri Lankan Airlines||91 2271279158|
For further details, please refer to the website of Ministry of Civil Aviation, India https://www.civilaviation.gov.in/en/about-air-transport-bubbles
Information for passengers flying during the pandemic can be accessed on the IATA website - www.iata.org/covid-travel . Check out the global travel regulations map by IATA. Passengers are advised to verify the information with the respective airlines.
Please refer to the webpage of Bureau of Immigration, Ministry of Home Affairs, GoI for updated schedule - https://boi.gov.in/content/advisory-travel-and-visa-restrictions-related-covid-19-1
In addition, the table below will direct you to the updated information.
The ‘Guide for Travellers’, updated on August 27, 2020, was released by the Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs, GoI, for the easy reference of passengers/ travellers arriving in India. For further details, please visit www.cbic.gov.in.