How to reach
name for IISc is 'Tata Institute' and therefore, it is important to use the
name 'Tata Institute' with the taxi, auto drivers, and bus conductors.
Airport: Tata Institute (IISc) is
about 22 km from the Bangalore Airport (both domestic and international).
Prepaid or city taxis are available at the airport to all parts of the city.
You could take a prepaid taxi (currently, the cost is Rs. 300), or a city taxi
(costs about Rs. 220), or an auto rickshaw (costs about Rs. 120).
City Railway Station: Bangalore
is connected to all major Indian cities by rail. Several super fast trains
such as Shatabdhi, Brindavan, Lalbagh express connect Bangalore to Chennai.
The City Railway Station is the main terminal in Bangalore. If you are
traveling by train, you should get off at the City Railway Station, which is
about 7 km from the IISc campus. You will have to get out of the station from
platform number ONE and reach the prepaid auto stand and hire a city taxi
(costs about Rs. 125), or a prepaid Autorikshaw (costs Rs. 40).
Cantontment Railway Station:
Another major railway station in Bangalore is the Cantontment Railway Station,
also known as Bangalore Cantt. The distance from this station to IISc is
almost same as the Bangalore City railway station and it also has prepaid
auto-rickshaw facility. You can also use the bus services from the bus stop
just opposite to the station. Route Nos. 94 A and E, 252 A, 270 A, 272, 276 A.
Bus Terminal: The Main bus
terminal in the city is opposite the City Railway Station. This bus terminal,
commonly known as Majestic, is about 7 km from IISc. If you happen to reach
Majestic, Bangalore, reach platform number 22 from where almost all buses come
to the Institute (Bus Route nos. 252 E, 258 C, 271 E, 273 C, 275, 276, 98B,99
A and B). One can choose a City taxi or an Autorikshaw for nearly the same
cost. Travel by auto-rickshaws between 10:00 p.m. and 06:00 a.m. will cost 50%