Division of Biological Sciences
Indian Institute of Science
Bangalore - 560012, INDIA
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Note: Code for Bangalore is 80 and that of India is 91 and these may have to
be appropriately prefixed depending upon from where you call.
How to reach MBU
The local 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.
the Airport: Tata Institute (IISc) is about 30 km from the Bangalore Airport (both domestic and international). Prepaid taxis and Airport shuttle service are available at the airport to all parts of the city.
the 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. 150), or a prepaid Autorikshaw (costs Rs. 40).
the 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
the 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%
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