Global Exchange Lecture Course

European Molecular Biology Organization

Systems Neuroscience of the

Drosophila Larva:

genetic and circuit bases of behavior






21 - 24 July | 2010 | NCBS (TIFR)| Bangalore| India



By Air
One can fly into Bangalore at the International Airport in Devanahalli. International airlines that fly in directly to Bangalore include Air India, Indian Airlines, Lufthansa, Air France, British Airways, Singapore Airlines, Sri Lankan Airlines, Air Malaysia, Thai Airways and Jet Star Asia.
Domestic (National) Travel.

Bangalore is well-connected to most cities in India. Domestic airlines flying in to Bangalore include Indian Airlines, Jet Airways,  Kingfisher Airlines, Spice Jet and Indigo. One can fly in to Bangalore at the International Airport in Devanahalli.


The Bangalore International Airport Ltd. (BIAL) airport is located at Devanahalli and the distance from the airport to NCBS is approximately 23 kms. For information please visit the following link:

By Train
Bangalore Railways is well connected to the other parts of the country In Bangalore city, there are three major railway stations: “The Bangalore City Railway Station”  the “Bangalore Cantonment Railway Station” and “Yeshwantpur Railway Station”.

Bangalore city railway station is the main railway station that is well connected to different parts of the country and to all the metro cities like New Delhi, Chennai, Mumbai, Kolkata and Hyderabad.

Local Transport

The organizers will arrange to receive the speakers at Bangalore airport.

Transport to the venue of the symposium and back will be arranged by the organizers from the hotel and all guest houses where they provide accommodation.


The Airport Shuttle Service
This service provides air-conditioned Volvo buses for transportation between the airport and seven destinations across the city. These buses named 'VayuVaira' ply on nine routes every 15 minutes. The cost of the bus fare would range from Rs. 80 to Rs. 200 depending on the distance.

Taxi Service
The taxi services to and from the airport have been designed to suit everyone’s requirements and budget.

Post-paid taxi facilities
BIAL is providing reliable, affordable and safe taxi facilities at the airport. One can use Meru or Easy cab taxi services.The taxi operators have basic AC cars, all equipped with tracking devices to ensure safety and transparency. Both operators have professional call centres.

For passengers arriving at the airport, there is a dedicated taxi holding area where the passenger can get a cab.

The post-paid taxi facility will be available on meter charges @ Rs.15/- per km (subject to Govt regulation).

Local Transport from the railway station
At Majestic ( main city station), Cantonment and Yeshwantpur train stations prepaid auto rickshaw and taxi services are available and you can make use of them.



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