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Travel Information

The Oberoi, Bengaluru is located on MG Road, in the heart of the business, financial and shopping districts of the city. The hotel is conveniently connected to the major IT business park locations and is 15 minutes drive from the Vidhan Soudha (Legislative Assembly) and other government offices.

The Oberoi, Bengaluru
37-39 Mahatma Gandhi Road, Trinity Circle, Bengaluru 560001
+91 80 2558 5858
reservations.tobl@oberoihotels.com

Distance

From Bengaluru International and Domestic Airport Terminals

Distance: 38 km
Driving Time: 1 hour 15 minutes

  • After exiting the airport, cross Bellary Road, cross the toll and head towards the Bellary-Bangalore Highway/Flyover. After the highway, you will enter Hebbal, where the city starts
  • Once through Hebbal, cross Mekhri circle and pass the ITC Windsor Manor Bridge into Infantry Road.
  • Go along Raj Bhavan Road onto MG Road continue until you reach The Oberoi, Bengaluru on your left
From Bengaluru Cantonment Railway Station

Distance: 4.1 km
Driving Time: 15 minutes

  • Head south-east on Cantonment Railway Station Road
  • Use either of the right two lanes to turn slightly right towards Queens Road
  • Use any lane to turn right at the first cross street onto Queens Road
  • Turn left onto Cubbon Road
  • Turn right onto Dickenson Road
  • Turn left after East Parade Church (on the left) and continue until you reach The Oberoi, Bengaluru on your left
From City Junction Railway Station (Majestic)

Distance: 6.3 km
Driving time: 10 minutes

  • Head north on Railway Station Road towards Gubbi Thotadappa Road
  • Drive from Seshadri Road to Ambedkar Veedhi
  • Use any lane to turn left onto Gubbi Thotadappa Road
  • At D Devraja Urs Circle, take the second exit onto Seshadri Road
  • Take a slight left towards Dr Ambedkar Veedhi/Post Office Road
  • Take Vittal Mallya Road to Kasturba Road in Nunegundlapalli
  • At the roundabout, take the first exit onto Vittal Mallya Road
  • Drive on to MG Road in Yellappa Chetty Layout
  • Continue straight onto MG Road and continue until you reach The Oberoi, Bengaluru on your left
From Embassy Golf Links Business Park

Distance: 8.6 km
Driving time: 25 minutes

  • Drive onto 100 Feet Road/intermediate ring road Follow 100 Feet Road/intermediate ring road to the second main road in first stage
  • Continue on second main road to link road 4/Old Airport Road
  • Continue on Old Airport Road to Bhaskaran Road/Kensington Road
  • Take Ulsoor Road to Dickenson Road in Yellappa Garden
  • Continue straight onto MG Road and continue until you reach The Oberoi, Bengaluru on your left
From Manyata Tech Park

Distance: 4 km
Driving time: 5 minutes

  • Head west on the NH44/NH75
  • Continue straight, staying on the NH44/NH75
  • Merge onto Bellary Road/Hebbal Flyover
  • Merge onto Guttahalli Main Road/Ramana Maharshi Road/Sankey Road
  • Sankey Road turns slightly left and becomes Raj Bhavan Road
  • Turn right onto Infantry Road
  • Turn right after Prestige Nebula (on the right)
  • Turn left onto Cubbon Road
  • Turn right onto Dickenson Road
  • Turn left after East Parade Church (on the left) and continue until you reach The Oberoi, Bengaluru on your left

Other Travel Information

Immigration

All international visitors to India (except those with a Nepali or Bhutanese national passport), must have valid passports stamped with current visas. For more information on visa categories and applications, please visit the Government of India online portal for visa applications here.

It is mandatory for all international visitors to India to register with the Foreigners' Regional Registration Office within 24 hours of arrival. The hotel will scan your passport photograph page when you check in and take care of this service for you.

Visa on Arrival

The Visa on Arrival (enabled by Electronic Travel Authorisation) facility is available for travellers visiting India from 43 countries. For more information on the Visa on Arrival facility, please click here to visit the website of the Government of India.

Currency

The unit of Indian currency is the Rupee. For up to date information on exchange rates, please click here.

We would be happy to help with foreign currency exchange in India. Please ask the concierge upon arrival.

There are plenty of international ATMs in all major cities in India. International credit cards are also widely accepted.

Please note: It is prohibited to take Indian currency out of India.

CUSTOMS ALLOWANCES

Currency

Visitors of Indian origin and foreigners aged above 10 years who reside in India can carry INR 45,000 (when the country of origin is Nepal, Bhutan, Myanmar or China, the currency allowance is INR 6,000)

International visitors (over 18 years) from every other country can carry USD 10,000 or the value of USD 5,000 in other currencies, per person into India.

Duty Free Goods

Duty free allowances per person (over the age of 18) are as follows:

  • Alcohol: 2 litres
  • Cigarettes: 100 pieces
  • Cigars: 25 pieces
  • Tobacco: 125g

Passengers aged over 18 can also carry one laptop computer.

Customs duty is leviable at 36.05% on the valuable of dutiable goods in excess of the allowance.

Restricted Items

The following items are prohibited in India:

  • Maps and literature where India's external boundaries have been incorrectly drawn;
  • Narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances;
  • Goods violating any of the legally enforceable intellectual property rights;
  • Wildlife products;
  • Counterfeit currency;
  • Specified live birds and animals.

WEATHER IN BENGALURU

Bengaluru is known for its year-round temperate climate.

Winter lasts from November to January, during which time the temperatures are a pleasant 72-81 °F (22-27 °C).

Summers last from April to June, at which time temperatures can reach 88°F to 97 °F (31-36°C). The monsoon rains happen from July until October, with the highest average rainfall of 241 millimetres falling in September.

Autumn (September to November) temperatures range between 72 °F and 88 °F (22°C and 31°C), while spring (February to March) temperatures are from 79 °F to 90 °F (26°C to 32°C).

In Bengaluru, rainfall can happen throughout the year. As soon as temperatures rise, there is a tendency towards light rainfall, which lowers the temperature and makes it feel more pleasant again.

RECOMMENDED CLOTHING

If you are travelling to Bengaluru during the summer months, we recommend you wear loose clothing made from natural fabrics. During the winter months, you may wish to carry a sweater or shawl for the evenings.

LANGUAGE

English is widely spoken in India. Staff at the airport, hotels, restaurants and shops will most often be fluent in English.

Hindi is the official and most widely spoken native language in India. It is most concentrated in the northern states. Telugu, Malayalam, Tamil and Kannada prevail in the south.