December 2, 2022

As per the schedule, 36 buses can be allowed on 9 choose routes with impact from Saturday, July 31.

Vayu Vajra buses of the Bengaluru Metropolitan Transport Company (BMTC) which function between the Kempegowda Worldwide Airport and different elements of town are set to renew companies totally from Saturday, July 31. Put up the lockdown induced by the second wave of COVID-19 pandemic, the bus service began on choose main site visitors routes throughout town from June 21. BMTC had shared the schedule of all of the airport buses and their detailed routes on Twitter on Friday, July 30. As per the schedule, buses can be allowed on 9 choose routes KIA-4, KIA-4A, KIA-5, KIA-6, KIA-8, KIA-8A, KIA-9, and KIA-10, with impact from Saturday, July 31.

A complete of 36 buses can be plying on the routes, confirmed a BMTC official. They added that with the pandemic state of affairs beneath management within the metropolis, extra AC buses may be useful for commuters. The bus service will function between 6 am and seven pm day-after-day. A listing of COVID-19 security protocols is anticipated to be strictly adopted by employees and passengers alike.

The general public transport service to and from the airport had been suspended on April 27 after Karnataka went into its second lockdown as a consequence of a surge within the variety of COVID-19 circumstances. TNM had reported that after graduation of operations within the phase-wise relaxations, BMTC had said in June that with a fleet of 17 buses, the Vayu Vajra buses have been to make 117 journeys between Kempegowda Worldwide Airport to Kempegowda Bus Station and Digital Metropolis. Following this, an announcement on July 21 detailed the buses on 5 routes – KIA-5, KIA-8, KIA-8A, KIA-9 and KIA-10.

A number of months after the primary lockdown in December 2020, BMTC introduced a way of digital ticketing to keep away from using money. Commuters are allowed to make use of any UPI service akin to PhonePe and Google Pay app to pay for the ticket utilizing the QR code. Provision of advance reserving through the KSRTC (Karnataka State Street Transport Company) reserving counters, on-line (, KSRTC Cell App and approved franchises, have been made obtainable.

See the schedule of Vayu Vajra airport buses working from July 31 right here:

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