On Wednesday, the Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) inaugurated its luxury ‘FlyBus’ service which will connect the city of Mysore direct to the Bengaluru / Kempegowda International Airport in Bangalore.
The service will be operated by a 40 seat luxury Volvo B9R twin-rear-axle bus, complete with a pantry, chemical toilets, 2+2 semi-sleeper seating with 70 channels of in-seat video.
The bus will be equipped with GPS tracking systems which will provide up to date bus arrival information. The bus will also have a facility to display real-time flight arrival and departure information.
The bus will operate two services roughly 12 hours apart in each direction. The bus departs Bangalore Kempegowda airport at 10:30 and 21:00 arrives in Mysore at 14:30 and 00:45 respectively. On the return, the bus shall depart Mysore at 01:00 and 15:00 to arrive at Bangalore airport at 04:45 and 19:00 respectively.
The current fares are Rs 800 for adults and Rs 600 for children, as on August 19, 2014. The FlyBus help line at the airport is +91 99722-13726. The main call centre is at +91 (80) 4455-4422. You can book FlyBus tickets online at the KSRTC website.
You can also visit Bangalore airport website for more information.