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Fly from New York to Bengaluru with Etihad Airways

Book flights from New York to Bengaluru and be transported from the big lights and skyscrapers of the Big Apple to one of India’s most vibrant cities.

Go in search of the traditional flavours of India in the bustling markets, or hop aboard a tuk-tuk and take to the streets on an exploration of the famous city formerly known as Bangalore. Sublime gardens and spectacular palaces await.

JFK to BLR: flight facts

Journey time 19hrs

Your exact journey time from New York to Bengaluru will depend on your connection. You may also want to consider a relaxing stopover in Abu Dhabi too – where exciting and exotic attractions await.

Flight distance 8,593 miles

Your flight from New York (JFK) to Bengaluru (BLR) covers a distance of 8,593 miles (13,829 kilometres).

Your flight from New York to Bengaluru

Your journey from JFK to BLR begins by flying east and soaring over the Atlantic Ocean, before heading over much of mainland Europe. You’ll then travel down to Abu Dhabi on the glistening Arabian Gulf for your onward connection.

After your transfer or stopover, you’ll continue over the Indian Ocean and to India itself, touching down at Bengaluru in India’s exciting south.

*Aircraft, cabins and services may vary by route and flight. You can check this when you search for your flight. This page was last updated Sept 2019.

Flying from New York to Bengaluru: FAQs

What is the weather like in Bengaluru?

Bengaluru is relatively hot and sunny all year round – but especially so between February and May, when average highs regularly reach the mid 30°Cs. Even the mildest months in December and January are rather warm, with average low temperatures of 15°C. August, September and October see the most rain – but the majority of days are still typically dry.

What is the best way to get around in Bengaluru?

The Namma Metro service is a quick and easy way to travel between key sites, such as Mahatma Ghandi Road and Indiranagar, a popular dining district.

Bengaluru also has an extensive bus network and taxis and auto rickshaws are also widely used.

Top tips for New York to Bengaluru

south indian snacks masala dosa

Get a taste of the city

If you enjoy eating out in New York, then you’ll love Bengaluru’s dining scene, which comes complete with high-end restaurants, cafes and flavour-packed street food favourites.

MG Road and Lavelle Road are hives of gastronomic activity, while the Indiranagar and Koramangala districts are also great places to sample local cuisine. Be sure to try some masala dosa – a popular savoury pancake dish.

glass house at lalbagh gardens

Enjoy the City of Gardens

New York is famous for Central Park. But Bengaluru more than earns its nickname as the ‘City of Gardens’, thanks to an array of amazing green spaces that provide places to relax, stroll and unwind.

Cubbon Park, Cariappa Memorial Park and Bannerghatta Butterfly Park are all great places to explore – but Lalbagh Botanical Garden is perhaps the highlight. It features a 19th century glasshouse and well-kept grounds that come alive with more than 1,000 stunning plant species.

The best of Bengaluru

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