Bannerghatta Road may be infamous for traffic, but it also one of the most connected areas of Bangalore, housing some of the biggest institutional names in the city such as HSBC, Accenture, Honeywell and IIM-B. The busy areas of JP Nagar, Jayanagar, BTM and Koramangala are all very well connected to this road. If you’re looking for quieter places, head further down the road to localities such as Arekere, Gottigere and Kalena Agrahara.
Bannerghatta Road is ideal for students of Christ University or IIM-B, or bachelors working in start-ups or big corporate firms in the area, who are looking for affordable, well-furnished and well-maintained accommodation. SimplyGuest has several homes on Bannerghatta Road for people looking for shared or singular accommodation in 1BHKs, 2BHKs or 3BHKs.
Bannerghatta Road is home to the Gopalan Mall, the Vega City Mall (and its PVR multiplex), the Royal Meenakshi Mall as well as a large Decathlon outlet. Supermarkets are aplenty on the road, including but not limited to Spar, Hypercity, Big Bazaar and Reliance Mart. There are also hundreds of restaurants offering all kinds of cuisines in and around the area; some favourite are Empire, Tacobell, the South Indian eateries of Jayanagar and the pubs of JP Nagar. Check Zomato to find your fit! There are several parks and gyms either on Bannerghatta Road or just off it. Several hospitals like Fortis, Apollo, Jayadeva and Sagar are also located here. On a weekend, you could also drive down to the famous Bannerghatta National Park at the end of the road.
Bannerghatta Road has excellent access to the BMTC buses (air-conditioned and non-air-conditioned) that are an easy, reliable and inexpensive option to travel around the city. There are direct buses from here to major stops such as Majestic, Shivajinagar, KR Market and Shanthinagar. It is close to several main roads such as Hosur Road and Outer Ring Road that connect the area with the rest of the city. It is very easy to hail autos here. You can also book autos and cabs from service providers such as Ola and Uber with ease in this area.