Traveling to US Consulate, Mumbai - Bandra Kurla Complex (BKC)

General information about US Consulate Mumbai

The area around the U.S. consulate in Mumbai is called Bandra Kurla Complex (BKC). It is located in the G Block in International Finance and Business Center (IFBC).

There are many other major establishments around the area such as Dhirubhai Ambani International School, American School of Bombay, ICICI Bank, National Stock Exchange, Bharat Diamond Bourse (Diamond Market), Citibank, Wochart Hospital etc.

It is located in Central Mumbai between the suburbs of Bandra on the west and Kurla on the east side and hence the name Bandra-Kurla Complex.

By Train
Mumbai has two major train lines: Western and Central. Those traveling from Gujarat would be traveling on Western line and others would be traveling on Central line. The nearest out-of-town train stations are Bandra Terminus on Western line and on Central line.

Western Line
The nearest out-of-town train station is Bandra Terminus. If your train does not stop there, the nearest such station would be Dadar, then Borivali and then Mumbai Central.

Nearest local train station is Bandra East which is accessible from all of the other train stations mentioned above. Both fast as well as slow trains stop at Bandra.

From the train station, you can travel either by taxi, or auto rickshaw or bus to Bandra Kurla Complex.

Central Line
The nearest out-of-town train station is Lokmanya Tilak Terminus (Kurla Terminus). If your train does not stop there, the nearest such station would be Dadar, then Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST).

Nearest local train station is Kurla West which is accessible from all of the other train stations mentioned above. Both fast as well as slow trains stop at Kurla.

From the train station, you can travel either by taxi, or auto rickshaw or bus to Bandra Kurla Complex.

Metro
When the upcoming Line 2 of Phase 1 of the Mumbai Metro project completes, it will pass through IFBC. Bharat Nagar and Complex Road will be two nearest Metro stations.

From Airport
Whether you are traveling domestically from within India or internationally from outside India, either way you would be traveling to Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (BOM) to Mumbai. Please note that even though both domestic as well as international terminals share the same runway, the actual airports and the way to get there are separate and about 4 KM apart by road.

You would normally travel from the airport in a yellow top taxi. There are many air conditioned taxis in Mumbai as well. They are blue in color and are called cool cab. You will find them in places like airports and huge shopping centers and tourist places. Otherwise you have to normally call them and ask for one just like it is done in U.S. Those cool cab guys have mobile phones. Prepaid cool cab from international airport to BKC can be used as well.

By Road
You can reach BKC through Western Express Highway via the Kalanagar junction and BKC road. BKC road is a major road that passes through IFBC.
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