The TIFR Centre for Interdisciplinary Sciences (TCIS) campus is situated on Gandipet Main Road (also known as Osman Sagar Main Road), Narsingi, Hyderabad. To get to TCIS you should ask to be taken to Narsingi from where TCIS is located about 1.5 km on Gandipet Main Road. The map overleaf shows the location of TCIS and the route map from Mahatma Gandhi Bus Station (MGBS), Kacheguda Railway Station and Nampally railway stations to TCIS.

Arrival by Rail:

Hyderabad’s main long-distance train stations are at:

  1. Kacheguda Train Terminus
  2. Nampally Train Terminus (Hyderabad –Deccan Railway Staion)
  3. Secunderabad Train Terminus (Secunderabad Junction)

Arrival by Bus:

If you are coming to Hyderabad by Bus, you will arrive at Mahatama Gandhi Bus Station (MGBS). From, MGBS you can either hire a taxi or an auto to arrive at TCIS. Please ask the driver to take you to the Gandipet Road, Narsingi.

You can also use public transport to arrive at TCIS . First, you have to take a bus to Mehdipatnam from the Train station / MGBS. Then, you have to take another bus to Kokapet Chourasta from where TCIS is just a walk of 2 minutes towards Gandipet. The bus routes are indicated in the following table.

FROM TO BUS ROUTES Expected Travel Time
Secunderabad Mehdipatnam 5K, 5M, 120/5K, 139, 6/5 1 Hour
Kacheguda Mehdipatnam 41M 1 Hour
Nampally Mehdipatnam 119 30 Min
MGBS Mehdipatnam 65G, 801 1 Hour
Mehdipatnam Kokapet Chourasta 120, 120/5K, 220, 220 V,
220 M, 220 J, 220 G
30 Min

Arrival by Air: Airport Terminals

Rajeev Gandhi International Airport: Outside the terminal, there will be queue of waiting taxis and you can hire a cab to TCIS.

If you encounter any difficulties please call TCIS: +91 40 2419 5001/ 5002 / 5208.
Mob: +91 9885858633 (Mr. Narasimha)


to TCIS From Approx Cost
Rajeev Gandhi Intl. Airport
(Take PREPAID Taxi!)
Secunderabad Train Terminus 600
Kacheguda Train Terminus 600
Nampalli Train Terminus 500
MGBS 600