Whitefield is a neighbourhood of Bangalore in the state of Karnataka, India. Established in the late 1800s as a settlement for the Eurasians of Bangalore, Whitefield remained a quaint little settlement till the late 1990s when the IT boom of Bangalore reshaped it as a major suburb and is now a major part of Greater Bangalore. It is also renowned for Sathya Sai Baba's ashram called Brindavan and as a haven for a number of multinational information technology companies.
The Whitefield railway station is about 3 km north of the Whitefield Bus stop and lies on the Bangalore - Chennai route and is double and electrified, the Krishnarajapuram-Whitefield section is being converted to a quadruple line.
Various shopping malls like Forum Value Mall, Phoenix Market City, Park square mall and Inorbit Mall resides in Whitefield area.
Whitefield also has extensive city bus connectivity with a wide range of services offered by BMTC. A Traffic and Transit Management Centre (TTMC) in EPIP is now functional with schedules connecting it with most areas of the city.
Namma Metro project is expected to cater to Whitefield under Phase 2. The Purple line will be extended from Byappanahalli to Whitefield covering 13 stations in between.
BMTC Bus Services
320, 504, 304, 328,
500, 321, 306, 399, 335, 411, 502, 333, 600, 319, 400, 315, 331, 334, WFS, G, 373, 313, 342, 601, 316, 398, V, P all go to Whitefield.