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POPL 2015: 42nd ACM SIGPLAN-SIGACT Symposium on Principles of Programming Languages

Mumbai, India
January 12-18, 2015

Venue Information

Venue Address: Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR), Dr. Homi Bhabha Road, Navy Nagar, Mandir Marg, Colaba, Mumbai, Maharashtra - 400005.



TIFR is located in Mumbai, the financial and commercial capital of India. TIFR was founded in 1945. TIFR is a India's Premier Research Institute with about 200 faculty in the areas of Basic Sciences, Mathematics & Technology and Computer Science.


The location of TIFR, the Mumbai International & Domestic Airports and Railway Stations are indicated in the map below:

How to get to TIFR:

From the international and domestic airports (32 KM, 45-90 mins by taxi)

If you have not arranged an airport transfer through our website, Pre-paid taxis are the recommended way of reaching TIFR from Mumbai's airports. There are counters for pre-paid taxis before you exit the arrival hall. Specify your destination as "Dr. Homi Bhabha Road, Navy Nagar, Colaba".

Badhwar Park is a prominent landmark to remember while driving towards TIFR from the Airport. The route from this landmark is indicated in the map below:

Mumbai Local taxis are yellow and black in color which are less expensive in comparison to the radio cabs and can be hailed in any street or found at any local taxi stands. The approximate fare to the venue from the airport would be around Rs. 750/- (one way) in a local taxi which includes the cost of the toll gate for using the Bandra - Worli Sea link i.e, Rs. 55/- (one way).


Airport Taxis are available at the Pre Paid taxi counters. Also, booking counters of AC video cabs managed by various operators, are available at the airport for hiring.


You will be given a receipt for your payment. Retain this till the end of your ride; then hand it over to the taxi driver. At the exit from the airport, the police may want to look at this slip.


From Railway station


Mumbai City has two long distance railway stations Chatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST) and Mumbai Central.


From CST: (6KM, 20-30 mins by taxi)


Taxis are available from the CST. They charge by meter. Alternatively, one can board buses to Navy Nagar (bus terminal, marked in the above map) from outside the local railway station at CST. TIFR is on the same road as the Navy Nagar bus terminus, which is where you should get off.


From Mumbai Central (10KM, 30-45 mins by taxi)


Taxis are available from the ranks outside the railway station. Alternatively, you could cross over to the local railway station and board a Churchgate bound local. You have to buy a separate ticket for

the local train. Taxis are available from outside Churchgate. Alternately, a bus (route 137) comes from Churchgate to the Navy Nagar bus terminus, down the road from TIFR.


Surroundings of TIFR:


TIFR is surrounded by various defence establishments and hence are quite sensitive. Not all roads are accessible to general public. Therefore, please apply caution and obey security guards while exploring the areas within and outside TIFR campus.