Bangalore to Hampi Distance

Bangalore To Hampi

(Hampi To Bangalore)

Best way to travel from Bangalore to Hampi

Total distance 341 km
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Hampi is situated at a distance of about 350 km from Bangalore. The former capital of the Vijayanagar Empire, Hampi is well connected to Bangalore by railways and roadways. However, the best way to reach Hampi from Bangalore is by train, an overnight journey. The route is served by several trains, including express trains which are operated by the Indian Railways. The stations on the route have basic passenger facilities like drinking water, restrooms and eating joints serving snacks and local food.

Transport options from Bangalore to Hampi

Bangalore to Hampi By Train: Take the Hampi Express (16592) from Bangalore City Junction, which leaves at 9:00 pm and reaches Hospet at 7:00 am. Reservations should be made in advance, especially if travelling on weekends or holidays. Hospet is the nearest town to Hampi (11 km) and from here auto rickshaws and buses are available to reach Hampi. Auto rickshaws charge around INR100-INR150 to Hampi. The bus stand is a kilometer away from the train station. Train travel is ideal for senior people and families with kids.

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Ajith Padmasree

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Ajith Padmasree
4.4/7
Posted 3 months ago Apr 6, 2015
Mode of Transport:Bus
If you are planning your trip in advance its better to book train. Only cons is you need to catch another bus from Hospet to Hampi if you are going by train.
Bus operator: KSRTC
Bus Type:
  • Sleeper
This bus has:
  • Comfortable seats
Trip Includes:  Gowri Guest House | Hampi
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Ajay Sharda

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Ajay Sharda
7/7
Posted Nov 29, 2014 Nov 29, 2014
Mode of Transport:Taxi
We planned a trip to Kishkindha Nagari or Hampi by car as we were suggested that it gives you lot of leeway when in Hampi considering that monuments are spread over a vast area of 25 sq km.

Half of the journey is on NH-4 which is part of Golden Quadrilateral and goes without saying that the ride is perfect. At Chitradurga, you have to take right on Solapur Road where you tend to slow down due to small road.

Once in Hampi, we were able to move around easily and quickly as our big advantage was that we had got a very good driver who knew well about the area. We covered Daroji Bear Sanctuary which is about 20km out of town, Hampi monuments as well as Tungabhadra Dam.
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  • SUV
This route has:
  • Petrol pumps
  • Accomodation
  • Food/Dhabas
  • Clear Signages
Route Taken:Asian Highway 47/National Highway 4 and Solapur-Mangalore Hwy/National Highway 13
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Sandeep kumar  Roy

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Sandeep kumar Roy
5/7
Posted Sep 18, 2014 Sep 18, 2014
Mode of Transport:Car
My wife, our daughter, son-in-law & their 2 1/2 year old son and I started on the 365km journey from Bangalore to Hampi at 9.00 am. Our Chevrolet Aveo Car was in good nick and we could drive at reasonable speed on good 4-lane national highway up to Chitradurga, which is about 200 km from Bangalore. There are nice eateries on the highway near Tumkur, we stopped at one of them for some snacks 7 coffee. Further road takes a scenic route among the hills where many wind mills have been erected.

Approach to Chitradurga is beautiful. Chitradurga town has some good hotels/restaurants for having lunch. After lunch, we took the state highway to Hospet - distance of 130 kms. The road is single lane and has heavy traffic with large trucks plying continuously. It took us much longer to cover this stretch and we could reach Hospet only by 5.00 pm. Road near to the entrance to Hospet town and inside the town are in pathetic state due to poor maintenance. We took slight detour to visit the famous Tungabhadra Dam (generally known as T B Dam). Private cars are not allowed to go up to the dam.

Visitors have to take shuttle bus service, Rs.10/- per person who takes you to a view point high on a hill for a majestic view of the total dam below. There is a government guest house as well on this hill top. We saw the dam with all the gates fully open and water gushing out with thunderous roar. We were lucky to be there at dusk and could see the illumination on the dam as well as in the park maintained nearby.

Hampi is about 15 km away from Hospet and although this is also a single lane road but road surface is good and traffic is moderate. The road leads you directly to the bus stand near Virupaksha Temple where there is ample space for car parking.
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  • Clear Signages
Route Taken:Asian Highway 47/National Highway 4 and Solapur-Mangalore Hwy/National Highway 13
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We combined our trip to visit Hospet, Sandur & Hampi. We stayed at Hotel Shiva Vilas Palace at Sandur and travelled to Hospet and Hampi from there. Hotel at Sandur is a 5-star accommodation, opened to public recently after converting Sandur Maharaja's palace. We had a comfortable stay in...more »
Trip Includes:  | Virupaksha Temple
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Lohith Kumar

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Lohith Kumar
6.5/7
Posted Jul 6, 2014 Jul 6, 2014
Mode of Transport:Car
Actually journey by my car for the first time with family was a great experience. Major roads were clean and on the way we visited some temple and relaxed there for some time an even had tiffin and continued our journey. It was very nice to drive a car by enjoying with music and overtaking some heavy vehicles.
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  • Sedan
This route has:
  • Petrol pumps
  • Accomodation
  • Food/Dhabas
  • Clear Signages
Route Taken:AH 47/NH 4 and Solapur-Mangalore Hwy
Trip Includes:  Pola Paradise Hotel | Hampi
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Aadarsh Gupta

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Aadarsh Gupta
5.5/7
Posted Jul 4, 2014 Jul 4, 2014
Mode of Transport:Bus
The best bus service provider from Bangalore to any nearby cities can be opted by online booking of Bangalore to Hospet SRS Travels Bus. Online bus reservation, list of all the buses running from Bangalore to Hospet with bus terminals, schedule and timetable. Situated in the centre of Hospet, the Hospet Bus Station is operated by the VRL, and features are helpful and informative as Karnataka State Tourism Development Center (KSTDC) is located right behind the bus station. There are frequent bus services to such popular nearby places as Hampi, Belgaum, Bangalore, Sringeri, Belur and Halebid. Most bus operators, government or private, offer the facility of advance bus bookings at the Hospet Bus Station, and some operators even allow customers to book their bus tickets online, ranging from budget to luxury buses, sleeper to Volvo and AC buses.
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Bus operator: SRS Travels
Bus Type:
  • Sleeper
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  • Comfortable seats
  • On-time
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Bangalore to Hampi By Train (291 Km)

Bangalore ––› Hospet
By Train 289 Km
Hospet ––› Hampi
By Taxi 12 Km
Bangalore to Hospet by Train (289 Km)
Train No. Train Name Origin Dep. Arr. Days Of Run
Ban... Hampi M T W T F S S
16217 Mys Snsi Expres Bangalore Cantt. 08:32 16:55 Y N N N N N N
16532 Garib Nawaz Exp Bangalore City Junction 17:00 02:55 N N N N Y N N
16534 Sbcjodhpur Exp Bangalore City Junction 17:00 02:55 N N N N N N Y
16592 Hampi Express Bangalore Cantt. 22:12 07:42 Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
17603 Kcg Ypr Exp Yelahanka Junction 09:45 06:32 Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
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Bangalore to Hampi By Car/Taxi (291 Km)

Vehicle Approx. Fare/Km (Rs) Approx. Cost (Rs)
Tata Indica 8 2328
Toyota Qualis 9 2619
Chevrolet Tavera 9 2619
Tata Indica A/C 10 2910
Toyota Qualis A/C 10 2910
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  • Trains
    • Best trains to take:Kcg Ypr Exp (17603), Ypr Shiridi Exp (06539)
    • Last station:Hospet
    • Total distance:291 km
  • Bus
    • Total distance:291 km
  • Taxi
    • Total distance:291 km
    • Price:from Rs. 6 per km
  • Flights
    • Total distance:291 km
    • Nearest Airport:Bangalore
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    • Hotels: 29 Guest Houses |
    • Hotel reviews: 480
    • Awards: 9 of 46 hotels won Best of 2012 award
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