Being one of the famous tourist destinations of South India, reaching Mysore is not a hassle as several modes of transport are available.
What is the Nearest Airport to Mysore?
Mysore has a small domestic airport connected only to Bangalore. Bangalore International Airport (170 kms) is the nearest airport, with flights well-connected to main cities of the country like Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Hyderabad and Kolkata. Taxi/cab and bus services are available from the airport.
What is the Nearest Railway Station to Mysore?
Mysore is well connected by trains throughout the region and is located at a distance of 2 kms from the city centre. Mysore railway station has number of direct trains connecting Mysore to major cities of India like Bangalore, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Chennai and Kolkata.
How to Reach Mysore by Bus?
There are interstate bus services to Mysore from various cities of Kerala and Tamil Nadu, run by private operators as well as state transport. Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) runs deluxe or Volvo buses, semi-deluxe and ordinary buses from Bangalore to Mysore.
How to Reach Mysore by Road?
Mysore is connected by a convenient network of roads with rest of the state and self-drive is a popular option from nearby cities for most tourists. The best part of driving by own car is that they can take as many stops as one may want or click photos and enjoy picturesque sites on the way.
How to Reach Mysore by Cab/Taxi?
If self-drive is not an option, you can book a rental car or take a taxi to Mysoreand enjoy sightseeing along the way to Mysore. Cabs are readily provided by travel agents in places like Bangalore, Ooty, Coorg, Wayanad and nearby cities at reasonable fares.
Routes to Mysore
Route from Bangalore: Distance between Mysore and Bangalore is about 143 kilometers and time taken to cover the distance is about 3-4 hours.To drive from Bangalore to Mysore, take the Mysore Road via Kengeri, Ramnagaram and Mandya. Also, you can take the route from Bangalore on the Kanakpura Road via Kanakpura, Malavalli and Bannur.
Route from Mangalore:Mysore is located at a distance of 254 kilometers from Mangalore and takes about 4-5 hrs to reach. There are 2 routes to reach Mysore from Mangalore. The first route goes via Mangalore, Kasargod, Kanhangad, Panathur, Bhagamandala and Madikeri to Mysore. This route is scenic but the roads are narrow till Madikeri. The second route goes via Mangalore, Ujire, Belur, Hassan to Mysore. This route is a bit longer but has large roads.