Reaching Here

Nearest Airport

Mangalore Airport – 170 km away from Chikmagalur

Bangalore airport – 250 km away from Chikmagalur

Airports near Chikmagalur Type Distance
Bajpe Airport, Mangalore (IXE)

Domestic 105 km
Bengaluru International Airport (BLR) International 215 km
Bellary Airport (BEP) Domestic 240 km
Chennai International Airport (MAA) International 492 km

By Train

The Closest Railway station is Kadur, 40 km away from Chikmaglur and Hassan, 60km away

Railway stations near Chikmagalur Distance
Kadur (DRU) 37 km

Hassan (HAS)

51 km

Trains to Hassan

Starting Station Train Arrival at Hassan Service Days
Dadar (DR)
(DR) 2 more trains
Sharavathi Exp (11035) 06:15 PM
(duration: 20h 45m)
Tue
Dharwar (DWR)
8 more trains
Dwr Mysore Exp (17302) 03:53 AM
(duration: 7h 8m)
All Days
H Nizamuddin (NZM) Swarna Jayanthi (12782) 02:28 AM
(duration: 44h 28m)
Mon
Kannur (CAN) Yesvantpur Exp (16518) 01:15 AM
(duration: 8h 35m)
All Days
Mangalore Cntl (MAQ)
1 more train
Maq Ypr Express (16516) 02:20 PM
(duration: 5h 40m)
Tue, Thu & Sat
Mysore (MYS)
5 more trains
Sharavati Exp (11036) 08:05 AM
(duration: 1h 50m)
Thu
Swarna Jayanthi (12781) 10:00 PM
(duration: 1h 50m)
Fri
Shimoga Town (SMET) Smet Mysore Exp (06228) 03:53 AM
(duration: 5h 43m)
All Days
Yesvantpur Jn (YPR)
4 more trains
Mangalore Exp (16517) 01:40 AM
(duration: 5h 5m)
All Days
Ypr Maq Express (16515) 11:40 AM
(duration: 4h 10m)
Mon, Wed & Fri

Trains to Kadur

Starting Station Train Arrival at Kadur Service Days
Bangalore (SBC)
4 more trains
Rani Chennamma (16589) 12:49 AM
(duration: 3h 34m)
All Days
Hubli Passr (56909) 02:24 AM
(duration: 4h 24m)
All Days

By Bus

If booked in advance, the bus journey is also comfortable especially in Volvo buses. There are buses running from Bangalore every 30-60 minutes.

By Car

From Bangalore

  • Chikmagalur is 250 kms from Bangalore.
  • On the National Highway NH 47 between Bangalore and Mangalore, take the diversion at Hassan
  • Distance from Hassan to Chikmagalur is just 55km.
  • Chikmagalur is linked to other towns like Koppa, Sringeri, Kadur & Birur by road

From Chikmagalur

  • Take the Balehonnur-Sringeri road from Chikmagalur
  • Reach Aldur 19 kms down the road
  • From Aldur go ahead 20 kms and you will reach the landmark PoornaPrajnya School near Kadabagere which is also along the BalehonnurSringeri Road)
  • Move to the next landmark, which is the St. Paul's Church, Kadabagere
  • 1 km from the church, take a right turn (the land mark here is the Government primary school).
  • This road leads to Shanthi Kunnj Homestay (approx. 1.5 km from the turn).

From Mangalore

  • Take the route to Moodbidri
  • Proceed to Karkala bypass which is at a distance of 30 kms from Moodbidri.
  • From the bypass move on to Bajagoli.
  • Cross the S.K. Border and take a left turn and pass Kerekatte
  • Proceed towards Sringeri.
  • Drive past Jayapura and reach the Balehonnur town
  • From Balehonnur take the road to the left where you cross the Tungabhadra River Bridge and proceed 7 kms towards Kadabagere
  • As you are approaching Kadabagere take a left turn (the land mark here is the Government Primary school). This road leads to ShanthiKunnj (approx. 2 kms from the turn).

By Taxi/Car Rental

You can hire a Taxi or rent a car from Bangalore to visit Chikmagalur. The fares depend upon the choice of your car. It is recommended to rent cars from reliable and established car rental operators.

 
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