How to reach Coorg from Bangalore

In last few decades Coorg – a hill station in the interiors of Karnataka, has earned immense popularity among Bangalorens. In fact today many famous hills station in the proximity of Bangalore like Ooty & Munnar are facing intense competition from Coorg. Coorg’s pristine nature’s beauty coupled with innumerable stunning tourist attractions has surely mesmerized Bangalorens.

How to reach Coorg from Bangalore

Following are the ways one can reach Coorg from Bangalore:

Coorg from Bangalore by Train:

Coorg doesn’t have a railway station. The nearest railway station to Coorg is Mysore railway station. From Mysore Coorg is merely 81 km (approximately 2 hours road journey). From Mysore station there are many state run KSRTC buses and rental car services for Coorg.

Important trains between Bangalore & Mysore      

  • Tippu Express (12614): departs at 15:00 PM from Bangalore junction – reaches Mysore at 17:30 pm – runs on all days.
  • Ajmer-Mysore Express (16209): departs at 15: 45 from Bangalore Junction – reaches Mysore station at 18:20 pm.
  • Night Queen Passenger/56264: departs at 23:55 P.M from Bangalore Junction – reaches Mysore station at 4: 00 AM.
  • Yeshvantpur - Kannur Express /16517: departs at 20:20 Pm from Yesvantpur Junction – reaches Mysore station at 23:30.
  • Chennai-Mysore Weekly SF Express/22682
  • Kaveri Express/16021, Hampi Express/16591
  • Bangalore Mysore Passenger (UnReserved)/56230
  • Bagmati SF Weekly Express/12577
  • Malgudi Express (UnReserved)/16024
  • Jaipur-Mysore SF Express/12976.

Coorg from Bangalore by Road:

KSRTC Volvo A/C Bus Timing:

Trip Code:  2311BNGMRC
Starting Bus Stand: Mysore road satellite (Bus stand 7760990530)
Dept.Time: 02:25 A.M
Fare: Rs 300

Trip Code: 0702BNGMNG
Starting Bus Stand: Mysore road satellite (Bus stand 7760990530)
Dept.Time:  09:45 A.M                        
Fare: Rs 300

Trip Code: 1003BNGMNG
Starting Bus Stand:  Mysore road satellite (Bus stand 7760990503)
Dept.Time: 13:00 P.M
Fare: Rs 300

Trip Code: 1205BNGMRC
Starting Bus Stand:  Mysore road satellite (Bus stand 7760990503)                        
Dept.Time: 15: 00 P.M
Fare: Rs 300

Trip Code:1401BNGMRC
Starting Bus Stand: Mysore road satellite (Bus stand 7760990503)
Dept. Time: 17: 01 PM
Fare: Rs 300

KSRTC Non A/C Bus Timing

Trip Code:  0832BNGMRC
Starting Bus Stand: Mysore road satellite (Bus stand 7760990503)
Dept Time: 11:30 A.M
Fare: Rs 175

Road journey is by far the best option to reach Coorg from Bangalore. Either one can opt for state run KSRTC Volvo bus services or private bus services operated by travel agencies. The road distance between Bangalore and Coorg is approximately 255 km (5 to 6 hours road journey). Bus fare charges (Volvo/AC) ranges from Rs 340 to 400.
  • As of today there are 25 KSRTC buses plying between Bangalore and Coorg.
  • All the KSRTC buses for Coorg starts from Mysore Road Satellite Bus stand, which is located on Mysore road near the Gopalan Mall.
  • The first KSRTC bus for Coorg starts at 7: 00 A.M.

Tour operators providing bus service to Coorg:
Poornima Tours - Mobile no: 98450 64101.
Ashwini Tours - Mobile no: 9036100100.

Coorg from Bangalore by Air:

Coorg doesn’t have an airport. The nearest airport is Mangalore airport, which is approximately 159 km from Coorg (2 hours & 40 min road journey). Everyday there are regular flights between Bangalore and Mangalore. After reaching Mangalore, one can either opt for innumerable state run KSRTC buses/Volvos or taxis to reach Coorg.

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