Munnar to Bangalore

Munnar to Bangalore Road Distance 476 km
Munnar to Bangalore Aerial Distance 326 km
Munnar to Bangalore Travel Time 8 hours 39 mins

How to reach Bangalore from Munnar

The Preferred Way of Going from Munnar to Bangalore

The most preferred way of travelling from Munnar to Bangalore is by bus. This journey is usually an overnight journey which is both time and cost effective.

Munnar to Bangalore Route

Munnar to Bangalore by Bus

Buses are a convenient as well as an economical way of traveling from Munnar to Bangalore, because they start in Munnar itself and will drop you to your final destination, thereby saving you from the hassles of changing your mode of transportation midway. A total of 5 operators run 8 buses on this route, with fares starting from as low as INR 849 per person. All of these buses cover a total distance of 460 kilometers, and most of them start in the night, making this an overnight journey of 12-13 hours. 

Travelers can even choose from between non-AC and AC buses as per their convenience and budget. The fares for these buses would then naturally vary. In addition, these bus operators also provide the necessary amenities to the travelers so that they can travel in comfort. These amenities include water bottles, charging points, reading lights, pillows, and blankets. Since the journey from Munnar to Bangalore is pretty long, make sure that you check out on whether a particular operator provides these facilities, and then make an informed decision.

Available Bus Options
1. SRS Travels (Non-AC Sleeper Buses)

Timings: Departure: 04:30 p.m., Arrival: 05:00 a.m. 

Duration: 12 hours and 30 minutes

Fare: INR 849

2. Royal Travels (Non-AC Sleeper Buses)

Timings: Departure: 06:00 p.m., Arrival: 05:00 a.m. 

Duration: 11 hours

Fare: INR 900

3. KPN Travels (Non-AC Sleeper Buses)

Timings: Departure: 04:00 p.m., Arrival: 05:00 a.m. 

Duration: 13 hours

Fare: INR 1000

4. SRS Travels (Non-AC Sleeper Buses)

Timings: Departure: 04:30 p.m., Arrival: 05:00 a.m. 

Duration: 12 hours and 30 minutes

Fare: INR 849

Munnar to Bangalore by Car

The total distance between Munnar and Bangalore is about 475 kilometers, and the proximity between the two makes for a quick yet rejuvenating weekend getaway. Thanks to the excellent conditions of the roads and state highways, the drive is indeed very smooth and comfortable, and the scenic locations all around only add to the beauty of the journey. 

The driving time from Munnar to Bangalore is roughly 9 hours but can vary depending on the traffic conditions and weather. 

If you have your own vehicle, then the journey can be completed with great ease, but for others, even booking a cab is a great option. A lot of companies such as hiremecar.com, Savaari, etc. offer their four-wheelers for rent along with an experienced driver, or you could even book a taxi from a reliable local cab service provider. Fares for cabs on this route start at INR 8,200 and then increase depending on the kind of service that you choose.

Route options from Munnar to Bangalore:
The best route to travel from Munnar to Bangalore is 

Munnar- Marayoor- Udumalaipettai-Dharapuram-Perundurai-Salem-Hosur-Bangalore. 

The journey will take you through Udumalpet, NH 44 and NH 48 to finally drop you at Bangalore after around 9-10 hours.

Road Conditions:
The roads are fairly smooth and easy to drive on, but be extra careful when traveling on the ghat section between Marayoor and Udumalaipettai. The first section of the journey between Munnar and Marayoor is also a quite narrow road, and thus for these 42 kilometers, you will have to drive at an economic speed. Otherwise, there is good connectivity of roads, and the flyovers, highways, and bridges together form an excellent network.

Other Popular Routes from Munnar

Important Routes Time Taken Distance
Munnar to Bangalore 8 hours 39 mins 476 km
Munnar to Chennai 10 hours 22 mins 586 km
Munnar to Goa 16 hours 54 mins 1,040 km
Munnar to Hampi 14 hours 10 mins 826 km
Munnar to Pondicherry 8 hours 22 mins 456 km
Munnar to Hyderabad 16 hours 47 mins 1,045 km

Most Popular Routes to Bangalore

Important Routes Time Taken Distance
Hyderabad to Bangalore 8 hours 1 min 569 km
Chennai to Bangalore 5 hours 45 mins 346 km
Delhi to Bangalore 1 day 7 hours 2,167 km
Mumbai to Bangalore 14 hours 6 mins 980 km
Goa to Bangalore 8 hours 41 mins 560 km
Munnar to Bangalore 8 hours 39 mins 476 km

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