Halebid is a very small town located near Hassan and tourists usually stay in Hassan city, making a day trip to Halebid. The nearest railway station is Hassan (27 km) which can be accessed by taxi. The nearest airport is at Mangalore (168km). Bus services are also available, connecting Halebid to all major cities.
The nearest domestic airport to Halebid is Mysore Airport, almost three hours drive away. The nearest international airport is Kempegowda International Airport situated in Bangalore. It is roughly four hours drive away from Halebid. Frequent flights from all the major national and international destinations take off from here. Taxis are available for hire from both the airports.
Nearest Airport: Mangalore International Airport (IXE) - 125 kms from Halebidu
Tentative return flight prices to Mangalore from major cities in India:
|Starting City||Return price (approximate)|
|Mumbai||₹ 6,476 Non-stop|
|New Delhi||₹ 12,310 Non-stop|
|Bengaluru||₹ 4,558 Non-stop|
|Chennai||₹ 6,010 Non-stop|
|Hyderabad||₹ 7,646 Non-stop|
There are a lot of state and private buses which run from Bengaluru to Halebid. You can board the bus from various bus stands of Bengaluru, namely Malleswaram, JP Circle, Majestic Bus Stand, etc. It takes approx 7 hrs to reach Halebid from here. Alternatively, you can hire a car or taxi to go to Halebid. Car journey takes around 5 hrs to reach and is considered the best way. If you are staying in Hassan, there are buses at every ten or fifteen minutes to/from Halebid.
The nearest railway stations to Halebid are Mysore, Mangalore and Hassan. These stations are connected to all the major cities in the country. Taxis are available for hire from all these cities which will take you directly to Halebid.
Taxis and autorickshaws are the best way to travel within the city.