Kumta is well connected by roads and rails. You can easily get regular trains to Kumta since the city is well connected to other major cities of the country. Kumta has a good road network and there are regular buses available from major cities in Karnataka. Kumta does not have an airport. The nearest airport is Dabolim Airport in Goa which is 167 km away and is well connected with direct and hopping flights with other major cities across the country.
Located 167 km away from Kumta, Dabolim Airport is the nearest airport in Goa. It has direct flights from Delhi, Chennai, Ahmedabad, Mumbai, Bangalore and Cochin. On reaching the airport, you can hire a taxi to get to Kumta, which will take you around 3 and a half hours. Alternatively, you can also book a bus ticket online in advance to travel to Kumta from Dabolim Airport.
Nearest Airport: Goa International Airport
- 123 kms from Kumta
Tentative return flight prices to Goa International Airport from major cities in India.
You can also drive down to Kumta from nearby cities. The road network is quite good with a scenic road journey.
Kumta has its own railway station which connects to all the major cities across the country. It is located 4 km from the centre of the city. Kumta railway station connects all the major Indian cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Bangalore, Cochin, Chennai, etc.
There is regular bus service from nearby cities and neighbouring states to Kumta. You can book a bus seat in advance with North West Karnataka Transport Corporation (NWKTC) online as well as from city counters. There are smooth-running buses to Kumta from cities like Mangalore, Belgaum, Mysore, Bangalore, and Hubli-Dharwad.
Kumta is a beautiful town which can be explored with various modes of transportation. You can either take a bus or auto-rickshaw for short distance travelling while taxi is the most convenient mode of commuting the long distances. There is also an option for renting a car as per convenience. However, make sure you travel during winters to enjoy the town to its best as summers can be very humid and hot. Do visit this treasure trove for a wonderful unforgettable experience.