How to Reach Kumta

You can easily get regular trains to Kumta since the city is well connected to other major cities of the country. 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. Kumta has a good road network and there are regular buses available for the town. 

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How to reach Kumta by flight

Located 167 km away from Kumta, Dabolim Airport is the nearest airport in Goa. The local carriers like Air India, Jet Airways, Indigo, Spice Jet and others have direct flights from Delhi, Chennai, Ahmedabad, Mumbai, and Cochin. On reaching the airport, you can hire a taxi to get to Kumta, which will take you around 3 and 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

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Tentative return flight prices to Goa International Airport from major cities in India.

Starting city Return price (approx)
Mumbai ₹ 6,534 Non-stop View
New Delhi ₹ 8,200 View
Bengaluru ₹ 3,021 Non-stop View
Chennai ₹ 4,683 View
Hyderabad ₹ 3,789 Non-stop View
Kolkata ₹ 10,202 View

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How to reach Kumta by road

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 busses to Kumta from cities like Mangalore, Belgaum, Mysore, Bangalore, and Hubli-Dharwad. Alternatively, you can also drive down to Kumta from nearby cities. The road network is quite good with scenic road journey.

How to reach Kumta by train

Kumta has its own rail head which connects to all the major cities across the country. It is located 4 km from the center of the city. Kumta railway station connects all the major Indian cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Bangalore, Cochin, Chennai, etc. 

Local transport in Kumta

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.

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