Melukote is best accessed by road. Since it's located just 133 km from Bangalore and 51 km from Mysore, there are many buses that come to Melukote from there. The nearest airport is Kempegowda International Airport (Bangalore). The nearest railway station is Mandya Railway Station, about 50 km from the town. From here you can hire a taxi or take a short bus ride.
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How to reach Melukote by flight
The nearest airport is Kempegowda International Airport in Bangalore, 133 km away. You can take a shuttle bus or a taxi from the airport to the main Bangalore city bus stand, Majestic, and take a bus to Melukote from there. Or you can hire a taxi if you wish for a hassle-free journey.
How to reach Melukote by train
Mandya is the nearest railway station from Melukote, located 50 km away. The station connects to all the major railway stations in Karnataka. From here you can take a taxi or a bus to Melukote.
Mysore railway station is also just 51 km away and it has better connectivity to many major cities in India. And there are frequent buses that go from Mysore to Melukote as well.
Local transport in Melukote
Transportation in this vintage town is of no worry. The Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation, also known as KSRTC, has buses rushing over the streets round the clock. Fare is also minimal. One can also rent private cars for sight seeing in the city, which is comparably a bit costly. Auto rickshaws are quite prevalent. If anyone prefers to slowly devour the glory hidden in the tinted streets of Melkote, booking local auto rickshaws can be a good option.