Although Mysore has its own airport, it is not fully functional hence tourists can access this city through the Bangalore airport (170km). Getting on a train to the Mysore railway station is a very convenient way of travel as daily trains ply here. Bus services are also regularly running and finding a seat is never a problem.
The closest International Airport from Mysore is the Bangalore airport for those who want to visit the city by air across the border. There is a domestic airport within the city itself that schedules flights to and from the major cities like Chennai, Mumbai, Bangalore, New Delhi and Kolkata.
Nearest Airport: Coimbatore Airport (CJB) - 147 kms from Mysore
Tentative return flight prices to Coimbatore from major cities in India:
|Starting City||Return price (approximate)|
|Mumbai||₹ 6,483 Non-stop|
|New Delhi||₹ 8,431 Non-stop|
|Bengaluru||₹ 3,833 Non-stop|
|Chennai||₹ 3,720 Non-stop|
|Hyderabad||₹ 5,382 Non-stop|
Mysore is 139 km toward the south west of Bangalore. The state highway that connects these two cities is extremely well maintained. Heading out from Bangalore to Mysore by road is a wonderful experience and will take around 3hrs. The Karnataka Road Transport Corporation has brilliant transport administration to Mysore.
The Mysore Railway Station that is located in the heart of the city connects the city with every major city in India. Mysore railway station has three lines that connect the city to Bangalore, Hassan and Chamarajanagar.
The best way to travel within the city is to hire an auto rickshaw. They are the most reliable and accessible way of commuting within the city as one can pay by meter during the day. However, after 10 pm, they charge 50% more than the meter reading, and after midnight you will have to pay twice the meter reading. One can also hire private taxis for the whole day from Car rental companies. Many hotels provide this service as well. Buses are also run by the State Government in and around Mysore. They run along fixed routes, and the cost is nominal. One popular mode of commuting among the tourists is the Tonga which is a horse carriage. Although it is a slow mode of transport, the experience is worth at least once.
|Route Name||Distance||Time||More Information|
|Bangalore to Mysore||146 km||2 h 40 min||View Details|
|Hyderabad to Mysore||719 km||10 hours 52 mins||View Details|
|Chennai to Mysore||483 km||8 hours 4 mins||View Details|
|Coorg to Mysore||107 km||2 hours 32 mins||View Details|
|Delhi to Mysore||2,317 km||1 day 10 hours||View Details|
|Pune to Mysore||897 km||13 hours 51 mins||View Details|
|Mumbai to Mysore||1,041 km||15 hours 51 mins||View Details|
|Ernakulam to Mysore||385 km||8 hours 7 mins||View Details|
|Goa to Mysore||621 km||10 hours 25 mins||View Details|
|Wayanad to Mysore||124 km||2 hours 47 mins||View Details|
|Kolkata to Mysore||2,042 km||1 day 10 hours||View Details|
|Alleppey to Mysore||439 km||9 hours 17 mins||View Details|
|Varanasi to Mysore||1,970 km||1 day 9 hours||View Details|
|Chandigarh to Mysore||2,545 km||1 day 13 hours||View Details|
|Gurgaon to Mysore||2,321 km||1 day 10 hours||View Details|
|Ahmedabad to Mysore||1,554 km||23 hours 39 mins||View Details|
|Jaipur to Mysore||2,065 km||1 day 9 hours||View Details|