Patadakkal, despite being an important hotbed of Chalukyan history is well connected to the rest of India only by roadways. Regular bus services ply to and fro the city of Patadakkal, through well-connected state and national highways. There is no direct flight or rail connectivity, however, to Pattadakal as of now. The best way to reach Pattadakal is to go to Aihole first which is only 10 km away. Pattdakal does not have its own train station, the nearest being at Badami (15km). Using Badami as a base, you can drive out to Pattadakal for a day trip.
There is no direct flight connectivity available to Pattadakal. The nearest airport is in Belgaum, around 150 km away from the same. You can take a flight to Belgaum, and thereon, proceed in a taxi towards Pattadakal, or take a train to Badami from Belgaum, and then take a taxi to Patadakkal, whichever is more convenient for you.
Nearest Airport: Goa International Airport - 221 kms from Pattadakal
Tentative return flight prices to Goa from major cities in India:
|Starting City||Return price (approximate)|
|Mumbai||₹ 4,922 Non-stop|
|New Delhi||₹ 7,903 Non-stop|
|Bengaluru||₹ 3,432 Non-stop|
|Hyderabad||₹ 5,314 Non-stop|
Regular bus services ply to and fro the city of Pattadakal. They operate on a daily basis, whether day or night, from places like Belgaum, Badami, Aihole, Bangalore, etc. You can also take shared taxis or cabs for the same route.
There is no direct rail connectivity to Patadakkal. Badami railway station is the nearest railway station to the site, around 17 km away from the same. You can take a private taxi from Badami.
The group of monuments in the town are located very close by so you can cover all of them by foot.