Sakleshpur is accessed through road and rail. In fact, it is recommended that you drive there are the roads are very scenic as you drive through winding roads with coffee estates on both sides. Sakleshpur has its own railway station and is connected to all the major cities in Karnataka. The nearest airport is in Mangalore, located at a distance of 130 km. From here there are many buses going to and from Mangalore as well. There are also buses going to Bangalore that is 220 km away.
The nearest airport is Mangalore International Airport at 130 km from Sakleshpur. This airport has flights going to many major Indian cities and a few Gulf countries. But Bangalore International Airport is also 220 km away and flies to all major Indian cities and many international destinations as well.
You can also rent cars or take your own cars to reach Sakleshpur. From Bangalore, the distance that needs to be covered to reach Sakleshpur is 221 km and from Mangalore, it is 130 km. The roads are free of potholes and easy to drive on. The road to Sakleshpur is stunning with coffee plantations flaking both the sides of the road and there are many small coffee kiosks by the road to keep you fresh.
The nearest railway station is the Sakleshpur Railway Station located at a mere distance of 2 km from the hill station. It connects to many towns and cities in Karnataka.
There are many buses at regular intervals run by KSRTC bus service which connect major cities like Bangalore, Mangalore, Mysore and Hassan to name a few. Since this is closer to many cities in Karnataka, this is the most preferred mode of transport here as it is also cheap.
As most of the attractions in Sakleshpur are close to the bus stand of the town, bus services can be among the most affordable options. Although the train service is limited to Hassan Junction and only two trains ruin daily, visitors can first reach Hassan by train and then take a rented car or taxi to reach Sakleshpur. You can either drive your own car through the small hill station of Sakleshpur or take a private cab service.
If you are not skilled enough to drive in mountainous roads, it is better to check out the private car services provided by Nivalink and Sri Satyanarayana Transport. Air-conditioned cars are available and some of the common cars used for transportation are Toyota Innova and Maruti Swift Dzire.
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