Bandipur which is 235 km from Bangalore is major hub for holiday makers and wildlife enthusiast. Famous for its wildlife sanctuary, Bandipur National Park, Bandipur is well connected to Bangalore via roads. Since Bandipur does not have any railway station or airport, there is no provision for direct trains or flights. Bandipur is 80 km from Mysore and 70 km from Ooty.
The nearest railway station serving Bandipur is Mysore. Technically, Nanjangud which is 55 km from Bandipur is the nearest railway station. However, it is a minor route and not very well connected from major cities. Tourists can book tickets of Kannur Exp or similar trains from Bangalore to reach Mysore and continue the onward journey by bus or taxis. Trains take around 2 hours to reach Mysore from Bangalore and from here tourists will have to pay a minimum of Rs 1,000 to reach Bandipur. The cost of travel from Mysore to Bandipur is dependent on the type of vehicle hired.
Buses are the most convenient and economical way to reach Bandipur from Bangalore. Frequent bus services, run by both government as well as private operators ply between Bangalore and Bandipur. Buses take around 2 ½ to 3 hours to cover the distance and price of tickets start from Rs 800. Most of the buses stop just outside the national park making it one of the easiest and readily available modes of transport for travelling to Bandipur from Bangalore.
Taxis can be hired from Bangalore for Bandipur and the price starts from Rs 8,500 for a Tata Indica. An SUV like Innova will cost around Rs 8,500 for a round trip from Bangalore to Bandipur.
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