Bangalore, the capital of Karnataka is 279 km from the hill station of Chikmagalur and is directly connected only via roads. Chikmagalur does not have an airport or a railway station; hence direct flights or trains are not available.
There is no railway station at Chikmagalur. Kadur, at a distance of 37 km from Chikmagalur has the nearest railway station and direct trains are available from Bangalore. Intercity Exp, Chalukya Exp, Hospet Passr and Rani Chennamma are the some of the direct trains that run between Bangalore and Kadur. Trains take 4 hours to cover the distance and from here local buses as well as taxis can be hired for Chikmagalur. Taking a train plus bus will be the most economical way to travel from Bangalore to Chikmagalur.
Direct buses are available for Chikmagalur from Bangalore. Buses take 6 hours to reach Chikmagalur and the cost of ticket start from Rs 1,000 per person for semi-sleeper buses and Rs 1,100 for sleeper buses. Taking a direct bus from Bangalore to Chikmagalur is a popular option among travellers. Taking a direct taxi is also a good option for tourists. The cost of hiring a direct taxi will start from Rs 8,000 and taxis take 5-6 hours to cover the 279 km long distance.
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