How to Reach Sringeri Karnataka


This article gives complete information on travelling to Sringeri Karnataka by Air Road Train Bus; Trains Timings from Bangalore to Sringeri.

Sringeri can be reached via road and train from many major cities and towns in Karnataka. It is also accessible from the Mangalore Airport, but it is a better idea to fly to Bangalore, the capital city so that you can visit some of the tourist spots there and then head to Sringeri.

Travelling to Sringeri Karnataka by Air Road Train Bus


1. The nearest airport to Sringeri, Karnataka is the Mangalore International Airport. Formerly called the Bajpe Airport, the Mangalore International Airport is located in the town of Bajpe.
Flights to Mangalore International Airport:
(i) Jet Airways and Kingfisher Airlines operate flights from Bangalore to Mangalore International Airport.
(ii) Kingfisher Airlines operates flights from Chennai & Cochin to Mangalore International Airport.
(iii) Jet Airways, Kingfisher Airlines, Indian, and Air-India Express operate flights from Mumbai to Mangalore International Airport.

From the Mangalore International Airport, the distance to Sringeri Karnataka is about 110kms.

2. You can also catch a flight from most major cities in India to Bengaluru International Airport and from there travel by road to Sringeri, Karnataka.

From Bangalore, the distance to Sringeri Karnataka is 327 kms.

3. How to Reach Sringeri, Karnataka by Train
The nearest railway stations to Sringeri, Karnataka are Shimoga, Birur and Kadur. All these stations are accessible from Bangalore.

Daily trains to & fro from Shimoga include the Shimogha Express and the Bangalore Express. Both are daily trains which depart at night and arrive at their respective destinations around 5 a.m. If you are based in Bangalore, you can board these trains from the Malleswaram or the Yashwantpur railway stations.
Here are the details:
Bangalore Trains and Timings to Sringeri:
1. Bangalore to Shimogha:
* The Shimogha Express (Train No. 6227)
* Timings: Departs at 23:40 hours from Bangalore / Arrival at Shimogha: 05:13 hrs.

2. Shimogha to Bangalore
* Bangalore Express (Train No. 6228)
* Timings: Departs at 22:05hrs from Shimogha / Arrival at Bangalore: 05:00hrs.

Phone Number of Shimoga Railways: 08188 - 222660

4. How to Reach Sringeri, Karnataka by Road
You can travel directly to Sringeri from Bangalore in your own or a hired vehicle. It takes about 7 to 8 hours, so it is advisable to leave early. There are also road routes from from Chikmaglur and Shimogha to Sringeri, Karnataka.

Important Note: Most of the roads are not in good condition and you will have to drive at a modest speed of about 30-35kmph. It is far better to travel to Sringeri by train or by a KSRTC bus.

5. How to Reach Sringeri by Bus
The KSRTC operates regular buses to Sringeri, Karnataka, such as from Bangalore, Shimogha, Chikmagalur, Hassan, Agumbe and Birur.

Reference: http://www.karnatakaspider.com/Karnataka-tourism/best-tourist-places-to-visit/12-Sringeri-Karnataka.aspx


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