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Mysore Travel Guide

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The cultural capital of Karnataka, Mysore, drags the attention of travelers that keeps the city buzzing with tourist activities throughout the year. The city has been ruled by eminent kings like the Wodeyar, Haidar Ali and Tipu Sultan. A remnant of the magnificent past is still reflected among the palace, monuments and other relics dotting the region. The city is brimming with history and picturesque location that makes it a perfect travel gateway. Here, take a look at the Mysore travel guide that provides you with information on how to reach the city and what mode of transportation will be convenient for you.

How to Reach Mysore

By Air

The nearest airport to Mysore that connects it with the major cities in India is Bangalore International Airport. It is located at a distance of 170 kilometers from Mysore and serves travelers from all over the world. From the airport, it takes about three hours by road to reach Mysore. You can take a KSRTC bus or hire a taxi from Bangalore.

By Train

The Mysore railway station is located at a distance of 2 kilometers from the center of the city. The express trains Chamundi Express, Tippu Express, Mysore Express, and Kaveri Express connect Bangalore and Mysore. Bangalore further is very well-connected to major cities in India that makes a tour to Mysore quite convenient.

By Road

There is a numerous option of state transport buses and tourist can take a bus from the Kempegowda bus station in Bangalore. It takes 3 hours to reach Mysore from Bangalore.

Transportation In Mysore

Getting around in Mysore is effortless as you can choose to travel in a car or a taxi for a comfortable trip. Auto-rickshaws are also conveniently available, but make sure you are not being duped by the auto drivers and check for the rates beforehand.  Even walking is a good option to move around in Mysore as the city has pleasant weather.