Coimbatore to Bangalore by Road – Distance, Time and Useful Travel Information

Bangalore, now Bengaluru, is famously known as the Garden City of India. Once recognised as the country’s IT hub due to its booming tech industry, the city is today a colorful blend of tradition and contemporary vibes. One of the most vibrant cities of South India, Bangalore is a poster city for urban India.

Use this ready-made guide from Savaari when you take a road trip from Coimbatore to Bangalore. We will take you through a gorgeous route with breathtaking monuments, hidden gems, and also eateries en route.

Table of contents

  1. Why travel from Coimbatore to Bangalore?
  2. Traveling from Coimbatore to Bangalore
  3. Best time to take a road trip by car
  4. Popular routes to travel by road
  5. How to Reach Bangalore by Train
  6. How to Reach Bangalore by Flight
  7. Attractions in Bangalore for Sightseeing
  8. Savaari recommends – Popular places to eat in Bangalore
  9. Hotels and resorts – Accommodation in Bangalore

Why travel from Coimbatore to Bangalore?

Bangalore is vibrant and has much to offer including gardens, temples, monuments, museums, pubs and great nightlife. You can make your Bangalore experience more interesting when you drive with Savaari’s car rentals in Coimbatore. With our customizable trip plans and itineraries, you can do more than just a regular road trip, and enjoy a comfortable ride, while making your journey interesting at the same time.


Traveling from Coimbatore to Bangalore by car

A road trip from Coimbatore to Bangalore by car is one of the best ways to experience the roads that connect the two metro cities. When you book a Coimbatore to Bangalore trip with us, you can enjoy a ride through the smaller towns and rural areas of Tamilnadu and Karnataka, before you enter the charming metro city. The route is full of hidden gems, well-kept secrets and some crown jewels in South India’s beauty. With our completely customizable Coimbatore to Bangalore trip packages, you can stop at any of these places and do a quick sightseeing. Book you Coimbatore taxi with Savaari to reach your destination.

Let us help you discover the best routes to travel from Coimbatore to Bangalore by car.

savaari Coimbatore Bangalore roadtrip

Best Time To Visit

Sitting roughly 1000 feet from the sea and surrounded by the hills of Western Ghats, the city of Bangalore enjoys pleasant weather all year round. The winters are cool and breezy, summers are warm but not humid like most cities in India. Monsoons, however, can be rough and the city experiences heavy rainfall from July to September. So, if you want to experience the best of Bangalore, plan your travel in the dry and colder months.

Popular Routes from Coimbatore to Bangalore

Route 1: Coimbatore to Bangalore via NH544 and NH44

This is the shortest and fastest route to cover the Coimbatore to Bangalore distance which is approximately 360 KM and takes a little over 7 hours to travel. You can most probably expect regular Coimbatore to Bangalore traffic, but certainly no severe congestion. So it is certainly important that you check for live traffic updates and follow real-time maps to get a better idea of road conditions.

Here’s a basic Coimbatore to Bangalore road map for this route:

Coimbatore -> Bhavani -> Salem -> Krishnagiri -> Hosur -> Attibele -> Bangalore
Coimbatore to Bangalore via Salem

Popular places along the way:

  • Kalingarayan Anicut, Bhavani – Famous local dam on the Bhavani River originally constructed in the 13th century, great for views.
  • Arulmigu Sugavaneswarar Swamy Temple, Salem – A historic Shiva temple over five hundred years old known for its towers.
  • Government Museum Krishnagiri (Archaeological Museum), Krishnagiri – This museum houses archaeological attractions dating all the way back to the Stone Age.
  • Rajaji Memorial, Thorapalli – A museum marking the birthplace and former house of freedom fighter Chakravarti Rajagopalachari.
Rajaji memorial

Places to eat on this route:

  • Adyar Ananda Bhavan A2B Veg Restaurant, Perundurai – Local family-friendly restaurant chain serving vegetarian South Indian meals.
  • Tangerine, The world kitchen, Salem – Located as part of Radisson Salem, provides good quality vegetarian and non-vegetarian food.
  • New Sakthi Fast Food, Krishnagiri – Fast food restaurant serving Chinese food and biryani at affordable rates.
  • Sun Fast Food Pure Veg, Hosur – Vegetarian South and North Indian fare served in a standing-only setting, good for families and children.

Coimbatore to Bangalore Road Condition via NH544 and NH44:

The Coimbatore to Bangalore road condition via NH544 and NH44 is excellent. It is the fastest route, has tolls but no road closure.

Route 2: Coimbatore to Bangalore via NH948

This is a slightly longer route to cover and is approximately 310 KM. It takes 7 hours and 45 minutes to travel via this route. While there is no congestion, you could expect a little traffic during weekends or holidays. Therefore, no matter which route you take, always check for traffic updates and follow live maps.

Here’s a basic Coimbatore to Bangalore road map for this route:

Coimbatore – Kollegal – Shivanasamudra – Channapatna – Ramanagara – Bangalore
Coimbatore to Bangalore via Ramnagra

Popular places along the way:

  • Dzogchen Monastery, Kollegal – A serene Tibetan Buddhist monastery, located on the Dhondenling Tibetan Settlement.
  • Gaganachukki Falls View Point, Mandya – A viewpoint from where you get a great view of the powerful 98-metre Gaganachukki Falls.
  • Rangarayana Doddi Lake Boating, Bolappanahalli – Lake with great views, perfect for photography and some light trekking.
  • Innovative Film City, Bidadi – A film studio and amusement park featuring reality TV set tours.

Dzogchen Monastery

Places to eat on this route:

  • Thippaiah Hotel, Kollegal – Popular local restaurant serving traditional vegetarian South Indian cuisine in a casual setting.
  • Kamat Lokaruchi, Ramanagara – Highway stop serving South Indian snacks and meals with outdoor seating options.
  • Vattika Vegetarian Restaurant, Hanumantha Nagar – Popular vegetarian place with South Indian fare served in a vintage bungalow setting.

Coimbatore to Bangalore Road Condition via NH948:

The Coimbatore to Bangalore road condition via NH948 is average. It is longer and takes more time than the previous route.

Coimbatore to Bangalore Best Route

Both the above routes are good for traveling from Coimbatore to Bangalore. Each of them have interesting stopovers and a good number of food stops. However, the route via  NH544 and NH44 has more scenic sightseeing spots and photography points along the way. Hence, if you want to save time and still enjoy a gorgeous roadtrip, then route 1 is your best option.

Other means of traveling from Coimbatore to Bangalore

You can also travel from Coimbatore to Bangalore by train or flight. 

How to Reach Bangalore By Train

You can also cover the Coimbatore to Bangalore distance by train, which is available daily. There are around 7 trains that ply between Coimbatore and Bangalore, of which 4 ply daily. So you can visit the Indian Railways website for your Coimbatore to Bangalore train bookings, or choose your options from the multiple online portals. 

The fastest train is COIMBATORE – RAJKOT Special (06614). The total time taken from Coimbatore to Bangalore can vary from 6 to 10 hours, depending upon the train you choose. Therefore, for the updated Coimbatore to Bangalore train timings, check with IRCTC for their latest timetables.

How to Reach Bangalore By Flight

You can also fly from Coimbatore to Bangalore. There are over 10 direct flights between these two cities daily. The nearest airport is Kempegowda International Airport (BLR), which is about 40 KM from the city center.  You can also directly book a taxi in Coimbatore to reach your destination.

The average Coimbatore to Bangalore direct flight duration is 1 hour and usually costs between Rs 2000 to 4000 depending on the airline, flight route, booking window, available deals, and the travel season. For your Coimbatore to Bangalore flight booking, visit any online travel portal or check with the airlines’ direct website. You can hire a reliable Bangalore airport taxi for a convenient ride to your hotel in the city.

Attractions for Sightseeing in Bangalore

Apart from beautiful public gardens and parks, Garden City has a host of other interesting things to see and do.

  • Cubbon Park – The biggest patch of greenery of the city, great for walks, jogs, or simply relaxing in the shaded areas.
  • Lalbagh Botanical Garden – A public garden housing exotic plants, trees, flowers, along with a museum and an exhibition venue.
  • Vidhan Souda – The city hall with all major government offices, is known for its brilliant architecture.
  • Ulsoor Lake – the biggest water body of the city, surrounded by ample greenery and jogger’s park.
  • Jayachamarajendra Museum & Gallery – A public gallery with a museum, preserving the city’s history and heritage.
  • St. Mary’s Basilica – The oldest church of the city, located in the Archdiocese of Bangalore, known for its splendid Gothic architecture with carved arches, ornamental motifs, and stained-glass windows.

Sitting in the heart of South India, flanked by all the states of the region, Bangalore and its vicinity is blessed with endless natural and man-made wonders, making this the perfect starting point for uncountable road trips and places to visit nearby. With wide stretches of national and state highways crisscrossing the state, you can be anywhere, anytime, within a few hours’ drive. Check out the best road trips you can embark on for a quick weekend getaway from Bangalore.

Savaari recommends – Popular places to eat in Bangalore

Being a cosmopolitan metro city, Bangalore’s food culture is influenced by all the communities that have settled in the city for generations, making it a melting pot of various cuisines from home and abroad.

To sample the best of classic and contemporary, Indian and international flavors, explore these places in Bangalore.

  • Only Place, Museum Rd, near Post Office, Shanthala Nagar, Ashok Nagar
  • Lantern Restaurant, 99, Residency Rd, Shanthala Nagar, Ashok Nagar
  • The Hole in the Wall Café, 8th Main Rd, Koramangala 4th Block, Koramangala
  • Toit Brewpub, 100 Feet Road, Near-Drops Total Spirits, Indiranagar
  • Vidyarthi Bhavan, Gandhi Bazaar Main Road
  • Arogya Ahaara, HSR Layout 5th Sector

Hotels and Resorts in Bangalore

Hotel Address Contact Number
The Leela Palace 23, HAL Old Airport Rd, HAL 2nd Stage, Kodihalli, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560008 080 2521 1234

ITC Gardenia-A Luxury Collection Hotel 1, Residency Rd, Ashok Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560025 080 2211 9898

Golden Lotus Boutique Suites 149, Richmond Road, Rathna Avenue, Craig Park Layout, Ashok Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560025 091486 50149

Eagleton The Golf Resort Off Bangalore – Coimbatore Highway, Shyanamangala Cross, Bidadi, Bengaluru, Karnataka 562109 080 2263 2222

Vivanta Bengaluru 66, Residency Rd, Ashok Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560025 080 666 04545

Things to keep in mind while traveling to Bangalore

  • Bangalore is a central location for many treks and camping tours around South India. You can use the city as a base and go for treks.
  • In Bangalore, you can experience different weather conditions in one single day. So keep an umbrella, jacket, sunscreen & proper shoes handy.

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