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

Why travel from Coorg 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 from Coorg in a Savaari cab. 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 Coorg to Bangalore by car

A road trip from Coorg to Bangalore by car is one of the best ways to experience the roads that connect the Scotland of India to the Garden City. When you book a Coorg to Bangalore trip with us, you can enjoy a ride through the smaller towns and rural areas of Karnataka, before you enter the charming metro city. You will pass through some popular and offbeat locales as well as some of the most fascinating vistas and nature hotspots, on your Bangalore trip from Coorg. With our completely customizable Coorg to Bangalore trip packages, you can stop at any of these places and do a quick sightseeing. 

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

savaari Coorg 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 Coorg to Bangalore

Route 1: Coorg to Bangalore via NH 275 and Mysore Road

This is a slightly longer route to cover and is approximately 250 KM. It takes 5 hours and 40 minutes to travel via this route. While there is no congestion, you could expect a little traffic during weekends or holidays and some road work on Mysore Road. Therefore, no matter which route you take, always check for traffic updates and follow live maps.

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

Coorg to Bangalore via expressway

Popular places along the way:

  • Daria Daulat Bagh, Srirangapatna: Stop by this summer palace of Tipu Sultan, the once ruling emperor of the Kingdom of Mysore. At a walking distance, you can also visit the burial of the legendary king, at Tipu Sultan Gumbaz.
  • Channapatna: As you cross the town, you will find local artisans selling handcrafted wooden toys, exclusive to this locale.
  • Ramdevara Betta Vulture Sanctuary, Ramanagara: Tucked within the mountainous areas off the highway, there is a natural reserve that houses a huge population of vultures and is certainly one of its kind in the country. 
  • Janapada Loka open-air museum, Ramanagara – Stop by this unique kind of conservatory for local arts and crafts, depicting regional culture and traditions. With ample greenery of the neighboring Doddamannagudde Forest and Wildlife, this is the perfect blend of nature and history. 

Places to eat on this route:

  • Thotada Mane, Srirangapatna – This is a local restaurant serving traditional meals, and is also quite popular among travelers. 
  • Maddur Tiffany’s, Mandya – Stop here for their house specialty- Maddur Vada.
  • Kamat Lokaruchi – This is a popular highway-side restaurant for travelers, serving only vegetarian meals from breakfast through dinner.

Coorg to Bangalore Road Condition via NH 275 and Mysore Road:

The Coorg to Bangalore road condition via NH 275 and Mysore Road is good. It is longer and takes more time than the previous route. It does not have tolls but occasional roadwork can be expected.

Route 2: Coorg to Bangalore via NH75

This is the shortest and fastest route to cover the Coorg to Bangalore distance which is approximately 270 KM and takes about 5 and a half hours to travel. You can most probably expect regular Coorg 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 Coorg to Bangalore road map for this route:

Coorg -> Kushalnagar -> Holenarasipur -> Sravanabelagola -> Bellur Cross -> Kunigal -> Nelamangala -> Bangalore

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Coorg to Bangalore Via NH 75

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Coorg to Bangalore by Road

Popular places along the way:

  • Dubare Elephant Camp, Kushalnagar – Although it is usually counted as a part of the Coorg trip, you can visit the elephant camp before you reach Coorg and watch the animals in their natural habitat, in the middle of a dense sandalwood forest.
  • Jain Temple and statue of Bahubali, Shravanabelagola – One of the oldest, sacred, and most popular pilgrimage site of Digambara Jains, known for the 500-year old statue and the temple of Bahubali. The surrounding hills of Chandragiri and Vindhyagiri are also popular for trekking and sightseeing.
  • Nelamangala – The natural locales of this small town, right outside Bangalore is a locally popular trekking and camping site. You can also simply take a drive around and enjoy the views.

Places to eat on this route:

  • Shanti Food Court, Kushalnagara – This highway side food plaza offers multiple food joints and cuisine options, which makes it good for breakfast and quick meals.
  • Murli Military Hotel, Nagathihalli – Popular local diner serving traditional non-vegetarian fare. Because of its good ambiance, this place is quite a hit among families and groups who usually like to stop here for a quick meal.
  • Swathi Delicacy, Tumkur, Koppa – A highway eatery serving only pure vegetarian food, and is also good for kids and families.

Coorg to Bangalore Road Condition via NH75:

The Coorg to Bangalore road condition via Coorg Road is excellent. It is the fastest route, has tolls but no road closure.

Coorg to Bangalore Best Route

Both the above routes are good for traveling from Coorg to Bangalore. Each of them have interesting stopovers and a good number of food stops. However, the route via NH 75 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 Coorg to Bangalore 

You can also travel from Coorg to Bangalore by trains or flights. 

How to reach Bangalore by Train

Coorg does not have a railway station of its own. The nearest railway station is Mysore Junction, which is 95 km from Coorg.

There are around 25 trains that ply between Mysore and Bangalore, of which 14 ply daily. So you can visit the Indian Railways website for your Mysore to Bangalore train bookings, or choose your options from the multiple online portals. The fastest train is Shatabdi Express (06081). The total time taken from Mysore to Bangalore can vary from 2 to 5 hours, depending upon the train you choose. Therefore, for the updated Mysore to Bangalore train timings, check with IRCTC for their latest timetables.

You can hire a cab from Coorg and reach the Mysore railway station in 2 hours and 30 minutes. You can then take a train to Bangalore.

How to reach Bangalore by Flight

Coorg does not have an airport of its own. The nearest airport is Mysore’s Mandakalli International Airport (MYQ), which is 130 km from Coorg and takes about 3 hours for the journey.

There are one or two flights between Mysore and Bangalore daily. Bangalore Airport is Kempegowda International Airport (BLR), which is about 40 KM from the city center. 

The average Mysore to Bangalore flight duration is 1 hour, and usually costs between Rs 1100 to 1700 depending on the airline, flight route, booking window, available deals, and the travel season. For your Mysore to Bangalore flight booking, visit any online travel portal or check with 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, the 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, known for its brilliant architecture.
  • Ulsoor Lake – the biggest water body of the city, surrounded by ample greenery and a 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.
  • Indian Music Expereince – Discover the rich tapestry of Indian music at the Indian Music Experience in Bangalore, where every note becomes a journey to the heart of melody and rhythm.

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. You can try from best dosas in the city to any international cusine in Bangalore.

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

HotelAddressContact 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 – Coorg Highway, Shyanamangala Cross, Bidadi, Bengaluru, Karnataka 562109 080 2263 2222

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

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