How to reach Coorg

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Coorg is officially known as Kodagu. It a small, green town in the Karnataka state of India. It feels like there is no urgency to reach anywhere when you are in Coorg. But to get this feeling, first, let’s discuss how to reach Coorg.

Reaching Coorg by air

The nearest airports in Coorg are Mangalore and Bangalore airports. Mangalore airport is at a distance of about 160 kilometers from Coorg and is mainly suitable for domestic travelers. You can book an AC cab from Mangalore airport to Coorg, the road is less traversed and amazing.

If you are an international traveler, we suggest landing at the Bangalore airport. It is at a distance of 260 kilometers. Again, you can book an intercity cab from Bangalore airport to Coorg. The best cab service in Bangalore for traveling to Coorg (Kodagu) is that of Gozo Cabs. You can select from a variety of trip options like one-way travel, package tour, multi-city (if you want to cover more destinations near Coorg), and airport transfers.

Best cab service in Bangalore for outstation travel and airport transfers

Avoid traveling to Coorg during monsoon (June to September) as the pathways become slippery and there is a threat of leeches for the trekkers.

Reaching Coorg by train

The nearest railway station from Coorg is Mysore railway station. It is at a distance of 95 kilometers. You can either take public buses or private cab to reach Coorg from Mysore railway station.

October to March is the most preferred season for visiting Coorg. The temperature here during this time is about 15 degrees and towards April month, you can find the valley covered with white flowers.

Irupu Falls
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Reaching Coorg by road

You can take K.S.R.T.C deluxe buses from Bangalore, Mysore, and Mangalore to reach Coorg. Alternatively, you can either self-drive or travel on a private cab; road trip to Coorg, especially from Bangalore is an experience in itself. The road is smooth, silent, and clean.

Just want folks to be prepared for the weekend’s crowds in Coorg. As it is a popular getaway and a trekking place from Bangalore, you might observe some rush on the weekends.

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