Karnataka Tourism

How to Reach Karnataka

Karnataka is situated in the western part of the Deccan Peninsular Region. The state is edged by approximately 320 km long coastline. Karnataka shares its border with Maharashtra and Goa in the North, Telangana and Andhra Pradesh in the east, Tamil Nadu in the Southeast and Kerala in the Southwest. People from around the world visit Karnataka to witness its cultural heritage and abundant wildlife.


Major railway station in Karnataka is in Bangalore. Being connected to Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai, Hyderabad, Sikkim, Chennai, Kolkata and Jammu, the railway head in the city offers maximum number of trains to commute every day. Almost every town and city in Karnataka can be reached by railway service.


Important airports in Karnataka are:

S.NO Location Name Type


Bangalore Kempegowda International Airport International


Mangalore Mangalore International Airport International


Belgaum Belgaum Airport/Sambra Air Force Station Domestic


Hubli-Dharwad Hubli Airport/Hubli Air Force Base Domestic


Mysore Mysore Airport Domestic


Toranagallu Vidyanagar Airport Domestic

Karnataka is accessible by air from most parts of India, especially from major towns, namely Kolkata, Mumbai, Delhi, Hyderabad and Chennai.


Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC), it is owned by the Government of India, connects the state with all other states and towns of South India. Besides, NEKRTC (North Eastern Karnataka Road Transport Corporation) and NWKRTC (North Western Karnataka Road Transport Corporation) are two other bus services that take one to the remote areas of Karnataka, making commuting in the state easier. Large number of national highways links Karnataka with Maharashtra, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu.