Planning to Visit Karnataka? Find the various ways to travel to Karnataka by Road, Cars, Trains, Indian Railways, Flights, Airlines and Airports in Karnataka.
Karnataka is located in South West India and is bordered by the Arabian Sea to the west, Goa to the northwest, Maharashtra to the north, Andhra Pradesh to the east, Tamil Nadu to the southeast, and Kerala to the southwest.
Karnataka has airports at Bangalore, Mangalore, Hubli, Belgaum, Hampi, Bellary and Mysore with international operations from Bangalore and Mangalore airports. Major airlines such as Kingfisher Airlines and Kingfisher red are based in Bangalore.
Bangalore is well-connected by air to domestic and international destinations and the Bangalore International Airport (BIAL) in the city is one of the busiest airports in India. Lufthansa Airlines, British Airways, Air France, Singapore Airlines and Malaysia Airlines are some of the important airlines that operate out of Bangalore Airport.
Karnataka has a vast railway network which connects many major cities of Karnataka and of other states.
Karnataka has 11 ports, including the New Mangalore Port, a major port and ten other minor ports. The inland water transport within the state is not well developed.
The public bus transport in Karnataka is managed by the Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC). An online reservation system called AWATAR has also been devised by KSRTC using which travellers can reserve tickets online. Buses, cars and trains are the means of transport for moving across distant places in Karnataka. For transportation within the city or town, auto rickshaws and buses are used.
KSRTC plies various categories of buses viz. Airavat Club-Class (high-end luxury Volvo/Mercedes-Benz multi-axle AC buses), Airavat (high-end luxury Volvo AC buses), Ambaari(Corona AC Sleeper/Executive),Non-AC Sleeper buses,Mercedes-Benz (high-end luxury AC buses), Rajahamsa Executive (deluxe buses), Karnataka Vaibhav (Semi-Deluxe), Karnataka Saarige (express buses). Grameena Sarige is another initiative by KSRTC to provide bus service to the rural populace of the state.
A high-end luxury train operated by the Tourism Department of Karnataka The Golden Chariot covers the places of interest in Karnataka and Goa under the tour name “Pride of the South”. Places Covered: Bengaluru Kabini, Bandipur, Mysuru, Hassan, Hampi, Gadag, Goa, Bengaluru.
The same train covers the places of interest in Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Kerala with a different tour name
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