Air : The nearest airports are Mangalore (135 kms) and Bangalore (260 kms).
Train : The nearest railheads are at Mysore, Mangalore and Hassan (146 kilometers).
Road : From Bangalore, there are two routes to Coorg. Both routes are almost the same distance (around 250-260 kilometers). The route via Mysore is the oft-frequented route.
The stretch after Hunsur is scenic and the drive through the coffee plantations is absorbing. The other route is via Neelamangal, Kunigal, Channarayapatna, all of which are located on the National highway. After Chanrayanapatna, the state highway route takes you to your destination The bus service in Madikeri has connections to almost every place in Coorg, except Kushalnagar, for which you have to hop onto a bus to Bangalore. Alternatively, there are regular buses to Mysore, Mangalore, Hassan, Chikmagalur and Shimoga.
Distance from important cities:
Mangalore: 136 kms
Mysore: 120 kms
Bangalore: 256 kms
Hassan: 115 kms
Dharmasthala: 133 kms
Subramanya: 87 kms
Tellechery: 110 kms
Kasargod: 106 kms
Calicut: 170 kms
Cannanore: 110 kms