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How To Reach Karnataka

Planning A Trip To Karnataka? Here are some guidelines on how to reach Karnataka

Karu nadu, the land of black soil is one of the fittest portrayals that one could give for the state of Karnataka, known for the abundance of greenery and foliage. Karnataka has blossomed out of a Palaeolithic past and medieval empires whose relics still speak volumes about the prosperity of the region, into the fifth largest state economy in India and one of the biggest and most favourite tourist hubs of the country. Karnataka has a 320 km long coastline along the Arabian Sea in the west and shares its remaining borders with the states of Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Maharashtra, Goa, Kerala and Tamil Nadu. In essence, access to Karnataka by air, road or by rail will not be a problem. The best way to reach Karnataka would be by train, though you can fly if you want to get there faster.

By Air

By Air:  How To Reach Karnataka
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Karnataka’s airports seem to be busy round the clock, with Bengaluru’s Kempegowda International Airport and Mangalore International Airport at Mangaluru and domestic airports at Bellary, Belgaum, Hubli, Mysuru and Toranagallu humming with activity. The domestic airports serve major Indian cities like Ahmedabad, Chennai, Goa, Mumbai, Jabalpur, Kochi and Bengaluru. You can fly domestic or International to Karnataka, and utilize state transport or tourist buses to reach your destination. There are plenty of auto rickshaws or cabs that you can engage for tour.

By Train

By Train:  How To Reach Karnataka
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Karnataka has an amazing crisscross of railway lines that run to most of the districts in the state. Udupi, Badravathi or Ballari are a small number of the extensive range of railway stations in Karnataka. You will be spoilt for choice trying to pick the right station that takes you closer to your destination.

By Road

By Road:  How To Reach Karnataka
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Karnataka has a well planned network of roads, both National and State Highways, that gives you plenty of connectivity and ease of access from one destination to another. If you're planning to go to Karnataka by bus, you have online booking facilities for Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) buses. You can also opt for private buses that ply in some areas, Omni buses, maxi cabs or auto rickshaws to travel across the state. If you're driving in your own car to Karnataka, then you will be enjoying the enchanting beauty and exploring the nooks and crannies of the countryside.

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