The city of ruins, Hampi was earlier the historic capital of the Vijayanagar Empire. People from all over the world visit this UNESCO world heritage site to have a look at the glorious past of the royal era. Hampi is well-connected to different places of the country and the world via road, rail and air. All these options make it easy for a tourist to reach Hampi. The gateway town to Hampi is Hospet which is located around 13 kms from the Hampi ruins. Here is more on how can you reach Hampi.
The nearest air link to Hampi is the Belgaum airport which is located at a distance of 270 km. Bangalore airport, on the other hand is 300 kms from Hampi. Direct flights to the airports operate from major cities of the country like Delhi and Mumbai. After reaching the airport, travelers can take a bus or taxi to reach Hampi.
There is no railway station in Hampi. Hospet which is 13 kms from Hampi is the nearest rail head. Different cities of the country are connected to this rail head which makes it easy to reach Hampi. 10 daily trains and 5 special trains run to the station from different places of the country. After reaching the Hospet railway station, travelers can take a taxi or bus to reach Hampi.
Hampi is well-connected to Bangalore and other major cities of Karnataka via roadways. KSRTC buses operate on regular basis from Hospet to Hampi. To get Hampi by road, there are many options which the tourists can choose from. These include buses, taxis or car-rental. All the options offer a great option to reach the destination in a comfortable way.