How to Reach Bandipur National Park
|Coimbatore to Bandipur National Park||148km|
|Bangalore to Bandipur National Park||232km|
|Mangalore to Bandipur National Park||366 km|
|Kochi to Bandipur National Park||266 km|
|Chennai to Bandipur National Park||552km|
One of the finest places for wildife safaris in India, Bandipur National Park is situated in Karnataka. A pride initiative under Project Tiger, it occupies a particular place in India's efforts towards conservation and protection of Royal Bengal Tigers.
The nearest airport to this national park is Bangalore & Mysore. Bangalore International Airport is 220 kms away from the Bandipur National Park and taxi and buses are avaiable from here to reach Bandipur National Park
The nearest railhead to reach Bandipur National Park is in Mysore. Some of the important trains like Shatabdi Express, Mysore Express Chamundi Express connect Mysore to major cities and railway stations in India. From Mysore, one could hire a taxi ot state/private transport buses to reach Bandipur which is 80 kilometres (2 hrs approx) away.
It would be better for you to take Mysore - Ooty Highway, as most buses plying between Mysore and Ooty stop at Bandipur. KSRTC operate regular bus service from Bangalore and Mysore with buses halting at Bandipur. If you are traveling using your own conveyence, you could take the National Highway to reach Bandipur which is connected by road from major cities like Coimbatore (148 kms), Mangalore (366 kms), Bangalore (232 kms), Chennai (552 kms) and Kochi (266 kms).