Coorg region is located in a southwest direction from Bangalore. Madikeri town of Coorg is at a distance of about 260km ( 161 miles) from Bangalore. In other words Coorg is in the same direction as Mysore, but beyond Mysore and closer to the Kerala border.
Bangalore to Coorg by bus:
KSRTC operates many daily services (both a/c and regular ) to towns in Coorg. The most frequent connection is to Madikeri. You can also get direct bus connection from Bangalore to other town in the Coorg region like Virajpete, Gonikoppalu, Polibetta and Somvarpet. Bangalore to Madikeri is about 6 hours journey by the a/c Volvo bus service (Airavata service) by KSRTC. You can book the tickets directly online at www.ksrtc.in
Bangalore to Coorg by road:
This is a popular option, especially among those traveling from Bangalore on an extended weekend trip to Coorg. You can find a detailed account of the route options and driving directions at Bangalore to Coorg by road. Typically one can drive from Bangalore to Madikeri in about 6 hours time.
Airports near Coorg:
Madikeri does not have an airport. The nearest airports in the region are Mysore, Bangalore , Mangalore and Calicut airports. Again, only chartered flights operates to Mysore. So the practical options are Bangalore , Mangalore and Calicut airports, depending on from which direction you travel to Coorg
Mysore is about 120 km from Madikeri. Distance from Bangalore airport to Madikeri is about 280 km ( 174 miles ). From Mangalore to Madikeri the road distance is about 140km ( 87 km ).