By Air: Mangalore International Airport, formerly known as 'Bajpe Airport' is the nearest airport from Coorg that is situated at the approximate distance of 140 kilometers. Functional since 1951 AD and later upgraded as an international airport in 2006, the Mangalore International Airport provides Coorg air connectivity with both domestic as well as international destinations. Mangalore Airport is the second airport of the state of Karnataka from where international flights ply to numerous foreign destinations. Some of the most important airlines operational at this airfield are; Air India, Air India Express, SpiceJet, Jet Airways, Kingfisher Airlines, and Saudi Arabian Airlines and so on. Several worth mentioning cities and countries linked to the Mangalore Airport via air include Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Goa, Kozhikode, Kochi, Vijayawada, Doha, Kuwait, Sharjah, Mecca and Medina, Muscat, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Bahrain, and so on. To reach Coorg from the Mangalore International Airport and vice versa, the tourists normally prefer to hire a cab that would cost about 2000 INR for a one way journey. 'Bangalore International Airport' stationed about 266 kilometers away from Coorg is the second closest airport that affords extremely proficient air connectivity with several vital domestic as well as international airports.
By Rail: 'Mysore Junction' situated at the distance of about 117 kilometers from Coorg is the nearest railway head from where daily trains are available for Bangalore. 'Shatabdi Express' is the fastest and the most suitable train plying between Mysore and Chennai that will reach you to Bangalore just in two hours. The distance between Mysore and Chennai is also covered in just 7 hours by the Shatabdi Express. Some other trains those daily run between Mysore and Bangalore include Yeshvantapur-Mysore Express, Chamundi Express, Tippu Express, and so on. Swarnajayanthi, Kaveri Express, Sharavati, and several other daily and weekly trains connect Mysore to scores of prime cities of the country namely Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Trichy, Tirupati, Madurai, Mangalore, Ajmer, Jaipur, etc. To reach Coorg from Mysore and vice versa tourists can either avail the state transport buses or rent a cab. The bus voyage between Mysore and Coorg takes nearly 5 hours of time and proffers a bumpy ride with a lot of discomfort. As a result, tourists generally choose to rent a cab and enjoy a painless and relaxing passage to Coorg.
By Road: Coorg is very well connected to Mysore, Mangalore, Bangalore, Kannur, Wayanad, Hassan, Thalassery, and numerous other destinations of Karnataka and neighboring states through a well maintained and extensive road network of state and national highways. Three Ghat roads namely the Sampaje'Madikeri Ghat Road (connects Coorg with Mangalore) the Panathur'Bhagamandala Ghat Road (connects Coorg with Kanhangad and Kasaragod) and Makutta'Perumbadi/Virajpet Ghat Road (connects Coorg with Kannur and Thalassery) would reach you to Kodagu from the coastal regions of Kerala and Karnataka. K.S.R.T.C and other government operated buses of the neighboring states connect Coorg from all over Karnataka and the adjoining regions, particularly Mysore, Bangalore and Mangalore. Deluxe, Semi Deluxe, AC, Non AC, Luxury and ordinary buses are obtainable from various destinations of Karnataka for reaching Coorg. These buses generally charge around 3 to 5 rupees per kilometer. Coorg is located about 125 km from Mysore, 140 km from Hassan, 160 km from Mangalore and 265 km from Bangalore.