Bangalore to Rameshwaram
Rameshwaram is almost 550 km from Bangalore. It takes around 9 hours by road, to reach Rameshwaram. The best way to go to Rameshwaram from Bangalore, is to drive along the scenic route. The travellers are advised to stop twice in between, for small breaks and snacks, at Karur and Kariamangalam. It is better to leave early in the morning to avoid driving at night and to reach Rameshwaram by the same evening; then take rest for the night and the start off fresh, the next day. Another way is to hire a cab which usually cost anywhere from 12 Rs per km to 24 Rs per km depending to the seating capacity.
Transport options from Bangalore to Rameshwaram
Bangalore to Rameshwaram By Car: Rent a car or hire a cab from Bangalore to drive down to Rameshwaram, which takes around 9 hours. Cost of cab ranges from INR7 to INR24 per kilometre, depending upon the type of car. Comfortable and suitable for group travellers and families with kids.
Bangalore to Rameshwaram By Bus: Take a bus from Bangalore to Rameshwaram, which takes around 9 hours. Mandapam Bus Stand, located at a distance of around 17 km from the Rameshwaram city centre, is the nearest bus stop to Rameshwaram. The city centre can be reached by taking a bus or a cab within an hour. Economical and ideal for individual travellers and backpackers.
Bangalore to Rameshwaram By Flight: No direct flight is available from Bangalore to Rameshwaram. However, you can take a flight from Bangalore to Madurai, the nearest airport to Rameshwaram, which halts at Chennai. The journey takes around 3 hours and you can hire a taxi or take a bus to reach Rameshwaram, which is around 174 km away. Ideal for families with kids, seniors and individual travellers.
Bangalore to Rameshwaram By Train: Take a direct train from Bangalore Junction to Rameshwaram Railway Station that takes around 14 hours. Rameshwaram Railway Station is located at a distance of around 2 km from the city centre and can be reached by hiring a taxi or an auto-rickshaw. Ideal for travelling in groups and with families and seniors.