Bangalore to Wayanad

Bangalore to Wayanad distance is 262 kms and its takes approx 6 hrs by road. Out of the 76 reviews shared by travellers, 24% prefer Bus, 76% prefer Car or Cab respectively.

Wayanad does not have a train station, and the nearest station is Kozhikode (Calicut), at a distance of 77 kms from Wayanad.

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      rajesh kumar ravi

      Delhi

      "Leisurely drive through Nagarhole Forest"

      6/7
      Posted 7 Feb

      Travelled by: Car

      Travelled as: Family

      We went to Wayanad by Bangalore- Mysore- Hunsur- Nagarhole- Kutta- Wayanad route. The idea was to beat traffic and have a leisurely drive through the forest. It is recommended to fill fuel at Hunsur or before since once you enter Nagarhole forest for about 50 km and there are no petrol bunks. The roads were in good condition throughout. We could spot deer, jackals &and peacock on our way. Entry to the forest road is from 6 am to 6 pm only.

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      Prakash Thomas

      "Well-maintained roads but with not accurate signages "

      4.5/7
      Posted 16 Nov

      Travelled by: Car

      Travelled as: Group

      Initially we were lost in the forest area around Karnataka Border. But, we could make our way. Waynad is really exotic and the roads are well-maintained all along. Though the signages are not that accurate, they are quite okay to keep a track. Thanks to the Tourism department and the locals are helpful too. One can enjoy a trip without hassles.

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      Bharti

      Bangalore

      "Trip to Wayanad by car"

      4/7
      Posted 13 Nov

      Travelled by: Car

      Travelled as: Group

      If you have kids then better you go by car and better you book a big car it will be a comfortable one, for five people we booked an Alto, so it was ok only, but sometimes with kids you want to have more space. We left home early and we thought that we can visit few places on the same day, but it was a badluck only that car got punctured before Mysore and it took one hour. Then we went to Tiger Reserve Sanctuary near to Mysore but it was closed by 10 am, and we reached by 10:15 am, fully disappointed. Then finally we moved to Wayanad only but there also at border toll tax registration took almost 3 hours. Everyone was waiting they did not put any good arrangement for that. For everyone that day was spoiled. Finally we reached Wayanad at 3:30 pm, though we were suppose to reach almo ...Read More

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      neha

      Bangalore

      "You would love the road ... feel the thrill "

      4/7
      Posted 10 Mar

      Travelled by: Car

      Travelled as: Group

      We had an extremely bad driver, he was not at all friendly and so our journey wasn\\\'t all that great. But we did try to have our fun by playing some games in the car. The roads are great throughout. There\\\'s only a stretch near the resort which is a little bad but that is hardly 1 km. If you can travel by road in Bangalore, you will love the roads to Wayanad. Not many very good restaurants on the way. Best is to probably eat at Mysore. We had seen Mysore earlier so we didn\\\'t get out to see anything there but you can see the Palace and the Park with the musical fountain.

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      Prasad

      Bangalore

      "Bus travel to Wayanad"

      5.6/7
      Posted 2 Sep

      Travelled by: Bus

      Travelled as: Family

      We were 16 persons travelling from Bangalore to Wayanad in a 20 seater bus and it was all comfortable. We have arranged breakfast from Kamat Yatri Nivas and when we arrived there, it was packed ready to take and the service was very good. Only delay we experienced is at the check-post at Muthanga where our vehicle was stranded for payment of entry tax to Kerala. There was only one clerk available and he was collecting the tax at snail\'s speed. During our return journey, the AC unit gave us some trouble but, thanks to the comfortable climate at Mysore and Bangalore for supporting us without much sweat. Overall to and fro journey was good.

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       Travelling from Bangalore to Wayanad

      By Bus: Travel with the Bangalore to Wayanad bus. There are several private bus companies that take passengers to Wayanad. The journey takes about 9 hours. Kalasipalayam Bus Stand to Wayanad (near the police station).

      By Train: The Bangalore to Wayanad train is not a direct one as Wayanad does not have a train station. The best way to reach via train from Bangalore is to catch the Tirupati - Chamrajnagar Express from Bangalore (Banaswadi Station). This train stops at Nanjangud which is about 109 km from Wayanad.

      Alternatively, you could go to the railway station at Kozhikode which is approximately 100 km from Wayanad. The Yeshwanthpur - Cannanore(Kannur) Express leaves Yeshwanthpur Junction and takes about 11 hours to reach Kozhikode.

      By Flight: Bangalore to Wayanad flights are not direct flights. The closest airport is the Karipur International Airport at Kozhikode. The duration of a flight from Bangalore to Kozhikode is 1 hour (approx.) There are many cheap flights from Bangalore Wayanad via Kozhikode.

      By Cab/Car: Wondering how to reach Wayanad from Bangalore? Travel to Wayanad from Bangalore by train. Bangalore to Wayanad by car is a pleasant journey that takes passengers through a series of scenic views. The Bangalore to Wayanad distance is approximately 300 km. The shortest route to reaching Wayanad is by using NH275 and NH 212. You will pass through Mysore on this route and it contains toll booths. Bangalore to Wayanad by road is the best option.

      Wayanad – Maya’s Land

      Things to Do

       For sightseeing in Wayanad, the Eddakkal Caves are the main draw of tourists. These bear remarkable specimens from the New Stone Age Era. The Wayanad Historical Museum gives you further insight into the rich history and culture of this district. The Thirunelli Temple – dedicated to Lord Vishnu and is said to have been built by Lord Brahma. Not only is it a very peaceful spot but it gives visitors a great view of the Ghats.

      Trek to Chembra Peak and stop at the Heart Shaped lake. This lake exists near the peak of the mountain.

      Visit the Banasura Dam – and the Banasura Island that lies in the middle of the Banasura River.

      Trek to Phantom Rock – this is a skull-shaped rock that balances precariously on tip of a boulder that is much smaller to it in size. It’s resemblance to a skull is why locals call it Phantom rock – after the popular superhero.

      Accommodation

      Accommodation in Wayanad is easy to find. Hotels in Wayanad range from budget hotels to even more elite and high-budget hotels, that are ideal for families and couples as well.


      Return: Wayanad to Bangalore

      Travel by Car/Taxi

      Vehicle Approx. Fare/Km (Rs) Approx. Cost (Rs)
      Tata Indica 8 1600
      Toyota Qualis 9 1800
      Chevrolet Tavera 9 1800
      Tata Indica A/C 10 2000
      Toyota Qualis A/C 10 2000
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      Travel by Train

      Ypr Cannanore E (16527) Origin: Bangalore Yesvantpur Junction
      Departure Arrival
      Days of Run
      20:27 06:40
      MON, TUE, WED, THU, FRI, SAT, SUN
      Mangaloreexp (16565) Origin: Bangalore Yesvantpur Junction
      Departure Arrival
      Days of Run
      00:25 13:20
      SUN

      Top Sightseeing in Wayanad

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      Recommended for Family Vacation

      "It is paisa vasool trekking down 1.5 kms through the treacherous road to reach the waterfa... Read More - Tarun

      Recommended for Hills

      "Travelled in Aug 14'16 This is around 10 mins from Banasura Dam. Try to park the vehicle ... Read More - Amlan

      Recommended for Nature & Wildlife

      "A must visit place when you visit wayanad. You can really see lot of wild animals if yo... Read More - Jaison

      Recommended for Romantic Getaway

      "It was raining when we opted for boating, the guide was very friendly to take us into the ... Read More - Arun

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