The first decision you would need to make is if to travel from Goa to Mysore by bus or train. It's tricky! This is a 600km plus journey.

The good thing about bus is , you can get many direct overnight buses to Mysore from Goa (Panjim & Other places in Goa). AC (Volvo) ticket prices hovers around Rs1200. If you are not booking in one of those luxury buses, the journey is a bit tedious, in the regular bus. Ticket in the regular buses are relatively cheaper, around Rs600

The train option, though a bit longish and a bit circuitous in some cases, has the advantage of comfort once you boarded the train. Check out the Goa to Mysore Train options. Many alternate routes and options to get connections to Mysore are detailed with train route maps.

In addition to the regular bus options, this summer you can opt for the special summer trains between Goa and Mysore.

The route and stops of the summer special train is :   Mysore City ---> Krishnarajanagar----> Holenarasipura ----> Hassan ----> Arsikere ----> Birur -----> Davangere ----> Ranebennur -----> Haveri -----> Hubli -----> Dharwad ----> Alnavar ----> Londa ----> Castle Rock ----> Kulem ----> Sanverdem ----> Madgaon ----> Vasco da Gama (Goa)

Altogether the railways will operate 4 trips in each direction. The first service from Mysore is on May 16, 2011 and the last service is on June 6, 2011. The train (Train No: ) leaves Mysore every Mondays ( on May 16,May 23,May 30 and Jun 6 )  at 3:15 pm and arrive at Vasco-da-Gama at 6 am, the next day.
Similarly towards Mysore the train (Train No. 06202 ) leaves Vasco-da-Gama on Tuesdays ( on May 17, May 24,May 31 and Jun 7 ) at 8.45pm and reaches Mysore at 11:35 am, the next day.
The distance between Goa (Vasco-da-Gama) and Mysore is about 700km. Second class sleeper ticket costs Rs275, 2nd AC and 3rd AC are Rs1018 and Rs742 respectively. This compares very well with the bus options  you have between Goa and Mysore. The AC Volvo type bus ticket in KSRTC cost about 700 rupee one way and the regular express bus (Karnataka Sarige) about 200 rupees. Bus takes about 15 to 16 hours. KSRTC buses operate between the Mysore KSRTC bus stand and Panaji(Goa).

For train you can reserve seats online at the www.irctc.co.in portal by the Indian railways; for KSRTC seat online reservation (KSRTC Booking) log on to the www.ksrtc.in
And of course please check with official portals for the accurate fares,schedules and other details.

Mysore to Goa Road Map

Mysore to Goa by Road Map.

Mysore to Goa by Road. Route 1: Mysore –> Madikeri –> Mangalore –> Honnavar–> Karwar -> Panjim Route 2: Mysore –> Channarayapatna –> Arsikere–> Shimoga –> Sagar–> Honnavar –> Panjim Route 3: Mysore –> Nagamangala –> Turuvekere –> Hiriyur –> Chitradurga –> Davangere –> Haveri–> Dharwad — > Ponda –>Panjim Route 4: Mysore –> Nagamangala –> Turuvekere –> Hiriyur –> Chitradurga –> Davangere –> Haveri–> Hubli — > Karwar –>Panjim

Train | Bus | Tips for Mysore Travel !

KSRTC Bus stand

Mysore KSRTC bus stand

Long distance buses operate from the KSRTC (Karnata State Road Transport Corporation ) bus stand.This bus stand is located in the heart of the Mysore city.

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Mysore to Somnathpur

Somnathpur is located about 35km east of Mysore City.You can take two diffreent routes to get to Somnathpur from Mysore.

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Mysore Airport

The lone flight operation (SpiceJet) between Bangalore (BLR) and Mysore (MYQ) is suspended.See the Bus or Rail options to travel to Mysore from Bangalore.

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The Jayarama , Balarama Gateway to the palace

Where is Mysore

Mysore is in Karnataka, a state located in the southern part of India.Mysore is about 140km (87 miles) southwest of Bangalore, the state capital.

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Hunsur Road

Hunsur Road is one of the main radial road out of Mysore city that connect Mysore with Coorg and other neighbouring districts.This road is part of State Highway 88 (SH88) that connects Mysore with Mangalore via Hunsur, Periyapatna , Madikeri, Sulya , Puttur and Bhantwal.

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Delhi to Mysore

Traveling from Delhi to Mysore is a two days two nights affair by train; of course you can travel from Delhi to Mysore by flight (via Bangalore or Chennai), even that probably takes a day due to the transit though flight time is much shorter.There is one direct train from Delhi to Mysore, and many options if you are planning a break ...

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How to reach Mysore Palace

Mysore palace is located right in the heart of the city.The city bus stand is located at a corner of the palace.

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