There are about 20 daily services to Ooty by both Tamilnadu and Karnataka state transport corporations. Both of them operate from the Mysore KSRTC bus stand located in the city center. Out of this about 12 are operated by KSRTC.

The class of services vary. Four of them are Bangalore to Ooty Airavat (AC Volvo bus) services via Mysore. One is in morning (9.30am) , Two are in the noon (12.15 pm and 1.15pm ) and the last Volvo bus to Ooty from Mysore is by 5.30pm.

There are 3 Rajahamsa (non AC with reclining seats ) services from Mysore to Ooty. The first one is at 7am and the rest two are in the midnight (11.30pm & 11.39 pm ).

There are 5 express buses by KSRTC at regular intervals spanning over the day (8.30am, 9am,10am, 12.35pm,1pm).

In short you will find a KSRTC bus to Ooty every hour from 7am to 5pm. And a few more in the midnight. Ticket cost and traveling time varies according to the service. Typically its is between 4½ and 5½ hours. Ticket costs are about Rs85, Rs123 and Rs184 for Express, Rajahamsa and Airavat respectively.

In addition to the bus services, many agencies too  operate vans and mini buses between Mysore and Ooty.

Check with the ksrtc website ( for the schedules and ticket costs. You can even reserve seats online (See KSRTC Booking) through the KSRTC's portal.

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Mysore to Bangalore Train Timings

Mysore to Bangalore Train Timings:
Mysore-Bangalore Express train timings are listed in the below table.There are 26 trains connects Mysore with Bangalore, 6 are the slower passenger trains.


Mysore to Ooty via Masinagudi

To drive to Ooty from Mysore, the first task is to get to the Nanjangud road.This is nothing but the Calicut (Kerala) bound NH212, also called the Nilgiri road.


Howrah Mysore Express

Route and Stops for the Howrah Mysore Express Train ( Number 22817/22818) .This weekly train travels almost along the east coast of  India and ends at Mysore via Bangalore.

Mysore to Chamarajanagar Train Timings

There are 6 daily train services from Mysore to Chamarajanagar via Nanjangud.All are passenger trains.

Mysore City Map

Mysore City Map showing the main roads and the outer Ring Road that encircles the city.Note the location of Chamundi Hills on the southeast quarter of the map.


KSRTC Bus stand

Mysore to Bangalore

Mysore to Bangalore road distance is about 140km.The most frequent option to travel from Mysore to Bangalore is bus, followed by train.


Chennai to Mysore by Flight

Note: The regular commercial flight operations to Mysore is suspended.
Though there are no  flights to Mysore, both Chennai and Bangalore are superb connection point for many destinations from Mysore, as both Bangalore and Chennai are some of the busiest international airports in India.