Distance from Kannur International Airport in Kerala to Virajpet in Coorg is 57.5 km.
From Kannur airport to Madikeri in Coorg is 90 km.
Distance from Coorg to Mangalore airport is (136 km) and Bangalore (260 km)
Getting to Coorg by Train:
The nearest railheads are at Mysore (120 km) and Mangalore (136 km)
Getting to Coorg by Bus:
Route 1: Bangalore – Mysore – Hunsur – Kushalnagar – Madikeri (via NH275). Distance is 250 km. Duration is nearly 6 hours.
Route 2: Bangalore – Nelamangala – Channarayapatna – Kushalnagar – Madikeri (via NH275). Distance is 265 km. Duration is around 6 hours. The route between Channarayapatna and Kushalnagar is scenic and passes through a lush green landscape.
In 2023, Bangalore-Mysore National Highway was converted into a 10-lane expressway. The distance between the two cities can be covered in 90 minutes.
Distance from neighbouring cities:
Distance from Madikeri:
Coorg Vital Statistics:
5,54,519 [2011 census]
13 to 26 Degree Celsius
Ideal Time to Visit Coorg
October to May
June to September
Cauvery and Lakshmanathirtha
Kodava, Thak, Kannada, Malayalam, Tamil, Hindi, English
Rain coat and umbrellas must during monsoon Winter (November-January) light woollens.
Coffee, Pepper, Cardamom, Paddy, Orange
Note: The average high temperature during summer afternoon is usually between 26°C to 35°C , with night time lows averaging in the neighborhood of 15°C. However, sometimes during the months of April & May, the afternoon temperature have been known to rise up-to 38°C with considerable humidity.