How to Reach
Tumakuru, a land where Lord Rama and his wife Sita are said to have rested of their way back from Lanka. A land whose countryside is dotted with temples, each narrating stories of divine grace. Of times when the lord descended on earth to rid his devotees of their misery.
Magnificent temples. Majestic forts. Scenic splendor… Tumakuru has them all. Covering a total area of 10,598 sq.km., Tumakuru district’s villages and taluks have fascinating stories attached to them.
By Air :
The closest Airport serving the city of Tumkur is the Kempegowda International Airport in the city of Bangalore, which is located about 90 km away.
By Train :
Tumkur has it own railway station .Most passenger and express trains have stops in this city. The distance from Bangalore to Tumkur is approximately 64 kms. Some of the trains that pass through here are Hubli Bangalore Passenger, Hubli Chennai Express, Ajmer-Mysore Express, and Puducherry Express among others.
By Bus :
As Tumkur is only 70 km from the city of Bangalore, it has very good bus connectivity to this city. Tumkur is also well connected to other cities within Karnataka such as Belgaum, Hospet, Hubli, Bijapur, and many others.Important highways such as the NH 206 and NH 4 are within the city limits as well as important state roads such as the Tumkur-Chelur-Bukkapatna , which connects this city to other cities nearby.