Bangalore to Hampi by Train

Bangalore , the capital of Karnataka , provides various transport options to Hampi or Hospet. There are overnight trains to Hospet from Bangalore. These are the most comfortable and economical mode of transport to reach Hampi. The timings of the trains are perfect for a weekend getaway from Bangalore. Two days are enough to cover Hampi ruins. One can catch the train from bangalore to hampi on Friday night and reach next day early morning. After exploring hampi ruins / temples he may take the return train on sunday night from Hospet reaching bangalore early morning on monday.

Train from Bangalore to Hampi 

6592 Hampi Express Dep: 9 pm (bangalore city) Arr: 6:50 Am

Train from Hampi to Bangalore

6591 Hampi Express Dep: 9 pm (Hospet) Arr: 6:00 Am (Bangalore Cantt)

The Indian trains provide various classes of accommodation which fits in everyone’s pocket. If you can afford, it is advisable to travel in upper classes. This is the list of classes availiable ( upper to lower ) – 1st Ac, Ac 2 Tier , Ac 3 Tier , Sleeper Class.

Bangalore to Hampi
6591 Hampi Express

Bangalore to Hampi by Road 

Another option is to take the KSTDC (Karnataka State Tourism ) operated buses which run directly between bangalore and Hospet.  It is advisable to book tickets in advance.  KSRTC (Karnataka State Road Transport) runs a daily service between Bangalore and Hampi Bazaar.

One can also hire a taxi / drive in one’s own car from Bangalore although the bangalore – hampi road condition is not that great. Bangalore to Hampi Distance :  385 Km. One can check the Banglaore to Hampi route on googlemaps.

Bangalore to Hampi By Air 

The nearest airport is at Hubli which is around 161 Kms (100 miles )from Hampi. It is served by Kingfisher airlines from Bangalore. From there you can catch a train / bus to Hospet or rent a taxi till Hampi. The train journey from Hubli to Hospet is covered in approx. 3 hours. 

Bangalore to Hampi
Hubli Airport