Mysore Travel & Tours Information - Located 140 Kms from the state capital Bangalore-- Mysore is the erstwhile capital of Wodeyars, the rulers of Mysore state. The Wodeyar family ruled Mysore since 14th century except for a short period of 40 years when Hyder Ali and Tipu Sultan were the rulers. Mysore has never failed to mesmerise the tourists with its quaint charm, rich heritage, magnificent palaces, beautifully laid-out gardens, imposing buildings, broad shady avenues and sacred temples. The charm leaves no one untouched.
AIR - Bangalore is the nearest airport from Mysore.
ROAD - Mysore is well connected by road with Bangalore, Chennai, Mangalore, Coimbatore, Ooty, Cannanore, Calicut and Goa.
RAIL - A number of trains operate daily between Bangalore and Mysore, and it takes slightly more than two hours from Bangalore to Mysore.