How to Travel from Mysore to Goa

Goa is probably India’s most recognized beach strip – frequently visited by tourists – and home for some never-ending party. So, if you have some time to spare days in your India tour itinerary, then you can always squeeze in Goa into the trip. The land of unending sunshine, fabulous beaches, and gorgeous seafood, you can spend the entire day relaxing at the beach or just partying in the evening.

Anyways, if you are at Mysore and are planning on making a short trip to Goa, then this Mysore to Goa travel guide is meant for you.


Mysore to Goa via Road

There are two popular routes between Mysore and Goa, which runs through different Indian states. They are:

1. Mysore – Bangalore – Tumkur – Chitradurga – Devangere – Hubli – Belgaum – Chorla Ghat – Goa  

Distance covered: 705km (438.1mi)

Time required: 14 h 7 min

Halt at Chitradurga

This wonderful route passes through some of the important cities of South India including Bangalore and Belgaum. Some of the most interesting landmarks over the route are

Soole Kere, Charavane Waterfall, Betur, Hivrem Waterfall, Kunduvada Kere, Harvalem Caves, etc. These landmarks could provide an interesting detour to an exciting Goa trip.


2. Mysore – Kannur – Mangalore – Udupi – Murudeshwar – Goa

Distance covered: 619km (384.6mi)

Time required: 14 hours

Halt at Mangalore

The entire trip route runs over the beautiful NH 48 running parallel to the stunning coastal Karnataka region. This route has several toll points and is under construction, so drive accordingly.

Interestingly, there are no direct buses. Mysore to Goa trip takes around one and a half day. To start the journey, board the bus from Mysore City Bus Stand. The earliest bus is available at 4:30 pm in the evening. After traveling for more than 12 hours, drop at Madgaon, Goa. To travel by bus, travelers have to make a stop at Bangalore and then transfer a bus to the destination. Usually, these trips cost around INR 1,500, but the ticket prices are subjected to change.


Mysore to Goa via Trains

There are no direct trains between Mysore to Goa. To board a train, vacationers have to come to Bengaluru which is 145 km (90.09 miles) away from Mysore. There are four trains available from Bengaluru to Goa. They are:  

1. Vellankanni Vasco Da Gama Express (17316)

Origin: Krishnarajapurm (KJM)

Destination: Vasco Da Gama (VSG)

Departs on: Wednesday

Departure time: 11:03 (11:03 am)

Travel time: 18:10 hours (overnight journey)

Class Available: AC 3 Tier (3A), AC 2 Tier (2A), Sleeper (SL)

Tickets price: AC 3 Tier (3A) – INR 960.00, AC 2 Tier (2A) – INR 1,370.00, Sleeper (SL) – INR 355.00


2. Bengaluru Vasco Da Gama YPR VSG Express (07309)

Origin: Yesvantpur Junction (YPR)

Destination: Vasco Da Gama

Departs on: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday

Departure time: 14:30 hours (02:30 pm)

Travel time: 15:30 hours

Class Available: AC First Class (1A), AC 3 Tier (3A), AC 2 Tier (2A), Sleeper (SL)

Tickets price: AC First Class (1A) – INR 2,645.00, AC 3 Tier (3A) – INR 1,230.00, AC 2 Tier (2A) – INR 1,750.00, Sleeper (SL) – INR 455.00


3. Chennai Vasco Da Gama Express (17311)

Origin: Krishnarajapurm (KJM)

Destination: Vasco Da Gama (VSG)

Departs on: Friday

Departure time: 20:08 (08:08 pm)

Travel time: 16:50 hours

Class Available: AC 2 Tier (2A), AC 3 Tier (3A), Sleeper (SL)

Tickets price: AC 2 Tier (2A) – INR 1,515.00, AC 3 Tier (3A) – INR 1,060.00, Sleeper (SL) – INR 395.00


4. Yesvantpur Vasco Da Gama Express (17309)

Origin: Yesvantpur Junction (YPR)

Destination: Vasco Da Gama (VSG)

Departs on: Tuesday and Sunday

Departure time: 14:30 (02:30 pm)

Travel time: 15:30 hours

Class Available: AC 2 Tier (2A), AC 3 Tier (3A), Sleeper (SL)

Tickets price: AC 2 Tier (2A) – INR 1,470.00, AC 3 Tier (3A) – INR 1,030.00, Sleeper (SL) – INR 350.00

To book the train tickets, you can always log into the Indian Railway’s ticket portal.


Mysore to Goa via Airways

Currently there is no direct Mysore to Goa flight available; however, vacationers can board a flight from Bengaluru. Several Indian carriers operate direct flights between these two cities which take around one hour and ten minutes to complete the journey. Tickets cost around INR 1,500 but the pricing is subjected to change.

Departure airport:  Kempegowda International Airport Bengaluru (BLR)

Arrival airport: Goa International Airport (GOI)

The Indian operators providing carriage between Bangalore and Goa are

• Air India

• IndiGo

• GoAir

• AirAsia (India)

• SpiceJet

• Vistara


Tourists prefer Goa from November to February when the weather is at its charming self. With a comfortable temperature and low humidity, along with calm sea, makes the winter season ideal for beach activities and sunbathing. On the other hand, Goa’s July to early September transforms into a charming landscape that attracts vacationers looking for some quiet time. 

With this information in hand, this is high time you book your tickets for your Mysore to Goa trip. The exciting journey would surely leave you asking for more.

So, book your tickets, NOW. 


Further Reading:

Goa Bus – Easy Guide for Road Travel in Goa

Goa Express Train

How to Travel from Bangalore to Goa

How to Travel from Chennai to Goa

How to Travel from Hyderabad to Goa

How to Travel from Indore to Goa

How to Travel from Kochi to Goa

How to Travel from Nagpur to Goa

How to Travel from New Delhi to Goa