Aihole is located at a distance of 483 Kms from Bangalore. The nearest railway station is in Bagalkot, which is situated 34 Kms away from Aihole. This railway station is well connected to many prominent cities and towns. Once you reach Bagalkot, you can hire a taxi or take a bus to reach Aihole.
Aihole does not have an airport and Hubli is the closest airport, around 142 Kms away from Aihole, while Belgaum is 189 Kms away. Hubli has regular flights to and from Chennai, Bangalore and other major cities of India. You can also take a flight from Hyderabad to reach Aihole via Raichur.
Public transport is a good option to each Aihole, as bus facility is available from the nearby cities, like Badami and Pattakal, located at 46 Kms and 17 Kms, respectively. The buses are convenient and well maintained. These are both private and state owned and you can choose to travel in either air conditioned or non-air-conditioned buses, according to your convenience. A prime benefit of travelling by bus is that you can opt for package tours, which are made available during tourist season.