Madikeri is connected to the rest of India with the help of 4 railway stations that lie in its vicinity. These stations are situated in the city of Hassan, Kannur, Kasargod and Thalassery, which lie at a distance of 104 km, 115 km, 111 km and 114 km, respectively. Different trains which operate to and from these railheads are Swarna Jayanthi, Mysore Express, Kannur Express, Dwr Mysore Express and Sharavati Express, among others. Travelling by rail is considered as an economical way of enjoying your journey. From the railway station, tourists can easily hire a taxi or take a bus to travel to the city of Madikeri.
People who choose to travel by air can save upon a lot of time. At a distance of about 143 km from Madikeri lies the nearest airport, which is known as Mangalore terminal. This airport is connected with other terminals with the help of regular and frequent air service provided by Air India, IndiGo, SpiceJet and Kingfisher. From the airport, tourists can hire a taxi to reach the beautiful city of Madikeri easily.
Madikeri is located on the state highway-88; hence it can be accessed easily from cities and towns that lie in the Indian state of Karnataka. Regular service of Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) and privately owned buses help the travelers in their journey. Visitors travelling from different states of India can easily reach this location as it has good connectivity because of a large network of motorable roads.