Weekend Getaways in India

Weekend Getaway from Bangalore to Mangalore, Bike Rides

  • Starting Point:

    Bangalore

  • Destination:

    Mangalore

  • When to Visit:

    March to May

  • Type of Bike Required:

    Any well-maintained bike will work just fine

  • Cuisine:

    Mangalorean Vegetarian and Non-Vegetarian cuisine

  1. Bangalore- Sakleshpur- Mangalore Via NH75

    352kms

    Approx. 7 Hours

  2. Bangalore- Sullia- Mangalore Via Mysore Road and NH275

    386kms

    Approx. 8.5 Hours

  3. Bangalore- Hassan- Mangalore Via Bengaluru - Honnavar Rd and NH75

    372kms

    Approx. 8 Hours

Your weekend is one section of the week that must be enjoyable because you will finally be free from the daily pressures of work. At such times, it is also good to have a change of setting, and going on a weekend trip is the best idea. Mangalore (now named “Mangaluru”), which is just around 352 kilometers away from your city of Bangalore, is a great option as it’s not too far off, yet not so close that you’re almost still in Bangalore.

Option 1:Bangalore-Viswesapura-Madanayakahalli-Herur-Shettihalli-Boovanahalli-Sakleshpur-Uppinangadi-Bantwal-Mangalore

  • Starting Point: Cubbon Park (Bangalore, Karnataka)
  • Destination: Bejai Kavoor Road (Mangalore, Karnataka)
  • Via: NH75
  • Distance: 352kms
  • Duration: Approximately 7 hours
  • Type of roads: Tar roads, decent condition

In order to get to Mangalore by bike, you may use the NH75 route that spans a distance of 352 kilometers beginning from Bangalore. It should take you approximately 7 hours to complete the journey depending on which bike you use, and at what pace you decide to take your ride.

Option 2:Bangalore-Channapatna-Srirangapatna-Kushalnagar-Sullia-Kalladka-Mangalore

  • Starting Point: Cubbon Park (Bangalore, Karnataka)
  • Destination: Bejai Kavoor Road (Mangalore, Karnataka)
  • Via: Mysore Road and NH275
  • Distance: 386kms
  • Duration: Approximately 8.5 hours
  • Type of roads: Tar roads, decent condition

Another route you may take to get to Mangalore from Bangalore by bike is via the Mysore Road and the NH275. The 386-kilometer distance will take you around 8 and a half hours to cover, since the roads are in pretty good condition.

Option 3:Bangalore-Nelamangala-Dabaspete-Tumakuru-Tiptur-Hassan-Sakleshpur-Kalladka-Mangalore

  • Starting Point: Cubbon Park (Bangalore, Karnataka)
  • Destination: Bejai Kavoor Road (Mangalore, Karnataka)
  • Via: Bengaluru – Honnavar Rd and NH75
  • Distance: 372kms
  • Duration: Approximately 8 hours
  • Type of roads: Tar roads, decent condition

You may also choose to ride along the Bengaluru-Honnavar Road and the NH75. This route is around 372 kilometers long and will take you approximately 8 hours to cover. The journey can be made less tiring by stopping for food breaks from time to time.


Mangalore, located between the Arabian Sea and the Western Ghats, is at a distance of around 352 kilometers from Bangalore and can be reached in approximately 7 hours by bike. The roads are beautifully flanked with greenery and paved well for a smooth and peaceful ride.

You could set out from Bangalore in the very early hours of Saturday morning so that you reach Mangalore in the mid-morning, and have the rest of the day to enjoy the beauty of nature at famous beaches like the Tannirbhavi Beach, Someshwar Beach and the Panambur Beach. After enjoying some delicious Mangalorean food at restaurants in the area, you could book A/C or Non-A/C accommodation to sleep for the night. Beginning early on Sunday morning, you could pay a visit to the Gokarnanatheshwara Temple and the St. Aloysius Chapel before beginning your return journey in the early evening.

Having had such an amazing trip, you will surely be able to return to work and give your best to whatever task is at hand. So plan your next weekend now itself, get your bike ready, and get set to enjoy a weekend getaway to the beautiful and peaceful Mangalore!