Street scene of the Hassan Town
The government bus station at Hassan

Hassan is a small town in Karnataka State.


Hassan is a very good place,often called as poor mans ooty. It is a once-in-a-lifetime trip to the heart of Karnataka architecture, greenery and water.

Get in

It is about 185 km from Bangalore City and 130kms from Mysore

By train

Hassan has a Railway station but very few passenger trains running through it- mainly Oil tankers from Mangalore to other parts of Karnataka pass through

Hassan is connected by a Daily train (16517/18) from Bangalore to Mangalore and a Tri-Weekly 16515/16 running in day time from Bangalore to Mangalore. A Weekly train connets Hassan from Mumbai(11035/36) and another weekly from H.Nizamuddin(Delhi).

By bus

Being on NH-48(Nelamangala-Mangaluru highway) the place is well connected by bus from Bengaluru. Regular buses plying to Mangalore, dharmastala, chikkamagalur, Kukke Subramanya, udupi etc ply via Hassan. Owing to this regular Volvo and Rajahamsa (Deluxe) services of KSRTC available from Bangalore. Regular buses from Mysore also available.

By car

From Bangalore take NH-4 up to Nelamangla bye-pass and turn left on the Doddaballapur-Mangalore road(NH-48) ans pass through Kunigal, Yediyur and Chennarayapatna to Hassan. The road is under 4 laning as of now and hence at places makes travel tedious.

Get around

Many autorickshaws roam around Hassan city, and rates are affordable. Taxis for regional trips are available near the Maharaja Park.



Palaka resort has excellent activities for people staying there or for a day outing. The resort also has the only paintball facility in the district of Hassan.



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