Jog Falls Distance Bus Route Map

Distance from various places to Jog are listed below:

  Distance Time Taken
Shivamogga to Jog Falls, Karnataka 1 h 54 min 100.7 km
Murdeshwar to Jog Falls, Karnataka 1 h 59 min 87.4 km
Jog Falls to Chikmagalur, Karnataka
via NH 69 and SH 57
197.6 km 4 hr 16 min

Jog Falls Bus Frequency & Timings

Jog falls is easily accessible and is well connected by road and train. The nearest town Sagar is around 30 kms from the fall. One has to take a deviation of about 2kms, from the national highway to reach the falls. The nearest airport is Bangalore airport 378 kms away and Mangalore (180 km). The nearest railway station is Shimoga (104 kms from Jog). From Shimoga one can go to Taluguppa in a train meter gauge or in a bus. From Taluguppa it is 16kms to Jog by road. There are around 4 trains daily to Shimoga from Bangalore. The best approach from Bangalore is via Tumkur road, NH 4 and then turn left at Tumkur, along the NH 206 (the condition of the road may not be good) to Shimoga and Sagara towns which have several buses to the falls each day. There are direct KSRTC (Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation) buses including luxury coaches from Bangalore to Jog (8.30- 9 hrs Hrs journey). One can also take a direct bus from Bangalore to Shimoga or Sagara and then take local bus from Sagara to Jog. There are daily services from KSRTC Airavata, SRS, SRE and VRL, Frequency of the KSRTC buses are not great. From Shimoga private and KSRTC buses are available till the falls.

Distance from Tiruppur, Tamil Nadu to Jog Falls, Karnataka is 536.5 km and travelling takes around 10 h 59 min via NH69.