The nearest airport to Mysore is the Mysore Airport (also known as Mandakalli Airport), which is approximately 12 kilometers (7.5 miles) from the city center. However, this airport has limited connectivity, and flights are not as frequent as those at other major airports in Karnataka. You can consider flying into one of the following major airports and then taking a road or train journey to Mysore:
- Kempegowda International Airport, Bangalore (BLR): This is the nearest major international airport, located about 170 kilometers (105 miles) from Mysore. From the airport, you can hire a taxi or take a bus to Mysore.
- Coimbatore International Airport (CJB): Coimbatore Airport is around 200 kilometers (124 miles) away from Mysore. You can reach Mysore from Coimbatore by road or train.