Shimoga to Bangalore Trains

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Shimoga to Bangalore Train Information

Distance
223 kms
Duration
04h 29m
Trains During Day
11
Trains At Night
10

Online Train Ticket Booking from Shimoga to Bangalore

Looking to book Shimoga to Bangalore trains? Booking a train ticket from Shimoga to Bangalore is now easier than ever on redRail. Whether you want to check the timetable for Shimoga to Bangalore trains or find the train seat availability from Shimoga to Bangalore, redRail is one-stop for all train enquiries. Shimoga to Bangalore are two of the popular cities in India, and trains are considered as one of the most efficient and convenient ways to travel between these cities.

To book a train from Shimoga to Bangalore, all you need to do is to enter your travel details on the top of the page, choose from the list of trains available, check out the desired train seat availability, and proceed to train ticket booking by entering your details and paying the cost. You can then receive the confirmed tickets shortly. The easy-to-understand and adaptable interface, easy railway ticket booking process, and affordable train fare make redRail a great choice for those looking to book a Shimoga to Bangalore train.

There are 21 trains running from Shimoga to Bangalore covering an approximate distance of 223 kms. While some trains run on a daily basis, others run weekly. A large number of travelers choose to reach Bangalore from Shimoga by train. The first train from Shimoga to Bangalore is VSG CHENNAI EXP (17312), departing at 00:27 from Birur Junction (RRB). VSG YPR EXP (17310) is the fastest among the Shimoga to Bangalore Trains. It departs from Birur Junction (RRB) at 08:50 and arrives at Yesvantpur Junction (YPR) at 12:35, covering the distance in just 3 hrs 45 mins. The last train from Shimoga to Bangalore is SMET YPR EXP (16582), departing at 23:55 from Shivamogga Town Shi (SMET). You can get detailed information about Shimoga to Bangalore train timetable, availability, fare, running status, coach position, and PNR on redRail.

Weekly Trains from Shimoga to Bangalore

VSG CHENNAI EXP (17312) departs every Friday from Shimoga at 00:27 and arrives at Bangalore at 04:15, covering the entire distance in 3 hrs 48 mins.

SNSI MYSURU EXP (16218) departs every Wednesday from Shimoga at 20:38 and arrives at Bangalore at 01:10, covering the entire distance in 4 hrs 27 mins.

BME YPR AC EXP (14806) departs every Saturday from Shimoga at 11:35 and arrives at Bangalore at 15:45, covering the entire distance in 4 hrs 10 mins.

TATA YPR EXP (18111) departs every Saturday from Shimoga at 09:15 and arrives at Bangalore at 13:40, covering the entire distance in 4 hrs 25 mins.

VELANKANNI EXP (17315) departs every Monday from Shimoga at 18:32 and arrives at Bangalore at 23:11, covering the entire distance in 4 hrs 39 mins.

KOCHUVELI EXP (12777) departs every Wednesday from Shimoga at 10:47 and arrives at Bangalore at 15:43, covering the entire distance in 4 hrs 56 mins.

TPJ HUMSFAR EXP (22497) departs every Wednesday from Shimoga at 10:12 and arrives at Bangalore at 14:50, covering the entire distance in 4 hrs 38 mins.

Daily Trains from Shimoga to Bangalore

TLGP SBC EXP (20652) departs daily from Shimoga at 07:05 and arrives at Bangalore at 11:55, covering the entire distance in 4 hrs 50 mins.

YPR INTERCITY (16580) departs daily from Shimoga at 15:45 and arrives at Bangalore at 20:30, covering the entire distance in 4 hrs 45 mins.

VISHWAMANAV EXP (17325) departs daily from Shimoga at 12:54 and arrives at Bangalore at 17:45, covering the entire distance in 4 hrs 46 mins.

SIDDAGANGA EXP (12726) departs daily from Shimoga at 09:43 and arrives at Bangalore at 14:05, covering the entire distance in 4 hrs 22 mins.

UBL SBC EXP (17392) departs daily from Shimoga at 23:15 and arrives at Bangalore at 03:50, covering the entire distance in 4 hrs 35 mins.

KTGG YPR EXP (16546) departs daily from Shimoga at 03:12 and arrives at Bangalore at 07:25, covering the entire distance in 4 hrs 13 mins.

UBL SBC SPL (07354) departs daily from Shimoga at 18:42 and arrives at Bangalore at 23:10, covering the entire distance in 4 hrs 28 mins.

UBL SBC SPL (07339) departs daily from Shimoga at 02:57 and arrives at Bangalore at 06:50, covering the entire distance in 3 hrs 53 mins.

VSG YPR EXP (17310) departs daily from Shimoga at 08:50 and arrives at Bangalore at 12:35, covering the entire distance in 3 hrs 45 mins.

BJP YPR EXP (06546) departs daily from Shimoga at 00:53 and arrives at Bangalore at 05:05, covering the entire distance in 4 hrs 12 mins.

Shimoga to Bangalore Train Ticket Price

If you are looking for affordable train tickets to travel from Shimoga to Bangalore, redRail is the best place to be. You can find numerous train tickets to choose from to suit your budget. The Shimoga to Bangalore train ticket price varies based on the journey date, the type of coach, and your preference. Passengers can travel from Shimoga to Bangalore on a desired date at a cost ranging from just ₹130 to ₹1435. The Cheapest price for the journey is ₹130.
Here are the cheapest train ticket prices from Shimoga to Bangalore for all classes:
ClassMinimum Price
CC₹470
2S₹130
EC₹1130
SL₹175
3A₹505
2A₹1435
1A₹1175

Shimoga to Bangalore Train Timings

One can find a large number of trains running from Shimoga to Bangalore. Hence, travelers need not worry about the train seat availability on the Shimoga to Bangalore route. The total time taken by different trains running from Shimoga to Bangalore can be different and passengers can choose the train based on their suitability. Boarding a train from Shimoga is extremely comfortable with the presence of various stations.

About Bangalore

Bangalore, officially known as Bengaluru, is a major city located in the southern part of India, in the state of Karnataka.

Bangalore is known for its pleasant climate, beautiful parks, and gardens, as well as for its thriving IT industry. The city is sometimes referred to as the "Silicon Valley of India" because of the large number of software companies and startups that are based there.

The city has connectivity through the Bengaluru City Railway Station. That’s why most people prefer to book train tickets to get here.

Places to Visit in Bangalore

Bengaluru has a wide variety of attractions. Let's look at some of Bengaluru's most well-known tourist destinations:

Tipu Sultan Fort

Tipu Sultan Fort, which is situated in the busiest market area, is an example of the creative prowess of the past. Visit the fort's art gallery if you like learning in-depth historical details.

Lal Bagh Botanical Gardens

It was built by Haider Ali and subsequently altered by Tipu Sultan. The garden's expansive 240 acres of land are home to over 1800 different varieties of plants, herbs, and trees.

Bengaluru Palace

The Tudor-style building, which is in the city's center, is evidence of the magnificent architecture of the time. The 430 acres of land where the palace is located include lovely gardens.

Nandi Hills

The Nandi Hills is the ideal setting for experiencing nature's harmony. It is one of the hill stations close to Bengaluru.

Cubbon Park

300 acres of land make up Cubbon Park. Massive, well-maintained green parks and lawns deserve particular note. The park has a lovely walkway.

Major Railway Stations between Shimoga and Bangalore

The average traveling time between Shimoga and Bengaluru is around 5 hours. The route is served by 5 trains. The major stations covered are:

  • Bengaluru City Junction (SBC)
  • Yesvantpur Junction (YPR)
  • Bengaluru Cantonment (BNC)
  • Shimoga Town (SMET)

Check your train’s timetable and halt at each station before you leave the train at any of these stations for several reasons.

Nearest Metro Stations to the Railway Stations

Reaching the railway station is always a hassle. However, metros make it easier. Shimoga is not yet connected with the metro but Bengaluru is well connected. Here are the best means of transit for both stations.

For Shimoga

Due to the lack of a metro line in the city, SMET is not linked to one. Near the train station, rickshaws provide another option for transportation.

If you need to go a long way, taking the bus from SMET might be a great, economical choice.

For Bengaluru

The KSR Central Railway Station is interconnected with the metro subway station. A nearby bus stand is also a good option if you want to take a bus within Bengaluru. The KSR station is an underground metro station on the Purple Line of the Namma Metro.

Bus from Shimoga to Bangalore

If your train ticket is not confirmed, need not worry. Alternatively, you can travel by bus from Shimoga to Bangalore through redBus bus booking app. Book now!

FAQs

How many trains run from Shimoga to Bangalore?
There are 21 trains that run from Shimoga to Bangalore route. Some trains run on a daily basis. On the other hand, some trains run weekly and can be booked in advance. You can find the list of available trains when you enter the travel date while looking to book a train from Shimoga to Bangalore.
How can I book a train from Shimoga to Bangalore?
You can make an online train ticket booking from Shimoga to Bangalore by entering the travel details like source, destination, and date of travel. From the list of available trains on the mentioned date, you can choose the most suitable one and check the seat availability. After this, you can continue to pay and wait to receive your train booking confirmation.
How many days in advance can I make a railway reservation?
Advance railway reservation generally opens 120 days before the date of journey. This excludes the date of the journey. So, you can start checking the seat availability during the period of 120 days and make a booking in advance.
What is the maximum number of passengers I can reserve the seats for in a single train ticket booking from Shimoga to Bangalore?
A maximum of 6 seats can be booked in a single train ticket booking. Also, 2 children who are below 5 years of age are allowed with the ticket, but tickets will not be generated for them. Therefore, if you are booking a Tatkal ticket from Shimoga to Bangalore, you can reserve seats for a maximum of 4 passengers.
Which documents are required for online railway reservation from Shimoga to Bangalore?
When making a railway ticket booking, you do not require any special travel documents and only need to fill up the details required. However, during the train journey, you will need to carry valid ID proof such as Aadhar, Voter ID, Driving License, Pan Card, Passport etc..
How many railway stations are there in Shimoga?
There are 2 stations in Shimoga.
How many railway stations are there in Bangalore?
There are 25 stations in Bangalore.
How to get the cheapest train tickets from Shimoga to Bangalore?
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