Nearest airport is in Goa-Dabolim. This is a national as well as international airport. We arrange airport pick-up for Rs 3000/ to Santidham Om beach which is a 3 Hours and 30 Minutes drive, about 158 KM, Airport Taxi costs more than 3000/ Rs and the driver does not exactly know where we are located.Another nearest Airport is in Mangalore in Karnataka by Taxi its 4 Hours and 30 Minutes drive about 240KM.
Train station GOKARNA ROAD Railway Station is 17 Kilometers away from ShantiDham. 250 to 300 rupees auto rickshaw drivers charge. Trains from Goa and Kerala stops more frequently at Ankola, Kumta, or Karwar stations, ankola and kumta both stations are about 30km away and Taxi costs about 800-900 rupees to reach ShantiDham Cafe. Karwar Railway station is about 78 KM and Taxi price is about 1300 Rupees.
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Buses If you wish to come by Bus from GOA one direct bus running from Madgaon starts at 13:00 hours and arrives in Gokarna at 17:00 hours. In case you miss the direct bus you can take local bus from Madgaon - Karwar - Ankola - Gokarna. Last bus runs from Ankola 8PM and arrives Gokarna 9PM.
From Mangalore If you are coming from Mangalore by Direct bus Starts at 12:45 and reach Gokarna at 18:00 in the evening.
From Bangalore There are many Direct sleeper buses running from Bangalore start at 7pm to 9pm and all the buses reach Gokarna about 7 am to 8 am in the morning.
From Hampi There is no direct bus from Hampi to Gokarna. You can take Local bus from Hampi to Hospet then take KSRTC bus from Hospet to Kumta or Ankola (which is closer town to gokarna) best time to arrive kumta or ankola before 9PM.
PRIVATE BUSES Paulo Travels and Island Travels make service from Hospet to Ankola cross which is 30km away from Gokarna.
Rickshaw from Gokarna town to Shantidham om beach charges about 150-200 rupees.