Travel and Visas

Dharwad is well connected with other major cities in india by rail and air.
plane 1By plane

The nearest airport is Hubli (HBX). This is a small but very comfortable airport. Dharwad which is approximately 20km away is easily reached in about 30 minutes. Sambre Airport (IXG) in Belgaum is located 77km from Dharwad.

Flights are available from major international airports including:

Sl. No. From To Flight Name Total Numbers
1. Hubli Bangalore Air India 133
Alliance Air
2. Hubli Goa IndiGo 30
Air India
3. Hubli Kochi IndiGo 30
Air India
4. Hubli Chennai SpiceJet 60
5. Hubli Mumbai (Chhatrapati Shivaji International) Air India 45
6. Hubli Hyderabad Indigo 20
Air India
7. Hubli Ahmedabad IndiGo 45
Air India


railways 1By railways (To Be Confirmed)

Dharwad Railway Station (DWR) is located nearly 3 km from city and all the major trains come to the city directly.

– From Hubli:
Rani Chennamma (16589)

Mysore Dharwad Express (17301)

Haripriya Express (17415)
– From Belgaum:
Haripriya Express (17416)

Kolhapur -Hyderabad Express (11304)

Miraj-Hubli Express (11047)

Ranichennama Express (16590)
– From Bengalore:
Siddhaganga Intercity Express (12725)

Rani Chennamma (16589)
– From Mumbai:
Dadar – Tirunelveli Express (11021)

Dadar – Puducherry Express (11005)
– From Chennai:
Chennai Vasco Express (17311)
– From New Delhi:
Yesvantpur Sampark Kranti Express (12630)

bus_1By bus

Dharwad is well connected to other major cities of the country via regular buses.

car 1By car

Dharwad is well connected to major cities of the state.
– State Highway 1 (South to North):
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– State Highway 28:
– State Highway 34:

travel-visaVisa application

Visas are required to visit India.

Checkout the Indian Government website at

Please intitiate your visa application as soon as possible. The prices will be lower!

Please note the India Government has recently introduced an electronic visa which is available to those International Travellers coming from

Andorra, Anguilla, Antigua & Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Aruba, Australia, Bahamas, Barbados, Belgium, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Cambodia, Canada, Cayman Island,Chile, China, China- SAR Hongkong, China- SAR Macau, Colombia, Cook Islands, Costa Rica, Cuba, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Ecuador, El Salvador, Estonia, Fiji, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kenya, Kiribati, Laos, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Malaysia, Marshall Islands, Mauritius, Mexico, Micronesia, Monaco, Mongolia, Montenegro, Montserrat, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nauru, Netherlands, New Zealand,Nicaragua, Niue Island, Norway, Oman, Palau, Palestine, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Republic of Korea, Republic of Macedonia, Russia, Saint Christopher and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent & the Grenadines, Samoa, Seychelles, Singapore, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, Spain, Sri Lanka, Suriname, Sweden, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand,Tonga, Turks & Caicos Island, Tuvalu, UAE, Ukraine, United Kingdom, USA, Uruguay, Vanuatu, Vatican City-Holy See, Venezuela, Vietnam.


  • International Travellers whose sole objective of visiting India is recreation , sight seeing , casual visit to meet friends or relatives, short duration medical treatment or casual business visit.
  • Passport should have at least six months validity from the date of arrival in India. The passport should have at least two blank pages for stamping by the Immigration Officer.
  • International Travellers should have return ticket or onward journey ticket,with sufficient money to spend during his/her stay in India.

You can apply online


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