Distances:Bangalore: 422 Km, Mangalore: 58 Km.
By Train: Udupi falls on the Konkan Railway line, and is well connected by trains from all over India. Trains from the north going to Mangalore halt at Udupi.
By Air: The nearest airport is at Mangalore.
Where to Stay: There is no dearth of hotels at Udupi, but the better option is to stay at one of the rooms built by the Mathas. There is also a huge tourist complex built by the Birlas, and many other similar options.
What to eat: The food prasadam offered by the Krishna Matha is famous, both for the huge scale at which it is prepared and offered, and also for its taste. In fact, the typical south Indian fare available at hotels all over India so resemble the food offered at the temple, that these hotels came to be known as Udupi hotels, irrespective of which south Indian cuisine they served! While at Udupi, don’t miss having a meal at the temple. it is not just delicious and free, but it also brings with it, blessings of the Lord!