RedBus operates a bus from Dharwad to Mantralayam twice daily. Tickets cost $9 - $13 and the journey takes 5 h 5 min. Alternatively, Indian Railways operates a train from Dharwad to Mantralayam once daily. Tickets cost $7 - $19 and the journey takes 8 h 8 min.
From Dharwad taxi to Hubli, bus to Raichur, then taxi to Mantralayam. 5 h 59 min ₹1,459. From Dharwar (DWR) train to Manthralayam Road (MALM) then taxi to Mantralayam. 8 h 28 min ₹1,316. From Dharwad taxi to Mantralayam. 4 h 45 min ₹3,704. From Dharwad drive to Mantralayam. 4 h 45 min ₹2,476.