Mangalore (State: Karnataka) is located at a distance of 350 kms from Bangalore. On the one side it has Arabian Sea, while on the other side there are Western Ghat mountain ranges. The city derives its name from the local Hindu Goddess Mangaladevi. It is one of the important port on the Arabian Sea. Its history dates back to 7th century and it has been ruled by several prominent dynasties. Today it is a major educational hub in India.
Transport system in Mangalore include private buses, Government buses, trains, taxis and autorickshaws. The city bus service is operated by private operators and provides excellent connectivity through out the city and beyond.