Mangalore International Airport (IATA: IXE) (ICAO: VOML), at Bajpe, about 20 km from the city centre. Currently there are daily flights to Mumbai, Bangalore, Goa, Kochi and Calicut in the domestic segment and weekly/bi-weekly flights to Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Muscat (Oman), Doha (Qatar), Kuwait and Bahrain in the international segment. Kollur is two hours drive from Mangalore.
Reaching Kollur Mookambika temple from Kundapura, Kundapura (KUDA) is one of the nearest railway station and road distance to Kollur Mookambika temple is ~38km. Station has good waiting room/hall and even Kundapura city is nearby so that it is safer if you reach in night hours. From Kundapura there are plenty of private express buses are available(every 15 min) to Kollur Mookambika temple . Plenty of private taxies are also available from the station. Nearest route to Kollur Mookambika temple from the station is via Basrur-Gulvady Vended Dam Bridge (Kundapura Station-Basrur-Gulvadi Vented Dam Bridge-Neralkatte-Vandse-Kollur Mookambika temple ), its lesser than 35km journey. Railway Station telephone number: +91-8254-237365.
Byndoor (Mookambika Road Station - BYNR) are the nearest stations to Kollur, road distance is ~28km to temple from Byndoor. From railway station to Byndoor city, catch rickshaw & from Byndoor to Kollur private bus facility is there. Other option is private taxi from Byndoor or from the railway station. Big disadvantage of Byndoor station is its located remote border area of Kundapura taluk and there is risk of getting facilities during night hours.
Auto rickshaws ( Auto ) are three wheel vehicles one of popular mode of transport in this region. There are private taxis ( Cars) which can be hired for sight seeing. Private buses are available which run on predetermined routes to Mangaluru (Mangalore), Udupi (Udipi), Kundapura and Byndoor (Baindur).
You can trek the Kodachadri hills on Western ghats of Karnataka state, Bharat. After visiting temple pilgrims can visit other temples of region like Aanegudde Vinayaka Temple, Hattiyangadi Ganapati temple, Kamalashile Durga Parameshwari temple.Travelers can reach out to various beaches like Kodi beach, Maravante beach on the shore of Arabian sea which are near to Kundapura.
Many of the Hindu temples serve free vegetarian food based on local Udupi cuisine to pilgrims daily. There are few vegetarian hotels that serve Udupi cuisine snacks and meals which are very delicious. The udupi cuisine meal consists of Saaru (Rasam), Kodel ( Sambhar ),Ajethna ( Dry curry ), Rice and Buttermilk/Curd.
Coffee, Tea, Lemon juice, Badam malt milk, Tender coconut water.
There are number of lodges around the Mookambika temple at Kolluru. Also there are many hotels providing accommodation at Kundapura ( Coondapur) and at district headquarters Udupi town.