Sagar is a city located in the Indian state of Karnataka. Located in the Western Ghats range, it is known for its proximity to Jog Falls and to the historical places of Ikkeri and Keladi. Sagar is one of the fastest growing cities in Karnataka.
Sagar is surrounded by water bodies and forest regions. The Varada river serves the people in this region with its springs. A dam is constructed on it that provides the basic water requirements of the city. Apart from this, there are many historic places surrounding the city. Being in by the western ghats, Sagar attracts nature lovers. Honnavar is the nearest seaport, nearly 90 km away.
(16206-16205) Mysore-Talguppa-Mysore (intercity), via Sagar, Anandapuram, Shimoga Town, Birur, Arsikere, Hassan, KR Nagar. Arrives at 12:59 pm from Mysore. Departs at 2:50 pm to Mysore.
(16227-16228) Bangalore-Talguppa-Bangalore (express) via Sagar, Anandapuram, Shimoga Town, Birur, Arsikere, Tiptur, Tumkur. Arrives at 6:33 am from Bangalore. Departs at 7:50 pm to Bangalore.
Bus service is provided by private bus operators and KSRTC runs buses that connect Sagar to other places in Karnataka and a few buses to other states.
Sagar is well connected by road with Shimoga, Bangalore, Mangalore, Hubli, Haveri,Sirsi, Davanagere, Hosanagara, Udupi, Honavara, Bhatkal, and other major cities.
The nearest airport is Hubli Airport, which is about 159 km from Sagar.
The other nearest airport is Mangalore Airport, which is about 202 km from Sagar.