Hubli to Badami road distance is about 100km.
Hubli to Badami by Road
Take the Gulberga Bijapur Hubli highway (NH218). About 60km from Hubli, you'll pass Nargund. Further 26 km you'll reach the Kulgeri Cross to Badami. Leave the highway and turn right to Badami Road. Another 20km you'll reach Badami town.
Hubli to Badami (distance 106km) Hubli --23km--> Hebsur --15km-->Navalgund-- 22km-->Nargund --26km-->Kulgeri Cross -- 20km--> Badami
Hubli to Badami by Train
It's about 3 hours journey by train from Hubli to Badami. There are a few express trains and passenger trains connect Hubli with Badami. For the train timings from Hubli to Badami, see the timetable below.
Gol Gumbaz Express
Dharwad - Solapur Passenger
Barmer AC Express
Chalukya Express connects Mumbai with Bangalore. That is Chalukya Express operates between Yesvantpur Junction in Bangalore and Dadar in Mumbai.The train is named so because its route passes is right through the erstwhile Chalukya Empire heartland.
Badami , located about 22 km (14 miles) southwest of Pattadakal is the nearest railway station for Pattadakal. Badami (Station Code:BDM ) itself is on the less busy Solapur-Gadag route. This means, there are not many long distance trains connect Badami directly with other metro cities in the region. However there are a few convenient express and local train connections for Badami.
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The history of Chalukyas is a bit complicated with controversies and ambiguities ; and often riddled with myths and legends. Complicated, because there were many dynasties ( to be specific three ) shared the name Chalukya. Before going further into this, let's first see where was this Chalukya Empire, as it is often referred, existed in India. Those of you with an understanding of the India's geography , imagine the Indian heartland bordered by two rivers - Narmada in the north and Kaveri in the south. Well, what lies between these two rivers was practically the span of Chalukyan Empire at its peak.