Mysore Junction Railway Station is one of the main stations in Karnataka. It is a major railhead of South Western Railways. It is located just off Irwin Road, close to the city center. Mysore is linked to Bangalore by a broad gauge line. Meter gauge services are available to the rail routes connecting Mysore with Chamarajanagar (south) and to
Arasikere (north-west). Regular train services that connect Mysore with Bangalore, Chennai and Thanjavur are available. Some of the main train connections include Mysore Express, Bangalore Express,
Shatabdi Express, Tippu Express and Chamundi Express. To help the travelers, a tourist information center is provided by the railway department. Computerized reservation facility is provided. The station has won awards for its chivalrous service. The major railhead towards the north-east of Mysore is at
Mandya, 37 km.