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There are 8 ways to get from Bengaluru to Mandapam by plane, taxi, train, bus or car

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Fly to Tuticorin, taxi

  1. Fly from Bengaluru (BLR) to Tuticorin (TCR)
  2. Take a taxi from Tuticorin to Mandapam

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Train

  1. Take the train from Bangalore Cant to Madurai Jn
  2. Take the train from Madurai Jn to Mandapam Camp

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Fly to Tiruchirapalli, train

  1. Fly from Bengaluru (BLR) to Tiruchirapalli (TRZ)
  2. Take the train from Tiruchchirapali to Mandapam Camp

Fly to Madurai, train

  1. Fly from Bengaluru (BLR) to Madurai (IXM)
  2. Take the train from Madurai Jn to Mandapam Camp

Bus, train via Madurai

  1. Take the Bus from Bangalore to Madurai Periyar Bus Stand
  2. Take the train from Madurai Jn to Mandapam Camp

Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Shanti Nagar Bangalore to Trichy
  2. Take the train from Tiruchchirapali to Mandapam Camp

Train via Tiruchirappalli

  1. Take the train from Bangalore Cant to Tiruchchirapali
  2. Take the train from Tiruchchirapali to Mandapam Camp

Drive

  1. Drive from Bengaluru to Mandapam

Bengaluru to Mandapam by train

The train journey time between Bengaluru and Mandapam is around 16h 28m and covers a distance of around 578 km. This includes an average layover time of around 4h 17m. The fastest train normally takes 15h 37m. Operated by Indian Railways, the Bengaluru to Mandapam train service departs from Bangalore Cant and arrives in Mandapam Camp. Typically 12 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
12h 11m
Layover time:
4h 17m
Total time:
16h 28m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
15h 37m
Train distance:
578 km
Trains per week:
12
Cheapest price:
₹376
Carbon emissions:
30 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
17:27
Last train departs at:
21:27

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Bengaluru to Mandapam train schedules

Bengaluru → Mandapam
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COVID-19 help in India

If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 1800118797

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Mandapam is 1800118797.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Mandapam is recommended.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1800118797.

Last updated: 13 Oct 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Indian Bureau of Immigration.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bengaluru to Mandapam is to bus and train which costs ₹550 - ₹1,700 and takes 13h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Bengaluru to Mandapam is to fly and taxi which costs ₹8,500 - ₹16,000 and takes 4h 54m.

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No, there is no direct train from Bengaluru to Mandapam. However, there are services departing from Bangalore Cant and arriving at Mandapam Camp via Madurai Jn. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h.

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It is 444 km from Bengaluru to Mandapam. It is approximately 525 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Bengaluru to Mandapam without a car is to Bus and train via Madurai which takes 9h 57m and costs ₹950 - ₹1,900.

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It takes approximately 4h 54m to get from Bengaluru to Mandapam, including transfers.

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Bengaluru to Mandapam train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Bangalore Cant station.

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The quickest flight from Bengaluru Airport to Tuticorin Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 45m.

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Bengaluru to Mandapam train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Mandapam Camp station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bengaluru to Mandapam is 525 km. It takes approximately 7h 48m to drive from Bengaluru to Mandapam.

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Map of how to get from Bengaluru to Mandapam.
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  • Distance: 443.6 km
  • Duration: 4h 54m

What companies run services between Bengaluru, India and Mandapam, Tamil Nādu, India?

You can take a train from Bengaluru to Mandapam via Madurai Jn in around 13h.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Bengaluru to Tuticorin
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
₹3,400 - ₹9,000
Flights from Bengaluru to Tuticorin via Madras
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,900 - ₹10,000
Flights from Bengaluru to Tiruchirapalli
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹2,900 - ₹6,000
Flights from Bengaluru to Madurai
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹2,600 - ₹6,500
Train operators
Indian Railways

India’s national rail operator runs passenger and freight trains on both long-distance and suburban routes across the country, from slower multi-stop to faster and more comfortable services. It’s a practical and affordable way to explore the country. Advance ticket bookings usually open 120 days before the date of the journey for Indian nationals; 365 days for international travellers. You’ll be allocated a seat or berth when you book and choose your class of travel.

Contact Details
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Tiruchchirapali to Mandapam Camp
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₹170 - ₹950
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹170 - ₹220
Third AC (3A)
₹500 - ₹700
Second AC (2A)
₹700 - ₹950
Train from Madurai Jn to Mandapam Camp
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
₹130 - ₹750
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹130 - ₹170
Third AC (3A)
₹430 - ₹550
Second AC (2A)
₹600 - ₹750
Train from Bangalore Cant to Madurai Jn
Ave. Duration
9h 28m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
₹240 - ₹1,300
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹240 - ₹310
Third AC (3A)
₹700 - ₹900
Second AC (2A)
₹950 - ₹1,300
Train from Bangalore Cant to Tiruchchirapali
Ave. Duration
8h 28m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₹230 - ₹1,200
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹230 - ₹300
Third AC (3A)
₹650 - ₹850
Second AC (2A)
₹950 - ₹1,200
Bus operators
Kallada Tours and Travels
Phone
8893555000
Email
info@kalladatravels.com
Website
kalladatravels.com
Bus from Bangalore to Madurai Periyar Bus Stand
Ave. Duration
6h 12m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
₹800 - ₹1,200
Schedules at
kalladatravels.com
SETC
Phone
9513508001
Email
commercial@tnstc.in
Website
tnstc.in
Bus from Shanti Nagar Bangalore to Trichy
Ave. Duration
7h 51m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₹400 - ₹750
Schedules at
tnstc.in
Other operators
Taxi from Tuticorin to Mandapam
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
Estimated price
₹4,400 - ₹5,500

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IndiGo Airlines offers flights from Bengaluru Airport to Tuticorin Airport.

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There are eight+ hotels available in Mandapam. Prices start at ₹7,500 per night.

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The best way to get from Bengaluru to Bengaluru Airport is to taxi which takes 33 min and costs ₹1,000 - ₹1,200.

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