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There are 6 ways to get from Chennai to Gokarna by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Goa, bus, line 33 bus  •  7 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Goa (GOI) MAA - GOI
  2. Take the bus from Khola to Canacona
  3. Take the line 33 bus from Canacona to Karwar
  4. Take the bus from Karwar to Gokarn

$49 - $155

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Bus  •  20 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Chennai to Bangalore
  2. Take the bus from Bangalore to Karwar

$16 - $23

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Fly to Mangalore, train  •  8 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Mangalore (IXE) MAA - IXE
  2. Take the train from Surathkal (SL) to Gokarna Road Halt (GOK)

$61 - $420

Fly to Hubli, bus  •  9 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Hubli (HBX) MAA - HBX
  2. Take the bus from Hubli to Karwar
  3. Take the bus from Karwar to Gokarn

$55 - $245

Train  •  23 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Chennai Central (MAS) to Madgaon (MAO) Chennai- Vasco Exp
  2. Take the train from Madgaon (MAO) to Gokarna Road Halt (GOK) Poorna Exp / ...

$19 - $39

Drive  •  11 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Chennai to Gokarna 493.6 miles

$80 - $120

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The cheapest way to get from Chennai to Gokarna is to bus which costs ₹1,100 - ₹1,800 and takes 20 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chennai to Gokarna is to fly and bus and line 33 bus which costs ₹3,600 - ₹12,000 and takes 7 h 51 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chennai to Gokarna. However, there are services departing from Veppampattu and arriving at Gokarn via Chennai, Bangalore and Karwar. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 7 min.

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The distance between Chennai and Gokarna is 664 km. The road distance is 789.7 km.

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The best way to get from Chennai to Gokarna without a car is to bus which takes 20 h 7 min and costs ₹1,100 - ₹1,800.

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It takes approximately 7 h 51 min to get from Chennai to Gokarna, including transfers.

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Chennai to Gokarna bus services, operated by RedBus, depart from Chennai station.

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The best way to get from Chennai to Gokarna is to bus which takes 20 h 7 min and costs ₹1,100 - ₹1,800. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₹1,400 - ₹2,900 and takes 23 h 37 min.

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The quickest flight from Madras Airport to Goa Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Chennai to Gokarna bus services, operated by RedBus, arrive at Karwar station.

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Map of how to get from Chennai to Gokarna.
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  • Distance: 414.9 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 51 min

What companies run services between Chennai, India and Gokarna, Karnataka, India?

You can take a bus from Chennai to Gokarna via Perumalpattu, Chennai, Bangalore, Karwar, and Karwar in around 20 h 7 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Chennai to Gokarna via Madgaon (MAO) and Gokarna Road Halt (GOK) in around 23 h 37 min.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Madras to Goa
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $210
Flights from Madras to Goa via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $210
Flights from Madras to Goa via Pune
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $210
Flights from Madras to Mangalore
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Flights from Madras to Mangalore via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Flights from Madras to Hubli
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Madras to Goa
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $300
Flights from Madras to Mangalore
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $750
Flights from Madras to Hubli
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Madras to Goa
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Flights from Madras to Hubli via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $320
AirAsia India
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Madras to Goa via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $380
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Surathkal (SL) to Gokarna Road Halt (GOK)
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $14
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irctc.co.in
Train from Chennai Central (MAS) to Madgaon (MAO)
Ave. Duration
20 h 55 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Madgaon (MAO) to Gokarna Road Halt (GOK)
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $13
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
KTCL
Bus from Khola to Canacona
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
ktclgoa.com
Bus from Canacona to Karwar
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
ktclgoa.com
Bus from Karwar to Gokarn
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
ktclgoa.com
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Hubli to Karwar
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
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redbus.in
Bus from Chennai to Bangalore
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Bangalore to Karwar
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Book at
redbus.in

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Yes, the driving distance between Chennai to Gokarna is 790 km. It takes approximately 11 h 35 min to drive from Chennai to Gokarna.

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Air India Limited, Spicejet, AirAsia India and IndiGo Airlines offer flights from Madras Airport to Goa Airport.

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There are 40+ hotels available in Gokarna. Prices start at $12 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Chennai to Madras Airport is to train which takes 32 min and costs ₹8.

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