There are 7 ways to get from Chennai to Gokarna by plane, train, taxi, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly to Goa, train  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Goa (GOI) MAA - GOI
  2. Take the train from Madgaon (MAO) to Gokarna Road (GOK)

$64 - $189

Cheapest option

Bus  •  17 h 42 min

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

$16 - $25

5 alternative options

Fly to Hubli, taxi  •  7 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Hubli (HBX) MAA - HBX
  2. Take a taxi from Hubli to Gokarna

$77 - $326

Fly to Mangalore, train  •  8 h 27 min

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

$61 - $422

Fly to Belgaum, train  •  12 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Belgaum (IXG) MAA - IXG
  2. Take the train from Belgaum (BGM) to Gokarna Road (GOK)

$72 - $352

Train  •  21 h

  1. Take the train from Chennai Central (MAS) to Ankola (ANKL) Mas Mao Exp

$24 - $33

Drive  •  11 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Chennai to Gokarna 493.6 miles

$80 - $120

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

You can take a bus from Chennai to Gokarna via Perumalpattu, Chennai, and Bangalore in around 17 h 42 min. Alternatively, Indian Railways operates a train from Chennai to Gokarna once a week. Tickets cost $21 - $30 and the journey takes 20 h 40 min.

Airlines
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Madras to Goa
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Flights from Madras to Hubli via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $310
Flights from Madras to Hubli via Mumbai, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Madras to Hubli via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from Madras to Hubli via Coimbatore, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Madras to Hubli via Kochi, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $330
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 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 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Flights from Madras to Mangalore via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $430
Flights from Madras to Mangalore via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Madras to Goa
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $300
Flights from Madras to Mangalore via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $750
Flights from Madras to Belgaum
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Madras to Mangalore via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $650
AirAsia India
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Madras to Goa via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $380
Helitrans
Website
helitrans.no
Flights from Madras to Hubli via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $320
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Madgaon (MAO) to Gokarna Road (GOK)
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1 - $15
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Surathkal (SL) to Gokarna Road (GOK)
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $16
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Belgaum (BGM) to Gokarna Road (GOK)
Ave. Duration
7 h 54 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$4 - $16
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Chennai Central (MAS) to Ankola (ANKL)
Ave. Duration
20 h 40 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Chennai to Bangalore
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Bangalore to Gokarna
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Book at
redbus.in
Other operators
Taxi from Hubli to Gokarna
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Estimated price
$22 - $26
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Chennai to Gokarna?

The distance between Chennai and Gokarna is 664 km. The road distance is 790 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Chennai to Gokarna?

The cheapest way to get from Chennai to Gokarna is to bus which costs ₹1,000 - ₹1,700 and takes 17 h 42 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Chennai to Gokarna?

The quickest way to get from Chennai to Gokarna is to fly and train which takes 6 h 24 min and costs ₹4,200 - ₹13,000.

Is there a direct bus between Chennai and Gokarna?

No, there is no direct bus from Chennai to Gokarna. However, there are services departing from Veppampattu and arriving at Gokarna via Chennai and Bangalore. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 42 min.

How long does it take to get from Chennai to Gokarna?

It takes approximately 6 h 24 min to get from Chennai to Gokarna, including transfers.