Indian Railways operates a train from Goa to Manipal every 2 hours. Tickets cost $5 - $18 and the journey takes 3 h 55 min.
How to get from Goa to Manipal
From Goa taxi to Madgaon (MAO), train to Udupi (UD), then taxi to Manipal. 4 h 35 min ₹2,679. From Goa drive to Manipal. 4 h 25 min ₹2,550. From Goa taxi to Goa airport, fly to Mangalore airport, then taxi to Manipal. 4 h 40 min ₹13,746.