There are 9 ways to get from Kannur to Manali by train, plane, bus, taxi 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

Train to Calicut, fly  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Kannur (CAN) to Vallikunnu (VLI)
  2. Fly from Calicut (CCJ) to Madras (MAA) CCJ - MAA

$47 - $267

Cheapest option

Bus  •  17 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Kannur to Chennai

$10 - $13

7 alternative options

Train to Mangalore, fly  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Kannur (CAN) to Mangalore Cntl (MAQ)
  2. Fly from Mangalore (IXE) to Madras (MAA) IXE - MAA

$62 - $420

Train to Coimbatore, fly  •  9 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Kannur (CAN) to Coimbatore Junction (CBE)
  2. Fly from Coimbatore (CJB) to Madras (MAA) CJB - MAA

$35 - $131

Train to Kochi, fly  •  9 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Kannur (CAN) to Aluva (AWY)
  2. Fly from Kochi (COK) to Madras (MAA) COK - MAA

$33 - $154

Train  •  14 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Kannur (CAN) to Perambur (PER) Chennai Mail / ...

$14 - $23

Train via Egmore  •  21 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Kannur (CAN) to Chennai Egmore (MS) Maq Chennai Exp

$17 - $25

Taxi  •  9 h 59 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kannur to Manali 401.4 miles

$140 - $180

Drive  •  9 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Kannur to Manali 401.4 miles

$65 - $95

What companies run services between Kannur, India and Manali, Tamil Nadu, India?

Indian Railways operates a train from Kannur to Manali twice daily. Tickets cost $14 - $23 and the journey takes 13 h 18 min. Alternatively, RedBus operates a bus from Kannur to Manali twice daily. Tickets cost $8 - $13 and the journey takes 16 h 30 min.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Calicut to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $600
Flights from Mangalore to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from Mangalore to Madras via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from Coimbatore to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $230
Flights from Kochi to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $360
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Calicut to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $400
Flights from Mangalore to Madras via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $750
Flights from Coimbatore to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Flights from Kochi to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $310
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Mangalore to Madras via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $650
Flights from Coimbatore to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $280
GoAir
Website
goair.in
Flights from Kochi to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $180
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Coimbatore to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Kochi to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $240
Air India Express
Website
airindiaexpress.in
Flights from Calicut to Madras via Trivandrum
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $180
Vistara
Website
airvistara.com
Flights from Kochi to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $210
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Kannur (CAN) to Vallikunnu (VLI)
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $15
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Kannur (CAN) to Mangalore Cntl (MAQ)
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $15
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Kannur (CAN) to Coimbatore Junction (CBE)
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $17
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Kannur (CAN) to Aluva (AWY)
Ave. Duration
5 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $16
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Kannur (CAN) to Perambur (PER)
Ave. Duration
13 h 18 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $23
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Kannur (CAN) to Chennai Egmore (MS)
Ave. Duration
19 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Kannur to Manali
Ave. Duration
9 h 59 min
Estimated price
$140 - $180

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Kannur and Manali is 552 km. The road distance is 642 km.

The cheapest way to get from Kannur to Manali is to bus which costs ₹650 - ₹900 and takes 17 h 34 min.

The quickest way to get from Kannur to Manali is to train and fly which takes 6 h 27 min and costs ₹3,200 - ₹19,000.

No, there is no direct bus from Kannur to Manali. However, there are services departing from Kannur and arriving at Manali via Koyambedu School. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 34 min.

It takes approximately 6 h 27 min to get from Kannur to Manali, including transfers.