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There are 6 ways to get from Madikeri to Sabarimala by taxi, train, night bus, bus, car or plane

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

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Taxi, train  •  13h 14m

  1. Take a taxi from Madikeri to Kannapuram
  2. Take the train from Kannapuram to Chengannur
  3. Take a taxi from Chengannur to Sabarimala

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Night bus, bus  •  14h 46m

  1. Take the night bus from Madikeri - KSRTC Bus Stand to Majestic station
  2. Take the bus from Bangalore Madiwala to Vandiperiyer

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Drive  •  8h 32m

  1. Drive from Madikeri to Sabarimala 512.6 km

Taxi to Kannur, fly to Kochi, taxi  •  5h 42m

  1. Take a taxi from Madikeri to Kannur
  2. Fly from Kannur (CNN) to Kochi (COK) CNN - COK
  3. Take a taxi from Kochi to Sabarimala

Taxi to Kannur, fly to Trivandrum, taxi  •  6h 43m

  1. Take a taxi from Madikeri to Kannur
  2. Fly from Kannur (CNN) to Trivandrum (TRV) CNN - TRV
  3. Take a taxi from Trivandrum to Sabarimala

Taxi to Mysore, fly to Kochi, taxi  •  5h 58m

  1. Take a taxi from Madikeri to Mysore
  2. Fly from Mysore (MYQ) to Kochi (COK) MYQ - COK
  3. Take a taxi from Kochi to Sabarimala

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Madikeri to Sabarimala is to night bus and bus which costs ₹1,900 - ₹2,900 and takes 14h 46m.

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The quickest way to get from Madikeri to Sabarimala is to taxi and fly which costs ₹8,000 - ₹14,000 and takes 5h 42m.

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The distance between Madikeri and Sabarimala is 363 km. The road distance is 512.6 km.

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The best way to get from Madikeri to Sabarimala without a car is to taxi and train which takes 13h 14m and costs ₹6,000 - ₹8,500.

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It takes approximately 13h 14m to get from Madikeri to Sabarimala, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Kannur Airport to Kochi Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Yes, the driving distance between Madikeri to Sabarimala is 513 km. It takes approximately 8h 32m to drive from Madikeri to Sabarimala.

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Air India Express and IndiGo Airlines offer flights from Kannur Airport to Kochi Airport.

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There are 37+ hotels available in Sabarimala. Prices start at ₹7,500 per night.

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  • Distance: 363.3 km
  • Duration: 13h 14m

What companies run services between Madikeri, India and Sabarimala, India?

There is no direct connection from Madikeri to Sabarimala. However, you can take the taxi to Kannapuram, take the train to Chengannur, then take the taxi to Sabarimala. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Madikeri to Sabarimala via Majestic station, Majestic, Chickpet, KR Market, St John Hospital, Bangalore Madiwala, and Vandiperiyer in around 14h 46m.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Kannur to Kochi
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹1,700 - ₹11,000
Flights from Kannur to Trivandrum
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹4,200 - ₹12,000
Air India Express
Website
airindiaexpress.in
Flights from Kannur to Kochi
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
₹6,500 - ₹23,000
Helitrans
Website
helitrans.no
Flights from Mysore to Kochi
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹440 - ₹15,000
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 Kannapuram to Chengannur
Ave. Duration
8h 52m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
₹220 - ₹1,200
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹220 - ₹290
Third AC (3A)
₹650 - ₹850
Second AC (2A)
₹900 - ₹1,200
Bus operators
RedBus
Phone
099456 00000
Website
redbus.in
Night bus from Madikeri - KSRTC Bus Stand to Majestic station
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
₹400 - ₹800
Book at
Redbus
Kallada Tours and Travels
Phone
8893555000
Email
info@kalladatravels.com
Website
kalladatravels.com
Bus from Bangalore Madiwala to Vandiperiyer
Ave. Duration
5h 11m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₹900 - ₹1,300
Schedules at
kalladatravels.com
Other operators
Taxi from Madikeri to Kannapuram
Ave. Duration
2h
Estimated price
₹3,500 - ₹4,200

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