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There are 5 ways to get from Madurai to Mangalore by plane, train, bus, taxi or car

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Fly  •  3 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Madurai (IXM) to Mangalore (IXE) IXM - IXE

$60 - $286

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Train  •  12 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Madurai Junction (MDU) to Mangalore Junction (MAJN) Ten Dr Exp

$14 - $23

3 alternative options

Bus  •  15 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Madurai to Bangalore
  2. Take the bus from Bangalore to Mangalore

$15 - $22

Taxi  •  8 h 51 min

  1. Take a taxi from Madurai to Mangalore 364.8 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  8 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Madurai to Mangalore 364.8 miles

$55 - $90

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The cheapest way to get from Madurai to Mangalore is to bus which costs ₹1,100 - ₹1,600 and takes 15 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Madurai to Mangalore is to fly which costs ₹4,300 - ₹21,000 and takes 3 h 23 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Madurai to Mangalore. However, there are services departing from Madurai and arriving at Mangalore via Bangalore. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 38 min.

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The distance between Madurai and Mangalore is 488 km. The road distance is 583.7 km.

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The best way to get from Madurai to Mangalore without a car is to train which takes 12 h 14 min and costs ₹1,000 - ₹1,800.

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It takes approximately 3 h 23 min to get from Madurai to Mangalore, including transfers.

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Madurai to Mangalore bus services, operated by RedBus, depart from Madurai station.

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The best way to get from Madurai to Mangalore is to fly which takes 3 h 23 min and costs ₹4,300 - ₹21,000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₹1,000 - ₹1,800 and takes 12 h 14 min, you could also bus, which costs ₹1,100 - ₹1,600 and takes 15 h 38 min.

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There is no direct flight from Madurai Airport to Mangalore Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 5 min and has one stopover.

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Madurai to Mangalore bus services, operated by RedBus, arrive at Mangalore station.

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Map of how to get from Madurai to Mangalore.
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  • Distance: 304.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 23 min

What companies run services between Madurai, India and Mangalore, India?

Spicejet, IndiGo Airlines and two other airlines fly from Madurai to Mangalore every 3 hours. Alternatively, Indian Railways operates a train from Madurai to Mangalore once a week. Tickets cost $12 - $21 and the journey takes 12 h 5 min.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Madurai to Mangalore via Madras
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Flights from Madurai to Mangalore via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $320
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Madurai to Mangalore via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Madurai to Mangalore via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Train operators
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Madurai to Bangalore
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
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Bus from Bangalore to Mangalore
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
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Other operators
Taxi from Madurai to Mangalore
Ave. Duration
8 h 51 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Friends Track Call Taxi
Phone
+91 452 266 77 77
Website
Fast Track Call Taxi
Phone
+91 452 288 8999
Website
madurai.fasttrackcalltaxi.in
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Madurai to Mangalore is 584 km. It takes approximately 8 h 51 min to drive from Madurai to Mangalore.

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Jet Airways, Spicejet and IndiGo Airlines offer flights from Madurai Airport to Mangalore Airport.

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There are 71+ hotels available in Mangalore. Prices start at $18 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Madurai to Madurai Airport is to taxi which takes 12 min and costs ₹250 - ₹310.

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