There are 5 ways to get from Mangalore to Edakkal Caves by train, taxi, night bus, bus or car

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Train, taxi  •  4h 50m

  1. Take the train from Mangalore Jn to Quilandi 12618 / ...
  2. Take a taxi from Quilandi to Edakkal Caves

₹3,114 - ₹3,786

Cheapest option

Night bus, bus via Sulthan Bathery  •  9h 7m

  1. Take the night bus from Mangalore to Kozhikode
  2. Take the bus from Kozhikode to Sulthan Bathery

₹1,108 - ₹1,459

3 alternative options

Night bus, bus  •  8h 6m

  1. Take the night bus from Mangalore to Kozhikode
  2. Take the bus from Calicut to Sulthan Bathery

Taxi  •  4h 11m

  1. Take a taxi from Mangalore to Edakkal Caves 266.7 km

₹7,000 - ₹9,000

Drive  •  4h 11m

  1. Drive from Mangalore to Edakkal Caves 266.7 km

₹2,000 - ₹3,000

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The cheapest way to get from Mangalore to Edakkal Caves is to night bus and bus via Sulthan Bathery which costs ₹1,100 - ₹1,500 and takes 9h 7m.

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The quickest way to get from Mangalore to Edakkal Caves is to taxi which costs ₹7,000 - ₹9,000 and takes 4h 11m.

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The distance between Mangalore and Edakkal Caves is 208 km. The road distance is 266.7 km.

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The best way to get from Mangalore to Edakkal Caves without a car is to train and taxi which takes 4h 50m and costs ₹3,100 - ₹3,800.

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It takes approximately 4h 50m to get from Mangalore to Edakkal Caves, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Mangalore to Edakkal Caves is 267 km. It takes approximately 4h 11m to drive from Mangalore to Edakkal Caves.

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There are 349+ hotels available in Edakkal Caves. Prices start at ₹7,500 per night.

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What companies run services between Mangalore, India and Edakkal Caves, India?

There is no direct connection from Mangalore to Edakkal Caves. However, you can take the taxi to Mangalore Jn, take the train to Quilandi, then take the taxi to Edakkal Caves. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Mangalore to Edakkal Caves via Kozhikode, Calicut, and Sulthan Bathery in around 8h 6m.

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 Mangalore Jn to Quilandi
Ave. Duration
3h 9m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
₹130 - ₹150
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Night bus from Mangalore to Kozhikode
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₹550 - ₹800
Book at
Redbus
Kallada Tours and Travels
Website
kalladatravels.com
Bus from Calicut to Sulthan Bathery
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
kalladatravels.com
Kerala State Road Transport Corporation
Website
ksrtconline.com
Bus from Kozhikode to Sulthan Bathery
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
₹190 - ₹260
Schedules at
keralartc.com
Other operators
Taxi from Quilandi to Edakkal Caves
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Estimated price
₹2,700 - ₹3,300
Jaithram Cabs
Phone
+91 97 45 30 45 52
Website
jaithramcabs.in
Fastway Travels
Phone
+91 90 37 44 40 07
Website
fastwaytravels.com
Calicut Taxi
Phone
+91 99 47 05 69 47
Website
calicuttaxi.com

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