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
₹3,114 - ₹3,786
₹1,108 - ₹1,459
3 alternative options
Night bus, bus • 8h 6m
Taxi • 4h 11m
₹7,000 - ₹9,000
Drive • 4h 11m
₹2,000 - ₹3,000
Questions & Answers
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.
The quickest way to get from Mangalore to Edakkal Caves is to taxi which costs ₹7,000 - ₹9,000 and takes 4h 11m.
The distance between Mangalore and Edakkal Caves is 208 km. The road distance is 266.7 km.
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.
It takes approximately 4h 50m to get from Mangalore to Edakkal Caves, including transfers.
Yes, the driving distance between Mangalore to Edakkal Caves is 267 km. It takes approximately 4h 11m to drive from Mangalore to Edakkal Caves.
There are 349+ hotels available in Edakkal Caves. Prices start at ₹7,500 per night.
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.
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.
Train from Mangalore Jn to Quilandi
- Ave. Duration
- 3h 9m
- Twice daily
- Estimated price
- ₹130 - ₹150
- Book at
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