There are 7 ways to get from Mangalore to Kakkanad by plane, train, bus, taxi or car

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Fly  •  3h 39m

  1. Fly from Mangalore (IXE) to Kochi (COK) IXE - COK

₹5,130 - ₹26,131

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Train  •  7h 29m

  1. Take the train from Mangalore Jn to Ernakulam Town 12201 / ...

₹794 - ₹936

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Train via Ernakulam Jn  •  8h 43m

  1. Take the train from Mangalore Jn to Ernakulam Jn 16345 / ...

₹854 - ₹996

Bus  •  9h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Mangalore to Ernakulam By-pass

₹874 - ₹1,141

Bus via Irinjālakuda  •  10h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Mangalore to Kodungallur
  2. Take the bus from Thrissur to Ernakulam Vythilla Hub

₹1,062 - ₹1,435

Taxi  •  6h 16m

  1. Take a taxi from Mangalore to Kakkanad 406.2 km

₹11,000 - ₹14,000

Drive  •  6h 16m

  1. Drive from Mangalore to Kakkanad 406.2 km

₹3,100 - ₹4,500

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The cheapest way to get from Mangalore to Kakkanad is to train which costs ₹750 - ₹950 and takes 7h 29m.

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The quickest way to get from Mangalore to Kakkanad is to fly which costs ₹5,000 - ₹27,000 and takes 3h 39m.

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The distance between Mangalore and Kakkanad is 361 km. The road distance is 406.2 km.

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The best way to get from Mangalore to Kakkanad without a car is to train which takes 7h 29m and costs ₹750 - ₹950.

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It takes approximately 3h 39m to get from Mangalore to Kakkanad, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Mangalore to Kakkanad is to fly which takes 3h 39m and costs ₹5,000 - ₹27,000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₹750 - ₹950 and takes 7h 29m, you could also bus, which costs ₹850 - ₹1,200 and takes 9h 7m.

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There is no direct flight from Mangalore Airport to Kochi Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 20m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Mangalore to Kakkanad is 406 km. It takes approximately 6h 16m to drive from Mangalore to Kakkanad.

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Air India Limited and IndiGo Airlines offer flights from Mangalore Airport to Kochi Airport.

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  • Distance: 360.9 km
  • Duration: 3h 39m

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

IndiGo Airlines, Air India Limited and two other airlines fly from Mangalore to Kakkanad hourly. Alternatively, Indian Railways operates a train from Mangalore Jn to Ernakulam Town twice daily. Tickets cost ₹220 - ₹240 and the journey takes 7h 10m.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Mangalore to Kochi via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹4,200 - ₹45,000
Flights from Mangalore to Kochi via Madras
Ave. Duration
5h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹4,200 - ₹45,000
Flights from Mangalore to Kochi via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹4,200 - ₹45,000
Flights from Mangalore to Kochi via Bengaluru, Madras
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹4,200 - ₹45,000
Flights from Mangalore to Kochi via Bengaluru, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹4,200 - ₹45,000
Flights from Mangalore to Kochi via Madras, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
6h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹4,200 - ₹45,000
Flights from Mangalore to Kochi via Bengaluru, Pune
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹4,200 - ₹45,000
Flights from Mangalore to Kochi via Hyderabad, Goa
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹4,200 - ₹45,000
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Mangalore to Kochi via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹8,000 - ₹70,000
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 Mangalore Jn to Ernakulam Town
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
₹220 - ₹240
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Mangalore Jn to Ernakulam Jn
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
₹220 - ₹240
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Mangalore to Ernakulam By-pass
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
₹550 - ₹800
Book at
Redbus
Kerala State Road Transport Corporation
Website
ksrtconline.com
Bus from Mangalore to Kodungallur
Ave. Duration
8h 49m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₹600 - ₹900
Schedules at
keralartc.com
Bus from Thrissur to Ernakulam Vythilla Hub
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₹110 - ₹160
Schedules at
keralartc.com
Other operators
Taxi from Mangalore to Kakkanad
Ave. Duration
6h 16m
Estimated price
₹11,000 - ₹14,000
Sri Kateel Travels
Phone
+91 84 48 44 49 68
Website
srikateeltravels.com
Mangalore Taxi Services
Phone
+91 98 45 79 82 34
Website
mangaloretaxiservices.com
Genuine Taxi
Phone
+91 94 48 50 22 48
Website
genuinetaxi.in

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There are 1115+ hotels available in Kakkanad. Prices start at ₹7,500 per night.

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The best way to get from Mangalore to Mangalore Airport is to taxi which takes 6 min and costs ₹280 - ₹340.

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