There are 4 ways to get from Mangalore to Kalpetta by train, taxi, night bus, bus or car

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

Recommended option

Train, taxi  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Mangalore Cntl (MAQ) to Quilandi (QLD) Chennai Mail / ...
  2. Take a taxi from Quilandi (QLD) to Kalpetta

$30 - $49

Cheapest option

Night bus, bus  •  8 h 30 min

  1. Take the night bus from Mangalore to Kozhhikode
  2. Take the bus from Calicut to Kalpetta

$17 - $24

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Take a taxi from Mangalore to Kalpetta 161.8 miles

$50 - $65

Drive  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Mangalore to Kalpetta 161.8 miles

$26 - $40

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

There is no direct connection from Mangalore to Kalpetta. However, you can take the taxi to Mangalore Cntl (MAQ), take the train to Quilandi (QLD), then take the taxi to Kalpetta. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Mangalore to Kalpetta via Kozhhikode and Calicut in around 8 h 30 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Night bus from Mangalore to Kozhhikode
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Calicut to Kalpetta
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Book at
redbus.in
Other operators
Taxi from Quilandi (QLD) to Kalpetta
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Estimated price
$25 - $31
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Mangalore to Kalpetta?

The distance between Mangalore and Kalpetta is 197 km. The road distance is 259 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Mangalore to Kalpetta?

The cheapest way to get from Mangalore to Kalpetta is to night bus and bus which costs ₹1,100 - ₹1,600 and takes 8 h 30 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Mangalore to Kalpetta?

The quickest way to get from Mangalore to Kalpetta is to taxi which takes 4 h 4 min and costs ₹3,400 - ₹4,100.

Is there a direct bus between Mangalore and Kalpetta?

No, there is no direct bus from Mangalore to Kalpetta. However, there are services departing from Mangalore and arriving at Kalpetta via Calicut. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 30 min.

How long does it take to get from Mangalore to Kalpetta?

It takes approximately 5 h 58 min to get from Mangalore to Kalpetta, including transfers.