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

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Train, taxi  •  4 h 34 min

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

$19 - $34

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

$15 - $22

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Take a taxi from Mangalore to Kalpetta 161.8 miles

$45 - $60

Drive  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Mangalore to Kalpetta 161.8 miles

$26 - $40

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Mangalore to Kalpetta is to night bus and bus which costs ₹1,000 - ₹1,600 and takes 8 h 30 min.

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

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The distance between Mangalore and Kalpetta is 197 km. The road distance is 258.9 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 34 min to get from Mangalore to Kalpetta, including transfers.

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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.

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Yes, the driving distance between Mangalore to Kalpetta is 259 km. It takes approximately 4 h 4 min to drive from Mangalore to Kalpetta.

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  • Distance: 123.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 34 min

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 (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 - $11
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Calicut to Kalpetta
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Book at
redbus.in
Other operators
Taxi from Quilandi (QLD) to Kalpetta
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Estimated price
$14 - $17
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com

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