There are 6 ways to get from Mangalore to Karla Caves by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to Pune, train  •  5h 22m

  1. Fly from Mangalore (IXE) to Pune (PNQ) IXE - PNQ
  2. Take the train from Khadki to Malavli

₹5,590 - ₹17,001

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Bus  •  15h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Mangalore to Lonavala

₹917 - ₹1,199

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Fly to Mumbai, train  •  5h 25m

  1. Fly from Mangalore (IXE) to Mumbai (BOM) IXE - BOM
  2. Take the train from Ghatkopar to Kajrat

₹4,351 - ₹8,647

Bus, train  •  18h 59m

  1. Take the bus from Mangalore to Hubli
  2. Take the bus from Hubli to Pune
  3. Take the train from Pune Jn to Malavli

₹1,355 - ₹1,911

Train  •  19h 19m

  1. Take the train from Mangalore Jn to Pune Jn 22149 / ...
  2. Take the train from Pune Jn to Malavli 99830 / ...

₹929 - ₹1,121

Drive  •  11h 33m

  1. Drive from Mangalore to Karla Caves 822.9 km

₹6,000 - ₹9,500

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The cheapest way to get from Mangalore to Karla Caves is to bus which costs ₹900 - ₹1,200 and takes 15h 12m.

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The quickest way to get from Mangalore to Karla Caves is to fly and train which costs ₹5,500 - ₹17,000 and takes 5h 22m.

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The distance between Mangalore and Karla Caves is 669 km. The road distance is 822.9 km.

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The best way to get from Mangalore to Karla Caves without a car is to bus which takes 15h 12m and costs ₹900 - ₹1,200.

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It takes approximately 5h 22m to get from Mangalore to Karla Caves, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Mangalore to Karla Caves is to bus which takes 15h 12m and costs ₹900 - ₹1,200. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₹900 - ₹1,200 and takes 19h 19m.

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There is no direct flight from Mangalore Airport to Pune Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 35m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Mangalore to Karla Caves is 823 km. It takes approximately 11h 33m to drive from Mangalore to Karla Caves.

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Spicejet and IndiGo Airlines offer flights from Mangalore Airport to Pune Airport.

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

RedBus operates a bus from Mangalore to Lonavala every 4 hours. Tickets cost ₹600 - ₹850 and the journey takes 15h. Alternatively, you can take a train from Mangalore to Karla Caves via Mangalore Jn, Pune Jn, and Malavli in around 19h 19m.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Mangalore to Pune via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹4,700 - ₹16,000
Flights from Mangalore to Pune via Madras
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
₹6,000 - ₹18,000
Flights from Mangalore to Pune via Bengaluru, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
₹5,000 - ₹17,000
Flights from Mangalore to Pune via Bengaluru, Madras
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹6,000 - ₹18,000
Flights from Mangalore to Pune via Hyderabad, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹6,500 - ₹20,000
Flights from Mangalore to Pune via Mumbai, Nagpur
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹7,500 - ₹22,000
Flights from Mangalore to Pune via Mumbai, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹8,000 - ₹23,000
Flights from Mangalore to Pune via Madras, Ahmedabad
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹8,500 - ₹24,000
Flights from Mangalore to Mumbai
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,800 - ₹10,000
Flights from Mangalore to Mumbai via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹3,800 - ₹10,000
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Mangalore to Pune via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
4h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹4,800 - ₹16,000
Flights from Mangalore to Mumbai
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,500 - ₹17,000
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Mangalore to Mumbai
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,900 - ₹13,000
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 Khadki to Malavli
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₹80 - ₹90
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Pune Jn to Malavli
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₹80 - ₹95
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Mangalore Jn to Pune Jn
Ave. Duration
17h 35m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
₹420 - ₹460
Book at
irctc.co.in
Pune Suburban Railway
Train from Khadki to Malavli
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₹33
Schedules at
en.wikipedia.org
Train from Pune Junction to Malavli
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₹36
Schedules at
en.wikipedia.org
Mumbai Suburban Railway
Website
mumbailifeline.com
Train from Ghatkopar to Kajrat
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
₹17 - ₹140
Schedules at
go4mumbai.com
2nd Class
₹17 - ₹19
1st Class
₹150 - ₹200
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Mangalore to Lonavala
Ave. Duration
15h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
₹600 - ₹850
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Redbus
Bus from Mangalore to Hubli
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
₹550 - ₹800
Book at
Redbus
Bus from Hubli to Pune
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₹550 - ₹800
Book at
Redbus

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There are 702+ hotels available in Karla Caves. 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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