There are 5 ways to get from Mangalore to Kochi by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly  •  3h 54m

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

₹5,380 - ₹24,431

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Train  •  8h 28m

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

₹504 - ₹576

3 alternative options

Bus  •  9h 23m

  1. Take the bus from Mangalore to Cochin

₹599 - ₹810

Bus via Kozhikode  •  10h 28m

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

₹994 - ₹1,403

Drive  •  6h 27m

  1. Drive from Mangalore to Kochi 417.2 km

₹3,200 - ₹4,700

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The cheapest way to get from Mangalore to Kochi is to train which costs ₹500 - ₹600 and takes 8h 28m.

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The quickest way to get from Mangalore to Kochi is to fly which costs ₹5,000 - ₹25,000 and takes 3h 54m.

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The distance between Mangalore and Kochi is 365 km. The road distance is 417.2 km.

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The best way to get from Mangalore to Kochi without a car is to train which takes 8h 28m and costs ₹500 - ₹600.

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It takes approximately 3h 54m to get from Mangalore to Kochi, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Mangalore to Kochi is to fly which takes 3h 54m and costs ₹5,000 - ₹25,000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₹500 - ₹600 and takes 8h 28m, you could also bus, which costs ₹600 - ₹850 and takes 9h 23m.

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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 Kochi is 417 km. It takes approximately 6h 27m to drive from Mangalore to Kochi.

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

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

IndiGo Airlines, Air India Limited and two other airlines fly from Mangalore to Kochi hourly. Alternatively, Indian Railways operates a train from Mangalore Jn to Ernakulam Jn 5 times a day. Tickets cost ₹220 - ₹240 and the journey takes 8h 20m.

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
₹7,500 - ₹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 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 Cochin
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₹550 - ₹800
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Redbus
Bus from Calicut to Ernakulam By-pass
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
₹550 - ₹800
Book at
Redbus
Kerala State Road Transport Corporation
Website
ksrtconline.com
Bus from Mangalore to Kozhikode
Ave. Duration
5h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₹410 - ₹600
Schedules at
keralartc.com

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There are 972+ hotels available in Kochi. 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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