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There are 8 ways to get from Mangalore to Kodaikānāl by plane, taxi, train, 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

Fly to Madurai, taxi  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Mangalore (IXE) to Madurai (IXM) IXE - IXM
  2. Take a taxi from Madurai to Kodaikānāl

$122 - $472

Cheapest option

Train  •  11 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Mangalore Junction (MAJN) to Palakkad (PGT) Bkn Cbe Ac S F / ...
  2. Take the train from Palakkad (PGT) to Palani (PLNI) Tvc-Mdu Amritha Exp / ...

$18 - $43

6 alternative options

Fly to Coimbatore, taxi  •  7 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Mangalore (IXE) to Coimbatore (CJB) IXE - CJB
  2. Take a taxi from Coimbatore to Kodaikānāl

$114 - $504

Fly to Kochi, taxi  •  8 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Mangalore (IXE) to Kochi (COK) IXE - COK
  2. Take a taxi from Kochi to Kodaikānāl

$152 - $567

Fly to Tiruchirapalli, train, taxi  •  9 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Mangalore (IXE) to Tiruchirapalli (TRZ) IXE - TRZ
  2. Take the train from Tiruchchirapali (TPJ) to Kodaikanal Road (KQN)
  3. Take a taxi from Kodaikanal Road (KQN) to Kodaikānāl

$108 - $534

Night bus, bus  •  13 h 39 min

  1. Take the night bus from Mangalore to Kozhhikode
  2. Take the bus from Kozhikode to Palani 734E

$22 - $29

Taxi  •  9 h 30 min

  1. Take a taxi from Mangalore to Kodaikānāl 333.7 miles

$95 - $120

Drive  •  9 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Mangalore to Kodaikānāl 333.7 miles

$50 - $80

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Mangalore to Kodaikānāl is to night bus and bus which costs ₹1,600 - ₹2,200 and takes 13 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Mangalore to Kodaikānāl is to fly and taxi which costs ₹8,500 - ₹35,000 and takes 6 h 15 min.

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The distance between Mangalore and Kodaikānāl is 413 km. The road distance is 534 km.

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The best way to get from Mangalore to Kodaikānāl without a car is to train which takes 11 h 57 min and costs ₹1,300 - ₹3,200.

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It takes approximately 6 h 15 min to get from Mangalore to Kodaikānāl, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Mangalore Airport to Madurai Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 10 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Mangalore to Kodaikānāl is 534 km. It takes approximately 9 h 30 min to drive from Mangalore to Kodaikānāl.

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

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There are 303+ hotels available in Kodaikānāl. Prices start at $19 USD 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 ₹120 - ₹160.

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Map of how to get from Mangalore to Kodaikānāl.
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  • Distance: 258.4 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 15 min

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

You can take a train from Mangalore to Kodaikānāl via Mangalore Junction (MAJN), Palakkad (PGT), and Palani (PLNI) in around 11 h 57 min.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Mangalore to Madurai via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
6 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Mangalore to Madurai via Madras
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Mangalore to Madurai via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Mangalore to Madurai via Hyderabad, Madras
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Mangalore to Coimbatore via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $480
Flights from Mangalore to Coimbatore via Madras
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Mangalore to Coimbatore via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Mangalore to Coimbatore via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Mangalore to Coimbatore via Bengaluru, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Mangalore to Coimbatore via Madras, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Mangalore to Coimbatore via Madras, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Mangalore to Coimbatore via Bengaluru, Mumbai
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Mangalore to Kochi via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Mangalore to Kochi via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Mangalore to Kochi via Madras
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Mangalore to Kochi via Bengaluru, Madras
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Mangalore to Kochi via Madras, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Mangalore to Kochi via Bengaluru, Pune
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Mangalore to Kochi via Hyderabad, Madras
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Mangalore to Tiruchirapalli via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $500
Flights from Mangalore to Tiruchirapalli via Madras
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Mangalore to Tiruchirapalli via Bengaluru, Madras
Ave. Duration
7 h 51 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Mangalore to Madurai via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $430
Flights from Mangalore to Madurai via Madras
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Mangalore to Coimbatore via Madras
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Mangalore to Coimbatore via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $470
Flights from Mangalore to Coimbatore via Mumbai, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Mangalore to Tiruchirapalli via Bengaluru, Madras
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Mangalore to Kochi via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Tiruchchirapali (TPJ) to Kodaikanal Road (KQN)
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $14
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Mangalore Junction (MAJN) to Palakkad (PGT)
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$6 - $16
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Palakkad (PGT) to Palani (PLNI)
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2 - $14
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
SETC
Website
tnstc.in
Bus from Kozhikode to Palani
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
scribd.com
Other operators
Taxi from Madurai to Kodaikānāl
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Friends Track Call Taxi
Phone
+91 452 266 77 77
Website
Fast Track Call Taxi
Phone
+91 452 288 8999
Website
madurai.fasttrackcalltaxi.in
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com

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