There are 6 ways to get from Mangalore to Kodaikānāl by train, taxi, car or plane

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

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Train  •  12 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Mangalore (MAQ) to Palakkad (PGT) Maq-Cbe Inter City Exp. / ...
  2. Take the train from Palakkad (PGT) to Palani (PLNI) Tvc-Mdu Amritha Exp / ...

$18 - $44

5 alternative options

Taxi  •  9 h 30 min

  1. Take a taxi from Mangalore to Kodaikānāl 333.7 miles

$100 - $120

Drive  •  9 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Mangalore to Kodaikānāl 333.7 miles

$50 - $80

Fly to Coimbatore, taxi  •  8 h 16 min

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

$125 - $517

Fly to Madurai, taxi  •  7 h 25 min

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

$122 - $472

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

$147 - $512

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Mangalore to Kodaikānāl is to train which costs ₹1,200 - ₹3,100 and takes 12 h 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from Mangalore to Kodaikānāl is to fly and taxi which costs ₹8,500 - ₹33,000 and takes 7 h 25 min.

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

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It takes approximately 12 h 8 min to get from Mangalore to Kodaikānāl, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Mangalore to Kodaikānāl without a car is to train which takes 12 h 8 min and costs ₹1,200 - ₹3,100.

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Map of how to get from Mangalore to Kodaikānāl.
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  • Distance: 258.4 miles
  • Duration: 12 h 8 min

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

You can take a train from Mangalore to Kodaikānāl via Mangalore (MAQ), Palakkad (PGT), and Palani (PLNI) in around 12 h 8 min.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
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
8 h 10 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 Bengaluru, Mumbai
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Mangalore to Coimbatore via Bengaluru, Madras
Ave. Duration
7 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Mangalore to Coimbatore via Madras, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Mangalore to Madurai via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Mangalore to Madurai via Madras
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
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 Bengaluru, Madras
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Mangalore to Madurai via Madras, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Mangalore to Madurai via Madras, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Mangalore to Madurai via Mumbai, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Mangalore to Madurai via Mumbai, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 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 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 Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
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
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
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
Flights from Mangalore to Coimbatore via Bengaluru, Madras
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Mangalore to Madurai via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 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 Kochi via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $440
Flights from Mangalore to Kochi via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Mangalore to Madurai via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $490
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 Mangalore (MAQ) to Palakkad (PGT)
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $17
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
Other operators
Taxi from Mangalore to Kodaikānāl
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com

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