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

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Fly  •  3h 49m

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

₹5,576 - ₹13,277

Cheapest option

Bus via Kozhikode  •  12h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Mangalore to Kozhikode
  2. Take the bus from Kozhikode to Kothamangalam

₹773 - ₹1,062

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Train  •  7h 58m

  1. Take the train from Mangalore Jn to Aluva 02618 / ...

₹1,243 - ₹1,524

Train via Mangalore  •  8h 11m

  1. Take the train from Mangalore to Aluva 06603 / ...

₹1,188 - ₹1,459

Bus  •  9h

  1. Take the bus from Mangalore to Chalakudi

₹1,352 - ₹2,289

Drive  •  6h 41m

  1. Drive from Mangalore to Kothamangalam 433.6 km

₹3,100 - ₹4,700

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The cheapest way to get from Mangalore to Kothamangalam is to bus via Kozhikode which costs ₹750 - ₹1,100 and takes 12h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Mangalore to Kothamangalam is to fly which costs ₹5,500 - ₹14,000 and takes 3h 49m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Mangalore to Kothamangalam. However, there are services departing from Mangalore and arriving at Kothamangalam via Kozhikode. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 10m.

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It is 371 km from Mangalore to Kothamangalam. It is approximately 433.6 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Mangalore to Kothamangalam without a car is to train which takes 7h 58m and costs ₹1,200 - ₹1,600.

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It takes approximately 3h 49m to get from Mangalore to Kothamangalam, including transfers.

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Mangalore to Kothamangalam bus services, operated by Kerala State Road Transport Corporation, depart from Mangalore station.

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The best way to get from Mangalore to Kothamangalam is to fly which takes 3h 49m and costs ₹5,500 - ₹14,000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₹1,200 - ₹1,600 and takes 7h 58m, you could also bus, which costs ₹1,300 - ₹2,300 and takes 9h.

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There is no direct flight from Mangalore Airport to Kochi Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 10m and has one stopover.

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Mangalore to Kothamangalam bus services, operated by Kerala State Road Transport Corporation, arrive at Kothamangalam station.

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Map of how to get from Mangalore to Kothamangalam.
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  • Distance: 371 km
  • Duration: 3h 49m

What companies run services between Mangalore, India and Kothamangalam, Kerala, India?

IndiGo Airlines, Air India Limited and two other airlines fly from Mangalore to Kothamangalam hourly. Alternatively, Indian Railways operates a train from Mangalore Jn to Aluva 5 times a day. Tickets cost ₹210 - ₹240 and the journey takes 7h 18m.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Mangalore to Kochi via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹4,500 - ₹12,000
Flights from Mangalore to Kochi via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
₹5,500 - ₹16,000
Flights from Mangalore to Kochi via Madras
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹5,000 - ₹15,000
Flights from Mangalore to Kochi via Madras, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹5,500 - ₹15,000
Flights from Mangalore to Kochi via Bengaluru, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹6,000 - ₹17,000
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Mangalore to Kochi via Coimbatore, Mumbai
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹8,500 - ₹22,000
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.

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Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Mangalore Jn to Aluva
Ave. Duration
7h 18m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
₹210 - ₹240
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Train from Mangalore to Aluva
Ave. Duration
7h 33m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
₹210 - ₹240
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Mangalore to Chalakudi
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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
Bus from Kozhikode to Kothamangalam
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₹360 - ₹500
Schedules at
keralartc.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Mangalore to Kothamangalam is 434 km. It takes approximately 6h 41m to drive from Mangalore to Kothamangalam.

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

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There are eight+ hotels available in Kothamangalam. 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 ₹270 - ₹330.

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