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

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Fly to Kochi, taxi  •  4h 46m

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

₹6,480 - ₹25,731

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Train via Changanaseri  •  11h 3m

  1. Take the train from Mangalore to Changanaseri 16649 / ...

₹880 - ₹1,027

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Fly to Trivandrum, train  •  6h 55m

  1. Fly from Mangalore (IXE) to Trivandrum (TRV) IXE - TRV
  2. Take the train from Thiruvananthapuram Central to Changanaseri

₹5,965 - ₹22,151

Train  •  9h 22m

  1. Take the train from Mangalore Jn to Tiruvalla 12201 / ...

₹994 - ₹1,166

Bus  •  11h 53m

  1. Take the bus from Mangalore to Kodungallur
  2. Take the bus from Thrissur to Ernakulam Vythilla Hub
  3. Take the bus from Ernakulam Vythilla Hub to Alappuzha

₹1,342 - ₹1,795

Drive  •  7h 20m

  1. Drive from Mangalore to Kuttanad 479.6 km

₹3,700 - ₹5,500

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The cheapest way to get from Mangalore to Kuttanad is to train via Changanaseri which costs ₹850 - ₹1,100 and takes 11h 3m.

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The quickest way to get from Mangalore to Kuttanad is to fly and taxi which costs ₹6,500 - ₹26,000 and takes 4h 46m.

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The distance between Mangalore and Kuttanad is 426 km. The road distance is 479.6 km.

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The best way to get from Mangalore to Kuttanad without a car is to train which takes 9h 22m and costs ₹950 - ₹1,200.

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It takes approximately 4h 46m to get from Mangalore to Kuttanad, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Mangalore to Kuttanad is to train which takes 9h 22m and costs ₹950 - ₹1,200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₹1,300 - ₹1,800 and takes 11h 53m.

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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 Kuttanad is 480 km. It takes approximately 7h 20m to drive from Mangalore to Kuttanad.

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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 Kuttanad, India?

Indian Railways operates a train from Mangalore Jn to Tiruvalla once daily. Tickets cost ₹250 - ₹280 and the journey takes 8h 59m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Mangalore to Kuttanad via Kodungallur, Thrissur, Ernakulam Vythilla Hub, and Alappuzha in around 11h 53m.

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
Flights from Mangalore to Trivandrum via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹5,000 - ₹21,000
Flights from Mangalore to Trivandrum via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹5,000 - ₹21,000
Flights from Mangalore to Trivandrum via Madras
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹5,000 - ₹21,000
Flights from Mangalore to Trivandrum via Bengaluru, Kochi
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹5,000 - ₹21,000
Flights from Mangalore to Trivandrum via Madras, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹5,000 - ₹21,000
Flights from Mangalore to Trivandrum via Bengaluru, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
7h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹5,000 - ₹21,000
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Mangalore to Kochi via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹8,000 - ₹70,000
Flights from Mangalore to Trivandrum via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹10,000 - ₹42,000
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 Thiruvananthapuram Central to Changanaseri
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₹115 - ₹130
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Mangalore Jn to Tiruvalla
Ave. Duration
8h 59m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₹250 - ₹280
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Mangalore to Changanaseri
Ave. Duration
10h 44m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
₹250 - ₹280
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
Kerala State Road Transport Corporation
Website
ksrtconline.com
Bus from Mangalore to Kodungallur
Ave. Duration
8h 49m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₹600 - ₹900
Schedules at
keralartc.com
Bus from Thrissur to Ernakulam Vythilla Hub
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₹110 - ₹160
Schedules at
keralartc.com
Bus from Ernakulam Vythilla Hub to Alappuzha
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₹120 - ₹170
Schedules at
keralartc.com
Other operators
Taxi from Kochi to Kuttanad
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Estimated price
₹2,000 - ₹2,400
Taxio
Phone
+91 48 44 44 04 44
Website
taxio.in
Kerala Tourist Taxi
Phone
+91 99 47 27 66 20
Website
keralatouristtaxi.com
B Cabs
Phone
+91 98 95 11 88 77
Website
bcabs.com

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There are 459+ hotels available in Kuttanad. 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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