There are 6 ways to get from Mangalore to Madurai by plane, train, bus, night bus, taxi 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  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Mangalore (IXE) to Madurai (IXM) IXE - IXM

$95 - $437

Cheapest option

Train  •  14 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Mangalore Junction (MAJN) to Madurai Junction (MDU) Dadar Ten Exp

$14 - $24

4 alternative options

Bus  •  16 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Mangalore to Bangalore
  2. Take the bus from Bangalore to Madurai

$16 - $22

Night bus, bus  •  18 h 53 min

  1. Take the night bus from Mangalore to Kozhhikode
  2. Take the bus from Calicut to Ernakulam
  3. Take the bus from Cochin to Madurai

$22 - $32

Taxi  •  8 h 57 min

  1. Take a taxi from Mangalore to Madurai 364.7 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  8 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Mangalore to Madurai 364.7 miles

$55 - $90

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Mangalore to Madurai. However, there are services departing from Mangalore and arriving at Madurai via Bangalore. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 13 min.

More details

The distance between Mangalore and Madurai is 488 km. The road distance is 583.6 km.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Mangalore to Madurai without a car is to train which takes 14 h 53 min and costs .

More details

It takes approximately 4 h 18 min to get from Mangalore to Madurai, including transfers.

More details

Mangalore to Madurai bus services, operated by RedBus, depart from Mangalore station.

More details

The best way to get from Mangalore to Madurai is to fly which takes 4 h 18 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 14 h 53 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 16 h 13 min.

Mode details

There is no direct flight from Mangalore Airport to Madurai Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 15 min and has one stopover.

Search flights

Mangalore to Madurai bus services, operated by RedBus, arrive at Madurai station.

More details

Yes, the driving distance between Mangalore to Madurai is 584 km. It takes approximately 8 h 57 min to drive from Mangalore to Madurai.

Get driving directions

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

Search flights

Map of how to get from Mangalore to Madurai.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 304.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 18 min

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

Spicejet, IndiGo Airlines and Jet Airways fly from Mangalore to Madurai every 2 hours. Alternatively, Indian Railways operates a train from Mangalore to Madurai once a week. Tickets cost $12 - $21 and the journey takes 14 h 45 min.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Mangalore to Madurai via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Mangalore to Madurai via Madras
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Mangalore to Madurai via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Mangalore to Madurai via Madras, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Mangalore to Madurai via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 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
Train operators
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Mangalore to Bangalore
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Bangalore to Madurai
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Book at
redbus.in
Night bus from Mangalore to Kozhhikode
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Calicut to Ernakulam
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Cochin to Madurai
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Book at
redbus.in
Other operators
Taxi from Mangalore to Madurai
Ave. Duration
8 h 57 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com

Want to know more about travelling around the world?

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Read our range of informative guides on popular transport routes and companies - including How to get from Florence to Rome, Is ride-sharing platform BlaBlaCar right for you? and How to get from London City Airport into central London - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

There are 94+ hotels available in Madurai. Prices start at $14 USD per night.

More details

The best way to get from Mangalore to Mangalore Airport is to taxi which takes 6 min and costs .

More details