There are 4 ways to get from Mangalore to Meenakshi Temple by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly  •  4h 23m

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

₹4,450 - ₹14,661

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Train  •  12h 40m

  1. Take the train from Mangalore Jn to Madurai Jn 22629

₹614 - ₹706

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Bus  •  16h 29m

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

₹1,129 - ₹1,584

Drive  •  8h 51m

  1. Drive from Mangalore to Meenakshi Temple 580.3 km

₹4,500 - ₹6,500

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The cheapest way to get from Mangalore to Meenakshi Temple is to train which costs ₹600 - ₹750 and takes 12h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Mangalore to Meenakshi Temple is to fly which costs ₹4,400 - ₹15,000 and takes 4h 23m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Mangalore to Meenakshi Temple. However, there are services departing from Mangalore and arriving at Madurai via Bangalore. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 29m.

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The distance between Mangalore and Meenakshi Temple is 487 km. The road distance is 580.3 km.

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The best way to get from Mangalore to Meenakshi Temple without a car is to train which takes 12h 40m and costs ₹600 - ₹750.

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It takes approximately 4h 23m to get from Mangalore to Meenakshi Temple, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Mangalore to Meenakshi Temple is to fly which takes 4h 23m and costs ₹4,400 - ₹15,000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₹600 - ₹750 and takes 12h 40m, you could also bus, which costs ₹1,100 - ₹1,600 and takes 16h 29m.

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There is no direct flight from Mangalore Airport to Madurai Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 5m and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Mangalore to Meenakshi Temple.
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  • Distance: 487.4 km
  • Duration: 4h 23m

What companies run services between Mangalore, India and Meenakshi Temple, India?

IndiGo Airlines and Spicejet fly from Mangalore to Meenakshi Temple hourly. Alternatively, Indian Railways operates a train from Mangalore Jn to Madurai Jn once a week. Tickets cost ₹330 - ₹370 and the journey takes 12h 15m.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Mangalore to Madurai via Madras
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹4,800 - ₹16,000
Flights from Mangalore to Madurai via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹3,900 - ₹14,000
Flights from Mangalore to Madurai via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹6,000 - ₹19,000
Flights from Mangalore to Madurai via Bengaluru, Madras
Ave. Duration
7h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹4,800 - ₹16,000
Flights from Mangalore to Madurai via Madras, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹7,500 - ₹22,000
Flights from Mangalore to Madurai via Bengaluru, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹6,500 - ₹20,000
Flights from Mangalore to Madurai via Mumbai, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹8,000 - ₹23,000
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 Madurai Jn
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
₹330 - ₹370
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Mangalore to Bangalore
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
₹550 - ₹800
Book at
Redbus
Bus from Bangalore to Madurai
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
₹550 - ₹800
Book at
Redbus

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Yes, the driving distance between Mangalore to Meenakshi Temple is 580 km. It takes approximately 8h 51m to drive from Mangalore to Meenakshi Temple.

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IndiGo Airlines offers flights from Mangalore Airport to Madurai Airport.

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There are 113+ hotels available in Meenakshi Temple. 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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