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

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Train  •  12h 13m

  1. Take the train from Mangalore to Salem Jn 12686 / ...

₹605 - ₹692

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Bus  •  16h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Mangalore to Bangalore
  2. Take the bus from Bangalore to Salem
  3. Take the bus from Salem to Dharmapuri
  4. Take the bus from Dharmapuri to Mettur

Drive  •  6h 28m

  1. Drive from Mangalore to Mettūr 436.1 km

₹3,300 - ₹4,900

Fly to Bengaluru, train  •  7h 50m

  1. Fly from Mangalore (IXE) to Bengaluru (BLR) IXE - BLR
  2. Take the train from Lottegollahalli to Karuvalli

₹3,582 - ₹5,326

Fly to Coimbatore, train  •  7h 42m

  1. Fly from Mangalore (IXE) to Coimbatore (CJB) IXE - CJB
  2. Take the train from Coimbatore Jn to Erode Jn
  3. Take the train from Erode Jn to Salem Jn

₹3,870 - ₹13,021

Fly to Tiruchirapalli, train  •  12h 43m

  1. Fly from Mangalore (IXE) to Tiruchirapalli (TRZ) IXE - TRZ
  2. Take the train from Tiruchchirapali to Salem Jn

₹4,475 - ₹14,916

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The cheapest way to get from Mangalore to Mettūr is to train which costs ₹600 - ₹700 and takes 12h 13m.

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The quickest way to get from Mangalore to Mettūr is to drive which costs ₹3,300 - ₹4,900 and takes 6h 28m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Mangalore to Mettūr. However, there are services departing from Mangalore and arriving at Mettur via Bangalore, Salem and Dharmapuri. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 1m.

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The distance between Mangalore and Mettūr is 344 km. The road distance is 436.1 km.

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The best way to get from Mangalore to Mettūr without a car is to train which takes 12h 13m and costs ₹600 - ₹700.

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It takes approximately 12h 13m to get from Mangalore to Mettūr, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Mangalore to Mettūr is to train which takes 12h 13m and costs ₹600 - ₹700. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 16h 1m.

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The quickest flight from Mangalore Airport to Bengaluru Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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

Indian Railways operates a train from Mangalore to Salem Jn 4 times a day. Tickets cost ₹270 - ₹300 and the journey takes 10h 5m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Mangalore to Mettūr via Bangalore, Salem, and Dharmapuri in around 16h 1m.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Mangalore to Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹2,500 - ₹7,500
Flights from Mangalore to Coimbatore via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,000 - ₹12,000
Flights from Mangalore to Coimbatore via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹5,000 - ₹16,000
Flights from Mangalore to Coimbatore via Madras
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹4,100 - ₹14,000
Flights from Mangalore to Coimbatore via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹6,000 - ₹18,000
Flights from Mangalore to Coimbatore via Bengaluru, Madras
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹4,100 - ₹14,000
Flights from Mangalore to Tiruchirapalli via Madras
Ave. Duration
5h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹4,500 - ₹15,000
Flights from Mangalore to Tiruchirapalli via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,700 - ₹14,000
Flights from Mangalore to Tiruchirapalli via Bengaluru, Madras
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹4,500 - ₹15,000
Flights from Mangalore to Tiruchirapalli via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹5,500 - ₹18,000
Flights from Mangalore to Tiruchirapalli via Madras, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹5,000 - ₹17,000
Flights from Mangalore to Tiruchirapalli via Madras, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹7,000 - ₹21,000
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Mangalore to Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹2,400 - ₹6,500
Flights from Mangalore to Coimbatore via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹3,200 - ₹12,000
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 Mangalore to Salem Jn
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
₹270 - ₹300
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Lottegollahalli to Karuvalli
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₹130 - ₹150
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Coimbatore Jn to Erode Jn
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₹100 - ₹110
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Erode Jn to Salem Jn
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₹85 - ₹95
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Tiruchchirapali to Salem Jn
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
₹140 - ₹160
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
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Redbus
Bus from Bangalore to Salem
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
₹550 - ₹800
Book at
Redbus
Kallada Tours and Travels
Website
kalladatravels.com
Bus from Bangalore to Salem
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
kalladatravels.com
Bus from Salem to Dharmapuri
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Schedules at
kalladatravels.com
Parveen Travels
Website
parveentravels.com
Bus from Salem to Dharmapuri
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
parveentravels.com
SETC
Website
tnstc.in
Bus from Dharmapuri to Mettur
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
₹230 - ₹320
Schedules at
tnstc.in

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Mangalore to Mettūr bus services, operated by SETC, arrive at Mettur station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Mangalore to Mettūr is 436 km. It takes approximately 6h 28m to drive from Mangalore to Mettūr.

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

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There are two+ hotels available in Mettūr. 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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