There are 6 ways to get from Mangalore to Kanyakumari by plane, taxi, train, night bus, bus 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.

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Fly to Tuticorin, taxi  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Mangalore (IXE) to Tuticorin (TCR) IXE - TCR
  2. Take a taxi from Tuticorin to Kanyakumari

$153 - $678

Cheapest option

Train  •  14 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Mangalore Junction (MAJN) to Nager Coil Town (NJT) Gim Ten Humsafar / ...

$18 - $30

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Fly to Trivandrum, train  •  7 h 14 min

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

$104 - $568

Night bus, bus, train  •  18 h 43 min

  1. Take the night bus from Mangalore to Kozhhikode
  2. Take the bus from Calicut to Ernakulam By-pass
  3. Take the train from Ernakulam Town (ERN) to Kanyakumari (CAPE)

$20 - $38

Taxi  •  10 h 48 min

  1. Take a taxi from Mangalore to Kanyakumari 444.3 miles

$120 - $160

Drive  •  10 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Mangalore to Kanyakumari 444.3 miles

$70 - $110

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Mangalore to Kanyakumari is to train which costs ₹1,300 - ₹2,200 and takes 14 h 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from Mangalore to Kanyakumari is to fly and taxi which costs ₹11,000 - ₹50,000 and takes 5 h 16 min.

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The distance between Mangalore and Kanyakumari is 612 km. The road distance is 710.8 km.

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The best way to get from Mangalore to Kanyakumari without a car is to train which takes 14 h 8 min and costs ₹1,300 - ₹2,200.

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It takes approximately 5 h 16 min to get from Mangalore to Kanyakumari, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Mangalore Airport to Tuticorin Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 55 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Mangalore to Kanyakumari is 711 km. It takes approximately 10 h 48 min to drive from Mangalore to Kanyakumari.

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Jet Airways, IndiGo Airlines and Spicejet offer flights from Mangalore Airport to Tuticorin Airport.

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There are 49+ hotels available in Kanyakumari. Prices start at $10 USD 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 ₹120 - ₹160.

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Map of how to get from Mangalore to Kanyakumari.
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  • Distance: 382.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 16 min

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

Indian Railways operates a train from Mangalore to Kanyakumari 3 times a week. Tickets cost $12 - $21 and the journey takes 13 h 37 min.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Mangalore to Tuticorin via Madras
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Mangalore to Trivandrum via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Mangalore to Trivandrum via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Mangalore to Trivandrum via Madras, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Mangalore to Tuticorin via Madras
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Mangalore to Tuticorin via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
5 h 53 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Mangalore to Trivandrum via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Mangalore to Trivandrum via Mumbai, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Mangalore to Trivandrum via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Thiruvananthapuram Central (TVC) to Kanyakumari (CAPE)
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1 - $13
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Mangalore Junction (MAJN) to Nager Coil Town (NJT)
Ave. Duration
13 h 37 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Ernakulam Town (ERN) to Kanyakumari (CAPE)
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $16
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
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 By-pass
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Book at
redbus.in
Other operators
Taxi from Tuticorin to Kanyakumari
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Estimated price
$21 - $26

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