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

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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Train  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Mangalore (MAQ) to Palakkad (PGT) Maq-Cbe Inter City Exp. / ...

$8 - $19

5 alternative options

Night bus, bus  •  10 h 23 min

  1. Take the night bus from Mangalore to Kozhhikode
  2. Take the bus from Kozhikkode to Palakkad

$11 - $17

Taxi  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Take a taxi from Mangalore to Palakkad 225 miles

$65 - $85

Drive  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Mangalore to Palakkad 225 miles

$35 - $55

Fly to Coimbatore, taxi  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Mangalore (IXE) to Coimbatore (CJB) IXE - CJB
  2. Take a taxi from Coimbatore to Palakkad

$107 - $495

Fly to Kochi, train  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Mangalore (IXE) to Kochi (COK) IXE - COK
  2. Take the train from Aluva (AWY) to Palakkad (PGT)

$99 - $463

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Mangalore to Palakkad is to night bus and bus which costs ₹750 - ₹1,200 and takes 10 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Mangalore to Palakkad is to fly and taxi which costs ₹7,000 - ₹35,000 and takes 5 h 18 min.

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The distance between Mangalore and Palakkad is 308 km. The road distance is 360 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 52 min to get from Mangalore to Palakkad, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Mangalore to Palakkad. However, there are services departing from Mangalore and arriving at Palakkad via Kozhikkode. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 23 min.

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

Indian Railways operates a train from Mangalore to Palakkad every 4 hours. Tickets cost $6 - $17 and the journey takes 5 h 45 min.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Mangalore to Coimbatore via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $480
Flights from Mangalore to Coimbatore via Madras
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Mangalore to Coimbatore via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Mangalore to Coimbatore via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Mangalore to Coimbatore via Bengaluru, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Mangalore to Coimbatore via Bengaluru, Mumbai
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Mangalore to Coimbatore via Madras, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Mangalore to Coimbatore via Bengaluru, Madras
Ave. Duration
7 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Mangalore to Coimbatore via Mumbai, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Mangalore to Kochi via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Mangalore to Kochi via Bengaluru, Pune
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Mangalore to Kochi via Madras, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Mangalore to Coimbatore via Madras
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Mangalore to Coimbatore via Bengaluru, Madras
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Mangalore to Coimbatore via Hyderabad, Madras
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Mangalore to Kochi via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $440
Flights from Mangalore to Kochi via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Mangalore to Kochi via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Mangalore (MAQ) to Palakkad (PGT)
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $17
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Aluva (AWY) to Palakkad (PGT)
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $15
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
Kerala State Road Transport Corporation
Website
ksrtconline.com
Bus from Kozhikkode to Palakkad
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
keralartc.com
Other operators
Taxi from Mangalore to Palakkad
Ave. Duration
5 h 36 min
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com

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