There are 4 ways to get from Manipal to Kerala by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  14 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Manipal to Thiruvananthapuram

$8 - $12

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Train  •  15 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Udupi (UD) to Thiruvananthapuram Central (TVC) Nzm-Tvc Rajdhani Exp / ...

$13 - $21

Taxi  •  10 h 13 min

  1. Take a taxi from Manipal to Thiruvananthapuram 423.8 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  10 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Manipal to Thiruvananthapuram 423.8 miles

$65 - $100

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Manipal and arriving at Thiruvananthapuram. Services depart four times a day. The journey takes approximately 14 h 15 min.

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The distance between Manipal and Kerala is 383 km. The road distance is 678.1 km.

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The best way to get from Manipal to Kerala without a car is to bus which takes 14 h 15 min and costs .

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The bus from Manipal to Thiruvananthapuram takes 14 h 15 min including transfers and departs four times a day.

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Manipal to Kerala bus services, operated by RedBus, depart from Manipal station.

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The best way to get from Manipal to Kerala is to bus which takes 14 h 15 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 15 h 36 min.

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Manipal to Kerala bus services, operated by RedBus, arrive at Thiruvananthapuram station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manipal to Kerala is 678 km. It takes approximately 10 h 13 min to drive from Manipal to Kerala.

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There are 60+ hotels available in Kerala. Prices start at $21 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Manipal to Kerala.
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  • Distance: 239.2 miles
  • Duration: 14 h 15 min

What companies run services between Manipal, India and Kerala, India?

RedBus operates a bus from Manipal to Thiruvananthapuram 4 times a day. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 14 h 15 min. Alternatively, Indian Railways operates a train from Manipal to Thiruvananthapuram twice daily. Tickets cost $12 - $20 and the journey takes 15 h 33 min.

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Taxi from Manipal to Thiruvananthapuram
Ave. Duration
10 h 13 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150

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