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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  7 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Udupi (UD) to Palakkad (PGT) Bkn Cbe Ac S F / ...

$8 - $18

5 alternative options

Taxi  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Take a taxi from Manipal to Palakkad 259.9 miles

$75 - $90

Drive  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Manipal to Palakkad 259.9 miles

$40 - $65

Taxi, fly to Coimbatore  •  4 h 48 min

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

$107 - $496

Taxi, fly to Calicut, bus  •  7 h 2 min

  1. Take a taxi from Manipal to Mangalore
  2. Fly from Mangalore (IXE) to Calicut (CCJ) IXE - CCJ
  3. Take the bus from Malapuram to Palakkad

$125 - $582

Taxi, fly to Kochi, bus  •  8 h 22 min

  1. Take a taxi from Manipal to Mangalore
  2. Fly from Mangalore (IXE) to Kochi (COK) IXE - COK
  3. Take the bus from Cochin to Palakkad

$124 - $532

Questions & Answers

The distance between Manipal and Palakkad is 351 km. The road distance is 415.8 km.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Manipal to Palakkad without a car is to train which takes 7 h 21 min and costs .

More details

It takes approximately 7 h 21 min to get from Manipal to Palakkad, including transfers.

More details

There is no direct flight from Mangalore Airport to Coimbatore Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 40 min and has one stopover.

Search flights

Yes, the driving distance between Manipal to Palakkad is 416 km. It takes approximately 6 h 24 min to drive from Manipal to Palakkad.

Get driving directions

Jet Airways and IndiGo Airlines offer flights from Mangalore Airport to Coimbatore Airport.

Search flights

There are 38+ hotels available in Palakkad. Prices start at $13 USD per night.

More details

Map of how to get from Manipal to Palakkad.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 219.6 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 21 min

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

Indian Railways operates a train from Manipal to Palakkad twice a week. Tickets cost $7 - $17 and the journey takes 7 h 18 min.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Mangalore to Coimbatore via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $480
Flights from Mangalore to Coimbatore via Madras
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 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 Bengaluru, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Mangalore to Coimbatore via Madras, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Mangalore to Calicut via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Mangalore to Calicut via Madras
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Mangalore to Calicut via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
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 Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Mangalore to Kochi via Madras
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Mangalore to Kochi via Bengaluru, Madras
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Mangalore to Kochi via Madras, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
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 Hyderabad, Madras
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Mangalore to Calicut via Madras
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Mangalore to Calicut via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Mangalore to Coimbatore via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $470
Flights from Mangalore to Coimbatore via Mumbai, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $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
Bus operators
SETC
Website
tnstc.in
Bus from Malapuram to Palakkad
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
scribd.com
Other operators
Taxi from Manipal to Palakkad
Ave. Duration
6 h 24 min
Estimated price
$75 - $90

Want to know more about travelling around the world?

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Read our range of informative guides on popular transport routes and companies - including Need to know: Greyhound, How to get from Heathrow Airport into central London and How to get from Gatwick Airport into central London - to help you get the most out of your next trip.