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

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Train  •  7h 49m

  1. Take the train from Udupi to Palakkad 22475 / ...

₹332 - ₹372

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Bus  •  8h 41m

  1. Take the bus from Manipal to Angamaly
  2. Take the bus from Angamaly to Palakkad

₹1,286 - ₹1,376

Taxi  •  6h 19m

  1. Take a taxi from Manipal to Palakkad 413.7 km

₹11,000 - ₹14,000

Drive  •  6h 19m

  1. Drive from Manipal to Palakkad 413.7 km

₹3,200 - ₹4,700

Taxi, fly to Coimbatore  •  5h 1m

  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

₹6,486 - ₹15,210

Taxi, fly to Calicut, bus  •  7h 32m

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

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The cheapest way to get from Manipal to Palakkad is to train which costs ₹330 - ₹380 and takes 7h 49m.

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The quickest way to get from Manipal to Palakkad is to taxi and fly which costs ₹6,500 - ₹16,000 and takes 5h 1m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Manipal to Palakkad. However, there are services departing from Manipal and arriving at Palakkad via Angamaly. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 41m.

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The distance between Manipal and Palakkad is 351 km. The road distance is 413.7 km.

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The best way to get from Manipal to Palakkad without a car is to train which takes 7h 49m and costs ₹330 - ₹380.

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It takes approximately 7h 49m to get from Manipal to Palakkad, including transfers.

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Manipal to Palakkad bus services, operated by Kallada Tours and Travels, depart from Manipal station.

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The best way to get from Manipal to Palakkad is to train which takes 7h 49m and costs ₹330 - ₹380. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₹1,250 - ₹1,400 and takes 8h 41m.

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

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

Indian Railways operates a train from Udupi to Palakkad 3 times a week. Tickets cost ₹220 - ₹240 and the journey takes 7h 46m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Manipal to Palakkad via Angamaly in around 8h 41m.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Mangalore to Coimbatore via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,000 - ₹11,000
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 Calicut via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹2,400 - ₹9,000
Flights from Mangalore to Calicut via Madras
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,300 - ₹11,000
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Mangalore to Coimbatore via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹3,200 - ₹12,000
Flights from Mangalore to Calicut via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹2,400 - ₹9,000
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 Udupi to Palakkad
Ave. Duration
7h 46m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
₹220 - ₹240
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
Kallada Tours and Travels
Website
kalladatravels.com
Bus from Manipal to Angamaly
Ave. Duration
6h 24m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₹1,046
Schedules at
kalladatravels.com
Bus from Angamaly to Palakkad
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
kalladatravels.com
Bus from Kondotty to Palakkad
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
kalladatravels.com
Parveen Travels
Website
parveentravels.com
Bus from Angamaly to Palakkad
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
parveentravels.com
Kerala State Road Transport Corporation
Website
ksrtconline.com
Bus from Ankamaly to Palakkad
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
₹240 - ₹330
Schedules at
keralartc.com
Other operators
Taxi from Manipal to Palakkad
Ave. Duration
6h 19m
Estimated price
₹11,000 - ₹14,000

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Manipal to Palakkad bus services, operated by Kallada Tours and Travels, arrive at Palakkad station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manipal to Palakkad is 414 km. It takes approximately 6h 19m to drive from Manipal to Palakkad.

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

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There are 39+ hotels available in Palakkad. Prices start at ₹7,500 per night.

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