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There are 5 ways to get from Manipal to Palakkad by train, taxi, car, plane or bus

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Train  •  7h 50m

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

$8 - $18

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Taxi  •  6h 24m

  1. Take a taxi from Manipal to Palakkad 259.9 miles

$75 - $90

Drive  •  6h 24m

  1. Drive from Manipal to Palakkad 259.9 miles

$40 - $65

Taxi, fly to Coimbatore  •  4h 43m

  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 - $426

Taxi, fly to Calicut, bus  •  6h 50m

  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

$124 - $582

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The cheapest way to get from Manipal to Palakkad is to train which costs ₹550 - ₹1,400 and takes 7h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Manipal to Palakkad is to taxi and fly which costs ₹7,500 - ₹32,000 and takes 4h 43m.

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

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The best way to get from Manipal to Palakkad without a car is to train which takes 7h 50m and costs ₹550 - ₹1,400.

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It takes approximately 7h 50m to get from Manipal to Palakkad, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Mangalore Airport to Coimbatore Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 15m and has one stopover.

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

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

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There are 41+ hotels available in Palakkad. Prices start at $14 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Manipal to Palakkad.
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  • Distance: 219.6 miles
  • Duration: 7h 50m

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 7h 47m.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Mangalore to Coimbatore via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Mangalore to Coimbatore via Madras
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Mangalore to Coimbatore via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Mangalore to Coimbatore via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
5h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $440
Flights from Mangalore to Calicut via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Mangalore to Calicut via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Mangalore to Calicut via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Train operators
Bus operators
SETC
Website
tnstc.in
Bus from Malapuram to Palakkad
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
scribd.com
Kerala State Road Transport Corporation
Website
ksrtconline.com
Bus from Malapuram to Palakkad
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
keralartc.com
Other operators
Taxi from Manipal to Palakkad
Ave. Duration
6h 24m
Estimated price
$75 - $90

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