There are 7 ways to get from Manipal to Vellore by bus, train, car, taxi or plane

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Bus  •  14h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Manipal to Bangalore
  2. Take the bus from Bangalore to Vellore

₹1,134 - ₹1,590

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Train  •  18h 6m

  1. Take the train from Udupi to Yasvantpur Jn 16516
  2. Take the train from Yasvantpur Jn to Vellore Cant 11005

₹482 - ₹552

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Bus, train  •  15h 33m

  1. Take the bus from Manipal to Mangalore
  2. Take the train from Mangalore to Katpadi Jn 12686 / ...

₹554 - ₹622

Drive  •  8h 39m

  1. Drive from Manipal to Vellore 584.9 km

₹4,400 - ₹6,500

Taxi, fly to Madras, bus  •  7h 6m

  1. Take a taxi from Manipal to Mangalore
  2. Fly from Mangalore (IXE) to Madras (MAA) IXE - MAA
  3. Take the bus from Chennai to Vellore

₹4,983 - ₹11,050

Taxi, fly to Bengaluru, bus  •  8h 31m

  1. Take a taxi from Manipal to Mangalore
  2. Fly from Mangalore (IXE) to Bengaluru (BLR) IXE - BLR
  3. Take the bus from Bangalore to Vellore

₹4,572 - ₹6,570

Taxi, fly to Tirupati, train  •  9h 30m

  1. Take a taxi from Manipal to Mangalore
  2. Fly from Mangalore (IXE) to Tirupati (TIR) IXE - TIR
  3. Take the train from Renigunta Jn to Vellore Cant

₹5,996 - ₹17,470

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The cheapest way to get from Manipal to Vellore is to train which costs ₹480 - ₹550 and takes 18h 6m.

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The quickest way to get from Manipal to Vellore is to taxi and fly and bus which costs ₹4,900 - ₹12,000 and takes 7h 6m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Manipal to Vellore. However, there are services departing from Manipal and arriving at Vellore via Bangalore. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 7m.

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The distance between Manipal and Vellore is 473 km. The road distance is 584.9 km.

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The best way to get from Manipal to Vellore without a car is to bus which takes 14h 7m and costs ₹1,100 - ₹1,600.

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It takes approximately 14h 7m to get from Manipal to Vellore, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Manipal to Vellore is to bus which takes 14h 7m and costs ₹1,100 - ₹1,600. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₹480 - ₹550 and takes 18h 6m.

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The quickest flight from Mangalore Airport to Madras Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 40m.

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Map of how to get from Manipal to Vellore.
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  • Distance: 473.4 km
  • Duration: 14h 7m

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

You can take a bus from Manipal to Vellore via Bangalore in around 14h 7m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Manipal to Vellore via Udupi and Yasvantpur Jn in around 18h 6m.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Mangalore to Madras
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,200 - ₹11,000
Flights from Mangalore to Madras via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹3,200 - ₹11,000
Flights from Mangalore to Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹2,500 - ₹7,500
Flights from Mangalore to Tirupati via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,900 - ₹15,000
Flights from Mangalore to Tirupati via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹5,500 - ₹19,000
Flights from Mangalore to Tirupati via Bengaluru, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
6h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹6,000 - ₹20,000
Flights from Mangalore to Tirupati via Madras, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹7,000 - ₹22,000
Flights from Mangalore to Tirupati via Mumbai, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹8,000 - ₹24,000
Flights from Mangalore to Tirupati via Madras, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹5,500 - ₹19,000
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Mangalore to Madras via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,800 - ₹13,000
Flights from Mangalore to Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹2,400 - ₹6,500
Flights from Mangalore to Tirupati via Mumbai, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
₹8,000 - ₹23,000
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 Mangalore to Katpadi Jn
Ave. Duration
13h 33m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
₹350 - ₹390
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Udupi to Yasvantpur Jn
Ave. Duration
11h 50m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
₹220 - ₹250
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Yasvantpur Jn to Vellore Cant
Ave. Duration
5h 13m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
₹150 - ₹170
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Renigunta Jn to Vellore Cant
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
₹110 - ₹120
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Manipal to Bangalore
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₹550 - ₹800
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Redbus
Bus from Bangalore to Vellore
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
₹550 - ₹800
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Redbus
Bus from Chennai to Vellore
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
₹550 - ₹800
Book at
Redbus
Kallada Tours and Travels
Website
kalladatravels.com
Bus from Manipal to Mangalore
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
kalladatravels.com
Other operators
Taxi from Manipal to Mangalore
Ave. Duration
56 min
Estimated price
₹1,700 - ₹2,200

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Manipal to Vellore is 585 km. It takes approximately 8h 39m to drive from Manipal to Vellore.

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

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There are 53+ hotels available in Vellore. Prices start at ₹7,500 per night.

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