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There are 8 ways to get from Manipal to Vellore by bus, train, taxi, car 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

$15 - $22

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Train  •  18h 6m

  1. Take the train from Udupi (UD) to Yasvantpur Junction (YPR) Kawr--Ypr Exp
  2. Take the train from Yasvantpur Junction (YPR) to Vellore Cant (VLR) Dr-Pdy Exp

$12 - $33

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Taxi  •  8h 38m

  1. Take a taxi from Manipal to Vellore 365.3 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  8h 38m

  1. Drive from Manipal to Vellore 365.3 miles

$55 - $90

Taxi, fly to Tirupati, bus  •  6h 28m

  1. Take a taxi from Manipal to Mangalore
  2. Fly from Mangalore (IXE) to Tirupati (TIR) IXE - TIR
  3. Take the bus from Tirupathi to Vellore

$107 - $489

Taxi, fly to Madras, bus  •  6h 42m

  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

$76 - $427

Taxi, fly to Bengaluru, bus  •  8h 14m

  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

$56 - $147

Taxi, fly to Pondicherry, train  •  8h 30m

  1. Take a taxi from Manipal to Mangalore
  2. Fly from Mangalore (IXE) to Pondicherry (PNY) IXE - PNY
  3. Take the train from Pondicherry (PDY) to Vellore Cant (VLR)

$98 - $422

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The cheapest way to get from Manipal to Vellore is to bus which costs ₹1,100 - ₹1,600 and takes 14h 7m.

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The quickest way to get from Manipal to Vellore is to taxi and fly and bus which costs ₹7,500 - ₹36,000 and takes 6h 28m.

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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 584.4 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 ₹850 - ₹2,500 and takes 18h 6m.

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There is no direct flight from Mangalore Airport to Tirupati Airport. The quickest flight takes 2h 50m and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Manipal to Vellore.
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  • Distance: 295.9 miles
  • 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 (UD) and Yasvantpur Junction (YPR) in around 18h 6m.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Mangalore to Tirupati via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $480
Flights from Mangalore to Tirupati via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Mangalore to Tirupati via Bengaluru, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Mangalore to Madras
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from Mangalore to Madras via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from Mangalore to Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $330
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Mangalore to Madras via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $750
Flights from Mangalore to Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $140
Flights from Mangalore to Pondicherry via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
4h 28m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $440
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Mangalore to Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $120
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Udupi (UD) to Yasvantpur Junction (YPR)
Ave. Duration
11h 50m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $17
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Yasvantpur Junction (YPR) to Vellore Cant (VLR)
Ave. Duration
5h 13m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $15
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Pondicherry (PDY) to Vellore Cant (VLR)
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $14
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Manipal to Bangalore
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
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redbus.in
Bus from Bangalore to Vellore
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
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redbus.in
Bus from Chennai to Vellore
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Book at
redbus.in
SETC
Website
tnstc.in
Bus from Tirupathi to Vellore
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
tnstc.in
Other operators
Taxi from Manipal to Vellore
Ave. Duration
8h 38m
Estimated price
$130 - $160

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Yes, the driving distance between Manipal to Vellore is 584 km. It takes approximately 8h 38m to drive from Manipal to Vellore.

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

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There are 28+ hotels available in Vellore. Prices start at $20 USD per night.

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