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

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Bus  •  14 h 7 min

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

$15 - $22

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Train  •  17 h 8 min

  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  •  8 h 38 min

  1. Take a taxi from Manipal to Vellore 365.3 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  8 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Manipal to Vellore 365.3 miles

$55 - $90

Taxi, fly to Tirupati, bus  •  7 h 3 min

  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

$117 - $509

Taxi, fly to Madras, bus  •  6 h 40 min

  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

$75 - $426

Taxi, fly to Bengaluru, bus  •  8 h 19 min

  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  •  8 h 35 min

  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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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 14 h 7 min.

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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 14 h 7 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 14 h 7 min 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 14 h 7 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 17 h 8 min.

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There is no direct flight from Mangalore Airport to Tirupati Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 25 min and has one stopover.

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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 584 km. It takes approximately 8 h 38 min to drive from Manipal to Vellore.

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IndiGo Airlines offers flights from Mangalore Airport to Tirupati Airport.

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Map of how to get from Manipal to Vellore.
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  • Distance: 295.9 miles
  • Duration: 14 h 7 min

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

You can take a bus from Manipal to Vellore via Bangalore in around 14 h 7 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Manipal to Vellore via Udupi (UD) and Yasvantpur Junction (YPR) in around 17 h 8 min.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Mangalore to Tirupati via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $480
Flights from Mangalore to Tirupati via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Mangalore to Tirupati via Bengaluru, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Mangalore to Tirupati via Madras, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Mangalore to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from Mangalore to Madras via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from Mangalore to Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $330
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Mangalore to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $750
Flights from Mangalore to Madras via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $750
Flights from Mangalore to Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $140
Flights from Mangalore to Pondicherry via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $440
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Mangalore to Madras via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $650
Flights from Mangalore to Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
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
10 h 52 min
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
5 h 13 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $15
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Pondicherry (PDY) to Vellore Cant (VLR)
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
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
9 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Bangalore to Vellore
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Chennai to Vellore
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Book at
redbus.in
SETC
Website
tnstc.in
Bus from Tirupathi to Vellore
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
tnstc.in
Other operators
Taxi from Manipal to Vellore
Ave. Duration
8 h 38 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160

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