RedBus operates a bus from Bengaluru (BLR) to Manimala hourly. Tickets cost $9 - $13 and the journey takes 11 h 15 min. Alternatively, Indian Railways operates a train from Trivandrum (TRV) to Manimala twice daily. Tickets cost $3 - $16 and the journey takes 2 h 26 min.
From Kochi (COK) taxi to Manimala. 1 h 36 min ₹1,969. From Bengaluru (BLR) taxi to Bangalore, bus to Changanacherry, then taxi to Manimala. 12 h 21 min ₹2,074. From Trivandrum Pett (TVP) train to Tiruvalla (TRVL) then taxi to Manimala. 3 h 2 min ₹1,443. From Colombo (CMB) travel to Manimala. 8 h 36 min. From Coimbatore (CJB) taxi to Coimbatore Junction (CBE), train to Tiruvalla (TRVL), then taxi to Manimala. 6 h 33 min ₹1,785.