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There are 7 ways to get from Thoothukudi to Mangalore by plane, train, bus, taxi or car

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Fly  •  3h 37m

  1. Fly from Tuticorin (TCR) to Mangalore (IXE) TCR - IXE

$59 - $276

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Bus SETC  •  22h 57m

  1. Take the bus from Tuticorin to Guruvayur 739Ud
  2. Take the bus from Guruvayur to Mangalore

$9 - $24

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Train  •  16h 5m

  1. Take the train from Tuti Melur (TME) to Virudunagar Junction (VPT) Tn-Mys Exp
  2. Take the train from Virudunagar Junction (VPT) to Mangalore Junction (MAJN) Ten Dr Exp

$17 - $37

Bus RedBus  •  18h 23m

  1. Take the bus from Thoothukudi to Bangalore
  2. Take the bus from Bangalore to Mangalore

$15 - $22

Train, bus  •  21h 48m

  1. Take the train from Tuti Melur (TME) to Ksr Bengaluru (SBC) Tn-Mys Exp
  2. Take the bus from Bangalore to Mangalore

$18 - $30

Taxi  •  10h 46m

  1. Take a taxi from Thoothukudi to Mangalore 452.2 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  10h 46m

  1. Drive from Thoothukudi to Mangalore 452.2 miles

$70 - $110

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The cheapest way to get from Thoothukudi to Mangalore is to bus which costs ₹600 - ₹1,800 and takes 22h 57m.

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The quickest way to get from Thoothukudi to Mangalore is to fly which costs ₹4,300 - ₹21,000 and takes 3h 37m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Thoothukudi to Mangalore. However, there are services departing from Thoothukudi and arriving at Mangalore via Bangalore. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18h 23m.

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The distance between Thoothukudi and Mangalore is 584 km. The road distance is 723.6 km.

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The best way to get from Thoothukudi to Mangalore without a car is to train which takes 16h 5m and costs ₹1,200 - ₹2,800.

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It takes approximately 3h 37m to get from Thoothukudi to Mangalore, including transfers.

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Thoothukudi to Mangalore bus services, operated by RedBus, depart from Thoothukudi station.

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The best way to get from Thoothukudi to Mangalore is to fly which takes 3h 37m and costs ₹4,300 - ₹21,000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₹1,200 - ₹2,800 and takes 16h 5m, you could also bus, which costs ₹1,100 - ₹1,700 and takes 18h 23m.

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There is no direct flight from Tuticorin Airport to Mangalore Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 15m and has one stopover.

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Thoothukudi to Mangalore bus services, operated by RedBus, arrive at Mangalore station.

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Map of how to get from Thoothukudi to Mangalore.
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  • Distance: 365 miles
  • Duration: 3h 37m

What companies run services between Thoothukudi, India and Mangalore, India?

Spicejet and IndiGo Airlines fly from Thoothukudi to Mangalore 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Thoothukudi to Mangalore via Virudunagar Junction (VPT) and Mangalore Junction (MAJN) in around 16h 5m.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Tuticorin to Mangalore via Madras
Ave. Duration
5h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $320
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Tuticorin to Mangalore via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Tuti Melur (TME) to Virudunagar Junction (VPT)
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $13
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Virudunagar Junction (VPT) to Mangalore Junction (MAJN)
Ave. Duration
12h 58m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$13 - $21
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Tuti Melur (TME) to Ksr Bengaluru (SBC)
Ave. Duration
14h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Thoothukudi to Bangalore
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Bangalore to Mangalore
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Book at
redbus.in
SETC
Website
tnstc.in
Bus from Tuticorin to Guruvayur
Ave. Duration
14h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $13
Schedules at
tnstc.in
Kerala State Road Transport Corporation
Website
ksrtconline.com
Bus from Guruvayur to Mangalore
Ave. Duration
7h 47m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2 - $11
Schedules at
keralartc.com
Other operators
Taxi from Thoothukudi to Mangalore
Ave. Duration
10h 46m
Estimated price
$130 - $160

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Yes, the driving distance between Thoothukudi to Mangalore is 724 km. It takes approximately 10h 46m to drive from Thoothukudi to Mangalore.

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

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There are 81+ hotels available in Mangalore. Prices start at $16 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Thoothukudi to Tuticorin Airport is to taxi which takes 16m and costs ₹250 - ₹300.

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