There are 6 ways to get from Thrissur to Manipal by train, bus, taxi, car or plane

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Train  •  8 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Thrisur (TCR) to Udupi (UD) Ers-Mao Spl / ...

$8 - $19

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Bus  •  9 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Thrissur to Manipal

$8 - $11

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Taxi  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Take a taxi from Thrissur to Manipal 257.3 miles

$80 - $100

Drive  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Thrissur to Manipal 257.3 miles

$40 - $65

Taxi to Kochi, fly, taxi  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Take a taxi from Thrissur to Kochi
  2. Fly from Kochi (COK) to Mangalore (IXE) COK - IXE
  3. Take a taxi from Mangalore to Manipal

$103 - $428

Bus to Calicut, fly, taxi  •  8 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Mundur to Kondotty
  2. Fly from Calicut (CCJ) to Mangalore (IXE) CCJ - IXE
  3. Take a taxi from Mangalore to Manipal

$70 - $301

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Thrissur and arriving at Manipal. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 9 h 30 min.

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The distance between Thrissur and Manipal is 352 km. The road distance is 411.7 km.

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The best way to get from Thrissur to Manipal without a car is to train which takes 8 h 50 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 50 min to get from Thrissur to Manipal, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Thrissur to Manipal is to train which takes 8 h 50 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 9 h 30 min.

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There is no direct flight from Kochi Airport to Mangalore Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 5 min and has one stopover.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Thrissur to Manipal is 412 km. It takes approximately 6 h 24 min to drive from Thrissur to Manipal.

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

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Map of how to get from Thrissur to Manipal.
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  • Distance: 219.7 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 50 min

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

Indian Railways operates a train from Thrissur to Manipal every 4 hours. Tickets cost $7 - $17 and the journey takes 8 h 46 min. Alternatively, RedBus operates a bus from Thrissur to Manipal once daily. Tickets cost $8 - $11 and the journey takes 9 h 30 min.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Kochi to Mangalore via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Flights from Kochi to Mangalore via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Kochi to Mangalore via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Flights from Kochi to Mangalore via Madras
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $450
Flights from Kochi to Mangalore via Madras, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $450
Flights from Kochi to Mangalore via Bengaluru, Mumbai
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Calicut to Mangalore via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $420
Flights from Calicut to Mangalore via Madras
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Flights from Calicut to Mangalore via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from Calicut to Mangalore via Bengaluru, Madras
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $380
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Kochi to Mangalore via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Calicut to Mangalore via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Calicut to Mangalore via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Flights from Calicut to Mangalore via Madras, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Calicut to Mangalore via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Air India Express
Website
airindiaexpress.in
Flights from Calicut to Mangalore via Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,800
Train operators
Bus operators
Kerala State Road Transport Corporation
Website
ksrtconline.com
Bus from Mundur to Kondotty
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
keralartc.com
Other operators
Taxi from Thrissur to Manipal
Ave. Duration
6 h 24 min
Estimated price
$80 - $100

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