How to reach Manipal?

Centre for Advanced Research in Applied Mathematics and Statistics, MAHE, Manipal, India

Manipal is well connected by road, rail and air. There are two main cities close to Manipal that serve as entry points, Udupi and Mangalore. Udupi is 5 kms from Manipal and Mangalore 65 kms away.

Flying in:

The nearest airport is Mangalore which is one and half hours drive by road. There are daily domestic flights from Mumbai and Bangalore. Indian Airlines, Jet Airways and Spice Jet fly to Mangalore. There are direct international flights to Mangalore from Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Muscat, Doha Qatar, Bahrain and Kuwait. Prepaid taxis are available at the Mangalore airport.

By Road:

Manipal is well connected with the major cities in Karnataka, Kerala, Goa, etc. Buses run between Mangalore and Manipal frequently. Direct buses are also available from Bangalore, Goa, Hyderabad, Mumbai and other cities.

By Train:

The closest railway stations are at Udupi (2 kms from Manipal) and Mangalore (65 kms from Manipal). These railway stations lie on the Konkan route connecting the north and the south along the west coast. Delhi and Mumbai (to the north) and Ernakulam (to the south) are linked to Udupi station. Mangalore station is connected to Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi, Goa, Calicut, Cochin, Trivandrum, Mumbai and other major cities. Those traveling from Kolkata will have to travel via Chennai/Mumbai/Bangalore/Goa and then take a connecting train to Mangalore. There is also a train operating from Jammu to Mangalore once a week. For more information check:

Manipal Campus Map

Cabs are available from both Mangalore International  Airport and Mangalore Central Railway Station to Manipal University.  We recommend the following CALL TAXI who are giving service with us.

CALL TAXI Name Contact Details Description
Sri Raksha Travels Mob : 9844898376 Off : 9480757376 E-mail: Website: Any trip to Mangalore airport pick up/drop or to railway station drop/pick up flat charge: ₹ 1200 (including toll gate) The following list are some of the places that can be visited around Manipal .
Shri Kumkum Tours & Travels Mob : 9945414338(WhatsApp) Mob : 9449359722 Any trip to Mangalore airport pick up/drop or to railway station drop/pick up flat charge: ₹ 1200 (including toll gate)

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