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Mangaluru International Airport is about 15km northeast of town. There are daily flights to Mumbai, Delhi, Bengaluru (Bangalore), Hubballi, Hyderabad and Chennai, and international connections to Gulf locations including Abu Dhabi, Bahrain, Doha, Dubai and Muscat.

Airlines include Air India, Jet Airways, Indigo and Spicejet.

To get to the airport, take bus 47B or 47C from the City bus stand. An Uber or Ola is around ₹350.

Bus

The KSRTC bus stand is 3km from the city centre. Deluxe buses depart half-hourly to Bengaluru (₹410 to ₹835, seven to nine hours) via Mysuru (Mysore; ₹250 to ₹520, five to six hours).

Dharmasthala ₹50 to ₹85, one to two hours, 8.05am and 2.20pm

Ernakulam ₹852, nine hours, 9pm

Gokarna ₹266 to ₹515, 5½ hours, 12.45pm, 10.15 and 10pm

Hassan ₹166 to ₹370, three to five hours, 12 daily

Madikeri ₹135 to ₹310, 3½ to four hours, 11 daily

Panaji ₹390 to ₹1150, eight to 9½ hours, four daily

For Udupi (₹58, 1½ hours), head to the City bus stand.

Train

The main train station, Mangaluru Central, is south of the city centre.

Bengaluru (Bangalore)

Train No & Name

16512 & 16514 Bangalore Express

Fare (₹)

sleeper/2AC 255/985

Duration (hr)

10½

Departure Time

8.55pm

Chennai

Train No & Name

12686 Chennai Express

Fare (₹)

sleeper/2AC 460/1735

Duration (hr)

16

Departure Time

4.15pm

Gokarna

Train No & Name

16523 Karwar Express

Fare (₹)

sleeper/2AC 205/780

Duration (hr)

5

Departure Time

8.35pm

Gokarna

Train No & Name

12620 Matsyaganda Express

Fare (₹)

sleeper/2AC 235/830

Duration (hr)

4

Departure Time

2.25pm

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Train No & Name

16630 Malabar Express

Fare (₹)

sleeper/2AC 345/1355

Duration (hr)

15

Departure Time

6.15pm