How to Reach Manipal
Manipal is basically a university city and a suburb within Udupi district of Karnakata. Being located on a plateau and few kilometres away from the Arabian Sea, Manipal commands panoramic view of the ocean and Western Ghats. The city boasts of tranquil and year-round pleasant climate. It attracts thousands of students every year from across India. Manipal is also well connected by various means of transport with rest of India.
How to Reach Manipal by Air
The nearest airport to Manipal is Mangalore International Airport, located around 50 km away. It helps to connect Manipal with other Indian cities like Bangalore, Kolkata, Delhi, Pune, Mumbai, Coimbatore, to name a few with major domestic airlines. Middle Eastern countries like UAE, Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and Oman also enjoy good air connectivity with Manipal. Prepaid taxis are available outside the airport.
How to Reach Manipal by Road
Major cities in Karnataka, Kerala, Goa are connected with Manipal by a well laid road network and good bus service. There are direct buses from Bangalore, Mumbai, Hyderabad and Goa to Manipal. Buses run at frequent intervals between Mangalore and Manipal.
How to Reach Manipal by Rail
The major nearby rail-head to Manipal is Mangalore Railway Station. Otherwise, Udupi Station, located around 2 km away is the nearest rail-head to Manipal. Direct trains till Mangalore are available from cities like Delhi, Bangalore, Chennai, Goa, Calicut, Cochin, Trivandrum, Mumbai, to name a few. Trains till Udupi also available from Mumbai and Delhi.