How to Get There

By Air

Nearest airport to Bakel is Mangalore domestic terminal, which is about 50 km from Bekal. Taxi charge is about Rs 800 from Mangalore to Bekal. Nearest International airport is Karipur ( Kozhikode ), which is 180 km away from Bekal. It cost around Rs 3,500 from Bekal to Karipur. Karipur airport is connected to many Arab cities. Mangalore air terminal is connected to Bangalore and Chennai.

Airports near Bekal Type Aerial Distance
Bajpe Airport, Mangalore (IXE) Domestic 62 km
Kozhikode Airport (CCJ) Domestic 176 km
Bengaluru International Airport (BLR) International 311 km
Chennai International Airport (MAA) International 578 km


By Train

Nearest major railway stations are Kasargod and Kanhangad, both are about 12 km away from Bekal. Taxi charge will be about Rs 250 from Railway station to Bekal. Nearby Kottikulam and Pallikere have railway stations with stops only for local trains.

Railway Stations near Bekal Aerial Distance
Pallikere (PKP) 4 km
Kasaragod (KGQ) 8 km
Kanhangad (KZE) 13 km


Trains to Kasaragod

(Kasaragod train station is near Bekal)

Starting Station  Train Departure Arrival at Kasaragod
Chennai (MAS) West Coast Exp (22637) 11:30 AM 02:43 AM
Chennai (MAS) Madgaon Exp (06003) 09:00 PM 11:28 AM
Goa (MAO) Madgaon Eranakulam Junction Exp (10215) 09:00 PM 03:53 AM
Goa (MAO) Madgaon Chennai Central Special (06002) 01:15 PM 08:18 PM
Pune (PUNE) Pune Junction Eranakulam Junction Superfast (22150) 07:45 PM 02:43 PM


Trains to Kanhangad

(Kanhangad train station is near Bekal)

Starting Station  Train Departure Arrival at Kasaragod
Chennai Central Mangalore Express (12685) 05:00 PM         06:44 AM
Chennai Central Madgaon Express (06003) 09:00 PM         11:05 AM
Chennai Central  West Coast Express (22637) 11:30 AM         02:21 AM
Chennai Central West Coast Express (16627) 11:30 AM         02:41 AM
Chennai Egmore  Chennai Egmore Mangalore Express (16859) 10:15 PM          07:54 PM


Distance to Important places

Kannur 94 Km Kannur District
Mangalore 50 Km Towards north in Karnataka State
Kozhikode 175 Km Via Kannur
Kochi 380 Km Via Kozhikode
Thiruvananthapuram 570 Km Via Trissur - Ernakulam - Alappuzha or Trissur - Kottayam - Kollam
Coorg (Mercara)  152 Km Towards east in Karnataka State
Goa (Panaji) 420 Km Towards north