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T A Pai Management Institute (TAPMI)
Post Box No.: 9, Manipal
Karnataka – 576 104, India
Phone: +91 820 2701000/01


TAPMI is located in the beautiful university town of Manipal, near the coastal town of Udupi in Karnataka. Manipal is easily accessible by road, rail and air. Udupi (5 kms) and Mangalore (65 kms) are the two main cities that serve as entry points for Manipal.


The nearest airport is at Mangalore known as Mangalore International Airport which is a one-and-half hour drive by road. Domestic flights fly from major cities, Bangalore, Kolkata, New Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai and Hyderabad. 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.


The closest railway stations are at Udupi (2 kms from Manipal) and Mangalore (65 kms from Mangalore). 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 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.