How To Reach Malpe
By Air: Mangalore International Airport, formerly known as the ‘Bajpe Airport’ is the nearest airfield from Malpe that is located about 60 kilometers to the south of this littoral hamlet. In service since 1951 AD and upgraded to the status of an international airport in 2006, this airdrome provides Malpe with both domestic and international connectivity. The Mangalore International Airport happens to be the second airport of the state of Karnataka to operate international flights. The chief airlines those cater their services at this airport consist of Air India, Jet Airways, SpiceJet, Kingfisher Airlines, Air India Express and Saudi Arabian Airlines. Some of the worth mentioning domestic and foreign destinations accessible from Mangalore Airport include Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Goa, Chennai, Kozhikode, Kochi, Hyderabad, Vijayawada, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Doha, Bahrain, Kuwait, Sharjah, Muscat, Mecca and Medina, etc. Both state transport & private buses as well as cabs & taxis are easily available from Mangalore to reach Malpe by road and vice versa.
By Rail: The Udupi Railway Station (UD) positioned just 9 kilometers to the southeast of Malpe and easily reachable via SH 65 is the closest railhead that endows this beach town with efficient connectivity to several important Intra and Inter state destinations by train. The Udupi Railway Station being one of the crucial stoppages on the ‘Konkan Railway Line’ of the Indian Railway operates around 31 trains those pass through Udupi. Some of the notable trains connecting Udupi to rest of the country include Bikaner Exp, Darbhanga Exp, Ernakulam Exp, Gandhidham Exp, Kochuveli Garib Rath, Madgaon Ernakulam Exp, Mangala Ldweep, Maru Sagar Exp, Matsyaganda Exp, Mumbai Exp, Nagercoil Exp, Netravathi Exp, Okha Exp, Poorna Exp, Rajdhani Exp, Sampark Kranthi, Veraval Exp, etc. Several worth mentioning Indian cities directly linked to Udupi by train take in Mangalore, Ernakulam, Nagercoil, Trivandrum, Tirunelveli, Kochuveli, Hapa, Madgaon, Mumbai, Pune, Okha, Veraval, Ahmedabad, Gandhidham, Ajmer, Bikaner, Delhi, Chandigarh, etc.
By Road: The all encompassing network of state and national highways annexes Malpe to almost all the towns and cities of Karnataka as well as adjoining states by road. The Malpe Town is well connected to Udupi through SH 65 and numerous buses, taxis and other private vehicles frequently ply from Udupi to Malpe and contrariwise. Udupi is situated just 6 kilometers to the southeast of Malpe and falls on the route of NH 66. AC, Non AC, Deluxe, Luxury and ordinary buses regularly ply from Udupi to Karkala, Sringeri, Shimoga, Dharmasthala, Mangalore, and many other cities of Karnataka and neighboring states. Malpe is connected to Karkala, Maravanthe, Kollur, Murudeshwar, Sringeri, Shimoga, Dharmasthala, Mangalore, etc. via Udupi by road.