How to Reach



A lush green campus on the shores of the Arabian sea, nourished and blessed by the monsoon showers.

NITK is located on the coastal belt of Karnataka, on the National Highway 66, at about 22 kms from Mangalore towards Udupi. It lies close to Mangalore International Airport, Mangalore Railway Station and the Mangalore Port. Bus Routes from Mumbai, Goa and Bangalore (that terminate at Udupi-Manipal) pass through the College and visitors can disembark right away.



All parents/ guardians with wards at NITK can apply through their wards in advance for accommodation at the International Hostel (IH) and the Institute Guest House. Besides these, Surathkal and Mangalore are dotted with a flurry of lodges, food Joints and Shopping Complexes.

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Reaching NITK

There are many options to travel to the campus.

From Mangalore Railway Station and Bus stand
All Express buses to Udupi, Manipal, Kundapur, Bhatkal or Karkala drop you at the College NITK Express Bus Stop which is closer to the Administrative Block, Departments, Girls' Hostels Block, and the Guest House. A number of Private Taxis also available at Mangalore. NITK is 21 Kms. from Mangalore on the northern side on National Highway No.66.

From Surathkal Railway Station
Passengers alighting at Surathkal station can engage auto rickshaws that will take them to the college 2 kms from the Station.  Further, one can also reach Surathkal Bus Stand and board regular service buses that ply via the college.



Distance From popular destinations

    Destination     Distance
Mangalore Airport 20 km
Mangalore Central Railway Station 21 km
Mangalore Junction Railway Station 25 km
Surathkal Railway Station 4 km
Mangalore Bus Stand 22 km
Udupi Bus Stand 35 km

Travel time and Distance from popular cities

By Bus By Train By Air
From Mumbai : 22 hrs From Mumbai : 18 hrs From Bangalore : 40 mins
From Bangalore : 7 hrs From Chennai : 18 hrs From Mumbai : 1 hour 20 mins
From Mysore : 7 hrs From Trivandrum : 18 hrs
From Goa : 8 hrs From New Delhi : 40 hrs
From Ernakulam : 22 hrs From Ernakulam : 9 hrs
From Hyderabad : 24 hrs From Calcutta (via Chennai) : 50 hrs
From Bijapur : 14 hrs From Jammu Tawi (via New Delhi) : 60 hrs
From Hubli : 7 hrs From Guwahati (via Calcutta) : 72 hrs
From Belgaum : 9 hrs