Mangalore Junction Station Code - MAJN
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Reservation Enquiry - 1361 (English), 1362 (Hindi), 1363 (Kannada), 0824 - 424002
Station Details - Mangalore Junction railway station earlier known as Kankanadi railway station is situated 5 km east of the city centre. One of the major railheads of Southern Railways, Mangalore railway station is connected by express and superfast trains to important places of the country. Just outside the railway station taxis and auto-rickshaws are available for local transportation. Adjacent to the railway station there are several hotels which offer accommodation facilities at reasonable rate.
Mangalore Railway Station
Distance From: Airport (15.6 km), Mangalore Old Port (2.6 km), New Mangalore Port (10.3 km), Central market (0.9 km), Sultan Battery (4.8 km), Kadri (4.9 km), Bejai Museum (3.4 km), Kudroli Temple (2.7 km), Jama Masjid (1.6 km).
Amenities: Computer Reservation Office, Retring Room, Waiting Room, Refreshment (Veg), Tea Stall/Light Refreshment.
About Mangalore City
A truly culturally rich city, Mangalore is a historical city that has been ruled by several major dynasties, as well as the British. It is also the chief port city of Karnataka, and also deals with a large portion of India's maritime cargo on the Arabian Sea. The city can easily reached by air, road and railways. However, nothing can beat the charm of commuting via Indian Railways.
Mangalore Junction railway station (MAJN) is one of the prime railheads of Southern Railways. It was earlier called Kankanadi railway station. The railway station is located 5 kilometres from the heart of the city. The station is connected to main cities of the country by both super fast and express trains. For local transportation, there are auto-rickshaws and taxis easily available outside railway station. Matsyagandha Express, Mangalore Mail, Parasuram Express and Malabar Express are some of the trains that pass via this railway station.
Once a small laid back town, Mangalore is today an important centre for educational institutes and multi national companies. Having completed your city sightseeing tours and activities, explore some of the neighbouring towns that are equally enchanting. Visit the forts in and around Kasargode (70 km) or visit temples and scenic vistas of Kundapur (100 km) and Udupi (60 km). Offering a mix of history and culture with pristine environs, these towns are accessible from Mangalore by regular train services.