There are 7 ways to get from Alappuzha to Rameswaram by bus, train, taxi, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus  •  11 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Alapuzha to Trivandrum
  2. Take the bus from Thiruvananthapuram to Tirunelveli
  3. Take the bus from Tirunelveli to Rameshwaram

$22 - $32

Cheapest option

Train, bus via Tirunelveli  •  11 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Alleppey (ALLP) to Tirunelveli (TEN) Guv Chennai Exp / ...
  2. Take the bus from Tirunelveli to Rameshwaram

$12 - $26

5 alternative options

Train, bus  •  14 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Alleppey (ALLP) to Eranakulam Junction (ERS)
  2. Take the train from Eranakulam Junction (ERS) to Ramanathapuram (RMD)
  3. Take the bus from Ramanathapuram to Rameshwaram

$12 - $37

Taxi  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Take a taxi from Alappuzha to Rameswaram 260.6 miles

$95 - $120

Drive  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Alappuzha to Rameswaram 260.6 miles

$40 - $65

Train, fly to Trivandrum, bus  •  11 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Alleppey (ALLP) to Aluva (AWY)
  2. Fly from Kochi (COK) to Trivandrum (TRV) COK - TRV
  3. Take the bus from Thiruvananthapuram to Tirunelveli
  4. Take the bus from Tirunelveli to Rameshwaram

$42 - $164

Train, fly to Madurai, bus  •  8 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Alleppey (ALLP) to Aluva (AWY)
  2. Fly from Kochi (COK) to Madurai (IXM) COK - IXM
  3. Take the train from Madurai Junction (MDU) to Ramanathapuram (RMD)
  4. Take the bus from Ramanathapuram to Rameshwaram

$40 - $103

What companies run services between Alappuzha, India and Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu, India?

You can take a bus from Alappuzha to Rameswaram via Trivandrum, Thiruvananthapuram, and Tirunelveli in around 11 h 15 min.

Airlines
Air India Express
Website
airindiaexpress.in
Flights from Kochi to Trivandrum
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$27 - $60
Flights from Kochi to Madurai
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$26 - $60
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Kochi to Trivandrum
Ave. Duration
47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $130
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Kochi to Trivandrum
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $120
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Alleppey (ALLP) to Tirunelveli (TEN)
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $17
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Alleppey (ALLP) to Eranakulam Junction (ERS)
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $14
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Eranakulam Junction (ERS) to Ramanathapuram (RMD)
Ave. Duration
10 h 48 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$8 - $19
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Alleppey (ALLP) to Aluva (AWY)
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $14
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Madurai Junction (MDU) to Ramanathapuram (RMD)
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $14
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Alapuzha to Trivandrum
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Thiruvananthapuram to Tirunelveli
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Book at
redbus.in
SETC
Website
tnstc.in
Bus from Tirunelveli to Rameshwaram
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
tnstc.in
Bus from Ramanathapuram to Rameshwaram
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tnstc.in
Other operators
Taxi from Alappuzha to Rameswaram
Ave. Duration
6 h 41 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Alappuzha and Rameswaram is 328 km. The road distance is 417 km.

The cheapest way to get from Alappuzha to Rameswaram is to train and bus which costs ₹800 - ₹1,800 and takes 11 h 43 min.

The quickest way to get from Alappuzha to Rameswaram is to taxi which takes 6 h 41 min and costs ₹6,500 - ₹8,000.

No, there is no direct bus from Alappuzha to Rameswaram. However, there are services departing from Alapuzha and arriving at Rameshwaram via Thiruvananthapuram and Tirunelveli. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 15 min.

It takes approximately 11 h 15 min to get from Alappuzha to Rameswaram, including transfers.