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There are 4 ways to get from Alappuzha to Varkala by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Alappuzha (ALLP) to Varkala (VAK) Clt - T Vc Jan Shatabdi / ...

$1 - $13

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Bus  •  3 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Alappuzha to Kollam

$13 - $16

Taxi  •  1 h 48 min

  1. Take a taxi from Alappuzha to Varkala 67.3 miles

$21 - $26

Drive  •  1 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Alappuzha to Varkala 67.3 miles

$11 - $16

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The cheapest way to get from Alappuzha to Varkala is to train which costs ₹130 - ₹950 and takes 1 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Alappuzha to Varkala is to taxi which costs ₹1,500 - ₹1,900 and takes 1 h 48 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Alappuzha (ALLP) and arriving at Varkala (VAK). Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 54 min.

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The distance between Alappuzha and Varkala is 94 km. The road distance is 107.7 km.

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The best way to get from Alappuzha to Varkala without a car is to train which takes 1 h 54 min and costs ₹130 - ₹950.

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The train from Alappuzha (ALLP) to Varkala (VAK) takes 1 h 54 min including transfers and departs five times a day.

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Alappuzha to Varkala train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Alappuzha (ALLP) station.

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The best way to get from Alappuzha to Varkala is to train which takes 1 h 54 min and costs ₹130 - ₹950. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₹900 - ₹1,200 and takes 3 h 14 min.

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Alappuzha to Varkala train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Varkala (VAK) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Alappuzha to Varkala is 108 km. It takes approximately 1 h 48 min to drive from Alappuzha to Varkala.

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  • Distance: 59 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 54 min

What companies run services between Alappuzha, India and Varkala, India?

Indian Railways operates a train from Alappuzha to Varkala 5 times a day. Tickets cost $1 - $13 and the journey takes 1 h 54 min. Alternatively, Kerala State Road Transport Corporation operates a bus from Alappuzha to Varkala every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $4 and the journey takes 2 h 22 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Kerala State Road Transport Corporation
Website
ksrtconline.com
Bus from Alappuzha to Kollam
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
keralartc.com
Other operators
Taxi from Alappuzha to Varkala
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Estimated price
$21 - $26

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