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

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Train  •  1 h 49 min

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

$1 - $14

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Bus  •  3 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Alappuzza to Varkala

$3 - $7

Taxi  •  1 h 48 min

  1. Take a taxi from Alappuzha to Varkala 67.3 miles

$22 - $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 bus which costs ₹220 - ₹500 and takes 3 h 38 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 bus departing from Alappuzza and arriving at Varkala. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 38 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 49 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 49 min and costs ₹130 - ₹950.

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The train from Alappuzha (ALLP) to Varkala (VAK) takes 1 h 49 min including transfers and departs five times a day.

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Alappuzha to Varkala bus services, operated by Kerala State Road Transport Corporation, depart from Alappuzza station.

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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 49 min and costs ₹130 - ₹950. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₹220 - ₹500 and takes 3 h 38 min.

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Alappuzha to Varkala bus services, operated by Kerala State Road Transport Corporation, arrive at Varkala station.

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

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Map of how to get from Alappuzha to Varkala.
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  • Distance: 59 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 49 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 - $14 and the journey takes 1 h 49 min. Alternatively, Kerala State Road Transport Corporation operates a bus from Alappuzha to Varkala once daily. Tickets cost $3 - $7 and the journey takes 3 h 38 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Kerala State Road Transport Corporation
Website
ksrtconline.com
Bus from Alappuzza to Varkala
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Schedules at
keralartc.com
Other operators
Taxi from Alappuzha to Varkala
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Estimated price
$22 - $26

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