There are 6 ways to get from Bengaluru to Kerala backwaters by plane, bus or train

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

Fly to Kochi  •  3 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Bengaluru (BLR) to Kochi (COK) BLR - COK

$31 - $191

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Bangalore to Ernakulam

$8 - $12

4 alternative options

Fly to Coimbatore, bus  •  7 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Bengaluru (BLR) to Coimbatore (CJB) BLR - CJB
  2. Take the bus from Coimbatore to Ernakulam

$46 - $205

Fly to Calicut, bus  •  7 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Bengaluru (BLR) to Calicut (CCJ) BLR - CCJ
  2. Take the bus from Calicut to Ernakulam

$60 - $146

Fly to Trivandrum, train  •  8 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Bengaluru (BLR) to Trivandrum (TRV) BLR - TRV
  2. Take the train from Thiruvananthapuram Central (TVC) to Mulanturutti (MNTT)

$32 - $239

Train  •  11 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Bangalore Cant (BNC) to Tripunitura (TRTR) Kanyakumari Exp

$11 - $21

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bengaluru to Kerala backwaters is to bus which costs ₹550 - ₹850 and takes 10 h 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bengaluru to Kerala backwaters is to fly which costs ₹2,100 - ₹14,000 and takes 3 h 28 min.

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The distance between Bengaluru and Kerala backwaters is 371 km.

It takes approximately 3 h 28 min to get from Bengaluru to Kerala backwaters, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Bengaluru, India and Kerala backwaters, India?

AirAsia India, Spicejet and two other airlines fly from Bengaluru to Kerala backwaters hourly. Alternatively, RedBus operates a bus from Bengaluru to Kerala backwaters every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 10 h.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Bengaluru to Kochi
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from Bengaluru to Coimbatore
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $240
Flights from Bengaluru to Calicut
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $280
Flights from Bengaluru to Trivandrum
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $440
Flights from Bengaluru to Trivandrum via Madras
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $440
Flights from Bengaluru to Trivandrum via Kochi
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $440
AirAsia India
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Bengaluru to Kochi
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $310
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Bengaluru to Kochi
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $270
Flights from Bengaluru to Calicut
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Flights from Bengaluru to Trivandrum
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $220
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Bengaluru to Coimbatore
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from Bengaluru to Calicut
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $240
Flights from Bengaluru to Trivandrum
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $380
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Bengaluru to Kochi
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Flights from Bengaluru to Trivandrum
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $470
Helitrans
Website
helitrans.no
Flights from Bengaluru to Kochi
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Thiruvananthapuram Central (TVC) to Mulanturutti (MNTT)
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $15
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Bangalore Cant (BNC) to Tripunitura (TRTR)
Ave. Duration
11 h 47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $21
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Coimbatore to Ernakulam
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Calicut to Ernakulam
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Bangalore to Ernakulam
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Book at
redbus.in

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