There are 6 ways to get from Bengaluru to Kumbakonam by train, taxi, car or plane

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Train  •  10 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Bangalore Cant (BNC) to Kumbakonam (KMU) Mayiladutarai Exp

$8 - $18

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Taxi  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Take a taxi from Bengaluru to Kumbakonam 226.8 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Bengaluru to Kumbakonam 226.8 miles

$35 - $55

Fly to Tiruchirapalli, train  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Bengaluru (BLR) to Tiruchirapalli (TRZ) BLR - TRZ
  2. Take the train from Tiruchchirapali (TPJ) to Kumbakonam (KMU)

$49 - $278

Fly to Pondicherry, train  •  8 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Bengaluru (BLR) to Pondicherry (PNY) BLR - PNY
  2. Take the train from Pondicherry (PDY) to Kumbakonam (KMU)

$41 - $189

Fly to Madurai, train  •  8 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Bengaluru (BLR) to Madurai (IXM) BLR - IXM
  2. Take the train from Madurai Junction (MDU) to Kumbakonam (KMU)

$47 - $231

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bangalore Cant (BNC) and arriving at Kumbakonam (KMU). Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10 h 29 min.

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The distance between Bengaluru and Kumbakonam is 297 km. The road distance is 362.9 km.

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The best way to get from Bengaluru to Kumbakonam without a car is to train which takes 10 h 29 min and costs .

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The train from Bangalore Cant (BNC) to Kumbakonam (KMU) takes 10 h 29 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Bengaluru to Kumbakonam train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Bangalore Cant (BNC) station.

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The quickest flight from Bengaluru Airport to Tiruchirapalli Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Bengaluru to Kumbakonam train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Kumbakonam (KMU) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bengaluru to Kumbakonam is 363 km. It takes approximately 5 h 30 min to drive from Bengaluru to Kumbakonam.

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IndiGo Airlines offers flights from Bengaluru Airport to Tiruchirapalli Airport.

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There are 46+ hotels available in Kumbakonam. Prices start at $13 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Bengaluru to Kumbakonam.
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  • Distance: 185.6 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 29 min

What companies run services between Bengaluru, India and Kumbakonam, India?

Indian Railways operates a train from Bengaluru to Kumbakonam once daily. Tickets cost $8 - $18 and the journey takes 10 h 29 min.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Bengaluru to Tiruchirapalli
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $260
Flights from Bengaluru to Tiruchirapalli via Madras
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Flights from Bengaluru to Madurai
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $250
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Bengaluru to Pondicherry
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $170
Flights from Bengaluru to Madurai
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Bangalore Cant (BNC) to Kumbakonam (KMU)
Ave. Duration
10 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $18
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irctc.co.in
Train from Tiruchchirapali (TPJ) to Kumbakonam (KMU)
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $13
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Pondicherry (PDY) to Kumbakonam (KMU)
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$3 - $14
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Madurai Junction (MDU) to Kumbakonam (KMU)
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $15
Book at
irctc.co.in
Other operators
Taxi from Bengaluru to Kumbakonam
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com
Spot City Taxi
Phone
+91 80 46 62 58 00
Website
spotcitytaxi.in
Meru Cabs
Phone
+91 80 44 22 44 22
Website
merucabs.com

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The best way to get from Bengaluru to Bengaluru Airport is to bus which takes 59 min and costs .

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