There are 9 ways to get from Bengaluru to Kumbakonam by train, bus, 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.

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Train  •  10 h 29 min

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

$9 - $20

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Bus  •  14 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Bangalore to Chennai
  2. Take the bus from Chennai to Kumbakonam

$16 - $23

Taxi  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Take a taxi from Bengaluru to Kumbakonam 226.8 miles

$90 - $120

Drive  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Bengaluru to Kumbakonam 226.8 miles

$35 - $55

Fly to Tiruchirapalli, train  •  6 h 1 min

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

$50 - $279

Fly to Pondicherry, train  •  8 h

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

$42 - $190

Fly to Madras, train  •  9 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Bengaluru (BLR) to Madras (MAA) BLR - MAA
  2. Take the train from Tambaram (TBM) to Kumbakonam (KMU)

$29 - $129

Fly to Madurai, train  •  9 h 39 min

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

$48 - $232

Fly to Coimbatore, train  •  8 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Bengaluru (BLR) to Coimbatore (CJB) BLR - CJB
  2. Take the train from Irugur (IGU) to Kumbakonam (KMU)

$43 - $211

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bengaluru to Kumbakonam is to train which costs ₹650 - ₹1,400 and takes 10 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bengaluru to Kumbakonam is to taxi which costs ₹6,000 - ₹8,000 and takes 5 h 30 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 train from Bangalore Cant (BNC) to Kumbakonam (KMU) takes 10 h 29 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bengaluru to Kumbakonam. However, there are services departing from Bangalore and arriving at Kumbakonam via Chennai. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 20 min.

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

Indian Railways operates a train from Bengaluru to Kumbakonam once daily. Tickets cost $9 - $20 and the journey takes 10 h 29 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bengaluru to Kumbakonam via Chennai in around 14 h 20 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 Madras
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $170
Flights from Bengaluru to Madurai
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $250
Flights from Bengaluru to Coimbatore
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $240
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Bengaluru to Tiruchirapalli via Madras
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from Bengaluru to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $140
Flights from Bengaluru to Madurai
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $250
Flights from Bengaluru to Coimbatore
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $210
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 Madras
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $120
Flights from Bengaluru to Madurai
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Flights from Bengaluru to Madurai via Madras
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $240
AirAsia India
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Bengaluru to Madras
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $210
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Bengaluru to Madras
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Air Mauritius
Website
airmauritius.com
Flights from Bengaluru to Madras
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
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
$9 - $20
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Tiruchchirapali (TPJ) to Kumbakonam (KMU)
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $14
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Pondicherry (PDY) to Kumbakonam (KMU)
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$3 - $15
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Tambaram (TBM) to Kumbakonam (KMU)
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $17
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Madurai Junction (MDU) to Kumbakonam (KMU)
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $16
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Irugur (IGU) to Kumbakonam (KMU)
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $17
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Bangalore to Chennai
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Chennai to Kumbakonam
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Book at
redbus.in
Other operators
Taxi from Bengaluru to Kumbakonam
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Estimated price
$90 - $120
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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