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There are 5 ways to get from Bengaluru to Vakathanam by plane, taxi, train, bus or car

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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Fly to Kochi, taxi

  1. Fly from Bengaluru (BLR) to Kochi (COK)
  2. Take a taxi from Kochi to Vakathanam

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Train

  1. Take the train from Bangalore Cant to Kottayam

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Fly to Trivandrum, train

  1. Fly from Bengaluru (BLR) to Trivandrum (TRV)
  2. Take the train from Thiruvananthapuram Central to Changanaseri

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Bangalore to Kottayam

Drive

  1. Drive from Bengaluru to Vakathanam

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The cheapest way to get from Bengaluru to Vakathanam is to train which costs ₹700 - ₹2,100 and takes 13h 7m.

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The quickest way to get from Bengaluru to Vakathanam is to fly and taxi which costs ₹5,000 - ₹10,000 and takes 3h 6m.

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The distance between Bengaluru and Vakathanam is 400 km. The road distance is 586.1 km.

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The best way to get from Bengaluru to Vakathanam without a car is to bus which takes 11h 43m and costs ₹1,300 - ₹1,900.

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It takes approximately 3h 6m to get from Bengaluru to Vakathanam, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Bengaluru to Vakathanam is to bus which takes 11h 43m and costs ₹1,300 - ₹1,900. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₹700 - ₹2,100 and takes 13h 7m.

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The quickest flight from Bengaluru Airport to Kochi Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bengaluru to Vakathanam is 586 km. It takes approximately 8h 36m to drive from Bengaluru to Vakathanam.

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GoAir, Air India Express, Spicejet and three other airlines offer flights from Bengaluru Airport to Kochi Airport.

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There are 36+ hotels available in Vakathanam. Prices start at ₹7,500 per night.

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Map of how to get from Bengaluru to Vakathanam.
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  • Distance: 399.9 km
  • Duration: 3h 6m

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

Kerala State Road Transport Corporation operates a bus from Bangalore to Kottayam every 3 hours. Tickets cost ₹950 - ₹1,400 and the journey takes 11h 30m. Alternatively, Indian Railways operates a train from Bangalore Cant to Kottayam once daily. Tickets cost ₹330 - ₹1,700 and the journey takes 12h 55m.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Bengaluru to Kochi
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹2,300 - ₹7,000
Flights from Bengaluru to Trivandrum
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹2,500 - ₹14,000
AirAsia India
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Bengaluru to Kochi
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹2,100 - ₹6,500
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Bengaluru to Kochi
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹2,300 - ₹6,000
Flights from Bengaluru to Trivandrum
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
₹2,400 - ₹6,500
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Bengaluru to Kochi via Mysore
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹850 - ₹17,000
Flights from Bengaluru to Trivandrum
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
₹5,500 - ₹23,000
GoAir
Website
goair.in
Flights from Bengaluru to Kochi
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹2,100 - ₹6,000
Air India Express
Website
airindiaexpress.in
Flights from Bengaluru to Kochi
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
₹7,000 - ₹20,000
Helitrans
Website
helitrans.no
Flights from Bengaluru to Kochi via Mysore
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹850 - ₹17,000
Train operators
Indian Railways

India’s national rail operator runs passenger and freight trains on both long-distance and suburban routes across the country, from slower multi-stop to faster and more comfortable services. It’s a practical and affordable way to explore the country. Advance ticket bookings usually open 120 days before the date of the journey for Indian nationals; 365 days for international travellers. You’ll be allocated a seat or berth when you book and choose your class of travel.

Contact Details
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Thiruvananthapuram Central to Changanaseri
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
₹130 - ₹750
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹130 - ₹170
Third AC (3A)
₹430 - ₹550
Second AC (2A)
₹600 - ₹750
Train from Bangalore Cant to Kottayam
Ave. Duration
12h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₹330 - ₹1,700
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹330 - ₹430
Third AC (3A)
₹900 - ₹1,200
Second AC (2A)
₹1,300 - ₹1,700
Bus operators
Kerala State Road Transport Corporation
Phone
9447071021
Website
keralartc.com
Bus from Bangalore to Kottayam
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
₹950 - ₹1,400
Schedules at
keralartc.com
Other operators
Taxi from Kochi to Vakathanam
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Estimated price
₹2,000 - ₹2,400
Kerala Tourist Taxi
Phone
+91 99 47 27 66 20
Website
keralatouristtaxi.com
B Cabs
Phone
+91 98 95 11 88 77
Website
bcabs.com

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The best way to get from Bengaluru to Bengaluru Airport is to taxi which takes 33 min and costs ₹1,000 - ₹1,200.

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