There are 4 ways to get from Bengaluru to Varkala by plane, bus, train 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.

Recommended option

Fly  •  3 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Bengaluru (BLR) to Trivandrum (TRV) BLR - TRV

$37 - $232

Cheapest option

Bus  •  11 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Bangalore to Attingal

$12 - $17

2 alternative options

Train  •  15 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Bangalore Cant (BNC) to Varkala (VAK) Kanyakumari Exp

$15 - $23

Drive  •  9 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Bengaluru to Varkala 428.9 miles

$70 - $110

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

IndiGo Airlines, Air India Limited and two other airlines fly from Bengaluru to Varkala every 4 hours. Alternatively, RedBus operates a bus from Bengaluru to Varkala hourly. Tickets cost $8 - $13 and the journey takes 11 h 30 min.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Bengaluru to Trivandrum
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $440
Flights from Bengaluru to Trivandrum via Kochi
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $440
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Bengaluru to Trivandrum
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $470
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Bengaluru to Trivandrum
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $380
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Bengaluru to Trivandrum
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $220
Train operators
Bus operators

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Bengaluru and Varkala is 481 km. The road distance is 686 km.

The cheapest way to get from Bengaluru to Varkala is to bus which costs ₹800 - ₹1,200 and takes 11 h 46 min.

The quickest way to get from Bengaluru to Varkala is to fly which takes 3 h 57 min and costs ₹2,500 - ₹16,000.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bangalore Cant (BNC) and arriving at Varkala (VAK). Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 15 h 12 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 57 min to get from Bengaluru to Varkala, including transfers.