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There are 7 ways to get from Chennai to Kayamkulam by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to Trivandrum, train  •  5h 12m

  1. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Trivandrum (TRV) MAA - TRV
  2. Take the train from Thiruvananthapuram Central to Kayankulam

₹3,038 - ₹14,072

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Bus  •  13h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Chennai to Kayamkulam

₹614 - ₹867

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Fly to Kochi, train  •  6h 53m

  1. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Kochi (COK) MAA - COK
  2. Take the train from Aluva to Kayankulam

₹1,708 - ₹11,442

Fly to Coimbatore, train  •  9h 36m

  1. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Coimbatore (CJB) MAA - CJB
  2. Take the train from Podanur Jn to Kayankulam

₹2,658 - ₹11,012

Fly to Tuticorin, train  •  10h 40m

  1. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Tuticorin (TCR) MAA - TCR
  2. Take the train from Maniyachchi Jn to Kayankulam

₹2,958 - ₹19,172

Train  •  13h 33m

  1. Take the train from Chennai Central to Kayankulam 12623 / ...

₹1,000 - ₹1,600

Drive  •  10h 19m

  1. Drive from Chennai to Kayamkulam 438.4 miles

₹5,000 - ₹8,000

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The cheapest way to get from Chennai to Kayamkulam is to bus which costs ₹600 - ₹900 and takes 13h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Chennai to Kayamkulam is to fly and train which costs ₹3,000 - ₹15,000 and takes 5h 12m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chennai to Kayamkulam. However, there are services departing from Veppampattu and arriving at Kayamkulam via Chennai. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 55m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Chennai Central and arriving at Kayankulam. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 13h 33m.

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The distance between Chennai and Kayamkulam is 599 km. The road distance is 701.4 km.

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The best way to get from Chennai to Kayamkulam without a car is to train which takes 13h 33m and costs ₹1,000 - ₹1,600.

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It takes approximately 5h 12m to get from Chennai to Kayamkulam, including transfers.

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Chennai to Kayamkulam bus services, operated by RedBus, depart from Chennai station.

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Chennai to Kayamkulam train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Chennai Central station.

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The best way to get from Chennai to Kayamkulam is to train which takes 13h 33m and costs ₹1,000 - ₹1,600. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₹600 - ₹900 and takes 13h 55m.

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Map of how to get from Chennai to Kayamkulam.
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  • Distance: 374.2 miles
  • Duration: 5h 12m

What companies run services between Chennai, India and Kayamkulam, India?

Indian Railways operates a train from Chennai to Kayamkulam 3 times a day. Tickets cost ₹1,000 - ₹1,600 and the journey takes 13h 33m. Alternatively, RedBus operates a bus from Chennai to Kayamkulam twice daily. Tickets cost ₹600 - ₹850 and the journey takes 12h 45m.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Madras to Trivandrum
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹4,600 - ₹21,000
Flights from Madras to Kochi
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,300 - ₹26,000
Flights from Madras to Kochi via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,300 - ₹26,000
Flights from Madras to Coimbatore
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,700 - ₹17,000
Flights from Madras to Tuticorin
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹5,000 - ₹27,000
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Madras to Kochi
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹1,500 - ₹23,000
Flights from Madras to Coimbatore
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,400 - ₹17,000
Flights from Madras to Coimbatore via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹3,400 - ₹17,000
Flights from Madras to Tuticorin
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹2,100 - ₹32,000
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Madras to Trivandrum
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹2,900 - ₹22,000
Flights from Madras to Kochi
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹2,500 - ₹17,000
Flights from Madras to Coimbatore
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,300 - ₹23,000
Air India Express
Website
airindiaexpress.in
Flights from Madras to Trivandrum
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
₹5,000 - ₹14,000
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Madras to Coimbatore
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,500 - ₹21,000
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Thiruvananthapuram Central to Kayankulam
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₹130 - ₹950
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Aluva to Kayankulam
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₹150 - ₹1,000
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Podanur Jn to Kayankulam
Ave. Duration
5h 48m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
₹380 - ₹1,200
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Maniyachchi Jn to Kayankulam
Ave. Duration
6h 38m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₹350 - ₹1,100
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Chennai Central to Kayankulam
Ave. Duration
13h 33m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
₹1,000 - ₹1,600
Book at
irctc.co.in
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The quickest flight from Madras Airport to Trivandrum Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Chennai to Kayamkulam bus services, operated by RedBus, arrive at Kayamkulam station.

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Chennai to Kayamkulam train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Kayankulam station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chennai to Kayamkulam is 701 km. It takes approximately 10h 19m to drive from Chennai to Kayamkulam.

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Air India Express, Air India Limited and IndiGo Airlines offer flights from Madras Airport to Trivandrum Airport.

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There are 42+ hotels available in Kayamkulam. Prices start at ₹999 per night.

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The best way to get from Chennai to Madras Airport is to train which takes 32m and costs ₹7 - ₹900.

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