There are 7 ways to get from Chennai to Koodankulam 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.

Recommended option

Fly to Tuticorin, taxi  •  4 h 37 min

  1. MAA - TCR

$41 - $241

Cheapest option

Bus  •  13 h 18 min

$14 - $21

5 alternative options

Fly to Trivandrum, taxi  •  4 h 42 min

  1. MAA - TRV

$56 - $186

Fly to Madurai, train  •  7 h 49 min

  1. MAA - IXM

$31 - $177

Train  •  11 h 55 min

  1. Kanyakumari Exp / ...

$18 - $29

Train via N. Panakudi (NPK)  •  13 h 19 min

  1. Anantapuri Exp

$18 - $29

Drive  •  9 h 59 min

  1. 428.3 miles

$65 - $110

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

Indian Railways operates a train from Chennai to Koodankulam 3 times a day. Tickets cost $13 - $22 and the journey takes 11 h 29 min. Alternatively, RedBus operates a bus from Chennai to Koodankulam hourly. Tickets cost $8 - $13 and the journey takes 12 h.

Airlines
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Madras to Tuticorin
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$29 - $440
Flights from Madras to Trivandrum
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Flights from Madras to Madurai
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $200
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Madras to Trivandrum
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $280
Flights from Madras to Madurai
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $170
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Madras to Madurai
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $180
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Madras to Trivandrum
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Flights from Madras to Madurai
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $270
Air India Express
Website
airindiaexpress.in
Flights from Madras to Trivandrum
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Madurai Junction (MDU) to Valliyur (VLY)
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $16
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Chennai Egmore (MS) to Valliyur (VLY)
Ave. Duration
11 h 29 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Chennai Egmore (MS) to N. Panakudi (NPK)
Ave. Duration
12 h 54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Tuticorin to Koodankulam
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Estimated price
$17 - $21

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Chennai and Koodankulam is 612 km. The road distance is 685 km.

The cheapest way to get from Chennai to Koodankulam is to bus which costs ₹950 - ₹1,500 and takes 13 h 18 min.

The quickest way to get from Chennai to Koodankulam is to fly and taxi which takes 4 h 37 min and costs ₹2,800 - ₹17,000.

It takes approximately 4 h 37 min to get from Chennai to Koodankulam, including transfers.