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There are 6 ways to get from Chennai to Koodankulam by plane, taxi, train, bus or car

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Fly to Tuticorin, taxi  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Tuticorin (TCR) MAA - TCR
  2. Take a taxi from Tuticorin to Koodankulam

$40 - $240

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Bus  •  13 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Chennai to Thisayanvilai

$13 - $19

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Fly to Trivandrum, taxi  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Trivandrum (TRV) MAA - TRV
  2. Take a taxi from Trivandrum to Koodankulam

$54 - $184

Train  •  13 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Chennai Egmore (MS) to North Panakudi (NPK) Ms-Qln Ananthapuri Exp

$17 - $26

Taxi  •  9 h 59 min

  1. Take a taxi from Chennai to Koodankulam 428.3 miles

$140 - $180

Drive  •  9 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Chennai to Koodankulam 428.3 miles

$65 - $110

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chennai to Koodankulam is to bus which costs ₹950 - ₹1,500 and takes 13 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chennai to Koodankulam is to fly and taxi which costs ₹3,900 - ₹14,000 and takes 4 h 30 min.

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The distance between Chennai and Koodankulam is 612 km. The road distance is 685.3 km.

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The best way to get from Chennai to Koodankulam without a car is to train which takes 13 h 19 min and costs ₹1,200 - ₹2,000.

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It takes approximately 4 h 30 min to get from Chennai to Koodankulam, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Chennai to Koodankulam is to train which takes 13 h 19 min and costs ₹1,200 - ₹2,000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₹950 - ₹1,500 and takes 13 h 24 min.

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The quickest flight from Madras Airport to Tuticorin Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chennai to Koodankulam is 685 km. It takes approximately 9 h 59 min to drive from Chennai to Koodankulam.

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Spicejet and IndiGo Airlines offer flights from Madras Airport to Tuticorin Airport.

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There are 39+ hotels available in Koodankulam. Prices start at $10 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Chennai to Koodankulam.
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  • Distance: 382.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 30 min

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

Indian Railways operates a train from Chennai to Koodankulam once daily. Tickets cost $12 - $21 and the journey takes 12 h 54 min. Alternatively, RedBus operates a bus from Chennai to Koodankulam hourly. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 12 h.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Madras to Tuticorin
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from Madras to Trivandrum
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $280
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 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Madras to Trivandrum
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
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
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Tuticorin to Koodankulam
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Estimated price
$16 - $20

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The best way to get from Chennai to Madras Airport is to train which takes 32 min and costs ₹8.

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