There are 5 ways to get from Chennai to Kumarakom by plane, taxi, bus, train or car

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Fly to Kochi, taxi  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Kochi (COK) MAA - COK
  2. Take a taxi from Kochi to Kumarakom

$38 - $151

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Bus  •  13 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Chennai to Kottayam

$11 - $16

3 alternative options

Fly to Trivandrum, bus  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Trivandrum (TRV) MAA - TRV
  2. Take the bus from Thiruvananthapuram to Kottayam

$42 - $172

Train  •  12 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Chennai Central (MAS) to Kottayam (KTYM) Scl - Tvc Exp / ...

$17 - $25

Drive  •  9 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Chennai to Kumarakom 461.7 miles

$75 - $110

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The cheapest way to get from Chennai to Kumarakom is to bus which costs ₹800 - ₹1,200 and takes 13 h 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chennai to Kumarakom is to fly and taxi which costs ₹2,700 - ₹11,000 and takes 3 h 50 min.

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The distance between Chennai and Kumarakom is 571 km. The road distance is 738.7 km.

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The best way to get from Chennai to Kumarakom without a car is to train which takes 12 h 37 min and costs ₹1,100 - ₹1,900.

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It takes approximately 3 h 50 min to get from Chennai to Kumarakom, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Chennai to Kumarakom is to train which takes 12 h 37 min and costs ₹1,100 - ₹1,900. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₹800 - ₹1,200 and takes 13 h 51 min.

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The quickest flight from Madras Airport to Kochi Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chennai to Kumarakom is 739 km. It takes approximately 9 h 54 min to drive from Chennai to Kumarakom.

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Air India Limited, Vistara, Spicejet and IndiGo Airlines offer flights from Madras Airport to Kochi Airport.

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There are 848+ hotels available in Kumarakom. Prices start at $20 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Chennai to Kumarakom.
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  • Distance: 357.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 50 min

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

Indian Railways operates a train from Chennai to Kumarakom 3 times a day. Tickets cost $13 - $22 and the journey takes 12 h 25 min. Alternatively, RedBus operates a bus from Chennai to Kumarakom every 3 hours. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 12 h 30 min.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Madras to Kochi
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $360
Flights from Madras to Kochi via Tiruchirapalli
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $360
Flights from Madras to Kochi via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $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 Kochi
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $310
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 Kochi
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $240
Flights from Madras to Trivandrum
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Vistara
Website
airvistara.com
Flights from Madras to Kochi
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $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
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Madras to Trivandrum via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $410
Train operators
Bus operators
Kerala State Road Transport Corporation
Website
ksrtconline.com
Bus from Thiruvananthapuram to Kottayam
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
keralartc.com
Other operators
Taxi from Kochi to Kumarakom
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Estimated price
$17 - $21
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com
Kerala Taxi
Phone
+91 98460 43403
Website
keralataxi.com
Meru Cabs
Phone
+91 484 44 22 44 22
Website
merucabs.com

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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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