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

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Fly to Trivandrum, train  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Trivandrum (TRV) MAA - TRV
  2. Take the train from Thiruvananthapuram Central (TVC) to Nager Coil Town (NJT)

$37 - $176

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Bus  •  12 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Chennai to Nagercoil

$8 - $12

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Fly to Tuticorin, bus  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Tuticorin (TCR) MAA - TCR
  2. Take the bus from Tirunelveli to Nagercoil

$34 - $234

Fly to Madurai, train  •  8 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Madurai (IXM) MAA - IXM
  2. Take the train from Madurai Junction (MDU) to Nager Coil Town (NJT)

$27 - $170

Train  •  12 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Chennai Egmore (MS) to Nagercoil Junction (NCJ) Ms-Cape Exp. / ...

$12 - $21

Taxi  •  10 h 2 min

  1. Take a taxi from Chennai to Nagercoil 432.6 miles

$140 - $180

Drive  •  10 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Chennai to Nagercoil 432.6 miles

$70 - $110

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No, there is no direct bus from Chennai to Nagercoil. However, there are services departing from Veppampattu and arriving at Nagercoil via Chennai. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 17 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Chennai Egmore (MS) and arriving at Nagercoil Junction (NCJ). Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 12 h 15 min.

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The distance between Chennai and Nagercoil is 628 km. The road distance is 692.2 km.

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The best way to get from Chennai to Nagercoil without a car is to train which takes 12 h 15 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 1 min to get from Chennai to Nagercoil, including transfers.

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

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Chennai to Nagercoil train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Chennai Egmore (MS) station.

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The best way to get from Chennai to Nagercoil is to train which takes 12 h 15 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 12 h 17 min.

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The quickest flight from Madras Airport to Trivandrum Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Chennai to Nagercoil.
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  • Distance: 392.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 1 min

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

Indian Railways operates a train from Chennai to Nagercoil 3 times a day. Tickets cost $12 - $21 and the journey takes 12 h 15 min. Alternatively, RedBus operates a bus from Chennai to Nagercoil every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 12 h.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Madras to Trivandrum
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $280
Flights from Madras to Tuticorin
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from Madras to Madurai
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $170
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Madras to Trivandrum
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Flights from Madras to Tuticorin
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$29 - $440
Flights from Madras to Madurai
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $200
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
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Madras to Madurai
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $180
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Thiruvananthapuram Central (TVC) to Nager Coil Town (NJT)
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1 - $13
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irctc.co.in
Train from Madurai Junction (MDU) to Nager Coil Town (NJT)
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $15
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Chennai Egmore (MS) to Nagercoil Junction (NCJ)
Ave. Duration
12 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
SETC
Website
tnstc.in
Bus from Tirunelveli to Nagercoil
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tnstc.in
Other operators
Taxi from Chennai to Nagercoil
Ave. Duration
10 h 2 min
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com
Yellow Taxi
Phone
+91 44 26 54 26 26
Website
yellowcalltaxi.com
Meru Cabs
Phone
+91 44 44 22 44 22
Website
merucabs.com

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Chennai to Nagercoil train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Nagercoil Junction (NCJ) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chennai to Nagercoil is 692 km. It takes approximately 10 h 2 min to drive from Chennai to Nagercoil.

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

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There are 52+ hotels available in Nagercoil. Prices start at $10 USD per night.

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

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