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There are 7 ways to get from Chennai to Punkunnam (Station) by plane, taxi, train, bus or car

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Fly to Kochi, taxi

  1. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Kochi (COK)
  2. Take a taxi from Kochi to Punkunnam (Station)

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Train

  1. Take the train from Chennai Central to Punkunnam

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Fly to Coimbatore, train

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

Fly to Calicut, taxi

  1. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Calicut (CCJ)
  2. Take a taxi from Calicut to Punkunnam (Station)

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Koyambed 100 Ft. Road Chennai to Trichur

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Chennai to Punkunnam (Station)

Drive

  1. Drive from Chennai to Punkunnam (Station)

Chennai to Punkunnam (Station) by train

The train journey time between Chennai and Punkunnam (Station) is around 9h 54m and covers a distance of around 620 km. Operated by Indian Railways, the Chennai to Punkunnam (Station) train service departs from Chennai Central and arrives in Punkunnam. Typically seven trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

7 Weekly Trains
9h 54m Average Duration
₹310 Cheapest Price
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Chennai → Punkunnam (Station)
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The cheapest way to get from Chennai to Punkunnam (Station) is to train which costs ₹310 - ₹1,600 and takes 9h 54m.

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The quickest way to get from Chennai to Punkunnam (Station) is to fly and taxi which costs ₹3,800 - ₹9,000 and takes 3h 11m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Chennai Central and arriving at Punkunnam. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9h 54m.

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The distance between Chennai and Punkunnam (Station) is 526 km. The road distance is 634.9 km.

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The best way to get from Chennai to Punkunnam (Station) without a car is to train which takes 9h 54m and costs ₹310 - ₹1,600.

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It takes approximately 3h 11m to get from Chennai to Punkunnam (Station), including transfers.

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Chennai to Punkunnam (Station) train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Chennai Central station.

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The best way to get from Chennai to Punkunnam (Station) is to train which takes 9h 54m and costs ₹310 - ₹1,600. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₹1,100 - ₹1,700 and takes 11h 46m.

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

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Chennai to Punkunnam (Station) train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Punkunnam station.

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Map of how to get from Chennai to Punkunnam (Station).
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  • Distance: 526.1 km
  • Duration: 3h 11m

What companies run services between Chennai, India and Punkunnam (Station), India?

Indian Railways operates a train from Chennai Central to Punkunnam once daily. Tickets cost ₹310 - ₹1,600 and the journey takes 9h 54m. Alternatively, Kallada Tours and Travels operates a bus from Koyambed 100 Ft. Road Chennai to Trichur 3 times a day. Tickets cost ₹1,100 - ₹1,600 and the journey takes 9h 50m.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Madras to Kochi
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,000 - ₹13,000
Flights from Madras to Coimbatore
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,300 - ₹13,000
Flights from Madras to Calicut
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹4,900 - ₹10,000
Flights from Madras to Calicut via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹4,900 - ₹10,000
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Madras to Kochi
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,800 - ₹13,000
Flights from Madras to Coimbatore
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,000 - ₹24,000
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Madras to Kochi
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹2,800 - ₹7,500
Train operators
Indian Railways

India’s national rail operator runs passenger and freight trains on both long-distance and suburban routes across the country, from slower multi-stop to faster and more comfortable services. It’s a practical and affordable way to explore the country. Advance ticket bookings usually open 120 days before the date of the journey for Indian nationals; 365 days for international travellers. You’ll be allocated a seat or berth when you book and choose your class of travel.

Contact Details
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Podanur Jn to Punkunnam
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₹120 - ₹750
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹120 - ₹160
Third AC (3A)
₹420 - ₹550
Second AC (2A)
₹550 - ₹750
Train from Chennai Central to Punkunnam
Ave. Duration
9h 54m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₹310 - ₹1,600
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹310 - ₹400
Third AC (3A)
₹850 - ₹1,100
Second AC (2A)
₹1,200 - ₹1,600
Bus operators
Kallada Tours and Travels
Phone
8893555000
Email
info@kalladatravels.com
Website
kalladatravels.com
Bus from Koyambed 100 Ft. Road Chennai to Trichur
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
₹1,100 - ₹1,600
Schedules at
kalladatravels.com
Other operators
Taxi from Kochi to Punkunnam (Station)
Ave. Duration
45 min
Estimated price
₹1,100 - ₹1,400
Kerala Tourist Taxi
Phone
+91 99 47 27 66 20
Website
keralatouristtaxi.com
B Cabs
Phone
+91 98 95 11 88 77
Website
bcabs.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Chennai to Punkunnam (Station) is 635 km. It takes approximately 8h 38m to drive from Chennai to Punkunnam (Station).

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

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There are 22+ hotels available in Punkunnam (Station). Prices start at ₹7,500 per night.

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The best way to get from Chennai to Madras Airport is to line 40701 train which takes 21 min and costs ₹85 - ₹550.

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