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

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Fly to Trivandrum, taxi

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

Cheapest option

Train

  1. Take the train from Chennai Egmore to Kottarakara

3 alternative options

Fly to Kochi, train

  1. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Kochi (COK)
  2. Take the train from Aluva to Sasthankotta

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Arumbakkum Metro Station Chennai to Kottarakara

Drive

  1. Drive from Chennai to Puthoor
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Puthoor is 1800118797.

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The cheapest way to get from Chennai to Puthoor is to train which costs ₹550 - ₹2,000 and takes 13h 29m.

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The quickest way to get from Chennai to Puthoor is to fly and taxi which costs ₹4,100 - ₹9,000 and takes 3h 56m.

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The distance between Chennai and Puthoor is 595 km. The road distance is 698.4 km.

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The best way to get from Chennai to Puthoor without a car is to bus which takes 13h 29m and costs ₹1,400 - ₹2,100.

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It takes approximately 3h 56m to get from Chennai to Puthoor, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Chennai to Puthoor is to bus which takes 13h 29m and costs ₹1,400 - ₹2,100. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₹550 - ₹2,000 and takes 13h 29m.

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The quickest flight from Madras Airport to Trivandrum Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chennai to Puthoor is 698 km. It takes approximately 10h 15m to drive from Chennai to Puthoor.

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IndiGo Airlines offers flights from Madras Airport to Trivandrum Airport.

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There are eight+ hotels available in Puthoor. Prices start at ₹7,500 per night.

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Map of how to get from Chennai to Puthoor.
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  • Distance: 594.7 km
  • Duration: 3h 56m

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

Kallada Tours and Travels operates a bus from Arumbakkum Metro Station Chennai to Kottarakara once daily. Tickets cost ₹1,200 - ₹1,700 and the journey takes 11h 36m. Alternatively, Indian Railways operates a train from Chennai Egmore to Kottarakara once daily. Tickets cost ₹350 - ₹1,700 and the journey takes 13h 20m.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Madras to Trivandrum
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹2,700 - ₹11,000
Flights from Madras to Kochi
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,800 - ₹11,000
Flights from Madras to Kochi via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
2h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,800 - ₹11,000
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 Aluva to Sasthankotta
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
₹140 - ₹800
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹140 - ₹180
Third AC (3A)
₹450 - ₹600
Second AC (2A)
₹600 - ₹800
Train from Chennai Egmore to Kottarakara
Ave. Duration
13h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₹350 - ₹1,700
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹350 - ₹460
Third AC (3A)
₹950 - ₹1,200
Second AC (2A)
₹1,300 - ₹1,700
Bus operators
Kallada Tours and Travels
Phone
8893555000
Email
info@kalladatravels.com
Website
kalladatravels.com
Bus from Arumbakkum Metro Station Chennai to Kottarakara
Ave. Duration
11h 36m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₹1,200 - ₹1,700
Schedules at
kalladatravels.com
Other operators
Taxi from Trivandrum to Puthoor
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Estimated price
₹1,400 - ₹1,700
Trivandrum Cabs
Phone
+91 97 44 18 32 73
Website
trivandrumcabs.net
Taxi Tel
Phone
+91 75 59 9 9 90 09
Website
taxitel.in
Abel Cabs
Phone
+91 94 97 18 36 93
Website
abelcabs.com

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