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There are 4 ways to get from Chennai to Palan Beach Resort, Varkala by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly  •  3 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Trivandrum (TRV) MAA - TRV

$44 - $171

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Train  •  15 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Chennai Central (MAS) to Varkala (VAK) Trivandrum Mail / ...

$16 - $24

2 alternative options

Bus  •  19 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Chennai to Bangalore
  2. Take the bus from Bangalore to Kazhakkuttam

$22 - $32

Drive  •  10 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Chennai to Palan Beach Resort, Varkala 455.2 miles

$70 - $110

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The cheapest way to get from Chennai to Palan Beach Resort, Varkala is to train which costs ₹1,200 - ₹1,800 and takes 15 h 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chennai to Palan Beach Resort, Varkala is to fly which costs ₹3,200 - ₹13,000 and takes 3 h 28 min.

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The distance between Chennai and Palan Beach Resort, Varkala is 622 km. The road distance is 728.3 km.

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The best way to get from Chennai to Palan Beach Resort, Varkala without a car is to train which takes 15 h 8 min and costs ₹1,200 - ₹1,800.

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It takes approximately 3 h 28 min to get from Chennai to Palan Beach Resort, Varkala, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Chennai to Palan Beach Resort, Varkala is to fly which takes 3 h 28 min and costs ₹3,200 - ₹13,000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₹1,200 - ₹1,800 and takes 15 h 8 min, you could also bus, which costs ₹1,600 - ₹2,400 and takes 19 h 29 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Chennai to Palan Beach Resort, Varkala is 728 km. It takes approximately 10 h 49 min to drive from Chennai to Palan Beach Resort, Varkala.

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

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There are 223+ hotels available in Palan Beach Resort, Varkala. Prices start at $10 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 388.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 28 min

What companies run services between Chennai, India and Palan Beach Resort, Varkala, India?

Air India Limited, Air India Express and two other airlines fly from Chennai to Palan Beach Resort, Varkala 5 times a day. Alternatively, Indian Railways operates a train from Chennai to Palan Beach Resort, Varkala twice daily. Tickets cost $15 - $23 and the journey takes 15 h 4 min.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Madras to Trivandrum
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $280
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
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
Train operators
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Chennai to Bangalore
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
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redbus.in
Bus from Bangalore to Kazhakkuttam
Ave. Duration
11 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Book at
redbus.in

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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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