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There are 5 ways to get from Coimbatore Airport (CJB) to Ponkunnam by train, bus, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train

  1. Take the train from Podanur Jn to Kottayam

Cheapest option

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Singanallur to Palghat Town
  2. Take the bus from Palakkad to Ponkunnam

3 alternative options

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Coimbatore to Chalakudy
  2. Take the bus from Chalakudy to Ponkunnam

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Coimbatore Airport (CJB) to Ponkunnam

Drive

  1. Drive from Coimbatore Airport (CJB) to Ponkunnam

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Coimbatore Airport (CJB) to Ponkunnam is to train and bus which costs ₹700 - ₹1,500 and takes 8h 43m.

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The fastest way to get from Coimbatore Airport (CJB) to Ponkunnam is to taxi. Taking this option will cost ₹4,900 - ₹6,000 and takes 4h 18m.

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The distance between Coimbatore Airport (CJB) and Ponkunnam is 167 km. The road distance is 265.7 km.

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The best way to get from Coimbatore Airport (CJB) to Ponkunnam without a car is to train which takes 5h 15m and costs ₹1,000 - ₹2,100.

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It takes approximately 5h 15m to get from Coimbatore Airport (CJB) to Ponkunnam, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Coimbatore Airport (CJB) to Ponkunnam is to train which takes 5h 15m and costs ₹1,000 - ₹2,100. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₹1,100 - ₹2,000 and takes 6h 10m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Coimbatore Airport (CJB) to Ponkunnam is 266 km. It takes approximately 4h 18m to drive from Coimbatore Airport (CJB) to Ponkunnam.

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  • Distance: 166.6 km
  • Duration: 5h 15m

What companies run services between Coimbatore Airport (CJB), India and Ponkunnam, India?

Indian Railways operates a train from Podanur Jn to Kottayam once a week. Tickets cost ₹170 - ₹950 and the journey takes 4h 32m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Coimbatore Airport (CJB) to Ponkunnam via Coimbatore and Chalakudy in around 6h 10m.

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 Kottayam
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
₹170 - ₹950
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹170 - ₹230
Third AC (3A)
₹500 - ₹700
Second AC (2A)
₹750 - ₹950
Train from Singanallur to Palghat Town
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₹100 - ₹650
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹100 - ₹140
Third AC (3A)
₹370 - ₹470
Second AC (2A)
₹500 - ₹650
Bus operators
Kallada Tours and Travels
Phone
8893555000
Email
info@kalladatravels.com
Website
kalladatravels.com
Bus from Coimbatore to Chalakudy
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₹550 - ₹1,100
Schedules at
kalladatravels.com
Bus from Chalakudy to Ponkunnam
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₹500 - ₹700
Schedules at
kalladatravels.com
Bus from Palakkad to Ponkunnam
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₹600 - ₹850
Schedules at
kalladatravels.com
Other operators
Taxi from Coimbatore Airport (CJB) to Ponkunnam
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
Estimated price
₹4,900 - ₹6,000
RPK Travels
Phone
+91 42 24 22 37 00
Website
rpktravels.com
Coimbatore Taxi
Phone
+91 73 73 81 23 45
Website
coimbatoretaxi.com

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