There are 5 ways to get from Coimbatore to Idukki by bus, taxi, train, night bus 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.

Recommended option

Bus, taxi  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Coimbatore to Ernakulam
  2. Take a taxi from Ernakulam to Idukki

$43 - $56

Cheapest option

Night bus  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Take the night bus from Coimbatore to Pala

$38 - $51

3 alternative options

Train, taxi  •  6 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Coimbatore Junction (CBE) to Kottayam (KTYM) Hyb Kcvl Spl / ...
  2. Take a taxi from Kottayam (KTYM) to Idukki

$45 - $66

Taxi  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Take a taxi from Coimbatore to Idukki 157.4 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Coimbatore to Idukki 157.4 miles

$25 - $40

What companies run services between Coimbatore, India and Idukki, India?

There is no direct connection from Coimbatore to Idukki. However, you can take the bus to Ernakulam then take the taxi to Idukki. Alternatively, you can take the train to Kottayam (KTYM) then take the taxi to Idukki.

Train operators
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Coimbatore to Ernakulam
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Book at
redbus.in
Night bus from Coimbatore to Pala
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Book at
redbus.in
Other operators
Taxi from Ernakulam to Idukki
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Kerala Taxi
Phone
+91 98460 43403
Website
keralataxi.com
Meru Cabs
Phone
+91 484 44 22 44 22
Website
merucabs.com
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Coimbatore and Idukki is 128 km. The road distance is 252 km.

The cheapest way to get from Coimbatore to Idukki is to drive which costs ₹1,700 - ₹2,500 and takes 3 h 42 min.

The quickest way to get from Coimbatore to Idukki is to taxi which takes 3 h 42 min and costs ₹5,500 - ₹7,000.

It takes approximately 6 h 5 min to get from Coimbatore to Idukki, including transfers.