There are 5 ways to get from Coimbatore to Kumbakonam by train, bus, taxi, car or plane

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

Train  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Coimbatore Junction (CBE) to Kumbakonam (KMU) Jan Shatabdi Exp

$6 - $18

4 alternative options

Bus  •  7 h

  1. Take the bus from Coimbatore to Kumbakonam

$8 - $12

Taxi  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Take a taxi from Coimbatore to Kumbakonam 181.1 miles

$45 - $60

Drive  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Coimbatore to Kumbakonam 181.1 miles

$29 - $45

Fly, train  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Coimbatore (CJB) to Tiruchirapalli (TRZ) CJB - TRZ
  2. Take the train from Tiruchchirapali (TPJ) to Kumbakonam (KMU)

$76 - $411

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

Indian Railways operates a train from Coimbatore to Kumbakonam 6 times a week. Tickets cost $6 - $18 and the journey takes 5 h 13 min. Alternatively, RedBus operates a bus from Coimbatore to Kumbakonam every 4 hours. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 7 h.

Airlines
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Coimbatore to Tiruchirapalli via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $390
Flights from Coimbatore to Tiruchirapalli via Madras
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Flights from Coimbatore to Tiruchirapalli via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Train operators
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Coimbatore to Kumbakonam
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Bharathi Taxi
Phone
+91 91 30 002000
Website
bharathicalltaxi.in
Meru Cabs
Phone
+91 422 44 22 44 22
Website
meru.in
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Coimbatore and Kumbakonam is 265 km. The road distance is 290 km.

The cheapest way to get from Coimbatore to Kumbakonam is to bus which costs ₹550 - ₹800 and takes 7 h.

The quickest way to get from Coimbatore to Kumbakonam is to taxi which takes 4 h 31 min and costs ₹3,200 - ₹3,900.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Coimbatore Junction (CBE) and arriving at Kumbakonam (KMU). Services depart six times a week, and operate Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 5 h 13 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Coimbatore and arriving at Kumbakonam. Services depart every four hours. The journey takes approximately 7 h.

The train from Coimbatore Junction (CBE) to Kumbakonam (KMU) takes 5 h 13 min including transfers and departs six times a week.