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

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Train  •  5h 27m

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

$5 - $16

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Bus  •  7h

  1. Take the bus from Coimbatore to Kumbakonam

$7 - $11

Taxi  •  4h 31m

  1. Take a taxi from Coimbatore to Kumbakonam 181.1 miles

$40 - $55

Drive  •  4h 31m

  1. Drive from Coimbatore to Kumbakonam 181.1 miles

$29 - $45

Fly, train  •  6h 45m

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

$81 - $390

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

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

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

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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 5h 27m.

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The distance between Coimbatore and Kumbakonam is 265 km. The road distance is 289.8 km.

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The best way to get from Coimbatore to Kumbakonam without a car is to train which takes 5h 27m and costs ₹420 - ₹1,200.

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The train from Coimbatore Junction (CBE) to Kumbakonam (KMU) takes 5h 27m including transfers and departs six times a week.

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Coimbatore to Kumbakonam bus services, operated by RedBus, depart from Coimbatore station.

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Coimbatore to Kumbakonam train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Coimbatore Junction (CBE) station.

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The best way to get from Coimbatore to Kumbakonam is to train which takes 5h 27m and costs ₹420 - ₹1,200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₹550 - ₹800 and takes 7h.

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  • Distance: 165.5 miles
  • Duration: 5h 27m

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 $5 - $16 and the journey takes 5h 27m. Alternatively, RedBus operates a bus from Coimbatore to Kumbakonam every 4 hours. Tickets cost $7 - $11 and the journey takes 7h.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Coimbatore to Tiruchirapalli via Madras
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Flights from Coimbatore to Tiruchirapalli via Hyderabad, Madras
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Coimbatore to Tiruchirapalli via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Train operators
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Coimbatore to Kumbakonam
Ave. Duration
4h 31m
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com
Meru Cabs
Phone
+91 422 44 22 44 22
Website
meru.in
Bharathi Taxi
Phone
+91 91 30 002000
Website
bharathicalltaxi.in

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There is no direct flight from Coimbatore Airport to Tiruchirapalli Airport. The quickest flight takes 6h and has one stopover.

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Coimbatore to Kumbakonam bus services, operated by RedBus, arrive at Kumbakonam station.

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Coimbatore to Kumbakonam train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Kumbakonam (KMU) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Coimbatore to Kumbakonam is 290 km. It takes approximately 4h 31m to drive from Coimbatore to Kumbakonam.

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Air India Limited, Jet Airways, Spicejet and IndiGo Airlines offer flights from Coimbatore Airport to Tiruchirapalli Airport.

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There are 50+ hotels available in Kumbakonam. Prices start at $12 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Coimbatore to Coimbatore Airport is to taxi which takes 10m and costs ₹150 - ₹190.

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