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

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Train  •  5 h 13 min

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

$5 - $16

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Bus  •  7 h

  1. Take the bus from Coimbatore to Kumbakonam

$7 - $11

Taxi  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Take a taxi from Coimbatore to Kumbakonam 181.1 miles

$40 - $55

Drive  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Coimbatore to Kumbakonam 181.1 miles

$29 - $45

Fly, train  •  6 h 43 min

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

$81 - $430

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

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

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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 7 h.

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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 5 h 13 min.

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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 5 h 13 min and costs ₹420 - ₹1,200.

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The train from Coimbatore Junction (CBE) to Kumbakonam (KMU) takes 5 h 13 min 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 5 h 13 min and costs ₹420 - ₹1,200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₹550 - ₹800 and takes 7 h.

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There is no direct flight from Coimbatore Airport to Tiruchirapalli Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 50 min and has one stopover.

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

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  • Distance: 165.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 13 min

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 5 h 13 min. Alternatively, RedBus operates a bus from Coimbatore to Kumbakonam every 4 hours. Tickets cost $7 - $11 and the journey takes 7 h.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Coimbatore to Tiruchirapalli via Madras
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flights from Coimbatore to Tiruchirapalli via Hyderabad, Madras
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Coimbatore to Tiruchirapalli via Madras
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $410
Flights from Coimbatore to Tiruchirapalli via Bengaluru, Madras
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Train operators
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Coimbatore to Kumbakonam
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com
Bharathi Taxi
Phone
+91 91 30 002000
Website
bharathicalltaxi.in
Meru Cabs
Phone
+91 422 44 22 44 22
Website
meru.in

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