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There are 3 ways to get from Coimbatore to Vakathanam by train, taxi or car

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  1. Take the train from Coimbatore Jn to Kottayam

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  1. Take a taxi from Coimbatore to Vakathanam


  1. Drive from Coimbatore to Vakathanam
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The cheapest way to get from Coimbatore to Vakathanam is to train which costs ₹550 - ₹1,500 and takes 4h 59m.

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The fastest way to get from Coimbatore to Vakathanam is to taxi which takes 4h 12m and costs ₹4,700 - ₹6,000.

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The distance between Coimbatore and Vakathanam is 171 km. The road distance is 262.4 km.

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The best way to get from Coimbatore to Vakathanam without a car is to train which takes 4h 59m and costs ₹550 - ₹1,500.

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It takes approximately 4h 59m to get from Coimbatore to Vakathanam, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Coimbatore to Vakathanam is 262 km. It takes approximately 4h 12m to drive from Coimbatore to Vakathanam.

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There are 36+ hotels available in Vakathanam. Prices start at ₹7,500 per night.

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Map of how to get from Coimbatore to Vakathanam.
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  • Distance: 170.9 km
  • Duration: 4h 59m

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

Indian Railways operates a train from Coimbatore Jn to Kottayam every 4 hours. Tickets cost ₹180 - ₹950 and the journey takes 4h 47m.

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.

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Train from Coimbatore Jn to Kottayam
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
₹180 - ₹950
Book at
Sleeper Class
₹180 - ₹230
Third AC (3A)
₹500 - ₹700
Second AC (2A)
₹750 - ₹950
Other operators
Taxi from Coimbatore to Vakathanam
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
Estimated price
₹4,700 - ₹6,000
RPK Travels
+91 42 24 22 37 00
Coimbatore Taxi
+91 73 73 81 23 45

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