There are 6 ways to get from Coimbatore to Varkala by train, bus, taxi, car or plane

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Train  •  7 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Coimbatore Junction (CBE) to Varkala (VAK) Mas - Tvc Super Fast / ...

$7 - $18

5 alternative options

Bus  •  11 h

  1. Take the bus from Coimbatore to Ernakulam
  2. Take the bus from Kochi to Varkala

$12 - $20

Taxi  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Take a taxi from Coimbatore to Varkala 214 miles

$65 - $80

Drive  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Coimbatore to Varkala 214 miles

$35 - $55

Fly from Coimbatore  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Coimbatore (CJB) to Trivandrum (TRV) CJB - TRV

$96 - $434

Train to Kochi, fly  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Coimbatore Junction (CBE) to Aluva (AWY)
  2. Fly from Kochi (COK) to Trivandrum (TRV) COK - TRV

$38 - $152

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Coimbatore to Varkala is to train which costs ₹490 - ₹1,200 and takes 7 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Coimbatore to Varkala is to fly which costs ₹6,500 - ₹30,000 and takes 4 h 14 min.

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The distance between Coimbatore and Varkala is 254 km. The road distance is 342.5 km.

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The train from Coimbatore Junction (CBE) to Varkala (VAK) takes 7 h 32 min including transfers and departs five times a day.

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No, there is no direct bus from Coimbatore to Varkala. However, there are services departing from Coimbatore and arriving at Varkala via Kochi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Coimbatore Junction (CBE) and arriving at Varkala (VAK). Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 32 min.

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

Indian Railways operates a train from Coimbatore to Varkala 5 times a day. Tickets cost $7 - $18 and the journey takes 7 h 32 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Coimbatore to Varkala via Ernakulam and Kochi in around 11 h.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Coimbatore to Trivandrum via Madras
Ave. Duration
5 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $440
Flights from Coimbatore to Trivandrum via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flights from Coimbatore to Trivandrum via Madras, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Flights from Coimbatore to Trivandrum via Mumbai, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Kochi to Trivandrum
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $130
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Coimbatore to Trivandrum via Madras
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $500
Flights from Coimbatore to Trivandrum via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Kochi to Trivandrum
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $120
Air India Express
Website
airindiaexpress.in
Flights from Kochi to Trivandrum
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$27 - $60
Train operators
Bus operators
Kerala State Road Transport Corporation
Website
ksrtconline.com
Bus from Kochi to Varkala
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $9
Schedules at
keralartc.com
Other operators
Taxi from Coimbatore to Varkala
Ave. Duration
5 h 14 min
Estimated price
$65 - $80
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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