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There are 5 ways to get from Ernākulam to Karapakkam by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly, line 119 bus

  1. Fly from Kochi (COK) to Madras (MAA)
  2. Take the line 119 bus from Saidapet Court / Taluka Office Road to Karapakkam

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Train

  1. Take the train from Ernakulam Town to Chennai Central

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Ernakulam to Chennai Koyambed 100 Feet Road

Train via Tambaram

  1. Take the train from Ernakulam Jn to Tambaram

Drive

  1. Drive from Ernākulam to Karapakkam
Ernākulam → Karapakkam
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ernākulam to Karapakkam is to train which costs ₹440 - ₹2,300 and takes 13h 56m.

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The quickest way to get from Ernākulam to Karapakkam is to fly and line 119 bus which costs ₹3,400 - ₹8,000 and takes 3h 2m.

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It is 538 km from Ernākulam to Karapakkam. It is approximately 666.1 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Ernākulam to Karapakkam without a car is to train which takes 13h 56m and costs ₹440 - ₹2,300.

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It takes approximately 3h 2m to get from Ernākulam to Karapakkam, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Ernākulam to Karapakkam is to train which takes 13h 56m and costs ₹440 - ₹2,300. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₹1,100 - ₹1,700 and takes 15h.

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The quickest flight from Kochi Airport to Madras Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ernākulam to Karapakkam is 666 km. It takes approximately 9h 25m to drive from Ernākulam to Karapakkam.

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Air India Limited, Spicejet and IndiGo Airlines offer flights from Kochi Airport to Madras Airport.

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There are 443+ hotels available in Karapakkam. Prices start at ₹7,500 per night.

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Map of how to get from Ernākulam to Karapakkam.
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  • Distance: 537.9 km
  • Duration: 3h 2m

What companies run services between Ernākulam, India and Karapakkam, India?

Indian Railways operates a train from Ernakulam Town to Chennai Central 3 times a day. Tickets cost ₹340 - ₹1,700 and the journey takes 12h 15m. Alternatively, Kallada Tours and Travels operates a bus from Ernakulam to Chennai Koyambed 100 Feet Road twice daily. Tickets cost ₹1,100 - ₹1,600 and the journey takes 13h 20m.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Kochi to Madras
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,000 - ₹13,000
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Kochi to Madras
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹3,800 - ₹13,000
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Kochi to Madras
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹2,700 - ₹7,000
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.

Contact Details
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Ernakulam Town to Chennai Central
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
₹340 - ₹1,700
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹340 - ₹440
Third AC (3A)
₹900 - ₹1,200
Second AC (2A)
₹1,300 - ₹1,700
Train from Ernakulam Jn to Tambaram
Ave. Duration
18h 23m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₹450 - ₹2,100
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹450 - ₹600
Third AC (3A)
₹1,100 - ₹1,500
Second AC (2A)
₹1,700 - ₹2,100
Bus operators
MTC
Phone
+91 9445030516, 044 23455888
Email
mtc.chtwo@gems.vsnl.net.in
Website
mtcbus.tn.gov.in
Bus from Saidapet Court / Taluka Office Road to Karapakkam
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
₹14 - ₹60
Schedules at
mtcbus.tn.gov.in
Kallada Tours and Travels
Phone
8893555000
Email
info@kalladatravels.com
Website
kalladatravels.com
Bus from Ernakulam to Chennai Koyambed 100 Feet Road
Ave. Duration
13h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
₹1,100 - ₹1,600
Schedules at
kalladatravels.com

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The best way to get from Ernākulam to Kochi Airport is to taxi which takes 29 min and costs ₹700 - ₹900.

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