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There are 7 ways to get from Ernākulam to Mandapam by bus, train, taxi, car or plane

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Bus  •  11h 28m

  1. Take the bus from Ernakulam to Tirunelveli 736Tud
  2. Take the Bus from Tirunelveli to Ramnad

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Train  •  13h 15m

  1. Take the train from Ernakulam Town to Madurai Jn 06343 / ...
  2. Take the train from Madurai Jn to Mandapam 06655 / ...

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Train via Ernakulam Jn  •  15h 10m

  1. Take the train from Ernakulam Jn to Madurai Jn 06128
  2. Take the train from Madurai Jn to Mandapam 06655 / ...

Taxi  •  6h 18m

  1. Take a taxi from Ernākulam to Mandapam 399.4 km

Drive  •  6h 18m

  1. Drive from Ernākulam to Mandapam 399.4 km

Fly to Tuticorin, taxi  •  7h 25m

  1. Fly from Kochi (COK) to Tuticorin (TCR) COK - TCR
  2. Take a taxi from Tuticorin to Mandapam

Fly to Madurai, train  •  10h 12m

  1. Fly from Kochi (COK) to Madurai (IXM) COK - IXM
  2. Take the train from Madurai Jn to Mandapam

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The cost-effective way to get from Ernākulam to Mandapam is to train, which costs ₹480 - ₹2,100 and takes 13h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Ernākulam to Mandapam is to taxi which costs ₹7,000 - ₹8,500 and takes 6h 18m.

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The distance between Ernākulam and Mandapam is 319 km. The road distance is 399.4 km.

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The best way to get from Ernākulam to Mandapam without a car is to bus which takes 11h 28m and costs .

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It takes approximately 11h 28m to get from Ernākulam to Mandapam, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Ernākulam to Mandapam is to bus which takes 11h 28m and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₹480 - ₹2,100 and takes 13h 15m.

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There is no direct flight from Kochi Airport to Tuticorin Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 20m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ernākulam to Mandapam is 399 km. It takes approximately 6h 18m to drive from Ernākulam to Mandapam.

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AirAsia India and IndiGo Airlines offer flights from Kochi Airport to Tuticorin Airport.

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

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Map of how to get from Ernākulam to Mandapam.
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  • Distance: 319.5 km
  • Duration: 11h 28m

What companies run services between Ernākulam, India and Mandapam, Tamil Nādu, India?

You can take a bus from Ernākulam to Mandapam via Tirunelveli and Ramnad in around 11h 28m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Ernākulam to Mandapam via Madurai Jn and Mandapam in around 13h 15m.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Kochi to Tuticorin via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
₹3,200 - ₹8,500
Flights from Kochi to Tuticorin via Madras
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,400 - ₹9,000
Flights from Kochi to Tuticorin via Bengaluru, Madras
Ave. Duration
8h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,600 - ₹9,500
Flights from Kochi to Tuticorin via Hyderabad, Madras
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹4,500 - ₹13,000
Flights from Kochi to Tuticorin via Mumbai, Madras
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹5,500 - ₹16,000
Flights from Kochi to Madurai via Madras
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹2,600 - ₹7,000
Flights from Kochi to Madurai via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹2,400 - ₹6,500
Flights from Kochi to Madurai via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹4,000 - ₹11,000
Flights from Kochi to Madurai via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,400 - ₹9,000
Flights from Kochi to Madurai via Hyderabad, Madras
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,500 - ₹9,500
Flights from Kochi to Madurai via Hyderabad, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,400 - ₹9,500
Flights from Kochi to Madurai via Madras, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹2,900 - ₹7,500
Flights from Kochi to Madurai via Trivandrum, Madras
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹2,900 - ₹8,000
Flights from Kochi to Madurai via Pune, Madras
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹4,100 - ₹12,000
Flights from Kochi to Madurai via Pune, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,800 - ₹11,000
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 Madurai Jn
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
₹220 - ₹1,200
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹220 - ₹290
Third AC (3A)
₹650 - ₹850
Second AC (2A)
₹900 - ₹1,200
Train from Madurai Jn to Mandapam
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
₹130 - ₹750
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹130 - ₹170
Third AC (3A)
₹440 - ₹550
Second AC (2A)
₹600 - ₹750
Train from Ernakulam Jn to Madurai Jn
Ave. Duration
11h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₹270 - ₹1,400
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹270 - ₹350
Third AC (3A)
₹750 - ₹950
Second AC (2A)
₹1,000 - ₹1,400
Bus operators
SETC
Phone
9513508001
Email
commercial@tnstc.in
Website
tnstc.in
Bus from Ernakulam to Tirunelveli
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
₹420 - ₹700
Schedules at
tnstc.in
Parveen Travels
Phone
044 4900 7555/ 1800 102 0999
Email
customercare@parveentravels.com
Website
parveentravels.com
Bus from Tirunelveli to Ramnad
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
parveentravels.com
Other operators
Taxi from Ernākulam to Mandapam
Ave. Duration
6h 18m
Estimated price
₹7,000 - ₹8,500
Taxio
Phone
+91 48 44 44 04 44
Website
taxio.in
Kerala Tourist Taxi
Phone
+91 99 47 27 66 20
Website
keralatouristtaxi.com
B Cabs
Phone
+91 98 95 11 88 77
Website
bcabs.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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