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There are 9 ways to get from Ernākulam to Rameswaram by bus, train, taxi, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus, train  •  12 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Cochin to Madurai
  2. Take the train from Madurai Junction (MDU) to Rameswaram (RMM) Cape-Rmm Super Fast / ...

$10 - $25

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Train  •  13 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Ernakulam Town (ERN) to Madurai Junction (MDU) Tvc-Mdu Amritha Exp / ...
  2. Take the train from Madurai Junction (MDU) to Rameswaram (RMM) Cape-Rmm Super Fast / ...

$9 - $30

7 alternative options

Bus  •  15 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Ernakulam By-pass to Coimbatore
  2. Take the bus from Gandhipuram to Rameswaram 636Ud

$13 - $22

Taxi  •  7 h 32 min

  1. Take a taxi from Ernākulam to Rameswaram 289.2 miles

$95 - $120

Drive  •  7 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Ernākulam to Rameswaram 289.2 miles

$45 - $70

Fly to Tiruchirapalli, train  •  9 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Kochi (COK) to Tiruchirapalli (TRZ) COK - TRZ
  2. Take the train from Tiruchchirapali (TPJ) to Rameswaram (RMM)

$62 - $306

Fly to Madurai, train  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Kochi (COK) to Madurai (IXM) COK - IXM
  2. Take the train from Madurai Junction (MDU) to Rameswaram (RMM)

$36 - $86

Fly to Trivandrum, bus, train  •  12 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Kochi (COK) to Trivandrum (TRV) COK - TRV
  2. Take the bus from Thiruvananthapuram to Tirunelveli
  3. Take the train from Tirunelveli (TEN) to Rameswaram (RMM)

$39 - $156

Fly to Tuticorin, train  •  13 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Kochi (COK) to Tuticorin (TCR) COK - TCR
  2. Take the train from Tirunelveli (TEN) to Rameswaram (RMM)

$97 - $413

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ernākulam to Rameswaram is to bus which costs ₹900 - ₹1,700 and takes 15 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ernākulam to Rameswaram is to fly and train which costs ₹2,600 - ₹6,500 and takes 6 h 8 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ernākulam to Rameswaram. However, there are services departing from Ernakulam By-pass and arriving at Rameswaram via Gandhipuram. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Ernākulam to Rameswaram. However, there are services departing from Ernakulam Town (ERN) and arriving at Rameswaram (RMM) via Madurai Junction (MDU). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 55 min.

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The distance between Ernākulam and Rameswaram is 341 km. The road distance is 462.6 km.

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The best way to get from Ernākulam to Rameswaram without a car is to bus and train which takes 12 h 41 min and costs ₹700 - ₹1,800.

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It takes approximately 12 h 41 min to get from Ernākulam to Rameswaram, including transfers.

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Ernākulam to Rameswaram bus services, operated by RedBus, depart from Ernakulam By-pass station.

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Ernākulam to Rameswaram train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Ernakulam Town (ERN) station.

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The best way to get from Ernākulam to Rameswaram is to train which takes 13 h 55 min and costs ₹650 - ₹2,300. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₹900 - ₹1,700 and takes 15 h 20 min.

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Map of how to get from Ernākulam to Rameswaram.
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  • Distance: 213 miles
  • Duration: 12 h 41 min

What companies run services between Ernākulam, India and Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu, India?

You can take a train from Ernākulam to Rameswaram via Madurai Junction (MDU) in around 13 h 55 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ernākulam to Rameswaram via Coimbatore and Gandhipuram in around 15 h 20 min.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Kochi to Tiruchirapalli
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $280
Flights from Kochi to Tiruchirapalli via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Flights from Kochi to Trivandrum
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $130
Flights from Kochi to Tuticorin via Madras
Ave. Duration
5 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $430
Flights from Kochi to Tuticorin via Bengaluru, Madras
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $450
Flights from Kochi to Tuticorin via Hyderabad, Madras
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Air India Express
Website
airindiaexpress.in
Flights from Kochi to Madurai
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$26 - $60
Flights from Kochi to Trivandrum
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$27 - $60
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Kochi to Tuticorin via Madras
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $420
Flights from Kochi to Tuticorin via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $380
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Kochi to Trivandrum
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $120
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Madurai Junction (MDU) to Rameswaram (RMM)
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $14
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Ernakulam Town (ERN) to Madurai Junction (MDU)
Ave. Duration
10 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $17
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Tiruchchirapali (TPJ) to Rameswaram (RMM)
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $15
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Tirunelveli (TEN) to Rameswaram (RMM)
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $16
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Cochin to Madurai
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Ernakulam By-pass to Coimbatore
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Thiruvananthapuram to Tirunelveli
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Book at
redbus.in
SETC
Website
tnstc.in
Bus from Gandhipuram to Rameswaram
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $12
Schedules at
tnstc.in
Other operators
Taxi from Ernākulam to Rameswaram
Ave. Duration
7 h 32 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com
Kerala Taxi
Phone
+91 98460 43403
Website
keralataxi.com
Meru Cabs
Phone
+91 484 44 22 44 22
Website
merucabs.com

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More Questions & Answers

The quickest flight from Kochi Airport to Tiruchirapalli Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Ernākulam to Rameswaram bus services, operated by SETC, arrive at Rameswaram station.

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Ernākulam to Rameswaram train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Rameswaram (RMM) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ernākulam to Rameswaram is 463 km. It takes approximately 7 h 32 min to drive from Ernākulam to Rameswaram.

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IndiGo Airlines offers flights from Kochi Airport to Tiruchirapalli Airport.

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There are 33+ hotels available in Rameswaram. Prices start at $17 USD per night.

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