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There are 5 ways to get from Ernākulam to Tuti Melur by bus, train, taxi, car or plane

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Ernakulam to Tuticorin

Train

  1. Take the train from Ernakulam Jn to Thrisur
  2. Take the train from Thrisur to Palakkad
  3. Take the train from Palakkad to Erode Jn
  4. Take the train from Erode Jn to Tuti Melur

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Ernākulam to Tuti Melur

Drive

  1. Drive from Ernākulam to Tuti Melur

Fly, bus, train

  1. Fly from Kochi (COK) to Trivandrum (TRV)
  2. Take the bus from Thiruvananthapuram to Tirunelveli
  3. Take the train from Tirunelveli to Tuti Melur

Ernākulam to Tuti Melur by bus and walk

The journey time between Ernākulam and Tuti Melur is around 9h and covers a distance of around 336 km. The fastest journey normally takes 9h. Operated by SETC, the Ernākulam to Tuti Melur service departs from Ernakulam and arrives in Tuti Melur. Typically 24 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Route information

Average journey time:
9h
Fastest journey time:
9h
Journey distance:
336 km
Services per week:
24
Cheapest price:
₹420
Carbon emissions:
41 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:00
Last service departs at:
21:05

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Ernākulam to Tuti Melur bus and walk schedules

Ernākulam → Tuti Melur
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If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 1800118797

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Tuti Melur is 1800118797.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Tuti Melur is recommended.

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Last updated: 22 Sep 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Ernākulam to Tuti Melur is to train which costs ₹500 - ₹600 and takes 13h 50m.

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The fastest way to get from Ernākulam to Tuti Melur is to taxi. Taking this option will cost ₹8,000 - ₹10,000 and takes 4h 57m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Ernakulam and arriving at Tuticorin. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9h.

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No, there is no direct train from Ernākulam to Tuti Melur. However, there are services departing from Ernakulam Jn and arriving at Tuti Melur via Thrisur, Palakkad and Erode Jn. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 50m.

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The distance between Ernākulam and Tuti Melur is 241 km. The road distance is 329.2 km.

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The best way to get from Ernākulam to Tuti Melur without a car is to bus which takes 9h 19m and costs ₹420 - ₹800.

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The bus from Ernakulam to Tuticorin takes 9h including transfers and departs three times a day.

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Ernākulam to Tuti Melur bus services, operated by SETC, depart from Ernakulam station.

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Ernākulam to Tuti Melur train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Ernakulam Jn station.

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The best way to get from Ernākulam to Tuti Melur is to bus which takes 9h 19m and costs ₹420 - ₹800. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₹500 - ₹600 and takes 13h 50m.

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  • Distance: 241 km
  • Duration: 9h 19m

What companies run services between Ernākulam, India and Tuti Melur, India?

SETC operates a bus from Ernakulam to Tuticorin 3 times a day. Tickets cost ₹420 - ₹800 and the journey takes 9h. Alternatively, you can take a train from Ernākulam to Tuti Melur via Thrisur, Palakkad, and Erode Jn in around 13h 50m.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Kochi to Trivandrum
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,600 - ₹8,500
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 Jn to Thrisur
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
₹90 - ₹100
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Train from Thrisur to Palakkad
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₹90 - ₹100
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Train from Palakkad to Erode Jn
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
₹120 - ₹135
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Train from Erode Jn to Tuti Melur
Ave. Duration
7h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₹200 - ₹220
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Train from Tirunelveli to Tuti Melur
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
₹85 - ₹95
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Bus operators
SETC
Website
tnstc.in
Bus from Ernakulam to Tuticorin
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
₹420 - ₹800
Schedules at
tnstc.in
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Thiruvananthapuram to Tirunelveli
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₹550 - ₹800
Book at
Redbus
Other operators
Taxi from Ernākulam to Tuti Melur
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
Estimated price
₹8,000 - ₹10,000
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 quickest flight from Kochi Airport to Trivandrum Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Ernākulam to Tuti Melur bus services, operated by SETC, arrive at Tuticorin station.

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Ernākulam to Tuti Melur train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Tuti Melur station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ernākulam to Tuti Melur is 329 km. It takes approximately 4h 57m to drive from Ernākulam to Tuti Melur.

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IndiGo Airlines offers flights from Kochi Airport to Trivandrum Airport.

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There are four+ hotels available in Tuti Melur. Prices start at ₹7,500 per night.

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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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