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Fly to Calicut  •  18h 13m

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Calicut (CCJ) JNB - CCJ

₹26,236 - ₹57,686

Cheapest option

Fly to Kochi, train  •  21h 9m

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Kochi (COK) JNB - COK
  2. Take the train from Aluva to Thrisur
  3. Take the train from Thrisur to Kozhikkode

₹25,371 - ₹56,576

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Fly to Mangalore, train  •  22h 28m

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Mangalore (IXE) JNB - IXE
  2. Take the train from Mangalore Jn to Kozhikkode

₹29,776 - ₹67,096

Fly to Kannur, train  •  17h 41m

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Kannur (CNN) JNB - CNN
  2. Take the train from Thalassery to Kozhikkode

₹32,321 - ₹72,786

Fly to Coimbatore, train  •  23h 15m

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Coimbatore (CJB) JNB - CJB
  2. Take the train from Coimbatore Jn to Palakkad
  3. Take the train from Palakkad to Thrisur
  4. Take the train from Thrisur to Kozhikkode

₹29,731 - ₹66,991

Fly to Trivandrum, train  •  23h 29m

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Trivandrum (TRV) JNB - TRV
  2. Take the train from Thiruvananthapuram Central to Thrisur
  3. Take the train from Thrisur to Kozhikkode

₹29,621 - ₹66,856

Drive  •  9 days 7h

  1. Drive from Johannesburg to Kozhikode 16340.5 km

₹1,20,000 - ₹1,80,000

Johannesburg (JNB) to Calicut (CCJ) flights

The flight time between Johannesburg (JNB) and Calicut (CCJ) is around 17h 42m and covers a distance of around 6617 km. The fastest flight normally takes 15h 15m. Services are operated by Qatar Airways, IndiGo Airlines, Etihad and others. Typically 20 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Flight route overview

Average flight journey time:
17h 42m
Fastest flight journey time:
15h 15m
Flight distance:
6617 km
Flights per week:
20
Cheapest price:
₹24,890
Carbon emissions:
1341 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
07:40
Last flight departs at:
21:05

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Johannesburg (JNB) to Calicut (CCJ) flight schedules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Kozhikode is 1800118797.

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Last updated: 21 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Johannesburg to Kozhikode is to fly and train, which costs R 5 000 - R 12 000 and takes 21h 9m.

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The quickest way to get from Johannesburg to Kozhikode is to fly and train which costs R 6 500 - R 15 000 and takes 17h 41m.

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The distance between Johannesburg and Kozhikode is 6630 km. The road distance is 16340.5 km.

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It takes approximately 18h 13m to get from Johannesburg to Kozhikode, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Johannesburg Airport to Calicut Airport. The quickest flight takes 15h 15m and has one stopover.

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Kozhikode is 3h 30m ahead of Johannesburg. It is currently 6:18 AM in Johannesburg and 9:48 AM in Kozhikode.

Yes, the driving distance between Johannesburg to Kozhikode is 16340 km. It takes approximately 9 days 7h to drive from Johannesburg to Kozhikode.

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Etihad, Air India Limited, Emirates and two other airlines offer flights from Johannesburg Airport to Calicut Airport.

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There are 20+ hotels available in Kozhikode. Prices start at ₹7,500 per night.

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Map of how to get from Johannesburg to Kozhikode.
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  • Distance: 6629.6 km
  • Duration: 18h 13m

What companies run services between Johannesburg, South Africa and Kozhikode, India?

Qatar Airways, IndiGo Airlines and four other airlines fly from Johannesburg to Kozhikode 3 times a day.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Johannesburg to Calicut via Doha
Ave. Duration
15h 25m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹27,000 - ₹75,000
Flights from Johannesburg to Calicut via Dubai
Ave. Duration
18h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹30,000 - ₹70,000
Flights from Johannesburg to Kochi via Doha
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
₹27,000 - ₹75,000
Flights from Johannesburg to Kochi via Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
15h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
₹24,000 - ₹55,000
Flights from Johannesburg to Mangalore via Addis Ababa, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
16h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹37,000 - ₹1,20,000
Flights from Johannesburg to Mangalore via Doha, Mumbai
Ave. Duration
17h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹32,000 - ₹90,000
Flights from Johannesburg to Mangalore via Doha, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
20h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹32,000 - ₹90,000
Flights from Johannesburg to Kannur via Doha
Ave. Duration
13h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
₹33,000 - ₹95,000
Flights from Johannesburg to Coimbatore via Doha, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
16h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹30,000 - ₹85,000
Flights from Johannesburg to Coimbatore via Doha, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
19h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹29,000 - ₹85,000
Flights from Johannesburg to Coimbatore via Abu Dhabi, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
20h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
₹28,000 - ₹65,000
Flights from Johannesburg to Coimbatore via Jeddah, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
21h 40m
When
Monday
Estimated price
₹36,000 - ₹75,000
Flights from Johannesburg to Coimbatore via Addis Ababa, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
21h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹33,000 - ₹1,10,000
Flights from Johannesburg to Coimbatore via Doha, Mumbai
Ave. Duration
22h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹29,000 - ₹85,000
Flights from Johannesburg to Coimbatore via Dubai, Mumbai
Ave. Duration
23h 10m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
₹33,000 - ₹75,000
Flights from Johannesburg to Trivandrum via Doha
Ave. Duration
14h 50m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
₹30,000 - ₹85,000
Air India Express
Website
airindiaexpress.in
Flights from Johannesburg to Kochi via Doha
Ave. Duration
15h 50m
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹27,000 - ₹75,000
Flights from Johannesburg to Mangalore via Doha
Ave. Duration
15h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
₹31,000 - ₹90,000
Flights from Johannesburg to Mangalore via Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
15h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹28,000 - ₹65,000
Flights from Johannesburg to Kannur via Doha
Ave. Duration
18h
When
Friday
Estimated price
₹33,000 - ₹95,000
Flights from Johannesburg to Trivandrum via Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
13h 5m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹28,000 - ₹65,000
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Calicut via Doha
Ave. Duration
15h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
₹27,000 - ₹75,000
Flights from Johannesburg to Kochi via Doha
Ave. Duration
15h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹27,000 - ₹75,000
Flights from Johannesburg to Trivandrum via Doha
Ave. Duration
20h 42m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹30,000 - ₹85,000
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Mangalore via Durban, Dubai
Ave. Duration
17h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹37,000 - ₹85,000
Flights from Johannesburg to Mangalore via Dubai
Ave. Duration
22h 40m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
₹35,000 - ₹80,000
Flights from Johannesburg to Coimbatore via Addis Ababa, Mumbai
Ave. Duration
17h 15m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
₹34,000 - ₹1,10,000
Flights from Johannesburg to Coimbatore via Jeddah, Mumbai
Ave. Duration
19h 10m
When
Monday
Estimated price
₹35,000 - ₹75,000
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Johannesburg to Calicut via Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
16h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
₹24,000 - ₹55,000
Flights from Johannesburg to Mangalore via Addis Ababa, Mumbai
Ave. Duration
18h 5m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
₹37,000 - ₹1,20,000
Flights from Johannesburg to Coimbatore via Dubai, Madras
Ave. Duration
15h 45m
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹34,000 - ₹75,000
Etihad
Website
etihad.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Kochi via Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
17h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
₹24,000 - ₹55,000
Flights from Johannesburg to Trivandrum via Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
17h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
₹28,000 - ₹65,000
Oman Air
Website
omanair.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Kochi via Nairobi, Muscat
Ave. Duration
17h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
₹31,000 - ₹65,000
Flights from Johannesburg to Trivandrum via Nairobi, Muscat
Ave. Duration
17h 35m
When
Friday
Estimated price
₹36,000 - ₹75,000
GoAir
Website
goair.in
Flights from Johannesburg to Mangalore via Addis Ababa, Mumbai
Ave. Duration
16h 20m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
₹37,000 - ₹1,20,000
Flights from Johannesburg to Kannur via Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
14h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹30,000 - ₹70,000
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Kochi via Durban, Dubai
Ave. Duration
17h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹31,000 - ₹70,000
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Coimbatore via Abu Dhabi, Colombo
Ave. Duration
24h 50m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
₹29,000 - ₹70,000
Air Arabia
Website
airarabia.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Coimbatore via Nairobi, Sharjah
Ave. Duration
23h 5m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹30,000 - ₹95,000
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 Aluva to Thrisur
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
₹80 - ₹95
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Train from Thrisur to Kozhikkode
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₹105 - ₹120
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Train from Mangalore Jn to Kozhikkode
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
₹140 - ₹160
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Train from Thalassery to Kozhikkode
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₹85 - ₹100
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Train from Coimbatore Jn to Palakkad
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
₹80 - ₹95
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Train from Palakkad to Thrisur
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₹90 - ₹100
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Train from Thiruvananthapuram Central to Thrisur
Ave. Duration
4h 43m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
₹170 - ₹190
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia

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