There are 5 ways to get from Kannur to Idukki by bus, taxi, train, 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.

Recommended option

Bus, taxi  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Kannur to Ernakulam
  2. Take a taxi from Ernakulam to Idukki

$43 - $56

Cheapest option

Train, taxi  •  9 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Kannur (CAN) to Ettumanur (ETM) Maq-Ncj Parasuram Exp
  2. Take a taxi from Ettumanur (ETM) to Idukki

$41 - $61

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kannur to Idukki 226.3 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Kannur to Idukki 226.3 miles

$35 - $55

Train, fly, taxi  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Kannur (CAN) to Kozhikkode (CLT)
  2. Fly from Calicut (CCJ) to Kochi (COK) CCJ - COK
  3. Take a taxi from Kochi to Idukki

$98 - $252

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kannur to Idukki is to drive which costs ₹2,500 - ₹3,800 and takes 5 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kannur to Idukki is to train and fly and taxi which costs ₹6,500 - ₹18,000 and takes 5 h 9 min.

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The distance between Kannur and Idukki is 285 km. The road distance is 362 km.

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It takes approximately 7 h 50 min to get from Kannur to Idukki, including transfers.

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  • Distance: 178.1 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 50 min

What companies run services between Kannur, India and Idukki, India?

There is no direct connection from Kannur to Idukki. However, you can take the bus to Ernakulam then take the taxi to Idukki. Alternatively, you can take the train to Ettumanur (ETM) then take the taxi to Idukki.

Airlines
Air India Express
Website
airindiaexpress.in
Flights from Calicut to Kochi
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$14 - $45
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Kannur (CAN) to Ettumanur (ETM)
Ave. Duration
7 h 34 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $17
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Kannur (CAN) to Kozhikkode (CLT)
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $14
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Ernakulam to Idukki
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Estimated price
$35 - $45
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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