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There are 4 ways to get from Kannur to Idukki by bus, taxi, train or car

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Recommended option

Bus, taxi  •  7 h 50 min

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

$38 - $56

Cheapest option

Train, taxi  •  9 h 20 min

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

$36 - $56

2 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

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The cheapest way to get from Kannur to Idukki is to drive which costs ₹2,700 - ₹4,000 and takes 5 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kannur to Idukki is to taxi which costs ₹8,000 - ₹10,000 and takes 5 h 23 min.

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

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The best way to get from Kannur to Idukki without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 7 h 50 min and costs ₹2,700 - ₹4,100.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Kannur to Idukki is 362 km. It takes approximately 5 h 23 min to drive from Kannur to Idukki.

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There are 154+ hotels available in Idukki. Prices start at $20 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Kannur to Idukki.
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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.

Train operators
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Ernakulam to Idukki
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Estimated price
$30 - $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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