There are 6 ways to get from Kannur to Kodaikānāl by train, bus, taxi, car or plane

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Train  •  10 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Kannur (CAN) to Palakkad (PGT) Mas-Maq Exp. / ...
  2. Take the train from Palakkad (PGT) to Palani (PLNI) Tvc-Mdu Amritha Exp / ...

$14 - $38

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Bus  •  12 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Kannur to Palani

$16 - $24

Taxi  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kannur to Kodaikānāl 244.6 miles

$70 - $85

Drive  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Kannur to Kodaikānāl 244.6 miles

$40 - $60

Train, fly to Madurai, taxi  •  10 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Kannur (CAN) to Kozhikkode (CLT)
  2. Fly from Calicut (CCJ) to Madurai (IXM) CCJ - IXM
  3. Take a taxi from Madurai to Kodaikānāl

$87 - $286

Train, fly to Kochi, taxi  •  8 h 55 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 Kodaikānāl

$117 - $271

Questions & Answers

The distance between Kannur and Kodaikānāl is 295 km. The road distance is 391.4 km.

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The best way to get from Kannur to Kodaikānāl without a car is to train which takes 10 h 8 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 10 h 8 min to get from Kannur to Kodaikānāl, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Kannur to Kodaikānāl is to train which takes 10 h 8 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 12 h 23 min.

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There is no direct flight from Calicut Airport to Madurai Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 45 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kannur to Kodaikānāl is 391 km. It takes approximately 7 h 15 min to drive from Kannur to Kodaikānāl.

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Spicejet and IndiGo Airlines offer flights from Calicut Airport to Madurai Airport.

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There are 310+ hotels available in Kodaikānāl. Prices start at $19 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Kannur to Kodaikānāl.
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  • Distance: 184.2 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 8 min

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

You can take a train from Kannur to Kodaikānāl via Palakkad (PGT) and Palani (PLNI) in around 10 h 8 min. Alternatively, Kerala State Road Transport Corporation operates a bus from Kannur to Kodaikānāl twice daily. Tickets cost $9 - $15 and the journey takes 10 h 6 min. RedBus also services this route once daily.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Calicut to Madurai via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Calicut to Madurai via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $220
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 Palakkad (PGT)
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $15
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Palakkad (PGT) to Palani (PLNI)
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2 - $14
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Kannur (CAN) to Kozhikkode (CLT)
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $13
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
Kerala State Road Transport Corporation
Website
ksrtconline.com
Bus from Kannur to Palani
Ave. Duration
10 h 6 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Schedules at
keralartc.com
Other operators
Taxi from Kannur to Kodaikānāl
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Estimated price
$70 - $85

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