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

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Train  •  10 h 6 min

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

$15 - $40

4 alternative options

Bus  •  12 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Kannur to Palani

$16 - $26

Taxi  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kannur to Kodaikānāl 244.6 miles

$75 - $90

Drive  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Kannur to Kodaikānāl 244.6 miles

$40 - $60

Train, fly, taxi  •  8 h 58 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

$123 - $278

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kannur to Kodaikānāl is to bus which costs ₹1,100 - ₹1,900 and takes 12 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kannur to Kodaikānāl is to taxi which costs ₹5,000 - ₹6,500 and takes 7 h 15 min.

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

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It takes approximately 10 h 6 min to get from Kannur to Kodaikānāl, including transfers.

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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 6 min. Alternatively, Kerala State Road Transport Corporation operates a bus from Kannur to Kodaikānāl twice daily. Tickets cost $10 - $16 and the journey takes 10 h 6 min. RedBus also services this route once daily.

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 Palakkad (PGT)
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $16
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 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $14
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
$10 - $16
Schedules at
keralartc.com
Other operators
Taxi from Kannur to Kodaikānāl
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Estimated price
$75 - $90

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