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There are 8 ways to get from Kanyakumari to Ambur by bus, train, taxi, car or plane

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Bus  •  10h 47m

  1. Take the bus from Kanyakumari to Karur
  2. Take the bus from Karur to Ambur 981T

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Train  •  17h 11m

  1. Take the train from Kanyakumari to Jolarpettai 06317

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Taxi  •  8h 33m

  1. Take a taxi from Kanyakumari to Ambur 607.5 km

Drive  •  8h 33m

  1. Drive from Kanyakumari to Ambur 607.5 km

Taxi to Tuticorin, fly to Madras, train  •  7h 37m

  1. Take a taxi from Kanyakumari to Tuticorin
  2. Fly from Tuticorin (TCR) to Madras (MAA) TCR - MAA
  3. Take the train from Chennai Central to Ambur

Train to Trivandrum, fly to Madras, train  •  8h 56m

  1. Take the train from Kanyakumari to Thiruvananthapuram Central
  2. Fly from Trivandrum (TRV) to Madras (MAA) TRV - MAA
  3. Take the train from Chennai Central to Ambur

Train to Trivandrum, fly to Bengaluru, train  •  10h 55m

  1. Take the train from Kanyakumari to Thiruvananthapuram Central
  2. Fly from Trivandrum (TRV) to Bengaluru (BLR) TRV - BLR
  3. Take the train from Krishnarajapurm to Ambur

Taxi to Tuticorin, fly to Bengaluru, train  •  9h 46m

  1. Take a taxi from Kanyakumari to Tuticorin
  2. Fly from Tuticorin (TCR) to Bengaluru (BLR) TCR - BLR
  3. Take the train from Krishnarajapurm to Ambur

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The cheapest way to get from Kanyakumari to Ambur is to bus which costs ₹1,200 - ₹1,800 and takes 10h 47m.

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The quickest way to get from Kanyakumari to Ambur is to taxi and fly and train which costs ₹6,000 - ₹17,000 and takes 7h 37m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kanyakumari to Ambur. However, there are services departing from Kanyakumari and arriving at Ambur via Karur. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 47m.

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No, there is no direct train from Kanyakumari to Ambur. However, there are services departing from Kanyakumari and arriving at Ambur via Jolarpettai. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17h 11m.

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The distance between Kanyakumari and Ambur is 538 km. The road distance is 607.5 km.

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The best way to get from Kanyakumari to Ambur without a car is to bus which takes 10h 47m and costs ₹1,200 - ₹1,800.

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It takes approximately 10h 47m to get from Kanyakumari to Ambur, including transfers.

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Kanyakumari to Ambur bus services, operated by Kallada Tours and Travels, depart from Kanyakumari station.

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Kanyakumari to Ambur train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Kanyakumari station.

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The best way to get from Kanyakumari to Ambur is to bus which takes 10h 47m and costs ₹1,200 - ₹1,800. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₹460 - ₹2,400 and takes 17h 11m.

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  • Distance: 538.4 km
  • Duration: 10h 47m

What companies run services between Kanyakumari, India and Ambur, India?

You can take a bus from Kanyakumari to Ambur via Karur in around 10h 47m. Alternatively, Indian Railways operates a train from Kanyakumari to Jolarpettai once a week. Tickets cost ₹370 - ₹1,800 and the journey takes 15h 43m.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Tuticorin to Madras
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹4,200 - ₹15,000
Flights from Trivandrum to Madras
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,400 - ₹17,000
Flights from Trivandrum to Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹2,400 - ₹10,000
Flights from Tuticorin to Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
₹2,100 - ₹6,000
Flights from Tuticorin to Bengaluru via Madras
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹2,400 - ₹6,500
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Trivandrum to Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
₹5,500 - ₹19,000
Air India Express
Website
airindiaexpress.in
Flights from Trivandrum to Madras
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
₹9,500 - ₹26,000
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Trivandrum to Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
₹3,100 - ₹7,000
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 Kanyakumari to Jolarpettai
Ave. Duration
15h 43m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
₹370 - ₹1,800
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹370 - ₹480
Third AC (3A)
₹1,000 - ₹1,300
Second AC (2A)
₹1,400 - ₹1,800
Train from Chennai Central to Ambur
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
₹150 - ₹850
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹150 - ₹190
Third AC (3A)
₹470 - ₹600
Second AC (2A)
₹650 - ₹850
Train from Kanyakumari to Thiruvananthapuram Central
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₹110 - ₹700
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹110 - ₹150
Third AC (3A)
₹380 - ₹480
Second AC (2A)
₹500 - ₹700
Train from Krishnarajapurm to Ambur
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
₹140 - ₹800
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹140 - ₹180
Third AC (3A)
₹450 - ₹600
Second AC (2A)
₹600 - ₹800
Bus operators
Kallada Tours and Travels
Phone
8893555000
Email
info@kalladatravels.com
Website
kalladatravels.com
Bus from Kanyakumari to Karur
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
₹750 - ₹1,100
Schedules at
kalladatravels.com
SETC
Phone
9513508001
Email
commercial@tnstc.in
Website
tnstc.in
Bus from Karur to Ambur
Ave. Duration
5h 26m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₹440 - ₹650
Schedules at
tnstc.in
Other operators
Taxi from Kanyakumari to Ambur
Ave. Duration
8h 33m
Estimated price
₹10,000 - ₹13,000
Yellow Cabs India
Phone
+91 89 73 10 40 03
VIP Call Taxi
Phone
+91 86 95 90 99 99
Website
vipcalltaxi.com
Amber Cabs And Call Taxi
Phone
+91 81 22 42 13 62
Website
ambercabs.business.site

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The quickest flight from Tuticorin Airport to Madras Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 35m.

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Kanyakumari to Ambur bus services, operated by SETC, arrive at Ambur station.

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Kanyakumari to Ambur train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Jolarpettai station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kanyakumari to Ambur is 608 km. It takes approximately 8h 33m to drive from Kanyakumari to Ambur.

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IndiGo Airlines offers flights from Tuticorin Airport to Madras Airport.

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

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