There are 4 ways to get from Kanyakumari to Kerala by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  2 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Kanyakumari (CAPE) to Thiruvananthapuram Central (TVC) Cape Mumbai Exp / ...

$1 - $13

3 alternative options

Bus  •  2 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Nagercoil to Trivandrum 783Ud

$7 - $9

Taxi  •  1 h 26 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kanyakumari to Thiruvananthapuram 53.6 miles

$16 - $20

Drive  •  1 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Kanyakumari to Thiruvananthapuram 53.6 miles

$8 - $13

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The cheapest way to get from Kanyakumari to Kerala is to bus which costs ₹480 - ₹700 and takes 2 h 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kanyakumari to Kerala is to taxi which costs ₹1,100 - ₹1,400 and takes 1 h 26 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Kanyakumari (CAPE) and arriving at Thiruvananthapuram Central (TVC). Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 10 min.

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The distance between Kanyakumari and Kerala is 276 km. The road distance is 85.7 km.

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The best way to get from Kanyakumari to Kerala without a car is to train which takes 2 h 10 min and costs ₹110 - ₹950.

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The train from Kanyakumari (CAPE) to Thiruvananthapuram Central (TVC) takes 2 h 10 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Kanyakumari to Kerala train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Kanyakumari (CAPE) station.

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The best way to get from Kanyakumari to Kerala is to train which takes 2 h 10 min and costs ₹110 - ₹950. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₹480 - ₹700 and takes 2 h 16 min.

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  • Distance: 172.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 10 min

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

Indian Railways operates a train from Kanyakumari to Thiruvananthapuram twice daily. Tickets cost $1 - $13 and the journey takes 2 h 10 min. Alternatively, SETC operates a bus from Kanyakumari to Thiruvananthapuram once daily. Tickets cost $3 - $5 and the journey takes 2 h 1 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
SETC
Website
tnstc.in
Bus from Nagercoil to Trivandrum
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tnstc.in
Other operators
Taxi from Kanyakumari to Thiruvananthapuram
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Estimated price
$16 - $20
Bharathi Taxi
Phone
+91 91 30 002000
Website
bharathicalltaxi.in

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