There are 6 ways to get from Kanyakumari to Palani by train, taxi, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, taxi  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Kanyakumari (CAPE) to Kodaikanal Road (KQN) Tirukkural Exp / ...
  2. Take a taxi from Kodaikanal Road (KQN) to Palani

$15 - $29

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  9 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Kanyakumari (CAPE) to Virudunagar Junction (VPT) Kanyakumari Exp / ...
  2. Take the bus from Madurai to Palani

$8 - $22

4 alternative options

Bus RedBus  •  7 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Nagercoil to Palani

$12 - $17

Bus SETC  •  10 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Kanyakumari to Virudhunagar
  2. Take the bus from Madurai to Palani

$11 - $15

Taxi  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kanyakumari to Palani 213 miles

$65 - $85

Drive  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Kanyakumari to Palani 213 miles

$30 - $50

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

RedBus operates a bus from Kanyakumari to Palani 3 times a day. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 7 h.

Train operators
Bus operators
Kerala State Road Transport Corporation
Website
ksrtconline.com
Bus from Madurai to Palani
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
keralartc.com
SETC
Website
tnstc.in
Bus from Kanyakumari to Virudhunagar
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
tnstc.in
Other operators
Taxi from Kodaikanal Road (KQN) to Palani
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Kanyakumari and Palani is 262 km. The road distance is 341 km.

The cheapest way to get from Kanyakumari to Palani is to bus which costs ₹700 - ₹1,000 and takes 10 h 13 min.

The quickest way to get from Kanyakumari to Palani is to taxi which takes 4 h 42 min and costs ₹4,500 - ₹5,500.

No, there is no direct bus from Kanyakumari to Palani. However, there are services departing from Kanyakumari and arriving at Palani via Madurai. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 13 min.

It takes approximately 6 h 33 min to get from Kanyakumari to Palani, including transfers.