There are 5 ways to get from Kanyakumari to Palani by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus RedBus  •  7 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Nagercoil to Palani

$12 - $17

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Train  •  7 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Kanyakumari (CAPE) to Madurai Junction (MDU) Cape-Ms Exp. / ...
  2. Take the train from Madurai Junction (MDU) to Palani (PLNI) Mdu-Tvc Amritha Exp

$7 - $29

3 alternative options

Bus SETC  •  10 h 13 min

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

$10 - $15

Taxi  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kanyakumari to Palani 213 miles

$60 - $80

Drive  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Kanyakumari to Palani 213 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Kanyakumari to Palani is to bus which costs ₹700 - ₹1,100 and takes 10 h 13 min.

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

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The distance between Kanyakumari and Palani is 262 km. The road distance is 340.8 km.

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It takes approximately 7 h 17 min to get from Kanyakumari to Palani, including transfers.

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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.

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No, there is no direct train from Kanyakumari to Palani. However, there are services departing from Kanyakumari (CAPE) and arriving at Palani (PLNI) via Madurai Junction (MDU). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 43 min.

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The best way to get from Kanyakumari to Palani without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 17 min and costs ₹850 - ₹1,200.

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

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Map of how to get from Kanyakumari to Palani.
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  • Distance: 164 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 17 min

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. Alternatively, you can take a train from Kanyakumari to Palani via Madurai Junction (MDU) in around 7 h 43 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
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
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
Other operators
Taxi from Kanyakumari to Palani
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Bharathi Taxi
Phone
+91 91 30 002000
Website
bharathicalltaxi.in

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