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

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Train via Palakkad (PGT)  •  9 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Kayankulam (KYJ) to Palakkad (PGT) Kcvl-Ypr Exp / ...
  2. Take the train from Palakkad (PGT) to Palani (PLNI) Tvc-Mdu Amritha Exp / ...

$7 - $30

5 alternative options

Bus  •  10 h

  1. Take the bus from Kayamkulam to Ernakulam
  2. Take the bus from Ernakulam to Palani

$16 - $23

Train  •  10 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Kayankulam (KYJ) to Palani (PLNI) Tvc-Mdu Amritha Exp

$7 - $18

Bus, train  •  10 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Kayakullam to Aluva
  2. Take the train from Aluva (AWY) to Palani (PLNI) Tvc-Mdu Amritha Exp

$7 - $20

Taxi  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kayamkulam to Palani 205.9 miles

$65 - $85

Drive  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Kayamkulam to Palani 205.9 miles

$30 - $50

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kayamkulam to Palani is to train which costs ₹490 - ₹1,200 and takes 10 h 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kayamkulam to Palani is to taxi which costs ₹4,700 - ₹6,000 and takes 4 h 51 min.

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The distance between Kayamkulam and Palani is 180 km. The road distance is 329.5 km.

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It takes approximately 9 h 21 min to get from Kayamkulam to Palani, including transfers.

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

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Kayankulam (KYJ) and arriving at Palani (PLNI). Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10 h 8 min.

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

You can take a train from Kayamkulam to Palani via Palakkad (PGT) in around 9 h 21 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kayamkulam to Palani via Ernakulam in around 10 h.

Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Kayankulam (KYJ) to Palakkad (PGT)
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 2 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 Kayankulam (KYJ) to Palani (PLNI)
Ave. Duration
10 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $18
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Aluva (AWY) to Palani (PLNI)
Ave. Duration
6 h 58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $16
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Kayamkulam to Ernakulam
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Ernakulam to Palani
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Book at
redbus.in
Kerala State Road Transport Corporation
Website
ksrtconline.com
Bus from Kayakullam to Aluva
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
keralartc.com
Other operators
Taxi from Kayamkulam to Palani
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
Estimated price
$65 - $85

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