There are 8 ways to get from Kerala to Auroville by train, bus, taxi, car or plane

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

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Train  •  14 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Thiruvananthapuram Central (TVC) to Tindivanam (TMV) Guv Chennai Exp / ...

$19 - $29

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Bus  •  18 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Trivandrum to Chennai
  2. Take the bus from Chennai to Pondicherry

$18 - $26

6 alternative options

Bus, train  •  18 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Thiruvananthapuram to Tirunelveli
  2. Take the train from Tirunelveli (TEN) to Pondicherry (PDY) Cape-Pdy Wkly Exp.

$21 - $34

Taxi  •  9 h 13 min

  1. Take a taxi from Thiruvananthapuram to Auroville 380.1 miles

$110 - $130

Drive  •  9 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Thiruvananthapuram to Auroville 380.1 miles

$60 - $90

Fly from Trivandrum, train  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Trivandrum (TRV) to Madras (MAA) TRV - MAA
  2. Take the train from Tambaram (TBM) to Villianur (VI)

$43 - $182

Fly from Calicut, train  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Calicut (CCJ) to Madras (MAA) CCJ - MAA
  2. Take the train from Tambaram (TBM) to Villianur (VI)

$52 - $273

Fly from Kochi, train  •  7 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Kochi (COK) to Madras (MAA) COK - MAA
  2. Take the train from Tambaram (TBM) to Villianur (VI)

$32 - $157

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The distance between Kerala and Auroville is 404 km. The road distance is 608.2 km.

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The best way to get from Kerala to Auroville without a car is to train which takes 14 h 49 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 14 h 49 min to get from Kerala to Auroville, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Kerala to Auroville is to train which takes 14 h 49 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 18 h 19 min.

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The quickest flight from Trivandrum Airport to Madras Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kerala to Auroville is 608 km. It takes approximately 9 h 13 min to drive from Kerala to Auroville.

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Air India Limited, Air India Express, Spicejet and IndiGo Airlines offer flights from Trivandrum Airport to Madras Airport.

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There are 379+ hotels available in Auroville. Prices start at $17 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Kerala to Trivandrum Airport is to taxi which takes 6 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Kerala to Auroville.
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  • Distance: 252.5 miles
  • Duration: 14 h 49 min

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

Indian Railways operates a train from Thiruvananthapuram to Auroville twice daily. Tickets cost $11 - $20 and the journey takes 14 h 18 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Thiruvananthapuram to Auroville via Chennai and Pondicherry in around 18 h 19 min.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Trivandrum to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $280
Flights from Calicut to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $600
Flights from Calicut to Madras via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $600
Flights from Kochi to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $360
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Trivandrum to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $190
Flights from Calicut to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $400
Flights from Kochi to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $310
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Trivandrum to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Flights from Kochi to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $240
Air India Express
Website
airindiaexpress.in
Flights from Trivandrum to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Flights from Calicut to Madras via Trivandrum
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $180
Vistara
Website
airvistara.com
Flights from Kochi to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $210
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Thiruvananthapuram Central (TVC) to Tindivanam (TMV)
Ave. Duration
14 h 18 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Tirunelveli (TEN) to Pondicherry (PDY)
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$10 - $20
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Tambaram (TBM) to Villianur (VI)
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $14
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Trivandrum to Chennai
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Chennai to Pondicherry
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Thiruvananthapuram to Tirunelveli
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Book at
redbus.in
Other operators
Taxi from Thiruvananthapuram to Auroville
Ave. Duration
9 h 13 min
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com
Sanjay Taxi
Phone
+91 9747180107
Website
sanjaytaxi.com
Fast Track call taxi
Phone
+91 471 2888999
Website
trivandrum.fasttrackcalltaxi.in

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