There are 9 ways to get from Kerala to Auroville by plane, 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

Fly from Trivandrum, train  •  6 h 7 min

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

$44 - $183

Cheapest option

Train  •  14 h 19 min

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

$20 - $30

7 alternative options

Fly from Kochi, train  •  7 h 47 min

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

$33 - $158

Fly from Calicut, train  •  6 h 44 min

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

$54 - $275

Taxi to Coimbatore, fly, train  •  7 h 53 min

  1. Take a taxi from Pulāmantōl to Coimbatore
  2. Fly from Coimbatore (CJB) to Madras (MAA) CJB - MAA
  3. Take the train from Tambaram (TBM) to Villianur (VI)

$63 - $167

Bus  •  18 h 19 min

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

$20 - $28

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.

$22 - $36

Taxi  •  9 h 13 min

  1. Take a taxi from Thiruvananthapuram to Auroville 380.1 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  9 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Thiruvananthapuram to Auroville 380.1 miles

$60 - $90

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kerala to Auroville is to bus which costs ₹1,300 - ₹2,000 and takes 18 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kerala to Auroville is to fly and train which costs ₹2,900 - ₹13,000 and takes 6 h 7 min.

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

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It takes approximately 6 h 7 min to get from Kerala to Auroville, including transfers.

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

Indian Railways operates a train from Thiruvananthapuram to Auroville twice daily. Tickets cost $12 - $22 and the journey takes 13 h 48 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 Kochi to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $360
Flights from Calicut to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 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 Coimbatore to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $230
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 Kochi to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $310
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 Coimbatore to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $230
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
Flights from Coimbatore to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
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
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Coimbatore to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Tambaram (TBM) to Villianur (VI)
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $15
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Thiruvananthapuram Central (TVC) to Tindivanam (TMV)
Ave. Duration
13 h 48 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Tirunelveli (TEN) to Pondicherry (PDY)
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$11 - $21
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
$9 - $13
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Chennai to Pondicherry
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Thiruvananthapuram to Tirunelveli
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Book at
redbus.in
Other operators
Taxi from Pulāmantōl to Coimbatore
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40

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