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There are 7 ways to get from Kerala to Darbhanga by plane, train, bus, taxi or car

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Fly Kochi to Darbhanga

  1. Fly from Kochi (COK) to Darbhanga (DBR)

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Train

  1. Take the train from Thiruvananthapuram Central to Aluva
  2. Take the train from Aluva to Samastipur Jn

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Fly Kannur to Darbhanga

  1. Fly from Kannur (CNN) to Darbhanga (DBR)

Train to Coimbatore, fly to Darbhanga

  1. Take the train from Palakkad to Coimbatore Jn
  2. Fly from Coimbatore (CJB) to Darbhanga (DBR)

Fly Kochi to Patna, train

  1. Fly from Kochi (COK) to Patna (PAT)
  2. Take the train from Hajipur Jn to Samastipur Jn

Bus, taxi

  1. Take the bus from Trivandrum to Chennai
  2. Take the bus from Chennai to Vijayawada
  3. Take the bus from Vijayawada to Bhubaneswar
  4. Take the bus from Bhubaneswar to Kolkata
  5. Take the bus from Kolkata to Patna
  6. Take a taxi from Patna to Darbhanga

Drive

  1. Drive from Thiruvananthapuram to Darbhanga

Kerala to Darbhanga by train

The train journey time between Kerala and Darbhanga is around 2 days 17h and covers a distance of around 3624 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 1m. The fastest train normally takes 2 days 17h. Operated by Indian Railways, the Kerala to Darbhanga train service departs from Thiruvananthapuram Central and arrives in Darbhanga Jn. Typically only one train runs weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
2 days 16h
Layover time:
1h 1m
Total time:
2 days 17h

Train route information

Fastest train time:
2 days 17h
Train distance:
3624 km
Trains per week:
1
Cheapest price:
₹1,525
Carbon emissions:
191 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:55
Last train departs at:
05:55

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Kerala to Darbhanga train schedules

Kerala → Darbhanga
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If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 1800118797

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Darbhanga is 1800118797.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Darbhanga is recommended.

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Last updated: 22 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kerala to Darbhanga is to train which costs ₹1,500 - ₹1,800 and takes 2 days 17h.

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The quickest way to get from Kerala to Darbhanga is to fly which costs ₹4,800 - ₹9,000 and takes 6h 6m.

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No, there is no direct train from Kerala to Darbhanga. However, there are services departing from Thiruvananthapuram Central and arriving at Darbhanga Jn via Aluva and Samastipur Jn. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 17h.

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The distance between Kerala and Darbhanga is 2015 km. The road distance is 2710.4 km.

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The best way to get from Kerala to Darbhanga without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 2 days 11h and costs ₹4,800 - ₹7,000.

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It takes approximately 6h 6m to get from Kerala to Darbhanga, including transfers.

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Kerala to Darbhanga train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Thiruvananthapuram Central station.

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The best way to get from Kerala to Darbhanga is to fly which takes 6h 6m and costs ₹4,800 - ₹9,000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₹1,500 - ₹1,800 and takes 2 days 17h.

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There is no direct flight from Kochi Airport to Darbhanga Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 25m and has one stopover.

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Kerala to Darbhanga train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Samastipur Jn station.

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Map of how to get from Kerala to Darbhanga.
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  • Distance: 2015 km
  • Duration: 6h 6m

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

IndiGo Airlines, Spicejet and two other airlines fly from Kochi to Darbhanga every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Thiruvananthapuram to Darbhanga via Aluva and Samastipur Jn in around 2 days 17h.

Airlines
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Kochi to Darbhanga via Delhi
Ave. Duration
6h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹4,400 - ₹8,500
Flights from Kochi to Darbhanga via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,700 - ₹7,500
Flights from Kochi to Darbhanga via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹4,300 - ₹8,000
Flights from Kannur to Darbhanga via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹5,000 - ₹9,500
Flights from Kannur to Darbhanga via Mumbai, Delhi
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹4,400 - ₹11,000
Flights from Coimbatore to Darbhanga via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
5h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹4,600 - ₹9,000
Flights from Coimbatore to Darbhanga via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹5,500 - ₹10,000
Flights from Kochi to Patna via Madras
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
₹3,700 - ₹7,500
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Kochi to Darbhanga via Kolkata
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,800 - ₹11,000
Flights from Kochi to Darbhanga via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,500 - ₹10,000
Flights from Kannur to Darbhanga via Madras, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
16h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹4,500 - ₹13,000
Flights from Kannur to Darbhanga via Madras, Kolkata
Ave. Duration
18h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹4,600 - ₹13,000
Flights from Kannur to Darbhanga via Kochi, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
16h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹4,500 - ₹13,000
Flights from Kannur to Darbhanga via Mumbai, Kolkata
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
₹5,000 - ₹15,000
Flights from Kannur to Darbhanga via Kochi, Kolkata
Ave. Duration
15h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
₹4,800 - ₹14,000
Flights from Kochi to Patna
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,400 - ₹9,500
Flights from Kochi to Patna via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,400 - ₹9,500
Flights from Kochi to Patna via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,400 - ₹9,500
Flights from Kochi to Patna via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,900 - ₹11,000
GoAir
Website
goair.in
Flights from Kochi to Patna via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,400 - ₹8,000
Train operators
Indian Railways

India’s national rail operator runs passenger and freight trains on both long-distance and suburban routes across the country, from slower multi-stop to faster and more comfortable services. It’s a practical and affordable way to explore the country. Advance ticket bookings usually open 120 days before the date of the journey for Indian nationals; 365 days for international travellers. You’ll be allocated a seat or berth when you book and choose your class of travel.

Contact Details
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Palakkad to Coimbatore Jn
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
₹80 - ₹95
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Train from Hajipur Jn to Samastipur Jn
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₹100 - ₹115
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Train from Thiruvananthapuram Central to Aluva
Ave. Duration
3h 54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₹150 - ₹170
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Train from Aluva to Samastipur Jn
Ave. Duration
2 days 11h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
₹1,300 - ₹1,500
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Trivandrum to Chennai
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
₹600 - ₹850
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Redbus
Bus from Chennai to Vijayawada
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₹550 - ₹800
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Redbus
Bus from Vijayawada to Bhubaneswar
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₹600 - ₹850
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Redbus
Bus from Bhubaneswar to Kolkata
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
₹550 - ₹800
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Redbus
Bus from Kolkata to Patna
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
₹600 - ₹850
Book at
Redbus
Other operators
Taxi from Patna to Darbhanga
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Estimated price
₹1,900 - ₹2,400
Nova Cabs
Phone
+91 91 17 10 71 07
Nirvana Cabs
Phone
+91 73 24 94 28 84
Website
nirvanacab.com
Luxury Cabs Services
Phone
+91 93 34 90 90 48
Website
luxurycabs.in

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Yes, the driving distance between Kerala to Darbhanga is 2710 km. It takes approximately 39h 28m to drive from Kerala to Darbhanga.

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AirAsia India, GoAir, IndiGo Airlines and Spicejet offer flights from Kochi Airport to Darbhanga Airport.

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There are one+ hotels available in Darbhanga. Prices start at ₹7,500 per night.

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The best way to get from Kerala to Kochi Airport is to taxi which takes 38 min and costs ₹900 - ₹1,100.

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