There are 5 ways to get from Kerala to Kodaikānāl by bus, train, 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.

Recommended option

Bus  •  12 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Thiruvananthapuram to Tirunelveli
  2. Take the bus from Tirunelveli to Palani

$24 - $34

Cheapest option

Train  •  14 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Thiruvananthapuram Central (TVC) to Palani (PLNI) Tvc-Mdu Amritha Exp

$18 - $30

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Take a taxi from Thiruvananthapuram to Kodaikānāl 221.7 miles

$65 - $85

Drive  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Thiruvananthapuram to Kodaikānāl 221.7 miles

$35 - $55

Fly, taxi  •  6 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Trivandrum (TRV) to Kochi (COK) TRV - COK
  2. Take a taxi from Kochi to Kodaikānāl

$78 - $192

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kerala to Kodaikānāl is to train which costs ₹1,200 - ₹2,100 and takes 14 h 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kerala to Kodaikānāl is to fly and taxi which costs ₹5,000 - ₹14,000 and takes 6 h 11 min.

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The distance between Kerala and Kodaikānāl is 108 km. The road distance is 354.7 km.

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It takes approximately 12 h 2 min to get from Kerala to Kodaikānāl, including transfers.

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

You can take a bus from Thiruvananthapuram to Kodaikānāl via Tirunelveli and Palani in around 12 h 2 min. Alternatively, Indian Railways operates a train from Thiruvananthapuram to Kodaikānāl once daily. Tickets cost $9 - $19 and the journey takes 11 h 58 min.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Trivandrum to Kochi
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $130
Air India Express
Website
airindiaexpress.in
Flights from Trivandrum to Kochi
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$27 - $60
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Trivandrum to Kochi
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $120
Train operators
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Thiruvananthapuram to Tirunelveli
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Tirunelveli to Palani
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Book at
redbus.in
Other operators
Taxi from Thiruvananthapuram to Kodaikānāl
Ave. Duration
6 h 24 min
Estimated price
$65 - $85
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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