There are 6 ways to get from Kochi Airport (COK) to Varkala by plane, train, bus, taxi 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  •  1 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Kochi (COK) to Trivandrum (TRV) COK - TRV

$30 - $128

Cheapest option

Train  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Angamali (AFK) to Varkala (VAK) Trivandrum Mail / ...

$7 - $19

4 alternative options

Train via Aluva (AWY)  •  3 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Aluva (AWY) to Varkala (VAK) Clt - T Vc Jan Shatabdi / ...

$8 - $21

Bus  •  6 h

  1. Take the bus from Kochi to Varkala

$12 - $19

Taxi  •  3 h 2 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kochi Airport (COK) to Varkala 119.7 miles

$40 - $50

Drive  •  3 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Kochi Airport (COK) to Varkala 119.7 miles

$19 - $29

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kochi Airport (COK) to Varkala is to train which costs ₹450 - ₹1,400 and takes 4 h 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kochi Airport (COK) to Varkala is to fly which costs ₹2,100 - ₹9,000 and takes 1 h 23 min.

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The distance between Kochi Airport (COK) and Varkala is 162 km. The road distance is 191.6 km.

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It takes approximately 1 h 23 min to get from Kochi Airport (COK) to Varkala, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Kochi Airport (COK) to Varkala without a car is to train which takes 3 h 46 min and costs ₹550 - ₹1,500.

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Map of how to get from Kochi Airport (COK) to Varkala.
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  • Distance: 101.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 23 min

What companies run services between Kochi Airport (COK), India and Varkala, India?

Air India Limited, IndiGo Airlines and Air India Express fly from Kochi Airport (COK) to Varkala 3 times a day. Alternatively, Indian Railways operates a train from Kochi Airport (COK) to Varkala every 3 hours. Tickets cost $3 - $15 and the journey takes 3 h 33 min.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Kochi to Trivandrum
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $130
Air India Express
Website
airindiaexpress.in
Flights from Kochi to Trivandrum
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$27 - $60
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Kochi to Trivandrum
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $120
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Aluva (AWY) to Varkala (VAK)
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $15
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Angamali (AFK) to Varkala (VAK)
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $15
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
Kerala State Road Transport Corporation
Website
ksrtconline.com
Bus from Kochi to Varkala
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $9
Schedules at
keralartc.com
Other operators
Taxi from Kochi Airport (COK) to Varkala
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com
Kerala Taxi
Phone
+91 98460 43403
Website
keralataxi.com
Meru Cabs
Phone
+91 484 44 22 44 22
Website
merucabs.com

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