How to get from Kochi to Chidambaram

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Recommended option

Bus  •  9 h 12 min

$11 - $15

6 alternative options

Bus SETC  •  15 h 2 min

$16 - $23

Train, taxi  •  17 h 17 min

  1. Guv Chennai Exp

$24 - $35

Taxi  •  7 h 16 min

  1. 332.5 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  7 h 16 min

  1. 332.5 miles

$50 - $80

Fly to Madras, bus  •  9 h 46 min

  1. COK - MAA

$35 - $150

Fly to Pondicherry, bus  •  7 h 42 min

  1. COK - PNY

$66 - $306

What companies run services between Kochi, India and Chidambaram, India?

RedBus operates a bus from Kochi to Chidambaram 4 times a day. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 9 h.

Airlines
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Kochi to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $310
Flights from Kochi to Pondicherry via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $340
Flights from Kochi to Pondicherry via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from Kochi to Pondicherry via Bengaluru, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $380
GoAir
Website
goair.in
Flights from Kochi to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $180
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Kochi to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $360
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Kochi to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $240
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
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Ernakulam to Chidambaram
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Ernakulam to Perundhurai
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Chennai to Chidambaram
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Book at
redbus.in
SETC
Website
tnstc.in
Bus from Perundurai to Chidambaram
Ave. Duration
6 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
tnstc.in
Bus from Puducherry to Chidambaram
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tnstc.in
Other operators
Taxi from Vridhachalam Junction (VRI) to Chidambaram
Ave. Duration
44 min
Estimated price
$9 - $12

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Kochi and Chidambaram is 409 km. The road distance is 532 km.

The cheapest way to get from Kochi to Chidambaram is to bus which costs ₹700 - ₹1,100 and takes 9 h 12 min.

The quickest way to get from Kochi to Chidambaram is to taxi which takes 7 h 16 min and costs ₹7,500 - ₹9,500.

It takes approximately 9 h 12 min to get from Kochi to Chidambaram, including transfers.