There are 5 ways to get from Kochi to Kanyakumari by train, bus, 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.

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Train  •  10 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Aluva (AWY) to Kanyakumari (CAPE) Kanyakumari Exp / ...

$7 - $18

4 alternative options

Bus  •  11 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Cochin to Thiruvananthapuram
  2. Take the bus from Thiruvananthapuram to Tirunelveli
  3. Take the bus from Tirunelveli to Kanyakumari

$23 - $33

Taxi  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kochi to Kanyakumari 188.2 miles

$60 - $75

Drive  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Kochi to Kanyakumari 188.2 miles

$30 - $45

Fly, train  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Kochi (COK) to Trivandrum (TRV) COK - TRV
  2. Take the train from Thiruvananthapuram Central (TVC) to Kanyakumari (CAPE)

$28 - $144

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The cheapest way to get from Kochi to Kanyakumari is to train which costs ₹450 - ₹1,300 and takes 10 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kochi to Kanyakumari is to taxi which costs ₹4,300 - ₹5,500 and takes 4 h 29 min.

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The distance between Kochi and Kanyakumari is 249 km. The road distance is 301.1 km.

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It takes approximately 10 h 35 min to get from Kochi to Kanyakumari, including transfers.

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

Indian Railways operates a train from Kochi to Kanyakumari twice daily. Tickets cost $6 - $17 and the journey takes 8 h 48 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kochi to Kanyakumari via Cochin, Thiruvananthapuram, and Tirunelveli in around 11 h 13 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 Kanyakumari (CAPE)
Ave. Duration
8 h 48 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $17
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Thiruvananthapuram Central (TVC) to Kanyakumari (CAPE)
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1 - $14
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Cochin to Thiruvananthapuram
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 10 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 - $12
Book at
redbus.in
SETC
Website
tnstc.in
Bus from Tirunelveli to Kanyakumari
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
tnstc.in
Other operators
Taxi from Kochi to Kanyakumari
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
Estimated price
$60 - $75
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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