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There are 4 ways to get from Kochi to Kodaikānāl by bus, train, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Bus  •  9 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Ernakulam to Palani

$17 - $24

Cheapest option

Train  •  11 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Aluva (AWY) to Palani (PLNI) Tvc-Mdu Amritha Exp

$13 - $26

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kochi to Kodaikānāl 184.6 miles

$55 - $70

Drive  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Kochi to Kodaikānāl 184.6 miles

$30 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Kochi to Kodaikānāl is to bus which costs ₹1,200 - ₹1,800 and takes 9 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kochi to Kodaikānāl is to taxi which costs ₹4,200 - ₹5,500 and takes 5 h 46 min.

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The distance between Kochi and Kodaikānāl is 139 km. The road distance is 295.4 km.

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The best way to get from Kochi to Kodaikānāl without a car is to bus which takes 9 h 29 min and costs ₹1,200 - ₹1,800.

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It takes approximately 9 h 29 min to get from Kochi to Kodaikānāl, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Kochi to Kodaikānāl is to bus which takes 9 h 29 min and costs ₹1,200 - ₹1,800. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₹900 - ₹1,900 and takes 11 h 13 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kochi to Kodaikānāl is 295 km. It takes approximately 5 h 46 min to drive from Kochi to Kodaikānāl.

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There are 284+ hotels available in Kodaikānāl. Prices start at $19 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Kochi to Kodaikānāl.
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  • Distance: 86.6 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 29 min

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

RedBus operates a bus from Kochi to Kodaikānāl hourly. Tickets cost $7 - $11 and the journey takes 7 h. Alternatively, Indian Railways operates a train from Kochi to Kodaikānāl once daily. Tickets cost $4 - $15 and the journey takes 7 h 8 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Kochi to Kodaikānāl
Ave. Duration
5 h 46 min
Estimated price
$55 - $70
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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