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There are 4 ways to get from Kochi to MG Rd by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly  •  2h 8m

  1. Fly from Kochi (COK) to Bengaluru (BLR) COK - BLR

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Train  •  11h 4m

  1. Take the train from Ernakulam Jn to Ksr Bengaluru 12678 / ...

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Bus  •  12h 39m

  1. Take the bus from Ernakulam KSRTC to Bangalore KSRTC

Drive  •  7h 34m

  1. Drive from Kochi to MG Rd 517.2 km
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The cost-effective way to get from Kochi to MG Rd is to bus, which costs ₹500 - ₹1,500 and takes 12h 39m.

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The quickest way to get from Kochi to MG Rd is to fly which costs ₹4,200 - ₹9,000 and takes 2h 8m.

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No, there is no direct train from Kochi to MG Rd. However, there are services departing from Ernakulam Jn and arriving at Mahatma Gandhi Road via City station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 4m.

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The distance between Kochi and MG Rd is 368 km. The road distance is 517.2 km.

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The best way to get from Kochi to MG Rd without a car is to train which takes 11h 4m and costs ₹310 - ₹1,500.

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It takes approximately 2h 8m to get from Kochi to MG Rd, including transfers.

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Kochi to MG Rd train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Ernakulam Jn station.

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The best way to get from Kochi to MG Rd is to fly which takes 2h 8m and costs ₹4,200 - ₹9,000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₹310 - ₹1,500 and takes 11h 4m, you could also bus, which costs ₹500 - ₹1,500 and takes 12h 39m.

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The quickest flight from Kochi Airport to Bengaluru Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Kochi to MG Rd train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Ksr Bengaluru station.

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Map of how to get from Kochi to MG Rd.
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  • Distance: 368.1 km
  • Duration: 2h 8m

What companies run services between Kochi, India and MG Rd, India?

GoAir, IndiGo Airlines and two other airlines fly from Kochi to MG Rd every 2 hours. Alternatively, Indian Railways operates a train from Ernakulam Jn to Ksr Bengaluru twice daily. Tickets cost ₹300 - ₹1,500 and the journey takes 10h 40m.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Kochi to Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,100 - ₹12,000
AirAsia India
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kochi to Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,200 - ₹11,000
GoAir
Website
goair.in
Flights from Kochi to Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹5,000 - ₹22,000
Helitrans
Website
helitrans.no
Flights from Kochi to Bengaluru via Mysore
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,200 - ₹12,000
Train operators
Indian Railways

India’s national rail operator runs passenger and freight trains on both long-distance and suburban routes across the country, from slower multi-stop to faster and more comfortable services. It’s a practical and affordable way to explore the country. Advance ticket bookings usually open 120 days before the date of the journey for Indian nationals; 365 days for international travellers. You’ll be allocated a seat or berth when you book and choose your class of travel.

Contact Details
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Ernakulam Jn to Ksr Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
₹300 - ₹1,500
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹300 - ₹380
Third AC (3A)
₹800 - ₹1,100
Second AC (2A)
₹1,100 - ₹1,500
Bus operators
Kerala State Road Transport Corporation
Phone
9447071021
Website
keralartc.com
Bus from Ernakulam KSRTC to Bangalore KSRTC
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
₹500 - ₹1,400
Schedules at
online.keralartc.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Kochi to MG Rd is 517 km. It takes approximately 7h 34m to drive from Kochi to MG Rd.

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GoAir, Helitrans, IndiGo Airlines and AirAsia India offer flights from Kochi Airport to Bengaluru Airport.

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There are 683+ hotels available in MG Rd. Prices start at ₹7,500 per night.

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The best way to get from Kochi to Kochi Airport is to taxi which takes 38 min and costs ₹900 - ₹1,100.

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