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There are 7 ways to get from Kochi to Manali by subway, plane, bus, train, 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.

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Subway to Kochi, fly, bus  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Take the subway from Maharaja College to Aluva
  2. Fly from Kochi (COK) to Madras (MAA) COK - MAA
  3. Take the bus from Wheels India RD. JN. to Manali

$28 - $139

Cheapest option

Bus  •  14 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Cochin to Chennai

$11 - $16

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Train to Coimbatore, fly  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Ernakulam Junction (ERS) to Coimbatore Junction (CBE)
  2. Fly from Coimbatore (CJB) to Madras (MAA) CJB - MAA

$34 - $129

Train  •  12 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Ernakulam Junction (ERS) to Perambur (PER) Chennai Exp / ...

$14 - $24

Train via Egmore  •  22 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Ernakulam Junction (ERS) to Chennai Egmore (MS) Guv Chennai Exp

$19 - $26

Taxi  •  9 h 25 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kochi to Manali 442.1 miles

$140 - $180

Drive  •  9 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Kochi to Manali 442.1 miles

$70 - $110

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kochi to Manali is to bus which costs ₹800 - ₹1,200 and takes 14 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kochi to Manali is to subway and fly and bus which costs ₹2,000 - ₹11,000 and takes 4 h 38 min.

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The distance between Kochi and Manali is 565 km. The road distance is 707.3 km.

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The best way to get from Kochi to Manali without a car is to train which takes 12 h 3 min and costs ₹1,000 - ₹1,800.

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It takes approximately 4 h 38 min to get from Kochi to Manali, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Kochi to Manali is to train which takes 12 h 3 min and costs ₹1,000 - ₹1,800. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₹800 - ₹1,200 and takes 14 h 14 min.

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The quickest flight from Kochi Airport to Madras Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kochi to Manali is 707 km. It takes approximately 9 h 25 min to drive from Kochi to Manali.

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Air India Limited, Vistara, Spicejet and IndiGo Airlines offer flights from Kochi Airport to Madras Airport.

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There are 619+ hotels available in Manali. Prices start at $16 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Kochi to Manali.
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  • Distance: 353.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 38 min

What companies run services between Kochi, India and Manali, Tamil Nadu, India?

Indian Railways operates a train from Kochi to Manali 3 times a day. Tickets cost $12 - $21 and the journey takes 11 h 53 min. Alternatively, RedBus operates a bus from Kochi to Manali every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 13 h.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Kochi to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $360
Flights from Coimbatore to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $230
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Kochi to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $310
Flights from Coimbatore to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Kochi to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $240
Flights from Coimbatore to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
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
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Coimbatore to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Train operators
Kochi Metro
Phone
13004250355
Email
contact@kmrl.co.in
Website
kochimetro.org
Subway from Maharaja College to Aluva
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
kochimetro.org
R1
$1
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Ernakulam Junction (ERS) to Coimbatore Junction (CBE)
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $15
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Ernakulam Junction (ERS) to Perambur (PER)
Ave. Duration
11 h 53 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Ernakulam Junction (ERS) to Chennai Egmore (MS)
Ave. Duration
21 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
MTC
Bus from Wheels India RD. JN. to Manali
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
mtcbus.org
Other operators
Taxi from Kochi to Manali
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
Estimated price
$140 - $180
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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