There are 5 ways to get from Kochi to Nagercoil by train, bus, taxi, car, subway 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  •  6 h

  1. Take the train from Ernakulam Junction (ERS) to Nagercoil Junction (NCJ) Guv Chennai Exp / ...

$5 - $16

4 alternative options

Bus  •  7 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Cochin to Thiruvananthapuram
  2. Take the bus from Trivandrum to Nagercoil

$16 - $23

Taxi  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kochi to Nagercoil 177.2 miles

$55 - $70

Drive  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Kochi to Nagercoil 177.2 miles

$28 - $45

Subway, fly, train  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Take the subway from Maharaja College to Aluva
  2. Fly from Kochi (COK) to Trivandrum (TRV) COK - TRV
  3. Take the train from Thiruvananthapuram Central (TVC) to Nager Coil Town (NJT)

$28 - $144

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kochi to Nagercoil is to train which costs ₹350 - ₹1,100 and takes 6 h.

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The quickest way to get from Kochi to Nagercoil is to taxi which costs ₹4,100 - ₹4,900 and takes 4 h 10 min.

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The distance between Kochi and Nagercoil is 234 km. The road distance is 283.5 km.

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The train from Ernakulam Junction (ERS) to Nagercoil Junction (NCJ) takes 6 h including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Ernakulam Junction (ERS) and arriving at Nagercoil Junction (NCJ). Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h.

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The quickest flight from Kochi Airport to Trivandrum Airport is the direct flight which takes 40 min.

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Map of how to get from Kochi to Nagercoil.
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  • Distance: 146.4 miles
  • Duration: 6 h

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

Indian Railways operates a train from Kochi to Nagercoil twice daily. Tickets cost $5 - $16 and the journey takes 6 h. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kochi to Nagercoil via Edapally Jn., Maharaja College, Cochin, Thiruvananthapuram, and Trivandrum in around 7 h 28 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 Ernakulam Junction (ERS) to Nagercoil Junction (NCJ)
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $16
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Thiruvananthapuram Central (TVC) to Nager Coil Town (NJT)
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $14
Book at
irctc.co.in
Kochi Metro
Phone
13004250355
Email
contact@kmrl.co.in
Website
kochimetro.org
Subway from Maharaja College to Aluva
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
kochimetro.org
R1
$1
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Cochin to Thiruvananthapuram
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Trivandrum to Nagercoil
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Book at
redbus.in
Other operators
Taxi from Kochi to Nagercoil
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 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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