There are 5 ways to get from Kochi to Nagercoil 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Guv Chennai Exp / ...

$5 - $17

4 alternative options

Bus  •  6 h 57 min

$19 - $26

Taxi  •  4 h 10 min

  1. 177.2 miles

$60 - $75

Drive  •  4 h 10 min

  1. 177.2 miles

$28 - $45

Fly, train  •  5 h 11 min

  1. COK - TRV

$28 - $144

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

Indian Railways operates a train from Kochi to Nagercoil twice daily. Tickets cost $5 - $17 and the journey takes 6 h 10 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kochi to Nagercoil via Cochin, Thiruvananthapuram, and Trivandrum in around 6 h 57 min.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Kochi to Trivandrum
Ave. Duration
47 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 Eranakulam Junction (ERS) to Nagercoil Junction (NCJ)
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $17
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Trivandrum Cntl (TVC) to Nagercoil Junction (NCJ)
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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 Trivandrum to Nagercoil
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Book at
redbus.in
Other operators
Taxi from Kochi to Nagercoil
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Kerala Taxi
Phone
+91 98460 43403
Website
keralataxi.com
Meru Cabs
Phone
+91 484 44 22 44 22
Website
merucabs.com
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Kochi and Nagercoil is 234 km. The road distance is 283 km.

The cheapest way to get from Kochi to Nagercoil is to train which costs ₹380 - ₹1,200 and takes 6 h 10 min.

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

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Eranakulam Junction (ERS) and arriving at Nagercoil Junction (NCJ). Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 10 min.

The train from Eranakulam Junction (ERS) to Nagercoil Junction (NCJ) takes 6 h 10 min including transfers and departs twice daily.