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There are 9 ways to get from Kochi to Rameswaram by bus, train, taxi, car, plane or night train

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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Bus, train  •  14h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Cochin to Madurai
  2. Take the train from Madurai Junction (MDU) to Rameswaram (RMM) Tpty-Rmm Tri Wkly Exp / ...

$10 - $26

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Bus  •  15h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Cochin to Coimbatore
  2. Take the bus from Gandhipuram to Rameswaram 636Ud

$14 - $26

Train  •  17h 10m

  1. Take the train from Ernakulam Junction (ERS) to Madurai Junction (MDU) Guv Chennai Exp
  2. Take the train from Madurai Junction (MDU) to Rameswaram (RMM) Tpty-Rmm Tri Wkly Exp / ...

$11 - $32

Taxi  •  7h 28m

  1. Take a taxi from Kochi to Rameswaram 294.2 miles

$100 - $120

Drive  •  7h 28m

  1. Drive from Kochi to Rameswaram 294.2 miles

$45 - $70

Fly to Tiruchirapalli, train  •  9h 23m

  1. Fly from Kochi (COK) to Tiruchirapalli (TRZ) COK - TRZ
  2. Take the train from Tiruchchirapali (TPJ) to Rameswaram (RMM)

$62 - $306

Fly to Madurai, train  •  7h 16m

  1. Fly from Kochi (COK) to Madurai (IXM) COK - IXM
  2. Take the train from Madurai Junction (MDU) to Rameswaram (RMM)

$36 - $86

Fly to Trivandrum, bus, night train  •  13h 1m

  1. Fly from Kochi (COK) to Trivandrum (TRV) COK - TRV
  2. Take the bus from Thiruvananthapuram to Tirunelveli
  3. Take the night train from Tirunelveli (TEN) to Rameswaram (RMM)

$39 - $156

Fly to Tuticorin, night train  •  12h 42m

  1. Fly from Kochi (COK) to Tuticorin (TCR) COK - TCR
  2. Take the night train from Tirunelveli (TEN) to Rameswaram (RMM)

$97 - $413

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The cheapest way to get from Kochi to Rameswaram is to bus which costs ₹1,000 - ₹1,900 and takes 15h 32m.

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The quickest way to get from Kochi to Rameswaram is to fly and train which costs ₹2,600 - ₹6,500 and takes 7h 16m.

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No, there is no direct train from Kochi to Rameswaram. However, there are services departing from Ernakulam Junction (ERS) and arriving at Rameswaram (RMM) via Madurai Junction (MDU). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17h 10m.

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The distance between Kochi and Rameswaram is 342 km. The road distance is 470.7 km.

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The best way to get from Kochi to Rameswaram without a car is to bus and train which takes 14h 48m and costs ₹750 - ₹2,000.

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It takes approximately 14h 48m to get from Kochi to Rameswaram, including transfers.

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Kochi to Rameswaram train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Ernakulam Junction (ERS) station.

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The best way to get from Kochi to Rameswaram is to bus which takes 15h 32m and costs ₹1,000 - ₹1,900. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₹800 - ₹2,400 and takes 17h 10m.

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The quickest flight from Kochi Airport to Tiruchirapalli Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Kochi to Rameswaram train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Rameswaram (RMM) station.

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Map of how to get from Kochi to Rameswaram.
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  • Distance: 214 miles
  • Duration: 14h 48m

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

You can take a bus from Kochi to Rameswaram via Cochin and Gandhipuram in around 15h 32m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Kochi to Rameswaram via Madurai Junction (MDU) in around 17h 10m.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Kochi to Tiruchirapalli
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $280
Flights from Kochi to Tiruchirapalli via Madras
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from Kochi to Tiruchirapalli via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Flights from Kochi to Trivandrum
Ave. Duration
45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $130
Flights from Kochi to Tuticorin via Madras
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $430
Air India Express
Website
airindiaexpress.in
Flights from Kochi to Madurai
Ave. Duration
40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$26 - $60
Flights from Kochi to Trivandrum
Ave. Duration
45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$27 - $60
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Kochi to Tuticorin via Madras
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $420
Flights from Kochi to Tuticorin via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $380
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Kochi to Trivandrum
Ave. Duration
40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $120
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Madurai Junction (MDU) to Rameswaram (RMM)
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$2 - $14
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irctc.co.in
Train from Ernakulam Junction (ERS) to Madurai Junction (MDU)
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Tiruchchirapali (TPJ) to Rameswaram (RMM)
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $15
Book at
irctc.co.in
Night train from Tirunelveli (TEN) to Rameswaram (RMM)
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $16
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Cochin to Madurai
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Cochin to Coimbatore
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Thiruvananthapuram to Tirunelveli
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Book at
redbus.in
SETC
Website
tnstc.in
Bus from Gandhipuram to Rameswaram
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $12
Schedules at
tnstc.in
Other operators
Taxi from Kochi to Rameswaram
Ave. Duration
7h 28m
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com
Meru Cabs
Phone
+91 484 44 22 44 22
Website
merucabs.com
Kerala Taxi
Phone
+91 98460 43403
Website
keralataxi.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Kochi to Rameswaram is 471 km. It takes approximately 7h 28m to drive from Kochi to Rameswaram.

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IndiGo Airlines offers flights from Kochi Airport to Tiruchirapalli Airport.

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There are 29+ hotels available in Rameswaram. Prices start at $16 USD per night.

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