There are 7 ways to get from Kochi to Shivamogga by train, bus, taxi, car or plane

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Train  •  16 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Ernakulam Junction (ERS) to Ksr Bengaluru (SBC) Ers-Sbc Intercity Exp / ...
  2. Take the train from Ksr Bengaluru (SBC) to Shimoga (SME) Sbc-Smet Sf Exp

$14 - $34

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Bus  •  16 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Aluva to Bangalore
  2. Take the bus from Bangalore to Shimoga

$16 - $23

Train, bus  •  16 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Ernakulam Junction (ERS) to Ksr Bengaluru (SBC) Ers-Sbc Intercity Exp / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bangalore to Shimoga

$17 - $30

Taxi  •  9 h 29 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kochi to Shivamogga 384.6 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  9 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Kochi to Shivamogga 384.6 miles

$60 - $95

Fly to Mangalore, taxi  •  7 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Kochi (COK) to Mangalore (IXE) COK - IXE
  2. Take a taxi from Mangalore to Shivamogga

$120 - $452

Fly to Bengaluru, train  •  9 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Kochi (COK) to Bengaluru (BLR) COK - BLR
  2. Take the train from Yasvantpur Junction (YPR) to Shimoga (SME)

$41 - $214

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No, there is no direct train from Kochi to Shivamogga. However, there are services departing from Ernakulam Junction (ERS) and arriving at Shimoga (SME) via Ksr Bengaluru (SBC). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 10 min.

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The distance between Kochi and Shivamogga is 450 km. The road distance is 615.3 km.

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The best way to get from Kochi to Shivamogga without a car is to train which takes 16 h 10 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 16 h 10 min to get from Kochi to Shivamogga, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Kochi to Shivamogga is to train which takes 16 h 10 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 16 h 50 min.

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There is no direct flight from Kochi Airport to Mangalore Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 5 min and has one stopover.

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Kochi to Shivamogga train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Shimoga (SME) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kochi to Shivamogga is 615 km. It takes approximately 9 h 29 min to drive from Kochi to Shivamogga.

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Spicejet, Jet Airways and IndiGo Airlines offer flights from Kochi Airport to Mangalore Airport.

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  • Distance: 281.4 miles
  • Duration: 16 h 10 min

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

You can take a train from Kochi to Shivamogga via Ksr Bengaluru (SBC) in around 16 h 10 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kochi to Shivamogga via Aluva, Aluva, and Bangalore in around 16 h 50 min.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Kochi to Mangalore via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Flights from Kochi to Mangalore via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Kochi to Mangalore via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Flights from Kochi to Mangalore via Madras
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $450
Flights from Kochi to Mangalore via Madras, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $450
Flights from Kochi to Mangalore via Bengaluru, Mumbai
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Kochi to Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
AirAsia India
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kochi to Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $250
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Kochi to Mangalore via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Kochi to Mangalore via Madras, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $440
Helitrans
Website
helitrans.no
Flights from Kochi to Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Train operators
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Aluva to Bangalore
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
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redbus.in
Bus from Bangalore to Shimoga
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
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Other operators
Taxi from Kochi to Shivamogga
Ave. Duration
9 h 29 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
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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