There are 5 ways to get from Kochi to Tenkasi by train, taxi, bus, 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, taxi  •  4 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Ernakulam Junction (ERS) to Varkala (VAK) Clt - T Vc Jan Shatabdi / ...
  2. Take a taxi from Varkala (VAK) to Tenkasi

$24 - $41

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Ernakulam Junction (ERS) to Kollam Junction (QLN) Clt - T Vc Jan Shatabdi / ...
  2. Take the bus from Kollam to Thenkasi

$11 - $25

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  3 h 6 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kochi to Tenkasi 131.1 miles

$40 - $55

Drive  •  3 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Kochi to Tenkasi 131.1 miles

$21 - $35

Fly, taxi  •  4 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Kochi (COK) to Trivandrum (TRV) COK - TRV
  2. Take a taxi from Trivandrum to Tenkasi

$48 - $154

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kochi to Tenkasi is to train and bus which costs ₹700 - ₹1,800 and takes 7 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kochi to Tenkasi is to taxi which costs ₹3,000 - ₹3,600 and takes 3 h 6 min.

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The distance between Kochi and Tenkasi is 159 km. The road distance is 209.8 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 19 min to get from Kochi to Tenkasi, including transfers.

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

There is no direct connection from Kochi to Tenkasi. However, you can take the train to Varkala (VAK) then take the taxi to Tenkasi. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Kochi to Tenkasi via Kollam Junction (QLN) and Kollam in around 7 h 11 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 Varkala (VAK)
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $15
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Ernakulam Junction (ERS) to Kollam Junction (QLN)
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $15
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Varkala (VAK) to Tenkasi
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Estimated price
$21 - $26

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