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There are 5 ways to get from Kochi to Thalassery by train, bus, taxi, car, subway or plane

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Train  •  5h 3m

  1. Take the train from Ernakulam Junction (ERS) to Thalassery (TLY) Poorna Exp / ...

$4 - $15

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Bus  •  7h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Ernakulam to Kozhikode
  2. Take the bus from Kozhikode to Thalassery

$11 - $17

Taxi  •  3h 54m

  1. Take a taxi from Kochi to Thalassery 159.6 miles

$50 - $60

Drive  •  3h 54m

  1. Drive from Kochi to Thalassery 159.6 miles

$26 - $40

Subway, fly, train  •  4h 49m

  1. Take the subway from Maharaja College to Aluva
  2. Fly from Kochi (COK) to Calicut (CCJ) COK - CCJ
  3. Take the train from Kozhikkode (CLT) to Thalassery (TLY)

$71 - $213

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The cheapest way to get from Kochi to Thalassery is to train which costs ₹330 - ₹1,100 and takes 5h 3m.

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The quickest way to get from Kochi to Thalassery is to taxi which costs ₹3,700 - ₹4,400 and takes 3h 54m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Ernakulam Junction (ERS) and arriving at Thalassery (TLY). Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5h 3m.

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The distance between Kochi and Thalassery is 218 km. The road distance is 255.4 km.

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The best way to get from Kochi to Thalassery without a car is to train which takes 5h 3m and costs ₹330 - ₹1,100.

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The train from Ernakulam Junction (ERS) to Thalassery (TLY) takes 5h 3m including transfers and departs every four hours.

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

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The best way to get from Kochi to Thalassery is to train which takes 5h 3m and costs ₹330 - ₹1,100. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₹800 - ₹1,300 and takes 7h 21m.

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The quickest flight from Kochi Airport to Calicut Airport is the direct flight which takes 45m.

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Kochi to Thalassery train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Thalassery (TLY) station.

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Map of how to get from Kochi to Thalassery.
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  • Distance: 136.1 miles
  • Duration: 5h 3m

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

Indian Railways operates a train from Kochi to Thalassery every 4 hours. Tickets cost $4 - $15 and the journey takes 5h 3m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kochi to Thalassery via Ernakulam and Kozhikode in around 7h 21m.

Airlines
Air India Express
Website
airindiaexpress.in
Flights from Kochi to Calicut
Ave. Duration
45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$19 - $65
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Ernakulam Junction (ERS) to Thalassery (TLY)
Ave. Duration
5h 3m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $15
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Kozhikkode (CLT) to Thalassery (TLY)
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $13
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
31m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
kochimetro.org
R1
$1
Bus operators
Kerala State Road Transport Corporation
Website
ksrtconline.com
Bus from Kozhikode to Thalassery
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
keralartc.com
Other operators
Taxi from Kochi to Thalassery
Ave. Duration
3h 54m
Estimated price
$50 - $60
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 Thalassery is 255 km. It takes approximately 3h 54m to drive from Kochi to Thalassery.

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Air India Express offers flights from Kochi Airport to Calicut Airport.

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There are 75+ hotels available in Thalassery. Prices start at $19 USD per night.

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