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Recommended option

Fly to Tirupati  •  5 h 10 min

  1. COK - TIR

$73 - $317

Cheapest option

Train  •  12 h 10 min

  1. Kerala Exp / ...

$12 - $22

4 alternative options

Fly to Madras, train  •  8 h 1 min

  1. COK - MAA

$29 - $153

Bus  •  17 h 13 min

$25 - $36

Taxi  •  8 h 57 min

  1. 404.2 miles

$130 - $170

Drive  •  8 h 57 min

  1. 404.2 miles

$65 - $95

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

IndiGo Airlines, AirAsia India and two other airlines fly from Kochi to Tirupati every 3 hours. Alternatively, Indian Railways operates a train from Kochi to Tirupati once daily. Tickets cost $12 - $22 and the journey takes 12 h 10 min.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Kochi to Tirupati via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $340
Flights from Kochi to Tirupati via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Flights from Kochi to Tirupati via Pune, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Flights from Kochi to Tirupati via Madras, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $370
Flights from Kochi to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $360
GoAir
Website
goair.in
Flights from Kochi to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $180
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Kochi to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $310
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Kochi to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $240
Vistara
Website
airvistara.com
Flights from Kochi to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $210
Train operators
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Aluva to Bangalore
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Bangalore to Tirupathi
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Book at
redbus.in
Other operators
Taxi from Kochi to Tirupati
Ave. Duration
8 h 57 min
Estimated price
$130 - $170
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 Tirupati is 536 km. The road distance is 647 km.

The cheapest way to get from Kochi to Tirupati is to train which costs ₹850 - ₹1,500 and takes 12 h 10 min.

The quickest way to get from Kochi to Tirupati is to fly which takes 5 h 10 min and costs ₹4,900 - ₹22,000.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Eranakulam Junction (ERS) and arriving at Tirupati (TPTY). Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 12 h 10 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 10 min to get from Kochi to Tirupati, including transfers.