Travel from Kochi to Varkala-Beach-Resort

Train, bus or fly from Kochi to Varkala Beach Resort?

Indian Railways operates a train from Kochi to Varkala Beach Resort every 4 hours. Tickets cost $3 - $16 and the journey takes 2 h 49 min. Alternatively, Kerala State Road Transport Corporation operates a bus from Kochi to Varkala Beach Resort once daily. Tickets cost $5 - $10 and the journey takes 5 h 30 min.

How to get from Kochi to Varkala Beach Resort

From Eranakulam Junction (ERS) train to Varkala (VAK) then walk to Varkala Beach Resort. 3 h 25 min ₹821. From Kochi taxi to Kochi, bus to Varkala, then walk to Varkala Beach Resort. 6 h 16 min ₹787. From Kochi taxi to Varkala Beach Resort. 2 h 34 min ₹2,781. From Kochi drive to Varkala Beach Resort. 2 h 34 min ₹1,283. From Kochi taxi to Kochi airport, fly to Trivandrum airport, then taxi to Varkala Beach Resort. 2 h 3 min ₹4,503.

Is there a direct train between Kochi and Varkala Beach Resort?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Eranakulam Junction (ERS) and arriving at Varkala (VAK). Services depart every 4 hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2¾ hours.

Operators from Kochi to Varkala Beach Resort

OperatorPhoneWebsite
Indian RailwaysIndian Railways
Kerala State Road Transport CorporationKerala State Road Transport Corporation
Air India LimitedAir India Limited
Air India ExpressAir India Express
IndiGo AirlinesIndiGo Airlines
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    Kochi to Varkala Beach Resort:

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      1 Train
      • One-Way approx: USD $3 - $16
      • Duration: 3 h 25 min
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      • Duration: 6 h 16 min
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      • Duration: 2 h 34 min
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