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There are 7 ways to get from Kolkata to Kerala by plane, taxi, train, bus or car

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Fly to Kochi  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Kolkata (CCU) to Kochi (COK) CCU - COK

$80 - $137

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Bus  •  2 days 1 h

  1. Take the bus from Kolkata to Bhubaneswar
  2. Take the bus from Bhubaneswar to Hyderabad
  3. Take the bus from Hyderabad to Bangalore
  4. Take the bus from Bangalore to Thiruvananthapuram

$32 - $47

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Fly to Trivandrum  •  6 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Kolkata (CCU) to Trivandrum (TRV) CCU - TRV

$101 - $432

Fly to Calicut  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Kolkata (CCU) to Calicut (CCJ) CCU - CCJ

$120 - $473

Fly to Coimbatore, taxi  •  7 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Kolkata (CCU) to Coimbatore (CJB) CCU - CJB
  2. Take a taxi from Coimbatore to Pulāmantōl

$123 - $435

Train  •  45 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Howrah Junction (HWH) to Thiruvananthapuram Central (TVC) Scl - Tvc Exp / ...

$35 - $50

Drive  •  34 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Kolkata to Thiruvananthapuram 1474.8 miles

$240 - $350

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The cheapest way to get from Kolkata to Kerala is to bus which costs ₹2,300 - ₹3,500 and takes 2 days 1 h.

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The quickest way to get from Kolkata to Kerala is to fly which costs ₹5,500 - ₹11,000 and takes 5 h 17 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kolkata to Kerala. However, there are services departing from Kolkata and arriving at Thiruvananthapuram via Bhubaneswar, Hyderabad and Bangalore. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 1 h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Howrah Junction (HWH) and arriving at Thiruvananthapuram Central (TVC). Services depart twice a week, and operate Tuesday and Thursday. The journey takes approximately 45 h 35 min.

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The distance between Kolkata and Kerala is 1853 km. The road distance is 2359.8 km.

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The best way to get from Kolkata to Kerala without a car is to train which takes 45 h 35 min and costs ₹2,800 - ₹3,600.

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It takes approximately 5 h 17 min to get from Kolkata to Kerala, including transfers.

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Kolkata to Kerala bus services, operated by RedBus, depart from Kolkata station.

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Kolkata to Kerala train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Howrah Junction (HWH) station.

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The best way to get from Kolkata to Kerala is to fly which takes 5 h 17 min and costs ₹5,500 - ₹11,000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₹2,800 - ₹3,600 and takes 45 h 35 min, you could also bus, which costs ₹2,300 - ₹3,500 and takes 2 days 1 h.

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Map of how to get from Kolkata to Kerala.
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  • Distance: 1157.9 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 17 min

What companies run services between Kolkata, India and Kerala, India?

IndiGo Airlines, Spicejet and two other airlines fly from Kolkata to Ernākulam hourly. Alternatively, Indian Railways operates a train from Kolkata to Thiruvananthapuram twice a week. Tickets cost $35 - $50 and the journey takes 45 h 35 min.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Kolkata to Kochi
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $260
Flights from Kolkata to Kochi via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $260
Flights from Kolkata to Kochi via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
6 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $260
Flights from Kolkata to Kochi via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $260
Flights from Kolkata to Kochi via Madras
Ave. Duration
6 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $260
Flights from Kolkata to Trivandrum via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Flights from Kolkata to Trivandrum via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
6 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Flights from Kolkata to Trivandrum via Madras
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Flights from Kolkata to Trivandrum via Delhi
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Kolkata to Trivandrum via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Kolkata to Trivandrum via Raipur, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Flights from Kolkata to Calicut via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Flights from Kolkata to Calicut via Madras
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from Kolkata to Calicut via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Kolkata to Calicut via Hyderabad, Madras
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Flights from Kolkata to Calicut via Bhubaneswar, Madras
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from Kolkata to Calicut via Visakhapatnam, Madras
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from Kolkata to Calicut via Bengaluru, Madras
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Flights from Kolkata to Coimbatore via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $400
Flights from Kolkata to Coimbatore via Madras
Ave. Duration
5 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $400
Flights from Kolkata to Coimbatore via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Flights from Kolkata to Coimbatore via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Flights from Kolkata to Coimbatore via Delhi
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Kolkata to Kochi via Madras
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $360
Flights from Kolkata to Calicut via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Kolkata to Calicut via Bengaluru, Madras
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Kolkata to Coimbatore via Madras
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Kolkata to Trivandrum via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Kolkata to Calicut via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Kolkata to Coimbatore via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Kolkata to Coimbatore via Delhi
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
GoAir
Website
goair.in
Flights from Kolkata to Kochi via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $420
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Kolkata to Trivandrum via Madras
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Train operators
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Kolkata to Bhubaneswar
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
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redbus.in
Bus from Bhubaneswar to Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
17 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
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redbus.in
Bus from Hyderabad to Bangalore
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
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redbus.in
Bus from Bangalore to Thiruvananthapuram
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
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redbus.in
Other operators
Taxi from Coimbatore to Pulāmantōl
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Estimated price
$28 - $35
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com
Bharathi Taxi
Phone
+91 91 30 002000
Website
bharathicalltaxi.in
Meru Cabs
Phone
+91 422 44 22 44 22
Website
meru.in

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The quickest flight from Kolkata Airport to Kochi Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h.

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Kolkata to Kerala bus services, operated by RedBus, arrive at Thiruvananthapuram station.

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Kolkata to Kerala train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Thiruvananthapuram Central (TVC) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kolkata to Kerala is 2360 km. It takes approximately 34 h 6 min to drive from Kolkata to Kerala.

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Spicejet, GoAir and IndiGo Airlines offer flights from Kolkata Airport to Kochi Airport.

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There are 56+ hotels available in Kerala. Prices start at $20 USD per night.

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