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There are 7 ways to get from Kollam to Ambur by train, taxi, car or plane

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Train  •  12h 47m

  1. Take the train from Kollam Jn to Vaniyambadi 02696

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Train via Jolarpettai  •  13h 35m

  1. Take the train from Kollam Jn to Jolarpettai 02625 / ...

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Taxi  •  8h 56m

  1. Take a taxi from Kollam to Ambur 618.7 km

Drive  •  8h 56m

  1. Drive from Kollam to Ambur 618.7 km

Train to Trivandrum, fly to Madras, train  •  7h 42m

  1. Take the train from Kollam Jn to Trivandrum Pett
  2. Fly from Trivandrum (TRV) to Madras (MAA) TRV - MAA
  3. Take the train from Chennai Central to Ambur

Train to Trivandrum, fly to Bengaluru, train  •  9h 41m

  1. Take the train from Kollam Jn to Trivandrum Pett
  2. Fly from Trivandrum (TRV) to Bengaluru (BLR) TRV - BLR
  3. Take the train from Krishnarajapurm to Ambur

Train to Kochi, fly to Madras, train  •  10h 42m

  1. Take the train from Kollam Jn to Aluva
  2. Fly from Kochi (COK) to Madras (MAA) COK - MAA
  3. Take the train from Chennai Central to Ambur

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The cheapest way to get from Kollam to Ambur is to train via Jolarpettai which costs ₹410 - ₹2,200 and takes 13h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Kollam to Ambur is to train and fly which costs ₹3,500 - ₹12,000 and takes 7h 42m.

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No, there is no direct train from Kollam to Ambur. However, there are services departing from Kollam Jn and arriving at Ambur via Jolarpettai. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 35m.

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The distance between Kollam and Ambur is 493 km. The road distance is 618.7 km.

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The best way to get from Kollam to Ambur without a car is to train which takes 12h 47m and costs ₹750 - ₹2,200.

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It takes approximately 12h 47m to get from Kollam to Ambur, including transfers.

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Kollam to Ambur train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Kollam Jn station.

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The quickest flight from Trivandrum Airport to Madras Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Kollam to Ambur train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Jolarpettai station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kollam to Ambur is 619 km. It takes approximately 8h 56m to drive from Kollam to Ambur.

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  • Distance: 493.2 km
  • Duration: 12h 47m

What companies run services between Kollam, India and Ambur, India?

Indian Railways operates a train from Kollam Jn to Vaniyambadi once daily. Tickets cost ₹320 - ₹1,600 and the journey takes 12h 27m.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Trivandrum to Madras
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,400 - ₹17,000
Flights from Trivandrum to Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹2,400 - ₹10,000
Flights from Kochi to Madras
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹4,300 - ₹15,000
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Trivandrum to Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
₹5,500 - ₹19,000
Flights from Kochi to Madras
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹4,600 - ₹23,000
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Trivandrum to Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
₹3,100 - ₹7,000
Flights from Kochi to Madras
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹3,800 - ₹12,000
Air India Express
Website
airindiaexpress.in
Flights from Trivandrum to Madras
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
₹9,500 - ₹26,000
Train operators
Indian Railways

India’s national rail operator runs passenger and freight trains on both long-distance and suburban routes across the country, from slower multi-stop to faster and more comfortable services. It’s a practical and affordable way to explore the country. Advance ticket bookings usually open 120 days before the date of the journey for Indian nationals; 365 days for international travellers. You’ll be allocated a seat or berth when you book and choose your class of travel.

Contact Details
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Kollam Jn to Vaniyambadi
Ave. Duration
12h 27m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₹320 - ₹1,600
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹320 - ₹420
Third AC (3A)
₹900 - ₹1,200
Second AC (2A)
₹1,200 - ₹1,600
Train from Kollam Jn to Jolarpettai
Ave. Duration
12h 7m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
₹320 - ₹1,600
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹320 - ₹410
Third AC (3A)
₹850 - ₹1,100
Second AC (2A)
₹1,200 - ₹1,600
Train from Kollam Jn to Trivandrum Pett
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
₹100 - ₹650
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹100 - ₹130
Third AC (3A)
₹360 - ₹450
Second AC (2A)
₹490 - ₹650
Train from Chennai Central to Ambur
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
₹150 - ₹850
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹150 - ₹190
Third AC (3A)
₹470 - ₹600
Second AC (2A)
₹650 - ₹850
Train from Krishnarajapurm to Ambur
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
₹140 - ₹800
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹140 - ₹180
Third AC (3A)
₹450 - ₹600
Second AC (2A)
₹600 - ₹800
Train from Kollam Jn to Aluva
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₹140 - ₹800
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹140 - ₹180
Third AC (3A)
₹450 - ₹600
Second AC (2A)
₹600 - ₹800
Other operators
Taxi from Kollam to Ambur
Ave. Duration
8h 56m
Estimated price
₹11,000 - ₹13,000
Smile Taxi Service
Phone
+91 74 03 11 07 43
Website
smile-taxi-service.business.site
Kollam Online Taxi Service
Phone
+91 99 46 26 85 56
Website
kollamonlinetaxi.business.site
Kollam Cab
Phone
+91 98 95 21 82 40

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Air India Express and IndiGo Airlines offer flights from Trivandrum Airport to Madras Airport.

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