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There are 7 ways to get from Kollam to Kozhikode by train, bus, night train, taxi, car or plane

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  1. Take the train from Kollam Jn to Kozhikkode

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Kollam KSRTC to Kozhikode

Night train

  1. Take the night train from Kollam Jn to Kozhikkode

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Kollam to Kozhikode

Drive

  1. Drive from Kollam to Kozhikode

Train, fly to Calicut

  1. Take the train from Kollam Jn to Trivandrum Pett
  2. Fly from Trivandrum (TRV) to Calicut (CCJ)

Train, fly to Kannur

  1. Take the train from Kollam Jn to Trivandrum Pett
  2. Fly from Trivandrum (TRV) to Kannur (CNN)
  3. Take the train from Thalassery to Kozhikkode

Kollam to Kozhikode by train

68 Weekly Trains
6h 8m Average Duration
₹200 Cheapest Price
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Kollam → Kozhikode
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The cheapest way to get from Kollam to Kozhikode is to bus which costs ₹400 - ₹800 and takes 7h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Kollam to Kozhikode is to train and fly which costs ₹5,500 - ₹15,000 and takes 3h 45m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Kollam KSRTC and arriving at Kozhikode. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7h 10m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Kollam Jn and arriving at Kozhikkode. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6h 8m.

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It is 278 km from Kollam to Kozhikode. It is approximately 306.4 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Kollam to Kozhikode without a car is to train which takes 6h 8m and costs ₹200 - ₹1,100.

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The train from Kollam Jn to Kozhikkode takes 6h 8m including transfers and departs every three hours.

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Kollam to Kozhikode bus services, operated by Kerala State Road Transport Corporation, depart from Kollam KSRTC station.

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

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The best way to get from Kollam to Kozhikode is to train which takes 6h 8m and costs ₹200 - ₹1,100. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₹400 - ₹800 and takes 7h 10m.

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Map of how to get from Kollam to Kozhikode.
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  • Distance: 277.5 km
  • Duration: 6h 8m

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

Indian Railways operates a train from Kollam Jn to Kozhikkode every 3 hours. Tickets cost ₹200 - ₹1,100 and the journey takes 6h 8m. Alternatively, Kerala State Road Transport Corporation operates a bus from Kollam KSRTC to Kozhikode 5 times a day. Tickets cost ₹400 - ₹800 and the journey takes 7h 10m.

Airlines
Air India Express
Website
airindiaexpress.in
Flights from Trivandrum to Calicut
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹7,500 - ₹29,000
Flights from Trivandrum to Kannur
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
₹10,000 - ₹36,000
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Trivandrum to Kannur
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,700 - ₹11,000
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 Kozhikkode
Ave. Duration
6h 8m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
₹200 - ₹1,100
Website
irctc.co.in
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12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹200 - ₹270
Third AC (3A)
₹600 - ₹800
Second AC (2A)
₹850 - ₹1,100
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 Thalassery to Kozhikkode
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₹100 - ₹650
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹100 - ₹140
Third AC (3A)
₹370 - ₹460
Second AC (2A)
₹500 - ₹650
Bus operators
Kerala State Road Transport Corporation
Phone
9447071021
Website
keralartc.com
Bus from Kollam KSRTC to Kozhikode
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
₹400 - ₹800
Schedules at
keralartc.com
Other operators
Taxi from Kollam to Kozhikode
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Estimated price
₹8,500 - ₹10,000
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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The quickest flight from Trivandrum Airport to Calicut Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Kollam to Kozhikode bus services, operated by Kerala State Road Transport Corporation, arrive at Kozhikode station.

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Kollam to Kozhikode train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Kozhikkode station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kollam to Kozhikode is 306 km. It takes approximately 4h 45m to drive from Kollam to Kozhikode.

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

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