There are 7 ways to get from Kollam to Nagapattinam by bus, train, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus  •  11 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Kollam to Ernakulam
  2. Take the bus from Cochin to Nagoor

$21 - $29

Cheapest option

Train  •  14 h

  1. Take the train from Kollam Junction (QLN) to Tiruchchirapali (TPJ) Qln-Ms Ananthapuri Exp / ...
  2. Take the train from Tiruchchirapali (TPJ) to Nagappattinam (NGT) Ers-Kik Exp / ...

$12 - $34

5 alternative options

Drive  •  7 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Kollam to Nagapattinam 323 miles

$50 - $80

Train to Trivandrum, fly to Tiruchirapalli, train  •  9 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Kollam Junction (QLN) to Trivandrum Pett (TVP)
  2. Fly from Trivandrum (TRV) to Tiruchirapalli (TRZ) TRV - TRZ
  3. Take the train from Tiruchchirapali (TPJ) to Nagappattinam (NGT)

$61 - $322

Train to Kochi, fly to Tiruchirapalli, train  •  8 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Kollam Junction (QLN) to Aluva (AWY)
  2. Fly from Kochi (COK) to Tiruchirapalli (TRZ) COK - TRZ
  3. Take the train from Tiruchchirapali (TPJ) to Nagappattinam (NGT)

$63 - $320

Train to Trivandrum, fly to Madras, train  •  10 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Kollam Junction (QLN) to Trivandrum Pett (TVP)
  2. Fly from Trivandrum (TRV) to Madras (MAA) TRV - MAA
  3. Take the train from Tambaram (TBM) to Nagappattinam (NGT)

$43 - $191

Train to Kochi, fly to Madras, train  •  12 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Kollam Junction (QLN) to Aluva (AWY)
  2. Fly from Kochi (COK) to Madras (MAA) COK - MAA
  3. Take the train from Tambaram (TBM) to Nagappattinam (NGT)

$36 - $169

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kollam to Nagapattinam is to bus which costs ₹1,400 - ₹2,000 and takes 11 h 58 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Kollam to Nagapattinam is to drive which costs ₹3,600 - ₹5,500 and takes 7 h 46 min.

More details

The distance between Kollam and Nagapattinam is 414 km. The road distance is 516.8 km.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 11 h 58 min to get from Kollam to Nagapattinam, including transfers.

More details

No, there is no direct train from Kollam to Nagapattinam. However, there are services departing from Kollam Junction (QLN) and arriving at Nagappattinam (NGT) via Tiruchchirapali (TPJ). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h.

More details

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

You can take a bus from Kollam to Nagapattinam via Ernakulam, Cochin, and Nagoor in around 11 h 58 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Kollam to Nagapattinam via Tiruchchirapali (TPJ) in around 14 h.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Trivandrum to Tiruchirapalli via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from Trivandrum to Tiruchirapalli via Madras
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $330
Flights from Trivandrum to Tiruchirapalli via Kochi
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $290
Flights from Trivandrum to Tiruchirapalli via Bengaluru, Madras
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Flights from Kochi to Tiruchirapalli
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $280
Flights from Kochi to Tiruchirapalli via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Flights from Trivandrum to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $280
Flights from Kochi to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $360
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Trivandrum to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $190
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 Trivandrum to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Flights from Kochi to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $240
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Trivandrum to Tiruchirapalli via Colombo
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $2,300
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Trivandrum to Tiruchirapalli via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Air India Express
Website
airindiaexpress.in
Flights from Trivandrum to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $140
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
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Kollam Junction (QLN) to Tiruchchirapali (TPJ)
Ave. Duration
10 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Tiruchchirapali (TPJ) to Nagappattinam (NGT)
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $15
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Kollam Junction (QLN) to Trivandrum Pett (TVP)
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $14
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Kollam Junction (QLN) to Aluva (AWY)
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $15
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Tambaram (TBM) to Nagappattinam (NGT)
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$6 - $17
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Kollam to Ernakulam
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Cochin to Nagoor
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Book at
redbus.in

Want to know more about travelling around the world?

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Read our range of informative guides on popular transport routes and companies - including Italian Lakes: Getting around by train, Train travel in France: A guide to SNCF and Need to know: Jadrolinija - to help you get the most out of your next trip.