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There are 4 ways to get from Kollam to Palani by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  11 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Kollam to Ernakulam
  2. Take the bus from Ernakulam to Palani

$15 - $21

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Train  •  11 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Kollam Junction (QLN) to Palani (PLNI) Tvc-Mdu Amritha Exp

$7 - $17

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kollam to Palani 215.4 miles

$60 - $75

Drive  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Kollam to Palani 215.4 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Kollam to Palani is to train which costs ₹550 - ₹1,300 and takes 11 h 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kollam to Palani is to taxi which costs ₹4,600 - ₹5,500 and takes 5 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kollam to Palani. However, there are services departing from Kollam and arriving at Palani via Ernakulam. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Kollam Junction (QLN) and arriving at Palani (PLNI). Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 11 h 28 min.

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The distance between Kollam and Palani is 202 km. The road distance is 344.6 km.

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The best way to get from Kollam to Palani without a car is to bus which takes 11 h 15 min and costs ₹1,000 - ₹1,600.

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It takes approximately 11 h 15 min to get from Kollam to Palani, including transfers.

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Kollam to Palani bus services, operated by RedBus, depart from Kollam station.

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Kollam to Palani train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Kollam Junction (QLN) station.

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The best way to get from Kollam to Palani is to bus which takes 11 h 15 min and costs ₹1,000 - ₹1,600. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₹550 - ₹1,300 and takes 11 h 28 min.

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  • Distance: 126.5 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 15 min

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

You can take a bus from Kollam to Palani via Ernakulam in around 11 h 15 min. Alternatively, Indian Railways operates a train from Kollam to Palani once daily. Tickets cost $7 - $17 and the journey takes 11 h 28 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Kollam to Ernakulam
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
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Bus from Ernakulam to Palani
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
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Taxi from Kollam to Palani
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Estimated price
$60 - $75

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Kollam to Palani bus services, operated by RedBus, arrive at Palani station.

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Kollam to Palani train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Palani (PLNI) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kollam to Palani is 345 km. It takes approximately 5 h 10 min to drive from Kollam to Palani.

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There are 295+ hotels available in Palani. Prices start at $18 USD per night.

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