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

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Bus  •  5h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Kollam to Tuticorin 736Ud / ...

$5 - $8

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Train  •  6h 20m

  1. Take the train from Kollam Junction (QLN) to Maniyachchi Junction (MEJ) Qln-Ms Ananthapuri Exp / ...

$12 - $26

Taxi  •  3h 19m

  1. Take a taxi from Kollam to Thoothukudi 135.9 miles

$40 - $50

Drive  •  3h 19m

  1. Drive from Kollam to Thoothukudi 135.9 miles

$22 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Kollam to Thoothukudi is to bus which costs ₹390 - ₹600 and takes 5h 18m.

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The quickest way to get from Kollam to Thoothukudi is to taxi which costs ₹2,900 - ₹3,500 and takes 3h 19m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Kollam and arriving at Tuticorin. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5h 18m.

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The distance between Kollam and Thoothukudi is 171 km. The road distance is 217.5 km.

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The best way to get from Kollam to Thoothukudi without a car is to bus which takes 5h 18m and costs ₹390 - ₹600.

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The bus from Kollam to Tuticorin takes 5h 18m including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Kollam to Thoothukudi bus services, operated by SETC, depart from Kollam station.

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The best way to get from Kollam to Thoothukudi is to bus which takes 5h 18m and costs ₹390 - ₹600. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₹850 - ₹1,900 and takes 6h 20m.

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Kollam to Thoothukudi bus services, operated by SETC, arrive at Tuticorin station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kollam to Thoothukudi is 218 km. It takes approximately 3h 19m to drive from Kollam to Thoothukudi.

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  • Distance: 106.7 miles
  • Duration: 5h 18m

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

SETC operates a bus from Kollam to Thoothukudi twice daily. Tickets cost $5 - $8 and the journey takes 5h 18m. Alternatively, Indian Railways operates a train from Kollam to Thoothukudi twice daily. Tickets cost $4 - $15 and the journey takes 5h 38m.

Train operators
Bus operators
SETC
Website
tnstc.in
Bus from Kollam to Tuticorin
Ave. Duration
5h 18m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
tnstc.in
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Taxi from Kollam to Thoothukudi
Ave. Duration
3h 19m
Estimated price
$40 - $50

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