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There are 3 ways to get from Kollam to Vakathanam by train, taxi or car

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  1. Take the train from Kollam Jn to Changanaseri

2 alternative options


  1. Take a taxi from Kollam to Vakathanam


  1. Drive from Kollam to Vakathanam

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The cheapest way to get from Kollam to Vakathanam is to drive which costs ₹650 - ₹1,000 and takes 1h 16m.

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The fastest way to get from Kollam to Vakathanam is to taxi. Taking this option will cost ₹1,700 - ₹2,100 and takes 1h 16m.

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The distance between Kollam and Vakathanam is 71 km. The road distance is 88.3 km.

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The best way to get from Kollam to Vakathanam without a car is to train which takes 1h 27m and costs ₹450 - ₹1,100.

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It takes approximately 1h 27m to get from Kollam to Vakathanam, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kollam to Vakathanam is 88 km. It takes approximately 1h 16m to drive from Kollam to Vakathanam.

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There are 36+ hotels available in Vakathanam. Prices start at ₹7,500 per night.

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Map of how to get from Kollam to Vakathanam.
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  • Distance: 70.9 km
  • Duration: 1h 27m

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

Indian Railways operates a train from Kollam Jn to Changanaseri hourly. Tickets cost ₹110 - ₹650 and the journey takes 1h 17m.

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
Train from Kollam Jn to Changanaseri
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Estimated price
₹110 - ₹650
Book at
Sleeper Class
₹110 - ₹140
Third AC (3A)
₹380 - ₹470
Second AC (2A)
₹500 - ₹650
Other operators
Taxi from Kollam to Vakathanam
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Estimated price
₹1,700 - ₹2,100
Smile Taxi Service
+91 74 03 11 07 43
Kollam Online Taxi Service
+91 99 46 26 85 56
Kollam Cab
+91 98 95 21 82 40

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