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

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Train  •  19 min

  1. Take the train from Kollam Junction (QLN) to Varkala (VAK) Clt - T Vc Jan Shatabdi / ...

$1 - $12

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Taxi  •  30 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kollam to Varkala 16.2 miles

$5 - $7

Drive  •  30 min

  1. Drive from Kollam to Varkala 16.2 miles

$2 - $4

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Kollam Junction (QLN) and arriving at Varkala (VAK). Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 19 min.

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The distance between Kollam and Varkala is 22 km. The road distance is 25.9 km.

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The best way to get from Kollam to Varkala without a car is to train which takes 19 min and costs .

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The train from Kollam Junction (QLN) to Varkala (VAK) takes 19 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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

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Kollam to Varkala train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Varkala (VAK) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kollam to Varkala is 26 km. It takes approximately 30 min to drive from Kollam to Varkala.

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There are 216+ hotels available in Varkala. Prices start at $10 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Kollam to Varkala.
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  • Distance: 13.7 miles
  • Duration: 19 min

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

Indian Railways operates a train from Kollam to Varkala hourly. Tickets cost $1 - $12 and the journey takes 19 min.

Train operators
Other operators
Taxi from Kollam to Varkala
Ave. Duration
30 min
Estimated price
$5 - $7

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