There are 7 ways to get from Kollam to Virudhachalam by train, taxi, car or plane

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Train  •  12 h 45 min

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

$12 - $22

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Taxi  •  7 h 47 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kollam to Virudhachalam 326.6 miles

$90 - $120

Drive  •  7 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Kollam to Virudhachalam 326.6 miles

$50 - $80

Train to Trivandrum, fly to Tiruchirapalli, train  •  9 h 6 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 Vridhachalam Junction (VRI)

$62 - $322

Train to Kochi, fly to Tiruchirapalli, train  •  8 h 3 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 Vridhachalam Junction (VRI)

$63 - $320

Train to Trivandrum, fly to Madras, train  •  7 h 38 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 Vridhachalam Junction (VRI)

$41 - $189

Train to Kochi, fly to Madras, train  •  9 h 21 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 Vridhachalam Junction (VRI)

$33 - $167

Questions & Answers

The distance between Kollam and Virudhachalam is 419 km. The road distance is 522.5 km.

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The best way to get from Kollam to Virudhachalam without a car is to train which takes 12 h 45 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 12 h 45 min to get from Kollam to Virudhachalam, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Trivandrum Airport to Tiruchirapalli Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kollam to Virudhachalam is 523 km. It takes approximately 7 h 47 min to drive from Kollam to Virudhachalam.

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SriLankan Airlines, Jet Airways and IndiGo Airlines offer flights from Trivandrum Airport to Tiruchirapalli Airport.

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There are one+ hotels available in Virudhachalam. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Kollam to Virudhachalam.
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  • Distance: 262.1 miles
  • Duration: 12 h 45 min

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

Indian Railways operates a train from Kollam to Virudhachalam twice daily. Tickets cost $11 - $20 and the journey takes 12 h 43 min.

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 Tiruchirapalli via Colombo
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $2,300
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
5 h 45 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 Vridhachalam Junction (VRI)
Ave. Duration
12 h 43 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Kollam Junction (QLN) to Trivandrum Pett (TVP)
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $13
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Tiruchchirapali (TPJ) to Vridhachalam Junction (VRI)
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $14
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Kollam Junction (QLN) to Aluva (AWY)
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $14
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Tambaram (TBM) to Vridhachalam Junction (VRI)
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $14
Book at
irctc.co.in
Other operators
Taxi from Kollam to Virudhachalam
Ave. Duration
7 h 47 min
Estimated price
$90 - $120

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