There are 6 ways to get from Kottayam to Nagapattinam by train, bus, taxi, car or plane

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Train  •  15 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Kottayam (KTYM) to Ernakulam Town (ERN) Tvc - Can Jan Shatabdi / ...
  2. Take the train from Ernakulam Town (ERN) to Nagappattinam (NGT) Ers-Kik Exp

$10 - $31

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Bus  •  19 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Kottayam to Tuticorin 739Ud
  2. Take the bus from Tuticorin to Nagapattinam 527 / ...

$13 - $21

Taxi  •  7 h 18 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kottayam to Nagapattinam 305.4 miles

$140 - $180

Drive  •  7 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Kottayam to Nagapattinam 305.4 miles

$45 - $75

Train, fly to Tiruchirapalli  •  7 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Kottayam (KTYM) to Aluva (AWY)
  2. Fly from Kochi (COK) to Tiruchirapalli (TRZ) COK - TRZ
  3. Take the train from Tiruchchirapali (TPJ) to Nagappattinam (NGT)

$60 - $316

Train, fly to Madras  •  11 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Kottayam (KTYM) to Aluva (AWY)
  2. Fly from Kochi (COK) to Madras (MAA) COK - MAA
  3. Take the train from Tambaram (TBM) to Nagappattinam (NGT)

$32 - $165

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Kottayam to Nagapattinam. However, there are services departing from Kottayam and arriving at Nagapattinam via Tuticorin. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 14 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Kottayam to Nagapattinam. However, there are services departing from Kottayam (KTYM) and arriving at Nagappattinam (NGT) via Ernakulam Town (ERN). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 1 min.

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The distance between Kottayam and Nagapattinam is 386 km. The road distance is 488.6 km.

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The best way to get from Kottayam to Nagapattinam without a car is to train which takes 15 h 1 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 15 h 1 min to get from Kottayam to Nagapattinam, including transfers.

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Kottayam to Nagapattinam bus services, operated by SETC, depart from Kottayam station.

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Kottayam to Nagapattinam train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Kottayam (KTYM) station.

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The best way to get from Kottayam to Nagapattinam is to train which takes 15 h 1 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 19 h 14 min.

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The quickest flight from Kochi Airport to Tiruchirapalli Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Kottayam to Nagapattinam bus services, operated by SETC, arrive at Nagapattinam station.

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Map of how to get from Kottayam to Nagapattinam.
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  • Distance: 241.5 miles
  • Duration: 15 h 1 min

What companies run services between Kottayam, India and Nagapattinam, India?

You can take a train from Kottayam to Nagapattinam via Ernakulam Town (ERN) in around 15 h 1 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kottayam to Nagapattinam via Tuticorin in around 19 h 14 min.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
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 Kochi to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $360
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
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 Kochi to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $240
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 Kottayam (KTYM) to Ernakulam Town (ERN)
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $13
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Ernakulam Town (ERN) to Nagappattinam (NGT)
Ave. Duration
12 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $19
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Kottayam (KTYM) to Aluva (AWY)
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $13
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Tiruchchirapali (TPJ) to Nagappattinam (NGT)
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $14
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Tambaram (TBM) to Nagappattinam (NGT)
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$5 - $16
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
SETC
Website
tnstc.in
Bus from Kottayam to Tuticorin
Ave. Duration
8 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
tnstc.in
Bus from Tuticorin to Nagapattinam
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Schedules at
scribd.com
Other operators
Taxi from Kottayam to Nagapattinam
Ave. Duration
7 h 18 min
Estimated price
$140 - $180

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Kottayam to Nagapattinam train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Nagappattinam (NGT) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kottayam to Nagapattinam is 489 km. It takes approximately 7 h 18 min to drive from Kottayam to Nagapattinam.

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IndiGo Airlines offers flights from Kochi Airport to Tiruchirapalli Airport.

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There are 24+ hotels available in Nagapattinam. Prices start at $13 USD per night.

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