Directions from Kottayam to Palani

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Recommended option

Train  •  7 h 55 min

  1. Hyderabad Exp / ...
  2. Ers Rmm Exp

$6 - $31

4 alternative options

Bus via Dindigul  •  9 h 39 min

$9 - $14

Bus  •  11 h

$16 - $23

Taxi  •  4 h 15 min

  1. 180.4 miles

$60 - $75

Drive  •  4 h 15 min

  1. 180.4 miles

$29 - $45

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

You can take a train from Kottayam to Palani via Thrisur (TCR) and Palani (PLNI) in around 7 h 55 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kottayam to Palani via Dindigul in around 9 h 39 min.

Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Kottayam (KTYM) to Thrisur (TCR)
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $15
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Thrisur (TCR) to Palani (PLNI)
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$3 - $15
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Kottayam to Dindigul
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Kottayam to Ernakulam
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Ernakulam to Palani
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Book at
redbus.in
Kerala State Road Transport Corporation
Website
ksrtconline.com
Bus from Dindigul to Palani
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
keralartc.com
Other operators
Taxi from Kottayam to Palani
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Estimated price
$60 - $75

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Kottayam and Palani is 146 km. The road distance is 289 km.

The cheapest way to get from Kottayam to Palani is to bus which costs ₹600 - ₹1,000 and takes 9 h 39 min.

The quickest way to get from Kottayam to Palani is to taxi which takes 4 h 15 min and costs ₹4,100 - ₹5,000.

No, there is no direct bus from Kottayam to Palani. However, there are services departing from Kottayam and arriving at Palani via Dindigul. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 39 min.

It takes approximately 7 h 55 min to get from Kottayam to Palani, including transfers.