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There are 5 ways to get from Kottayam to Puthoor by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train via Sasthankotta  •  1h 53m

  1. Take the train from Kottayam to Sasthankotta 16301 / ...

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Train  •  3h 23m

  1. Take the train from Kottayam to Ezhukone 16328

3 alternative options

Bus  •  2h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Kottayam to Kottarakkara

Taxi  •  1h 7m

  1. Take a taxi from Kottayam to Puthoor 79.2 km

Drive  •  1h 7m

  1. Drive from Kottayam to Puthoor 79.2 km

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The cheapest way to get from Kottayam to Puthoor is to train which costs ₹310 - ₹950 and takes 3h 23m.

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The quickest way to get from Kottayam to Puthoor is to taxi which costs ₹1,500 - ₹1,900 and takes 1h 7m.

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The distance between Kottayam and Puthoor is 64 km. The road distance is 79.2 km.

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The best way to get from Kottayam to Puthoor without a car is to train via Sasthankotta which takes 1h 53m and costs ₹440 - ₹1,100.

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It takes approximately 1h 53m to get from Kottayam to Puthoor, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Kottayam to Puthoor is to train via Sasthankotta which takes 1h 53m and costs ₹440 - ₹1,100. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₹360 - ₹900 and takes 2h 4m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kottayam to Puthoor is 79 km. It takes approximately 1h 7m to drive from Kottayam to Puthoor.

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

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  • Distance: 64.3 km
  • Duration: 1h 53m

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

Indian Railways operates a train from Kottayam to Sasthankotta every 4 hours. Tickets cost ₹110 - ₹650 and the journey takes 1h 35m. Alternatively, Kerala State Road Transport Corporation operates a bus from Kottayam to Kottarakkara every 4 hours. Tickets cost ₹150 - ₹220 and the journey takes 1h 53m. Kallada Tours and Travels also services this route once daily.

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
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Kottayam to Sasthankotta
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
₹110 - ₹650
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹110 - ₹140
Third AC (3A)
₹370 - ₹470
Second AC (2A)
₹500 - ₹650
Train from Kottayam to Ezhukone
Ave. Duration
3h 14m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₹120 - ₹700
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹120 - ₹160
Third AC (3A)
₹410 - ₹550
Second AC (2A)
₹550 - ₹700
Bus operators
Kerala State Road Transport Corporation
Phone
9447071021
Website
keralartc.com
Bus from Kottayam to Kottarakkara
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
₹150 - ₹220
Schedules at
online.keralartc.com
Kallada Tours and Travels
Phone
8893555000
Email
info@kalladatravels.com
Website
kalladatravels.com
Bus from Kottayam to Kottakkara
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₹460 - ₹650
Schedules at
kalladatravels.com
Other operators
Taxi from Kottayam to Puthoor
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Estimated price
₹1,500 - ₹1,900

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