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Train, taxi  •  13 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Kozhikode (CLT) to Vridhachalam Junction (VRI) Maq Chennai Exp / ...
  2. Take a taxi from Vridhachalam Junction (VRI) to Chidambaram

$20 - $32

Cheapest option

Bus  •  14 h

  1. Take the bus from Calicut to Ernakulam
  2. Take the bus from Ernakulam to Chidambaram

$16 - $23

4 alternative options

Taxi  •  7 h 14 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kozhikode to Chidambaram 324.6 miles

$100 - $120

Drive  •  7 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Kozhikode to Chidambaram 324.6 miles

$50 - $80

Fly from Calicut, bus  •  8 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Calicut (CCJ) to Madras (MAA) CCJ - MAA
  2. Take the bus from Chennai to Chidambaram

$56 - $267

Train to Kochi, fly, bus  •  12 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Kozhikode (CLT) to Aluva (AWY)
  2. Fly from Kochi (COK) to Madras (MAA) COK - MAA
  3. Take the bus from Chennai to Chidambaram

$38 - $164

What companies run services between Kozhikode, India and Chidambaram, India?

You can take a bus from Kozhikode to Chidambaram via Ernakulam in around 14 h.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Calicut to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $600
Flights from Kochi to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $360
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Calicut to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $400
Flights from Kochi to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $310
GoAir
Website
goair.in
Flights from Kochi to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $180
Air India Express
Website
airindiaexpress.in
Flights from Calicut to Madras via Trivandrum
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $180
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
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Calicut to Ernakulam
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
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redbus.in
Bus from Ernakulam to Chidambaram
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Chennai to Chidambaram
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Book at
redbus.in
Other operators
Taxi from Vridhachalam Junction (VRI) to Chidambaram
Ave. Duration
44 min
Estimated price
$9 - $12

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Kozhikode and Chidambaram is 427 km. The road distance is 519 km.

The cheapest way to get from Kozhikode to Chidambaram is to bus which costs ₹1,100 - ₹1,600 and takes 14 h.

The quickest way to get from Kozhikode to Chidambaram is to taxi which takes 7 h 14 min and costs ₹6,500 - ₹8,500.

No, there is no direct bus from Kozhikode to Chidambaram. However, there are services departing from Calicut and arriving at Chidambaram via Ernakulam. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h.

It takes approximately 13 h 32 min to get from Kozhikode to Chidambaram, including transfers.