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There are 7 ways to get from Kozhikode to Chidambaram by bus, train, taxi, car or plane

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Bus RedBus  •  14h

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

$16 - $21

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Train  •  15h 8m

  1. Take the train from Kozhikkode (CLT) to Tiruchchirapali (TPJ) Maq Ms Exp / ...
  2. Take the train from Tiruchchirapali (TPJ) to Chidambaram (CDM) Rmm-Muv Exp / ...

$9 - $31

5 alternative options

Bus via Richmond Circle  •  15h 33m

  1. Take the bus from Kozhikode to Bangalore
  2. Take the bus from Shanti Nagar to Chidambaram 843C

$16 - $24

Taxi  •  7h 14m

  1. Take a taxi from Kozhikode to Chidambaram 324.6 miles

$90 - $120

Drive  •  7h 14m

  1. Drive from Kozhikode to Chidambaram 324.6 miles

$50 - $80

Fly to Pondicherry, taxi  •  5h 43m

  1. Fly from Calicut (CCJ) to Pondicherry (PNY) CCJ - PNY
  2. Take a taxi from Pondicherry to Chidambaram

$65 - $230

Fly to Madras, train  •  7h 17m

  1. Fly from Calicut (CCJ) to Madras (MAA) CCJ - MAA
  2. Take the train from Tambaram (TBM) to Chidambaram (CDM)

$50 - $269

Questions & Answers

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

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The quickest way to get from Kozhikode to Chidambaram is to fly and taxi which costs ₹4,700 - ₹17,000 and takes 5h 43m.

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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 14h.

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No, there is no direct train from Kozhikode to Chidambaram. However, there are services departing from Kozhikkode (CLT) and arriving at Chidambaram (CDM) via Tiruchchirapali (TPJ). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 8m.

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The distance between Kozhikode and Chidambaram is 427 km. The road distance is 519.3 km.

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The best way to get from Kozhikode to Chidambaram without a car is to bus which takes 14h and costs ₹1,100 - ₹1,600.

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It takes approximately 14h to get from Kozhikode to Chidambaram, including transfers.

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Kozhikode to Chidambaram bus services, operated by RedBus, depart from Calicut station.

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Kozhikode to Chidambaram train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Kozhikkode (CLT) station.

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The best way to get from Kozhikode to Chidambaram is to bus which takes 14h and costs ₹1,100 - ₹1,600. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₹650 - ₹2,300 and takes 15h 8m.

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Map of how to get from Kozhikode to Chidambaram.
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  • Distance: 266.7 miles
  • Duration: 14h

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

You can take a bus from Kozhikode to Chidambaram via Ernakulam in around 14h. Alternatively, you can take a train from Kozhikode to Chidambaram via Tiruchchirapali (TPJ) in around 15h 8m.

Airlines
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Calicut to Pondicherry via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $220
Flights from Calicut to Madras
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $400
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Calicut to Madras
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $600
Flights from Calicut to Madras via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $600
Air India Express
Website
airindiaexpress.in
Flights from Calicut to Madras via Trivandrum
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $180
Train operators
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Calicut to Ernakulam
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
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redbus.in
Bus from Ernakulam to Chidambaram
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $11
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redbus.in
Bus from Calicut to Bangalore
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Book at
redbus.in
Kerala State Road Transport Corporation
Website
ksrtconline.com
Bus from Kozhikode to Bangalore
Ave. Duration
6h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
keralartc.com
SETC
Website
tnstc.in
Bus from Shanti Nagar to Chidambaram
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Schedules at
tnstc.in
Other operators
Taxi from Kozhikode to Chidambaram
Ave. Duration
7h 14m
Estimated price
$90 - $120
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com

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There is no direct flight from Calicut Airport to Pondicherry Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 10m and has one stopover.

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Kozhikode to Chidambaram bus services, operated by RedBus, arrive at Chidambaram station.

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Kozhikode to Chidambaram train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Chidambaram (CDM) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kozhikode to Chidambaram is 519 km. It takes approximately 7h 14m to drive from Kozhikode to Chidambaram.

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IndiGo Airlines and Spicejet offer flights from Calicut Airport to Pondicherry Airport.

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There are 13+ hotels available in Chidambaram. Prices start at $12 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Kozhikode to Calicut Airport is to taxi which takes 28m and costs ₹800 - ₹950.

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