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There are 6 ways to get from Kozhikode to Chidambaram by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus

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

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Train

  1. Take the train from Kozhikkode to Tiruchchirapali
  2. Take the train from Tiruchchirapali to Chidambaram

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Drive

  1. Drive from Kozhikode to Chidambaram

Fly from Calicut, train

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

Train to Coimbatore, fly, train

  1. Take the train from Kozhikkode to Podanur Jn
  2. Fly from Coimbatore (CJB) to Madras (MAA)
  3. Take the train from Tambaram to Chidambaram

Train to Kannur, fly, train

  1. Take the train from Kozhikkode to Thalassery
  2. Fly from Kannur (CNN) to Madras (MAA)
  3. Take the train from Tambaram to Chidambaram
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The cheapest way to get from Kozhikode to Chidambaram is to train which costs ₹380 - ₹2,100 and takes 15h 15m.

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The fastest way to get from Kozhikode to Chidambaram is to fly and train. Taking this option will cost ₹4,400 - ₹13,000 and takes 7h 14m.

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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 Pondicherry. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 9m.

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

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The distance between Kozhikode and Chidambaram is 427 km. The road distance is 518 km.

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The best way to get from Kozhikode to Chidambaram without a car is to bus which takes 9h 9m and costs .

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It takes approximately 9h 9m to get from Kozhikode to Chidambaram, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Kozhikode to Chidambaram is to bus which takes 9h 9m and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₹380 - ₹2,100 and takes 15h 15m.

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Map of how to get from Kozhikode to Chidambaram.
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  • Distance: 426.7 km
  • Duration: 9h 9m

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

You can take a bus from Kozhikode to Chidambaram via Pondicherry in around 9h 9m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Kozhikode to Chidambaram via Tiruchchirapali in around 15h 15m.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Calicut to Madras
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,000 - ₹13,000
Flights from Coimbatore to Madras
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,300 - ₹16,000
Flights from Kannur to Madras
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹5,500 - ₹16,000
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Coimbatore to Madras
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,000 - ₹16,000
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 Kozhikkode to Tiruchchirapali
Ave. Duration
11h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₹240 - ₹1,300
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹240 - ₹310
Third AC (3A)
₹700 - ₹900
Second AC (2A)
₹950 - ₹1,300
Train from Tiruchchirapali to Chidambaram
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
₹140 - ₹800
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹140 - ₹180
Third AC (3A)
₹450 - ₹600
Second AC (2A)
₹600 - ₹800
Train from Tambaram to Chidambaram
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
₹160 - ₹900
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹160 - ₹210
Third AC (3A)
₹500 - ₹650
Second AC (2A)
₹700 - ₹900
Train from Kozhikkode to Podanur Jn
Ave. Duration
4h 28m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
₹140 - ₹850
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹140 - ₹190
Third AC (3A)
₹470 - ₹600
Second AC (2A)
₹650 - ₹850
Train from Kozhikkode to Thalassery
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₹100 - ₹650
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹100 - ₹140
Third AC (3A)
₹370 - ₹460
Second AC (2A)
₹500 - ₹650
Bus operators
Parveen Travels
Phone
044 4900 7555/ 1800 102 0999
Email
customercare@parveentravels.com
Website
parveentravels.com
Bus from Calicut to Pondicherry
Ave. Duration
6h 37m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
₹960
Schedules at
parveentravels.com
Bus from Pondicherry to Chidambaram
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
parveentravels.com

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The quickest flight from Calicut Airport to Madras Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 40m.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Kozhikode to Chidambaram is 518 km. It takes approximately 7h 16m to drive from Kozhikode to Chidambaram.

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IndiGo Airlines offers flights from Calicut Airport to Madras Airport.

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

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The best way to get from Kozhikode to Calicut Airport is to taxi which takes 29 min and costs ₹1,100 - ₹1,400.

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