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There are 5 ways to get from Kozhikode to Dhanushkodi by bus, train, night train, car or plane

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Bus  •  15h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Calicut to Villupuram
  2. Take the bus from Villupuram to Rameswaram 166Ns

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Train  •  17h 26m

  1. Take the train from Kozhikkode to Madurai Jn 06071
  2. Take the train from Madurai Jn to Rameswaram 06655 / ...

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Train, night train  •  15h 46m

  1. Take the train from Kozhikkode to Coimbatore Jn 06189 / ...
  2. Take the night train from Coimbatore Jn to Rameswaram 06618

Drive  •  8h 19m

  1. Drive from Kozhikode to Dhanushkodi 540.4 km

Fly, train  •  13h 22m

  1. Fly from Calicut (CCJ) to Trivandrum (TRV) CCJ - TRV
  2. Take the train from Thiruvananthapuram Central to Madurai Jn
  3. Take the train from Madurai Jn to Rameswaram

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The cheapest way to get from Kozhikode to Dhanushkodi is to train which costs ₹650 - ₹2,500 and takes 17h 26m.

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The quickest way to get from Kozhikode to Dhanushkodi is to drive which costs ₹4,100 - ₹6,000 and takes 8h 19m.

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The distance between Kozhikode and Dhanushkodi is 459 km. The road distance is 540.4 km.

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The best way to get from Kozhikode to Dhanushkodi without a car is to bus which takes 15h 26m and costs ₹1,800 - ₹2,300.

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It takes approximately 15h 26m to get from Kozhikode to Dhanushkodi, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Kozhikode to Dhanushkodi is to bus which takes 15h 26m and costs ₹1,800 - ₹2,300. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₹650 - ₹2,500 and takes 17h 26m.

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The quickest flight from Calicut Airport to Trivandrum Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kozhikode to Dhanushkodi is 540 km. It takes approximately 8h 19m to drive from Kozhikode to Dhanushkodi.

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Air India Express offers flights from Calicut Airport to Trivandrum Airport.

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

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  • Distance: 458.8 km
  • Duration: 15h 26m

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

You can take a bus from Kozhikode to Dhanushkodi via Villupuram and Rameswaram in around 15h 26m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Kozhikode to Dhanushkodi via Madurai Jn and Rameswaram in around 17h 26m.

Airlines
Air India Express
Website
airindiaexpress.in
Flights from Calicut to Trivandrum
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
₹11,000 - ₹48,000
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 Madurai Jn
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
₹260 - ₹1,300
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹260 - ₹340
Third AC (3A)
₹750 - ₹950
Second AC (2A)
₹1,000 - ₹1,300
Train from Madurai Jn to Rameswaram
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
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 Kozhikkode to Coimbatore Jn
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
₹150 - ₹850
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹150 - ₹190
Third AC (3A)
₹470 - ₹600
Second AC (2A)
₹650 - ₹850
Night train from Coimbatore Jn to Rameswaram
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
₹270 - ₹1,400
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹270 - ₹350
Third AC (3A)
₹750 - ₹950
Second AC (2A)
₹1,000 - ₹1,400
Train from Thiruvananthapuram Central to Madurai Jn
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
₹190 - ₹1,000
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹190 - ₹250
Third AC (3A)
₹550 - ₹750
Second AC (2A)
₹800 - ₹1,000
Bus operators
Parveen Travels
Phone
044 4900 7555/ 1800 102 0999
Email
customercare@parveentravels.com
Website
parveentravels.com
Bus from Calicut to Villupuram
Ave. Duration
5h 44m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
₹960
Schedules at
parveentravels.com
Bus from Villupuram to Rameswaram
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₹728
Schedules at
parveentravels.com
SETC
Phone
9513508001
Email
commercial@tnstc.in
Website
tnstc.in
Bus from Villupuram to Rameswaram
Ave. Duration
8h 24m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₹600 - ₹900
Schedules at
tnstc.in

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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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