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There are 4 ways to get from Kozhikode to Thoothukudi by bus, car, plane or train

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Bus  •  14h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Kozhikode to Thrissur
  2. Take the bus from Thrissur to Tuticorin 739Ud

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Drive  •  7h 24m

  1. Drive from Kozhikode to Thoothukudi 490.4 km

Fly to Tuticorin  •  7h 29m

  1. Fly from Calicut (CCJ) to Tuticorin (TCR) CCJ - TCR

Fly to Madurai, train  •  12h 32m

  1. Fly from Calicut (CCJ) to Madurai (IXM) CCJ - IXM
  2. Take the train from Madurai Jn to Tuticorin

Calicut (CCJ) to Tuticorin (TCR) flights

The flight time between Calicut (CCJ) and Tuticorin (TCR) is around 9h and covers a distance of around 352 km. This includes an average layover time of around 5h 18m. The fastest flight normally takes 6h 45m. Services are operated by IndiGo Airlines and Air India Limited. Typically seven flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average flight journey times

Time on flight:
3h 41m
Layover time:
5h 18m
Total time:
9h

Flight route information

Fastest flight journey time:
6h 45m
Flight distance:
352 km
Flights per week:
7
Cheapest price:
₹4,656
Carbon emissions:
116 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
06:30
Last flight departs at:
20:35

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Calicut (CCJ) to Tuticorin (TCR) flight schedules

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kozhikode to Thoothukudi is to bus which costs ₹750 - ₹1,300 and takes 14h 18m.

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The quickest way to get from Kozhikode to Thoothukudi is to drive which costs ₹3,700 - ₹5,500 and takes 7h 24m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kozhikode to Thoothukudi. However, there are services departing from Kozhikode and arriving at Tuticorin via Thrissur. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 18m.

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The distance between Kozhikode and Thoothukudi is 378 km. The road distance is 490.4 km.

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The best way to get from Kozhikode to Thoothukudi without a car is to bus which takes 14h 18m and costs ₹750 - ₹1,300.

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It takes approximately 14h 18m to get from Kozhikode to Thoothukudi, including transfers.

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Kozhikode to Thoothukudi bus services, operated by Kerala State Road Transport Corporation, depart from Kozhikode station.

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The best way to get from Kozhikode to Thoothukudi is to bus which takes 14h 18m and costs ₹750 - ₹1,300. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs ₹6,000 - ₹14,000 and takes 7h 29m.

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There is no direct flight from Calicut Airport to Tuticorin Airport. The quickest flight takes 11h 5m and has one stopover.

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Kozhikode to Thoothukudi bus services, operated by SETC, arrive at Tuticorin station.

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Map of how to get from Kozhikode to Thoothukudi.
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  • Distance: 377.5 km
  • Duration: 14h 18m

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

You can take a bus from Kozhikode to Thoothukudi via Thrissur in around 14h 18m. Alternatively, IndiGo Airlines and Air India Limited fly from Kozhikode to Thoothukudi once daily.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Calicut to Tuticorin via Madras
Ave. Duration
11h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹4,600 - ₹12,000
Flights from Calicut to Tuticorin via Bengaluru, Madras
Ave. Duration
8h 18m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
₹4,700 - ₹13,000
Flights from Calicut to Madurai via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,200 - ₹8,500
Flights from Calicut to Madurai via Madras
Ave. Duration
10h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹3,500 - ₹9,500
Flights from Calicut to Madurai via Mumbai, Madras
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹5,500 - ₹16,000
Flights from Calicut to Madurai via Mumbai, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
11h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹5,000 - ₹15,000
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 Madurai Jn to Tuticorin
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Once 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
Bus operators
Kerala State Road Transport Corporation
Phone
9447071021
Website
keralartc.com
Bus from Kozhikode to Thrissur
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
₹270 - ₹370
Schedules at
keralartc.com
SETC
Phone
9513508001
Email
commercial@tnstc.in
Website
tnstc.in
Bus from Thrissur to Tuticorin
Ave. Duration
9h 53m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₹490 - ₹850
Schedules at
tnstc.in

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Yes, the driving distance between Kozhikode to Thoothukudi is 490 km. It takes approximately 7h 24m to drive from Kozhikode to Thoothukudi.

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Air India Limited and IndiGo Airlines offer flights from Calicut Airport to Tuticorin Airport.

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There are four+ hotels available in Thoothukudi. 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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