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There are 6 ways to get from Kuala Lumpur to Kanyakumari by train, plane, taxi, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train, fly to Trivandrum  •  12h 59m

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Trivandrum (TRV) KUL - TRV
  3. Take the train from Thiruvananthapuram Central to Kanyakumari

₹7,974 - ₹23,338

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Train, fly to Tuticorin, taxi  •  11h 6m

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Tuticorin (TCR) KUL - TCR
  3. Take a taxi from Tuticorin to Kanyakumari

₹12,669 - ₹31,673

Train, fly to Madurai, bus  •  14h 5m

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Madurai (IXM) KUL - IXM
  3. Take the bus from Madurai to Kanyakumari

Train, fly to Tiruchirapalli  •  15h 24m

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Tiruchirapalli (TRZ) KUL - TRZ
  3. Take the train from Tiruchchirapali to Kanyakumari

₹9,129 - ₹24,523

Train, fly to Kochi  •  17h 57m

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Kochi (COK) KUL - COK
  3. Take the train from Aluva to Kanyakumari

₹8,399 - ₹23,258

Drive  •  3 days 19h

  1. Drive from Kuala Lumpur to Kanyakumari 6563.5 km

₹49,000 - ₹75,000

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Kanyakumari is to train and fly which costs RM 470 - RM 1400 and takes 17h 57m.

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The quickest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Kanyakumari is to train and fly and taxi which costs RM 700 - RM 1800 and takes 11h 6m.

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The distance between Kuala Lumpur and Kanyakumari is 2728 km. The road distance is 6563.5 km.

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It takes approximately 12h 59m to get from Kuala Lumpur to Kanyakumari, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Trivandrum Airport. The quickest flight takes 9h 20m and has one stopover.

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Kanyakumari is 2h 30m behind Kuala Lumpur. It is currently 12:50 AM in Kuala Lumpur and 10:20 PM in Kanyakumari.

Yes, the driving distance between Kuala Lumpur to Kanyakumari is 6563 km. It takes approximately 3 days 19h to drive from Kuala Lumpur to Kanyakumari.

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Malaysia Airlines, SriLankan Airlines, AirAsia and two other airlines offer flights from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Trivandrum Airport.

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There are 72+ hotels available in Kanyakumari. Prices start at ₹7,500 per night.

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Map of how to get from Kuala Lumpur to Kanyakumari.
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  • Distance: 2728.1 km
  • Duration: 12h 59m

What companies run services between Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and Kanyakumari, India?

There is no direct connection from Kuala Lumpur to Kanyakumari. However, you can take the train to Klia T1, take the walk to Kuala Lumpur airport, fly to Trivandrum, take the taxi to Thiruvananthapuram Central, then take the train to Kanyakumari. Alternatively, you can take the train to Klia T1, take the walk to Kuala Lumpur airport, fly to Tuticorin, then take the taxi to Kanyakumari.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Trivandrum via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹8,500 - ₹24,000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Trivandrum via Madras
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹7,500 - ₹23,000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Trivandrum via Madras, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹8,500 - ₹24,000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Tuticorin via Madras
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹9,500 - ₹27,000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Madurai via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹10,000 - ₹28,000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Madurai via Madras
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹9,000 - ₹26,000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Madurai via Madras, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹10,000 - ₹28,000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Madurai via Bengaluru, Madras
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹11,000 - ₹31,000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Tiruchirapalli via Madras
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹9,000 - ₹25,000
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Tiruchirapalli
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹8,000 - ₹23,000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kochi
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹7,500 - ₹22,000
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Trivandrum via Kochi
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
₹7,000 - ₹22,000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Trivandrum via Madras
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹8,000 - ₹23,000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Madurai via Colombo
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹15,000 - ₹44,000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Madurai via Madras
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹9,000 - ₹26,000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Tiruchirapalli via Colombo
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹15,000 - ₹44,000
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Trivandrum via Colombo
Ave. Duration
13h 15m
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹13,000 - ₹36,000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Madurai via Colombo
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹15,000 - ₹44,000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Tiruchirapalli via Colombo
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹15,000 - ₹44,000
SilkAir
Website
silkair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kochi via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
7h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹23,000 - ₹36,000
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kochi via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
7h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹23,000 - ₹36,000
Helitrans
Website
helitrans.no
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Madurai via Madras
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹9,000 - ₹26,000
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Madurai via Colombo
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹15,000 - ₹44,000
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Tiruchirapalli
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹10,000 - ₹24,000
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kochi
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹14,000 - ₹39,000
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kochi via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹9,500 - ₹23,000
Train operators
KLIA Express
Phone
+603 2267 8000
Website
kliaekspres.com
Train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₹650 - ₹1,000
Website
http://www.kliaekspres.com/
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 Thiruvananthapuram Central to Kanyakumari
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
₹95 - ₹105
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Tiruchchirapali to Kanyakumari
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
₹210 - ₹240
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Aluva to Kanyakumari
Ave. Duration
8h 48m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
₹180 - ₹210
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
Kallada Tours and Travels
Website
kalladatravels.com
Bus from Madurai to Kanyakumari
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
kalladatravels.com
Other operators
Taxi from Tuticorin to Kanyakumari
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Estimated price
₹3,000 - ₹3,700

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