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There are 7 ways to get from Kuala Lumpur to Thekkady by train, plane, taxi, night train 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 Kochi, taxi  •  8h 47m

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

₹11,672 - ₹27,277

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Train, fly to Madurai, taxi  •  11h 38m

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

₹13,072 - ₹31,177

Train, fly to Trivandrum, taxi  •  12h 27m

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Trivandrum (TRV) KUL - TRV
  3. Take a taxi from Trivandrum to Thekkady

₹13,072 - ₹28,977

Train, fly to Coimbatore, taxi  •  13h 20m

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Coimbatore (CJB) KUL - CJB
  3. Take a taxi from Coimbatore to Thekkady

₹14,672 - ₹31,477

Train, fly to Tuticorin, taxi  •  13h 37m

  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 Thekkady

₹16,172 - ₹35,977

Train, fly to Tiruchirapalli, night train, taxi  •  14h 47m

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Tiruchirapalli (TRZ) KUL - TRZ
  3. Take the night train from Tiruchchirapali to Rajapalayam
  4. Take a taxi from Rajapalayam to Thekkady

₹12,782 - ₹28,867

Drive  •  3 days 18h

  1. Drive from Kuala Lumpur to Thekkady 6439.8 km

₹48,000 - ₹70,000

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The cheapest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Thekkady is to train and fly and taxi which costs RM 650 - RM 1600 and takes 8h 47m.

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The quickest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Thekkady is to train and fly and taxi which costs RM 650 - RM 1600 and takes 8h 47m.

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The distance between Kuala Lumpur and Thekkady is 2800 km. The road distance is 6439.8 km.

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It takes approximately 8h 47m to get from Kuala Lumpur to Thekkady, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Kochi Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 40m.

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Thekkady is 2h 30m behind Kuala Lumpur. It is currently 7:35 AM in Kuala Lumpur and 5:05 AM in Thekkady.

Yes, the driving distance between Kuala Lumpur to Thekkady is 6440 km. It takes approximately 3 days 18h to drive from Kuala Lumpur to Thekkady.

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Singapore Airlines, Malaysia Airlines, Thai AirAsia and two other airlines offer flights from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Kochi Airport.

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There are 52+ hotels available in Thekkady. Prices start at ₹7,500 per night.

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Map of how to get from Kuala Lumpur to Thekkady.
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  • Distance: 2800.2 km
  • Duration: 8h 47m

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

There is no direct connection from Kuala Lumpur to Thekkady. However, you can take the train to Klia T1, take the walk to Kuala Lumpur airport, fly to Kochi, then take the taxi to Thekkady. Alternatively, you can take the train to Klia T1, take the walk to Kuala Lumpur airport, fly to Madurai, then take the taxi to Thekkady.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
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 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 Coimbatore via Madras
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹8,000 - ₹23,000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Coimbatore via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹8,000 - ₹23,000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Coimbatore via Madras, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹8,000 - ₹23,000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Coimbatore via Bengaluru, Madras
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹9,000 - ₹26,000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Coimbatore via Madras, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹10,000 - ₹29,000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Coimbatore via Delhi
Ave. Duration
12h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹15,000 - ₹43,000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Coimbatore via Bengaluru, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹10,000 - ₹30,000
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 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 Kochi
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹7,500 - ₹22,000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Tiruchirapalli
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹8,000 - ₹23,000
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
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 Trivandrum via Kochi
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
₹7,500 - ₹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 Coimbatore via Colombo
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
₹13,000 - ₹39,000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Tiruchirapalli via Colombo
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹15,000 - ₹45,000
SilkAir
Website
silkair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kochi via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
7h 23m
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 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹23,000 - ₹36,000
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
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 Trivandrum via Colombo
Ave. Duration
13h 15m
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹13,000 - ₹37,000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Coimbatore via Colombo
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
₹13,000 - ₹39,000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Tiruchirapalli via Colombo
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹15,000 - ₹45,000
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kochi
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹15,000 - ₹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
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
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
Night train from Tiruchchirapali to Rajapalayam
Ave. Duration
4h 24m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₹160 - ₹180
Book at
irctc.co.in
Other operators
Taxi from Kochi to Thekkady
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Estimated price
₹3,500 - ₹4,300
Taxio
Phone
+91 48 44 44 04 44
Website
taxio.in
Kerala Tourist Taxi
Phone
+91 99 47 27 66 20
Website
keralatouristtaxi.com
B Cabs
Phone
+91 98 95 11 88 77
Website
bcabs.com

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