There are 8 ways to get from Mumbai to Kerala backwaters by plane, bus or train

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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Fly Mumbai to Kochi  •  3 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Mumbai (BOM) to Kochi (COK) BOM - COK

$50 - $230

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Bus  •  28 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Mumbai to Bangalore
  2. Take the bus from Bangalore to Ernakulam

$17 - $23

6 alternative options

Bus to Pune, fly to Kochi  •  7 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Dadar to Pimpri-Chinchwad
  2. Fly from Pune (PNQ) to Kochi (COK) PNQ - COK

$62 - $200

Fly Mumbai to Coimbatore, bus  •  8 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Mumbai (BOM) to Coimbatore (CJB) BOM - CJB
  2. Take the bus from Coimbatore to Ernakulam

$59 - $284

Fly Mumbai to Calicut, bus  •  7 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Mumbai (BOM) to Calicut (CCJ) BOM - CCJ
  2. Take the bus from Calicut to Ernakulam

$57 - $204

Fly Mumbai to Trivandrum, train  •  8 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Mumbai (BOM) to Trivandrum (TRV) BOM - TRV
  2. Take the train from Thiruvananthapuram Central (TVC) to Mulanturutti (MNTT)

$49 - $227

Train  •  25 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Lokmanyatilak (LTT) to Ernakulam Town (ERN) Kcvl Garib Rath / ...

$21 - $29

Train via Tripunitura (TRTR)  •  37 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Dadar (DR) to Tripunitura (TRTR) Kanyakumari Exp

$28 - $40

Questions & Answers

The distance between Mumbai and Kerala backwaters is 1084 km.

The best way to get from Mumbai to Kerala backwaters without a car is to train which takes 25 h 14 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 41 min to get from Mumbai to Kerala backwaters, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Mumbai to Kerala backwaters is to fly which takes 3 h 41 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 25 h 14 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 28 h 34 min.

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The quickest flight from Mumbai Airport to Kochi Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 50 min.

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Spicejet, Air India Limited, GoAir and two other airlines offer flights from Mumbai Airport to Kochi Airport.

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There are 715+ hotels available in Kerala backwaters. Prices start at $12 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Mumbai to Mumbai Airport is to bus which takes 5 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Mumbai to Kerala backwaters.
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  • Distance: 677.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 41 min

What companies run services between Mumbai, India and Kerala backwaters, India?

Spicejet, IndiGo Airlines and three other airlines fly from Mumbai to Kerala backwaters hourly. Alternatively, Indian Railways operates a train from Mumbai to Kerala backwaters 4 times a week. Tickets cost $21 - $29 and the journey takes 24 h 55 min.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Mumbai to Kochi
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Flights from Pune to Kochi
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $290
Flights from Pune to Kochi via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $290
Flights from Pune to Kochi via Madras
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $290
Flights from Mumbai to Coimbatore
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $370
Flights from Mumbai to Coimbatore via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $370
Flights from Mumbai to Coimbatore via Madras
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$95 - $370
Flights from Mumbai to Coimbatore via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $370
Flights from Mumbai to Calicut
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Flights from Mumbai to Trivandrum
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $390
Flights from Mumbai to Trivandrum via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $390
Flights from Mumbai to Trivandrum via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$60 - $390
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Mumbai to Kochi
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Flights from Mumbai to Coimbatore
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $430
Flights from Mumbai to Coimbatore via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $420
Flights from Mumbai to Calicut
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $420
Flights from Mumbai to Trivandrum
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $430
Flights from Mumbai to Trivandrum via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $430
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Mumbai to Kochi
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $350
Flights from Mumbai to Coimbatore
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $460
Flights from Mumbai to Calicut
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $340
Flights from Mumbai to Trivandrum
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $420
Flights from Mumbai to Trivandrum via Kochi
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $420
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Mumbai to Kochi
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $300
Flights from Pune to Kochi
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $290
Jet Lite
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Mumbai to Coimbatore
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $440
Flights from Mumbai to Calicut
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $490
GoAir
Website
goair.in
Flights from Mumbai to Kochi
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
AirAsia India
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Pune to Kochi via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Thiruvananthapuram Central (TVC) to Mulanturutti (MNTT)
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $14
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Lokmanyatilak (LTT) to Ernakulam Town (ERN)
Ave. Duration
24 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Dadar (DR) to Tripunitura (TRTR)
Ave. Duration
37 h 34 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
MSRTC
Website
msrtc.org.in
Bus from Dadar to Pimpri-Chinchwad
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
msrtc.org.in
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Coimbatore to Ernakulam
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Calicut to Ernakulam
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Mumbai to Bangalore
Ave. Duration
18 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Bangalore to Ernakulam
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Book at
redbus.in

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