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There are 4 ways to get from New Delhi to Kochi by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Delhi (DEL) to Kochi (COK) DEL - COK

$65 - $258

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Bus  •  41 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Delhi to Alwar
  2. Take the bus from Alwar to Coimbatore
  3. Take the bus from Coimbatore to Ernakulam

$27 - $39

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Train  •  47 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from New Delhi (NDLS) to Ernakulam Junction (ERS) Kerala S.Kranti Exp / ...

$35 - $50

Drive  •  35 h 31 min

  1. Drive from New Delhi to Kochi 1636.2 miles

$260 - $390

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The cheapest way to get from New Delhi to Kochi is to bus which costs ₹1,900 - ₹2,900 and takes 41 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from New Delhi to Kochi is to fly which costs ₹4,700 - ₹19,000 and takes 5 h 14 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from New Delhi (NDLS) and arriving at Ernakulam Junction (ERS). Services depart three times a week, and operate Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 47 h 25 min.

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The distance between New Delhi and Kochi is 2081 km. The road distance is 2618 km.

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The best way to get from New Delhi to Kochi without a car is to bus which takes 41 h 20 min and costs ₹1,900 - ₹2,900.

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It takes approximately 5 h 14 min to get from New Delhi to Kochi, including transfers.

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New Delhi to Kochi train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from New Delhi (NDLS) station.

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The best way to get from New Delhi to Kochi is to fly which takes 5 h 14 min and costs ₹4,700 - ₹19,000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₹1,900 - ₹2,900 and takes 41 h 20 min, you could also train, which costs ₹2,900 - ₹3,700 and takes 47 h 25 min.

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The quickest flight from Delhi Airport to Kochi Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 5 min.

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New Delhi to Kochi train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Ernakulam Junction (ERS) station.

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  • Distance: 1300.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 14 min

What companies run services between New Delhi, India and Kochi, India?

Air India Limited, Vistara and five other airlines fly from New Delhi to Kochi hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from New Delhi to Kochi via Alwar, Coimbatore, and Ernakulam in around 41 h 20 min.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Delhi to Kochi
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Flights from Delhi to Kochi via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Flights from Delhi to Kochi via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Flights from Delhi to Kochi via Pune
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Delhi to Kochi
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $340
Vistara
Website
airvistara.com
Flights from Delhi to Kochi
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Delhi to Kochi
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $370
GoAir
Website
goair.in
Flights from Delhi to Kochi via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Train operators
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Delhi to Alwar
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
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redbus.in
Bus from Alwar to Coimbatore
Ave. Duration
30 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
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redbus.in
Bus from Coimbatore to Ernakulam
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
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redbus.in

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Yes, the driving distance between New Delhi to Kochi is 2618 km. It takes approximately 35 h 31 min to drive from New Delhi to Kochi.

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Jet Airways, Vistara, GoAir and two other airlines offer flights from Delhi Airport to Kochi Airport.

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There are 812+ hotels available in Kochi. Prices start at $12 USD per night.

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The best way to get from New Delhi to Delhi Airport is to Metro which takes 21 min and costs ₹17 - ₹60.

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