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There are 5 ways to get from Palakkad to Arimalam by bus, train, night train, taxi, car or plane

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Palakkad to Tindivanam
  2. Take the bus from Tindivanam to Mellur

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Train, night train

  1. Take the train from Palakkad to Erode Jn
  2. Take the night train from Erode Jn to Pudukkottai

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Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Palakkad to Arimalam

Drive

  1. Drive from Palakkad to Arimalam

Taxi, fly

  1. Take a taxi from Palakkad to Coimbatore
  2. Fly from Coimbatore (CJB) to Tiruchirapalli (TRZ)
  3. Take a taxi from Tiruchirapalli to Arimalam

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The cheapest way to get from Palakkad to Arimalam is to train and night train which costs ₹750 - ₹2,300 and takes 7h 37m.

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The fastest way to get from Palakkad to Arimalam is to taxi. Taking this option will cost ₹6,500 - ₹8,000 and takes 4h 24m.

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The distance between Palakkad and Arimalam is 251 km. The road distance is 294 km.

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The best way to get from Palakkad to Arimalam without a car is to bus which takes 10h 2m and costs .

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It takes approximately 10h 2m to get from Palakkad to Arimalam, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Coimbatore Airport to Tiruchirapalli Airport. The quickest flight takes 2h 35m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Palakkad to Arimalam is 294 km. It takes approximately 4h 24m to drive from Palakkad to Arimalam.

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IndiGo Airlines offers flights from Coimbatore Airport to Tiruchirapalli Airport.

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Map of how to get from Palakkad to Arimalam.
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  • Distance: 250.6 km
  • Duration: 10h 2m

What companies run services between Palakkad, India and Arimalam, India?

You can take a bus from Palakkad to Arimalam via Tindivanam and Mellur in around 10h 2m.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Coimbatore to Tiruchirapalli via Madras
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹4,900 - ₹16,000
Flights from Coimbatore to Tiruchirapalli via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹4,500 - ₹15,000
Flights from Coimbatore to Tiruchirapalli via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹6,500 - ₹19,000
Flights from Coimbatore to Tiruchirapalli via Madras, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹5,500 - ₹17,000
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 Palakkad to Erode Jn
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₹130 - ₹800
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹130 - ₹180
Third AC (3A)
₹440 - ₹550
Second AC (2A)
₹600 - ₹800
Night train from Erode Jn to Pudukkottai
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
₹150 - ₹850
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹150 - ₹200
Third AC (3A)
₹480 - ₹600
Second AC (2A)
₹650 - ₹850
Bus operators
Parveen Travels
Phone
044 4900 7555/ 1800 102 0999
Email
customercare@parveentravels.com
Website
parveentravels.com
Bus from Palakkad to Tindivanam
Ave. Duration
4h 29m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
₹817
Schedules at
parveentravels.com
Bus from Tindivanam to Mellur
Ave. Duration
4h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
parveentravels.com
Other operators
Taxi from Palakkad to Arimalam
Ave. Duration
4h 24m
Estimated price
₹6,500 - ₹8,000
HEPS Travels
Phone
+91 97 45 77 04 28
Website
calltaxi.blogspot.com
Car Cab's
Phone
+91 94 46 63 74 15
Website
carcabs.business.site
Aaram Travels
Phone
+91 94 95 13 41 34
Website
aaramtravels.com

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