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There are 4 ways to get from Palani to Kulathupuzha by train, taxi, bus or car

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Train, taxi

  1. Take the train from Palani to Varkala
  2. Take a taxi from Varkala to Kulathupuzha

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Bus, taxi

  1. Take the bus from Palani to Trivandrum
  2. Take a taxi from Trivandrum to Kulathupuzha


  1. Take a taxi from Palani to Kulathupuzha


  1. Drive from Palani to Kulathupuzha
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Palani to Kulathupuzha is to bus and taxi which costs ₹1,600 - ₹2,200 and takes 11h 7m.

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The fastest way to get from Palani to Kulathupuzha is to taxi. Taking this option will cost ₹4,600 - ₹5,500 and takes 4h 39m.

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The distance between Palani and Kulathupuzha is 180 km. The road distance is 290.9 km.

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The best way to get from Palani to Kulathupuzha without a car is to train and taxi which takes 10h 27m and costs ₹1,200 - ₹2,600.

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It takes approximately 10h 27m to get from Palani to Kulathupuzha, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Palani to Kulathupuzha is 291 km. It takes approximately 4h 39m to drive from Palani to Kulathupuzha.

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

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Map of how to get from Palani to Kulathupuzha.
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  • Distance: 180 km
  • Duration: 10h 27m

What companies run services between Palani, India and Kulathupuzha, India?

There is no direct connection from Palani to Kulathupuzha. However, you can take the train to Varkala then take the taxi to Kulathupuzha. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Trivandrum then take the taxi to Kulathupuzha.

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
Train from Palani to Varkala
Ave. Duration
9h 37m
Once daily
Estimated price
₹250 - ₹1,300
Book at
Sleeper Class
₹250 - ₹320
Third AC (3A)
₹700 - ₹900
Second AC (2A)
₹1,000 - ₹1,300
Bus operators
Bus from Palani to Trivandrum
Ave. Duration
10h 12m
Once daily
Estimated price
₹600 - ₹900
Schedules at
Other operators
Taxi from Varkala to Kulathupuzha
Ave. Duration
50 min
Estimated price
₹1,000 - ₹1,300
Smile Taxi Service
+91 74 03 11 07 43
Kollam Online Taxi Service
+91 99 46 26 85 56
Kollam Cab
+91 98 95 21 82 40

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