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

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Bus  •  11 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Kollam to Ernakulam
  2. Take the bus from Ernakulam to Palani

$23 - $32

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Train  •  13 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Punalur (PUU) to Kollam Junction (QLN) Ten-Pgt Palaruvi Exp
  2. Take the train from Kollam Junction (QLN) to Palani (PLNI) Tvc-Mdu Amritha Exp

$8 - $29

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Take a taxi from Punalūr to Palani 199.6 miles

$55 - $70

Drive  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Punalūr to Palani 199.6 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Punalūr to Palani is to train which costs ₹550 - ₹2,200 and takes 13 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Punalūr to Palani is to taxi which costs ₹4,200 - ₹5,500 and takes 4 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Punalūr to Palani. However, there are services departing from Punalur (PUU) and arriving at Palani (PLNI) via Kollam Junction (QLN). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 23 min.

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The distance between Punalūr and Palani is 172 km. The road distance is 319.3 km.

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The best way to get from Punalūr to Palani without a car is to bus which takes 11 h 56 min and costs ₹1,600 - ₹2,400.

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It takes approximately 11 h 56 min to get from Punalūr to Palani, including transfers.

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Punalūr to Palani train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Punalur (PUU) station.

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The best way to get from Punalūr to Palani is to bus which takes 11 h 56 min and costs ₹1,600 - ₹2,400. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₹550 - ₹2,200 and takes 13 h 23 min.

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Punalūr to Palani train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Palani (PLNI) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Punalūr to Palani is 319 km. It takes approximately 4 h 40 min to drive from Punalūr to Palani.

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  • Distance: 107.5 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 56 min

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

You can take a bus from Punalūr to Palani via Kollam and Ernakulam in around 11 h 56 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Punalūr to Palani via Kollam Junction (QLN) in around 13 h 23 min.

Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Punalur (PUU) to Kollam Junction (QLN)
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $13
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Kollam Junction (QLN) to Palani (PLNI)
Ave. Duration
10 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $17
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Kollam to Ernakulam
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Ernakulam to Palani
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Book at
redbus.in
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Taxi from Punalūr to Palani
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Estimated price
$55 - $70

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