There are 7 ways to get from Pune 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 Pune to Kochi  •  2 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Pune (PNQ) to Kochi (COK) PNQ - COK

$57 - $193

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Bus  •  24 h 19 min

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

$16 - $22

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Fly Pune to Coimbatore, bus  •  7 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Pune (PNQ) to Coimbatore (CJB) PNQ - CJB
  2. Take the bus from Coimbatore to Ernakulam

$91 - $227

Fly Pune to Calicut, bus  •  8 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Pune (PNQ) to Calicut (CCJ) PNQ - CCJ
  2. Take the bus from Calicut to Ernakulam

$99 - $227

Train to Mumbai, fly to Kochi  •  7 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Pune Junction (PUNE) to Thane (TNA)
  2. Fly from Mumbai (BOM) to Kochi (COK) BOM - COK

$55 - $245

Train  •  28 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Pune Junction (PUNE) to Ernakulam Junction (ERS) Pune-Ers Sf Exp / ...

$22 - $30

Train via Tripunitura (TRTR)  •  34 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Pune Junction (PUNE) to Tripunitura (TRTR) Kanyakumari Exp

$25 - $35

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The distance between Pune and Kerala backwaters is 1000 km.

The best way to get from Pune to Kerala backwaters without a car is to bus which takes 24 h 19 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 39 min to get from Pune to Kerala backwaters, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Pune to Kerala backwaters is to fly which takes 2 h 39 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 24 h 19 min, you could also train, which costs and takes 28 h 21 min.

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

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Spicejet, AirAsia India and IndiGo Airlines offer flights from Pune 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 Pune to Pune Airport is to taxi which takes 9 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Pune to Kerala backwaters.
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  • Distance: 624.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 39 min

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

IndiGo Airlines, Spicejet and AirAsia India fly from Pune to Kerala backwaters 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Pune to Kerala backwaters via Bangalore and Ernakulam in around 24 h 19 min.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
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 Pune to Coimbatore via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $410
Flights from Pune to Calicut via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $410
Flights from Pune to Calicut via Madras
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Flights from Pune to Calicut via Hyderabad, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $430
Flights from Pune to Calicut via Kochi, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from Mumbai to Kochi
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Pune to Kochi
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $290
Flights from Pune to Coimbatore via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Flights from Pune to Calicut via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $440
Flights from Pune to Calicut via Madras
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $440
Flights from Pune to Calicut via Bengaluru, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $440
Flights from Mumbai to Kochi
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $300
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Pune to Coimbatore
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $420
Flights from Mumbai to Kochi
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Mumbai to Kochi
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $350
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 Pune Junction (PUNE) to Thane (TNA)
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $14
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Pune Junction (PUNE) to Ernakulam Junction (ERS)
Ave. Duration
28 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Pune Junction (PUNE) to Tripunitura (TRTR)
Ave. Duration
34 h 9 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
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 Pune to Bangalore
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Every 30 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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