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There are 5 ways to get from Ranchi to Kozhikode by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to Calicut  •  7h 48m

  1. Fly from Ranchi (IXR) to Calicut (CCJ) IXR - CCJ

₹4,867 - ₹10,097

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Train  •  46h 40m

  1. Take the train from Ranchi to Thrisur 03351 / ...
  2. Take the train from Thrisur to Kozhikkode 06346 / ...

₹1,026 - ₹1,113

3 alternative options

Fly to Kannur, train  •  7h 32m

  1. Fly from Ranchi (IXR) to Kannur (CNN) IXR - CNN
  2. Take the train from Thalassery to Kozhikkode

₹6,352 - ₹13,697

Bus  •  2 days 2h

  1. Take the bus from Ranchi to Bhubaneswar
  2. Take the bus from Bhubaneswar to Hyderabad
  3. Take the bus from Hyderabad to Bangalore
  4. Take the bus from Bangalore to Kozhhikode

₹2,339 - ₹3,348

Drive  •  30h 41m

  1. Drive from Ranchi to Kozhikode 2134.8 km

₹16,000 - ₹24,000

Ranchi to Kozhikode by train

The train journey time between Ranchi and Kozhikode is around 2 days 1h and covers a distance of around 2354 km. The fastest train normally takes 46h 42m. Operated by Indian Railways, the Ranchi to Kozhikode train service departs from Ranchi and arrives in Kozhikkode. Typically 10 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
2 days 1h
Fastest train time:
46h 42m
Train distance:
2354 km
Trains per week:
10
Cheapest price:
₹1,026
Carbon emissions:
124 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
15:05
Last train departs at:
16:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Ranchi to Kozhikode train schedules

Ranchi → Kozhikode
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Kozhikode is 1800118797.

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Last updated: 28 Jul 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Ranchi to Kozhikode is to train which costs ₹1,000 - ₹1,150 and takes 46h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Ranchi to Kozhikode is to fly and train which costs ₹6,000 - ₹14,000 and takes 7h 32m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ranchi to Kozhikode. However, there are services departing from Ranchi and arriving at Kozhhikode via Bhubaneswar, Hyderabad and Bangalore. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 2h.

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No, there is no direct train from Ranchi to Kozhikode. However, there are services departing from Ranchi and arriving at Kozhikkode via Thrisur. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 46h 40m.

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The distance between Ranchi and Kozhikode is 1681 km. The road distance is 2134.8 km.

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The best way to get from Ranchi to Kozhikode without a car is to train which takes 46h 40m and costs ₹1,000 - ₹1,150.

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It takes approximately 7h 48m to get from Ranchi to Kozhikode, including transfers.

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Ranchi to Kozhikode bus services, operated by RedBus, depart from Ranchi station.

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Ranchi to Kozhikode train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Ranchi station.

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The best way to get from Ranchi to Kozhikode is to fly which takes 7h 48m and costs ₹4,800 - ₹11,000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₹1,000 - ₹1,150 and takes 46h 40m, you could also bus, which costs ₹2,300 - ₹3,400 and takes 2 days 2h.

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Map of how to get from Ranchi to Kozhikode.
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  • Distance: 1681.4 km
  • Duration: 7h 48m

What companies run services between Ranchi, India and Kozhikode, India?

IndiGo Airlines, GoAir and three other airlines fly from Ranchi to Kozhikode every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Ranchi to Kozhikode via Thrisur in around 46h 40m.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Ranchi to Calicut via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
11h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹4,200 - ₹13,000
Flights from Ranchi to Calicut via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
9h 37m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
₹3,900 - ₹11,000
Flights from Ranchi to Calicut via Delhi
Ave. Duration
12h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹5,500 - ₹20,000
Flights from Ranchi to Calicut via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹5,000 - ₹16,000
Flights from Ranchi to Calicut via Bengaluru, Madras
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹4,700 - ₹15,000
Flights from Ranchi to Calicut via Hyderabad, Madras
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹4,600 - ₹15,000
Flights from Ranchi to Calicut via Hyderabad, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
12h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
₹4,300 - ₹13,000
Flights from Ranchi to Kannur via Bengaluru, Kochi
Ave. Duration
10h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹5,500 - ₹18,000
Flights from Ranchi to Kannur via Hyderabad, Kochi
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹5,500 - ₹18,000
Flights from Ranchi to Kannur via Mumbai, Hubli
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
₹5,000 - ₹12,000
GoAir
Website
goair.in
Flights from Ranchi to Kannur via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹6,000 - ₹20,000
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 Thalassery to Kozhikkode
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₹85 - ₹100
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Train from Ranchi to Thrisur
Ave. Duration
43h 57m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
₹900 - ₹1,000
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Train from Thrisur to Kozhikkode
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₹105 - ₹120
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Ranchi to Bhubaneswar
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₹550 - ₹800
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Redbus
Bus from Bhubaneswar to Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
17h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₹600 - ₹900
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Redbus
Bus from Hyderabad to Bangalore
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
₹600 - ₹850
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Redbus
Bus from Bangalore to Kozhhikode
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
₹550 - ₹800
Book at
Redbus

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There is no direct flight from Ranchi Airport to Calicut Airport. The quickest flight takes 10h 40m and has one stopover.

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Ranchi to Kozhikode bus services, operated by RedBus, arrive at Kozhhikode station.

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Ranchi to Kozhikode train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Kozhikkode station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ranchi to Kozhikode is 2135 km. It takes approximately 30h 41m to drive from Ranchi to Kozhikode.

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GoAir and IndiGo Airlines offer flights from Ranchi Airport to Calicut Airport.

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There are 20+ hotels available in Kozhikode. Prices start at ₹7,500 per night.

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The best way to get from Ranchi to Ranchi Airport is to taxi which takes 6 min and costs ₹160 - ₹200.

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