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There are 6 ways to get from Thiruvananthapuram to Ambur by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to Madras, train  •  5h 30m

  1. Fly from Trivandrum (TRV) to Madras (MAA) TRV - MAA
  2. Take the train from Chennai Central to Ambur

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Train via Jolarpettai  •  14h 38m

  1. Take the train from Thiruvananthapuram Central to Jolarpettai 02625 / ...

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Fly to Bengaluru, train  •  7h 30m

  1. Fly from Trivandrum (TRV) to Bengaluru (BLR) TRV - BLR
  2. Take the train from Krishnarajapurm to Ambur

Train  •  13h 50m

  1. Take the train from Thiruvananthapuram Central to Vaniyambadi 02696

Bus  •  14h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Trivandrum to Madurai
  2. Take the bus from Madurai to Ambur 981T

Drive  •  9h 18m

  1. Drive from Thiruvananthapuram to Ambur 637.1 km

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The cheapest way to get from Thiruvananthapuram to Ambur is to train via Jolarpettai which costs ₹430 - ₹2,300 and takes 14h 38m.

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The quickest way to get from Thiruvananthapuram to Ambur is to fly and train which costs ₹3,600 - ₹12,000 and takes 5h 30m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Thiruvananthapuram to Ambur. However, there are services departing from Trivandrum and arriving at Ambur via Madurai. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 1m.

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No, there is no direct train from Thiruvananthapuram to Ambur. However, there are services departing from Thiruvananthapuram Central and arriving at Ambur via Jolarpettai. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 38m.

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The distance between Thiruvananthapuram and Ambur is 516 km. The road distance is 637.1 km.

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The best way to get from Thiruvananthapuram to Ambur without a car is to train which takes 13h 50m and costs ₹800 - ₹2,300.

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It takes approximately 5h 30m to get from Thiruvananthapuram to Ambur, including transfers.

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Thiruvananthapuram to Ambur bus services, operated by Parveen Travels, depart from Trivandrum station.

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Thiruvananthapuram to Ambur train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Thiruvananthapuram Central station.

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The best way to get from Thiruvananthapuram to Ambur is to train which takes 13h 50m and costs ₹800 - ₹2,300. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 14h 1m.

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  • Distance: 516.3 km
  • Duration: 5h 30m

What companies run services between Thiruvananthapuram, India and Ambur, India?

Indian Railways operates a train from Thiruvananthapuram Central to Vaniyambadi once daily. Tickets cost ₹350 - ₹1,700 and the journey takes 13h 30m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Thiruvananthapuram to Ambur via Madurai in around 14h 1m.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Trivandrum to Madras
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,400 - ₹17,000
Flights from Trivandrum to Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹2,400 - ₹10,000
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Trivandrum to Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
₹5,500 - ₹19,000
Air India Express
Website
airindiaexpress.in
Flights from Trivandrum to Madras
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
₹9,500 - ₹26,000
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Trivandrum to Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
₹3,100 - ₹7,000
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 Chennai Central to Ambur
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
₹150 - ₹850
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹150 - ₹190
Third AC (3A)
₹470 - ₹600
Second AC (2A)
₹650 - ₹850
Train from Krishnarajapurm to Ambur
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
₹140 - ₹800
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹140 - ₹180
Third AC (3A)
₹450 - ₹600
Second AC (2A)
₹600 - ₹800
Train from Thiruvananthapuram Central to Vaniyambadi
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₹350 - ₹1,700
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹350 - ₹450
Third AC (3A)
₹950 - ₹1,200
Second AC (2A)
₹1,300 - ₹1,700
Train from Thiruvananthapuram Central to Jolarpettai
Ave. Duration
13h 10m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
₹340 - ₹1,700
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹340 - ₹440
Third AC (3A)
₹900 - ₹1,200
Second AC (2A)
₹1,300 - ₹1,700
Bus operators
Parveen Travels
Phone
044 4900 7555/ 1800 102 0999
Email
customercare@parveentravels.com
Website
parveentravels.com
Bus from Trivandrum to Madurai
Ave. Duration
4h 39m
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
parveentravels.com
SETC
Phone
9513508001
Email
commercial@tnstc.in
Website
tnstc.in
Bus from Madurai to Ambur
Ave. Duration
8h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₹600 - ₹850
Schedules at
tnstc.in

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The quickest flight from Trivandrum Airport to Madras Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Thiruvananthapuram to Ambur bus services, operated by SETC, arrive at Ambur station.

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Thiruvananthapuram to Ambur train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Jolarpettai station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Thiruvananthapuram to Ambur is 637 km. It takes approximately 9h 18m to drive from Thiruvananthapuram to Ambur.

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Air India Express and IndiGo Airlines offer flights from Trivandrum Airport to Madras Airport.

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

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The best way to get from Thiruvananthapuram to Trivandrum Airport is to taxi which takes 6 min and costs ₹180 - ₹230.

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