There are 7 ways to get from Thiruvananthapuram to Kāraikkudi by train, bus, taxi, car or plane

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Recommended option

Train  •  7 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Thiruvananthapuram Central (TVC) to Nagercoil Junction (NCJ) Qln-Ms Ananthapuri Exp / ...
  2. Take the train from Nagercoil Junction (NCJ) to Devakottai Road (DKO) Cape-Pdy Wkly Exp.

$6 - $30

6 alternative options

Bus, train  •  8 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Thiruvananthapuram to Tirunelveli
  2. Take the train from Tirunelveli (TEN) to Devakottai Road (DKO) Cape-Pdy Wkly Exp.

$12 - $27

Bus  •  11 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Thiruvananthapuram to Tirunelveli
  2. Take the bus from Tirunelveli to Rameshwaram
  3. Take the bus from Rameshwaram to Karaikudi

$18 - $27

Taxi  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Take a taxi from Thiruvananthapuram to Kāraikkudi 223.1 miles

$80 - $100

Drive  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Thiruvananthapuram to Kāraikkudi 223.1 miles

$35 - $55

Fly to Madurai, taxi  •  5 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Trivandrum (TRV) to Madurai (IXM) TRV - IXM
  2. Take a taxi from Madurai to Kāraikkudi

$89 - $349

Fly to Tiruchirapalli, train  •  6 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Trivandrum (TRV) to Tiruchirapalli (TRZ) TRV - TRZ
  2. Take the train from Tiruchchirapali (TPJ) to Karaikkudi Junction (KKDI)

$61 - $310

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Thiruvananthapuram to Kāraikkudi is to bus and train which costs ₹800 - ₹1,900 and takes 8 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Thiruvananthapuram to Kāraikkudi is to fly and taxi which costs ₹6,000 - ₹24,000 and takes 5 h 19 min.

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The distance between Thiruvananthapuram and Kāraikkudi is 266 km. The road distance is 356.9 km.

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It takes approximately 7 h 48 min to get from Thiruvananthapuram to Kāraikkudi, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Thiruvananthapuram to Kāraikkudi. However, there are services departing from Thiruvananthapuram and arriving at Karaikudi via Tirunelveli and Rameshwaram. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 22 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Thiruvananthapuram to Kāraikkudi. However, there are services departing from Thiruvananthapuram Central (TVC) and arriving at Devakottai Road (DKO) via Nagercoil Junction (NCJ). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 48 min.

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

You can take a train from Thiruvananthapuram to Kāraikkudi via Nagercoil Junction (NCJ) in around 7 h 48 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Thiruvananthapuram to Kāraikkudi via Tirunelveli and Rameshwaram in around 11 h 22 min.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Trivandrum to Madurai via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $320
Flights from Trivandrum to Madurai via Madras
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $350
Flights from Trivandrum to Tiruchirapalli via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from Trivandrum to Tiruchirapalli via Madras
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $330
Flights from Trivandrum to Tiruchirapalli via Kochi
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $290
Flights from Trivandrum to Tiruchirapalli via Bengaluru, Madras
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Trivandrum to Madurai via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Trivandrum to Madurai via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $320
Flights from Trivandrum to Tiruchirapalli via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Trivandrum to Madurai via Colombo
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$440 - $2,000
Flights from Trivandrum to Tiruchirapalli via Colombo
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $2,300
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Trivandrum to Madurai via Madras
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $370
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Thiruvananthapuram Central (TVC) to Nagercoil Junction (NCJ)
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $14
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Nagercoil Junction (NCJ) to Devakottai Road (DKO)
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$5 - $17
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Tirunelveli (TEN) to Devakottai Road (DKO)
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$4 - $16
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Tiruchchirapali (TPJ) to Karaikkudi Junction (KKDI)
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1 - $14
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
SETC
Website
tnstc.in
Bus from Tirunelveli to Rameshwaram
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
tnstc.in
Bus from Rameshwaram to Karaikudi
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
tnstc.in
Other operators
Taxi from Thiruvananthapuram to Kāraikkudi
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
Estimated price
$80 - $100
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com
Sanjay Taxi
Phone
+91 9747180107
Website
sanjaytaxi.com
Fast Track call taxi
Phone
+91 471 2888999
Website
trivandrum.fasttrackcalltaxi.in

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