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There are 5 ways to get from Thiruvananthapuram to Kalambur by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to Madras, train  •  6h 11m

  1. Fly from Trivandrum (TRV) to Madras (MAA) TRV - MAA
  2. Take the train from Chennai Central to Katpadi Jn
  3. Take the train from Katpadi Jn to Arni Road

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Train  •  15h 4m

  1. Take the train from Thiruvananthapuram Central to Villupuram Jn 16128 / ...
  2. Take the train from Villupuram Jn to Arni Road 16854

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Fly to Bengaluru, train  •  10h 15m

  1. Fly from Trivandrum (TRV) to Bengaluru (BLR) TRV - BLR
  2. Take the train from Yelahanka Jn. to Katpadi Jn
  3. Take the train from Katpadi Jn to Arni Road

Bus  •  12h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Kazhakottam to Villupuram
  2. Take the bus from Villupuram to Arani 981Ud,985Ud

Drive  •  9h 30m

  1. Drive from Thiruvananthapuram to Kalambur 632.4 km
Thiruvananthapuram → Kalambur
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The cheapest way to get from Thiruvananthapuram to Kalambur is to train which costs ₹440 - ₹2,300 and takes 15h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from Thiruvananthapuram to Kalambur is to fly and train which costs ₹3,200 - ₹12,000 and takes 6h 11m.

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No, there is no direct train from Thiruvananthapuram to Kalambur. However, there are services departing from Thiruvananthapuram Central and arriving at Arni Road via Villupuram Jn. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 4m.

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The distance between Thiruvananthapuram and Kalambur is 524 km. The road distance is 632.4 km.

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The best way to get from Thiruvananthapuram to Kalambur without a car is to bus which takes 12h 4m and costs ₹2,100 - ₹2,300.

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It takes approximately 6h 11m to get from Thiruvananthapuram to Kalambur, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Thiruvananthapuram to Kalambur is to bus which takes 12h 4m and costs ₹2,100 - ₹2,300. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₹440 - ₹2,300 and takes 15h 4m.

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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 Kalambur train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Arni Road station.

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Map of how to get from Thiruvananthapuram to Kalambur.
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  • Distance: 523.6 km
  • Duration: 6h 11m

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

You can take a bus from Thiruvananthapuram to Kalambur via Villupuram and Arani in around 12h 4m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Thiruvananthapuram to Kalambur via Villupuram Jn in around 15h 4m.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Trivandrum to Madras
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹4,000 - ₹10,000
Flights from Trivandrum to Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹2,700 - ₹10,000
Air India Express
Website
airindiaexpress.in
Flights from Trivandrum to Madras
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
₹11,000 - ₹34,000
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Trivandrum to Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
₹5,000 - ₹18,000
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Trivandrum to Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
₹3,100 - ₹8,500
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 Katpadi Jn
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₹130 - ₹750
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹130 - ₹170
Third AC (3A)
₹420 - ₹550
Second AC (2A)
₹550 - ₹750
Train from Katpadi Jn to Arni Road
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₹95 - ₹600
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹95 - ₹130
Third AC (3A)
₹350 - ₹440
Second AC (2A)
₹470 - ₹600
Train from Yelahanka Jn. to Katpadi Jn
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
₹160 - ₹900
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹160 - ₹220
Third AC (3A)
₹500 - ₹650
Second AC (2A)
₹700 - ₹900
Train from Thiruvananthapuram Central to Villupuram Jn
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
₹320 - ₹1,600
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹320 - ₹410
Third AC (3A)
₹850 - ₹1,100
Second AC (2A)
₹1,200 - ₹1,600
Train from Villupuram Jn to Arni Road
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₹120 - ₹700
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹120 - ₹160
Third AC (3A)
₹410 - ₹550
Second AC (2A)
₹550 - ₹700
Bus operators
Parveen Travels
Phone
044 4900 7555/ 1800 102 0999
Email
customercare@parveentravels.com
Website
parveentravels.com
Bus from Kazhakottam to Villupuram
Ave. Duration
8h 59m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₹1,650
Schedules at
parveentravels.com
SETC
Phone
9513508001
Email
commercial@tnstc.in
Website
tnstc.in
Bus from Villupuram to Arani
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
₹260 - ₹360
Schedules at
tnstc.in

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Yes, the driving distance between Thiruvananthapuram to Kalambur is 632 km. It takes approximately 9h 30m to drive from Thiruvananthapuram to Kalambur.

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

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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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