Travel from Thiruvananthapuram to Karaikudi

Bus or train from Thiruvananthapuram to Karaikudi?

You can take a train from Thiruvananthapuram to Karaikudi via Nagercoil Junction (NCJ) in around 8 h 25 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Thiruvananthapuram to Karaikudi via Tirunelveli and Rameshwaram in around 11 h 22 min.

How to get from Thiruvananthapuram to Karaikudi

ModeDurationPrice
From Trivandrum Cntl (TVC) train to Nagercoil Junction (NCJ) then train to Karaikkudi Junction (KKDI).8 h 25 min₹1,685
From Thiruvananthapuram bus to Tirunelveli, walk to Tirunelveli (TEN), then train to Karaikkudi Junction (KKDI).8 h 36 min₹1,564
From Thiruvananthapuram bus to Tirunelveli, bus to Rameshwaram, then bus to Karaikudi.11 h 22 min₹1,499
From Thiruvananthapuram taxi to Karaikudi.5 h 27 min₹6,600
From Thiruvananthapuram drive to Karaikudi.5 h 27 min₹2,870
From Thiruvananthapuram taxi to Trivandrum airport, fly to Madurai airport, then taxi to Karaikudi.4 h 59 min₹12,299
From Thiruvananthapuram taxi to Trivandrum airport, fly to Tiruchirapalli airport, taxi to Tiruchchirapali (TPJ), then train to Karaikudi.7 h 31 min₹12,169

How long does it take to get from Thiruvananthapuram to Karaikudi?

It takes approximately 8 h 25 min to get from Thiruvananthapuram to Karaikudi, including transfers.

Is there a direct train between Thiruvananthapuram and Karaikudi?

No, there is no direct train from Thiruvananthapuram to Karaikudi. However, there are services departing from Trivandrum Cntl (TVC) and arriving at Karaikkudi Junction (KKDI) via Nagercoil Junction (NCJ). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 25 min.

Is there a direct bus between Thiruvananthapuram and Karaikudi?

No, there is no direct bus from Thiruvananthapuram to Karaikudi. 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.

Operators from Thiruvananthapuram to Karaikudi

OperatorPhoneWebsite
Indian RailwaysIndian Railways
RedBusRedBus
SETCSETC
IndiGo AirlinesIndiGo Airlines
SriLankan AirlinesSriLankan Airlines
Air India LimitedAir India Limited
Jet AirwaysJet Airways
SpicejetSpicejet