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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  8 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Trivandrum Cntl (TVC) to Nagercoil Junction (NCJ) Anantapuri Exp / ...
  2. Take the train from Nagercoil Junction (NCJ) to Karaikkudi Junction (KKDI) Puducherry Exp

$6 - $31

6 alternative options

Bus, train  •  8 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Thiruvananthapuram to Tirunelveli
  2. Take the train from Tirunelveli (TEN) to Karaikkudi Junction (KKDI) Puducherry 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 26 min

  1. Take a taxi from Thiruvananthapuram to Kāraikudi 222.8 miles

$80 - $100

Drive  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Thiruvananthapuram to Kāraikudi 222.8 miles

$35 - $55

Fly to Madurai, taxi  •  5 h 18 min

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

$84 - $329

Fly to Tiruchirapalli, train  •  7 h 21 min

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

$72 - $331

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Thiruvananthapuram to Kāraikudi is to bus and train which costs ₹800 - ₹1,900 and takes 8 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Thiruvananthapuram to Kāraikudi is to fly and taxi which takes 5 h 18 min and costs ₹5,500 - ₹23,000.

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The distance between Thiruvananthapuram and Kāraikudi is 266 km. The road distance is 357 km.

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

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

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

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

Airlines
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 Tiruchirapalli via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Trivandrum to Tiruchirapalli via Mumbai, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Trivandrum to Tiruchirapalli via Madras
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $320
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Trivandrum to Madurai via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Trivandrum to Madurai via Madras
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $350
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 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $370
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Trivandrum Cntl (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 Karaikkudi Junction (KKDI)
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$5 - $17
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Tirunelveli (TEN) to Karaikkudi Junction (KKDI)
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice 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
3 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $15
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 Kāraikudi
Ave. Duration
5 h 26 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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