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

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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 - $28

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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 - $25

Taxi  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Take a taxi from Thiruvananthapuram to Kāraikudi 222.8 miles

$75 - $90

Drive  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Thiruvananthapuram to Kāraikudi 222.8 miles

$35 - $55

Fly to Madurai, taxi  •  5 h 33 min

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

$87 - $347

Fly to Tiruchirapalli, train  •  6 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Trivandrum (TRV) to Tiruchirapalli (TRZ) TRV - TRZ
  2. Take the train from Tiruchchirapali (TPJ) to Devakottai Road (DKO)

$61 - $309

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No, there is no direct train from Thiruvananthapuram to Kāraikudi. 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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The distance between Thiruvananthapuram and Kāraikudi is 266 km. The road distance is 356.6 km.

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The best way to get from Thiruvananthapuram to Kāraikudi without a car is to train which takes 7 h 48 min and costs .

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

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Thiruvananthapuram to Kāraikudi train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Thiruvananthapuram Central (TVC) station.

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There is no direct flight from Trivandrum Airport to Madurai Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 35 min and has one stopover.

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Thiruvananthapuram to Kāraikudi train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Devakottai Road (DKO) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Thiruvananthapuram to Kāraikudi is 357 km. It takes approximately 5 h 26 min to drive from Thiruvananthapuram to Kāraikudi.

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SriLankan Airlines, Jet Airways, Air India Limited and IndiGo Airlines offer flights from Trivandrum Airport to Madurai Airport.

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There are 17+ hotels available in Kāraikudi. Prices start at $14 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Thiruvananthapuram to Kāraikudi.
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  • Distance: 166.2 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 48 min

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 7 h 48 min.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Trivandrum to Madurai via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $320
Flights from Trivandrum to Madurai via Madras
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $330
Flights from Trivandrum to Madurai via Bengaluru, Madras
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $340
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
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
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 Madurai via Madras
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $370
Flights from Trivandrum to Tiruchirapalli via Colombo
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $2,300
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
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 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
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 - $13
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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 - $16
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 - $15
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Tiruchchirapali (TPJ) to Devakottai Road (DKO)
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $13
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Thiruvananthapuram to Kāraikudi
Ave. Duration
5 h 26 min
Estimated price
$75 - $90
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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The best way to get from Thiruvananthapuram to Trivandrum Airport is to taxi which takes 6 min and costs .

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