There are 6 ways to get from Thiruvananthapuram to Palani by bus, train, 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

Bus  •  9 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Thiruvananthapuram to Tirunelveli
  2. Take the bus from Tirunelveli to Palani

$16 - $23

Cheapest option

Train  •  11 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Thiruvananthapuram Central (TVC) to Palani (PLNI) Tvc-Mdu Amritha Exp

$9 - $19

4 alternative options

Taxi  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Take a taxi from Thiruvananthapuram to Palani 232.8 miles

$70 - $85

Drive  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Thiruvananthapuram to Palani 232.8 miles

$35 - $55

Fly to Kochi, train  •  9 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Trivandrum (TRV) to Kochi (COK) TRV - COK
  2. Take the train from Aluva (AWY) to Palani (PLNI)

$32 - $144

Fly to Calicut, bus  •  7 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Trivandrum (TRV) to Calicut (CCJ) TRV - CCJ
  2. Take the bus from Malappuram to Palani

$66 - $138

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Thiruvananthapuram to Palani is to train which costs ₹600 - ₹1,300 and takes 11 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Thiruvananthapuram to Palani is to taxi which costs ₹4,900 - ₹6,000 and takes 5 h 27 min.

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The distance between Thiruvananthapuram and Palani is 227 km. The road distance is 372.5 km.

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It takes approximately 9 h 45 min to get from Thiruvananthapuram to Palani, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Thiruvananthapuram to Palani. However, there are services departing from Thiruvananthapuram and arriving at Palani via Tirunelveli. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 45 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Thiruvananthapuram Central (TVC) and arriving at Palani (PLNI). Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 11 h 58 min.

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

You can take a bus from Thiruvananthapuram to Palani via Tirunelveli in around 9 h 45 min. Alternatively, Indian Railways operates a train from Thiruvananthapuram to Palani once daily. Tickets cost $9 - $19 and the journey takes 11 h 58 min.

Airlines
Air India Express
Website
airindiaexpress.in
Flights from Trivandrum to Kochi
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$27 - $60
Flights from Trivandrum to Calicut
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $110
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Trivandrum to Kochi
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $130
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Trivandrum to Kochi
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $120
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Thiruvananthapuram Central (TVC) to Palani (PLNI)
Ave. Duration
11 h 58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $19
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Aluva (AWY) to Palani (PLNI)
Ave. Duration
6 h 58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $16
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Thiruvananthapuram to Tirunelveli
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Tirunelveli to Palani
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Malappuram to Palani
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Book at
redbus.in
Other operators
Taxi from Thiruvananthapuram to Palani
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
Estimated price
$70 - $85
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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