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

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Bus  •  10 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Trivandrum to Palani 783Ud

$1 - $13

5 alternative options

Train  •  11 h 58 min

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

$8 - $18

Taxi  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Take a taxi from Thiruvananthapuram to Palani 232.8 miles

$65 - $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)

$31 - $143

Fly to Calicut, Bus  •  6 h 26 min

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

$63 - $133

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The cheapest way to get from Thiruvananthapuram to Palani is to bus which costs ₹100 - ₹900 and takes 10 h 11 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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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Trivandrum and arriving at Palani. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10 h 11 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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The distance between Thiruvananthapuram and Palani is 227 km. The road distance is 372.5 km.

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The best way to get from Thiruvananthapuram to Palani without a car is to bus which takes 10 h 11 min and costs ₹100 - ₹900.

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The bus from Trivandrum to Palani takes 10 h 11 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Thiruvananthapuram to Palani bus services, operated by SETC, depart from Trivandrum station.

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

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The best way to get from Thiruvananthapuram to Palani is to bus which takes 10 h 11 min and costs ₹100 - ₹900. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₹600 - ₹1,300 and takes 11 h 58 min.

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The quickest flight from Trivandrum Airport to Kochi Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Thiruvananthapuram to Palani bus services, operated by SETC, arrive at Palani station.

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Map of how to get from Thiruvananthapuram to Palani.
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  • Distance: 142.1 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 11 min

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

SETC operates a bus from Thiruvananthapuram to Palani once daily. Tickets cost $1 - $13 and the journey takes 10 h 11 min. Alternatively, Indian Railways operates a train from Thiruvananthapuram to Palani once daily. Tickets cost $8 - $18 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
$8 - $18
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Aluva (AWY) to Palani (PLNI)
Ave. Duration
6 h 58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $15
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
SETC
Website
tnstc.in
Bus from Trivandrum to Palani
Ave. Duration
10 h 11 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $13
Schedules at
tnstc.in
Bus from Malapuram to Palani
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
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Other operators
Taxi from Thiruvananthapuram to Palani
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
Estimated price
$65 - $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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