There are 4 ways to get from Thiruvananthapuram to Periyar National Park by bus, taxi, train or car

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Recommended option

Bus, taxi  •  3h 36m

  1. Take the bus from Trivandrum Central to Kollam
  2. Take a taxi from Kollam to Periyar National Park

₹3,553 - ₹4,309

Cheapest option

Train, taxi  •  5h 23m

  1. Take the train from Thiruvananthapuram Central to Punalur 56716 / ...
  2. Take a taxi from Punalur to Periyar National Park

₹3,305 - ₹4,013

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  2h 59m

  1. Take a taxi from Thiruvananthapuram to Periyar National Park 214.2 km

₹4,700 - ₹6,000

Drive  •  2h 59m

  1. Drive from Thiruvananthapuram to Periyar National Park 214.2 km

₹1,600 - ₹2,400

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Thiruvananthapuram to Periyar National Park is to drive which costs ₹1,600 - ₹2,400 and takes 2h 59m.

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The quickest way to get from Thiruvananthapuram to Periyar National Park is to taxi which costs ₹4,700 - ₹6,000 and takes 2h 59m.

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The distance between Thiruvananthapuram and Periyar National Park is 112 km. The road distance is 214.2 km.

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The best way to get from Thiruvananthapuram to Periyar National Park without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 3h 36m and costs ₹3,500 - ₹4,400.

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It takes approximately 3h 36m to get from Thiruvananthapuram to Periyar National Park, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Thiruvananthapuram to Periyar National Park is 214 km. It takes approximately 2h 59m to drive from Thiruvananthapuram to Periyar National Park.

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There are 152+ hotels available in Periyar National Park. Prices start at ₹7,500 per night.

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Map of how to get from Thiruvananthapuram to Periyar National Park.
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  • Distance: 111.7 km
  • Duration: 3h 36m

What companies run services between Thiruvananthapuram, India and Periyar National Park, India?

There is no direct connection from Thiruvananthapuram to Periyar National Park. However, you can take the bus to Kollam then take the taxi to Periyar National Park. Alternatively, you can take the train to Punalur then take the taxi to Periyar National Park.

Train operators
Indian Railways

India’s national rail operator runs passenger and freight trains on both long-distance and suburban routes across the country, from slower multi-stop to faster and more comfortable services. It’s a practical and affordable way to explore the country. Advance ticket bookings usually open 120 days before the date of the journey for Indian nationals; 365 days for international travellers. You’ll be allocated a seat or berth when you book and choose your class of travel.

Contact Details
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Thiruvananthapuram Central to Punalur
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
₹100 - ₹115
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
Kerala State Road Transport Corporation
Website
ksrtconline.com
Bus from Trivandrum Central to Kollam
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
₹150 - ₹210
Schedules at
keralartc.com
Other operators
Taxi from Kollam to Periyar National Park
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Estimated price
₹3,400 - ₹4,100

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