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There are 5 ways to get from Thiruvananthapuram to Tiruchchendur by bus, taxi, train or car

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Bus, taxi  •  4h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Thiruvananthapuram to Tirunelveli
  2. Take a taxi from Tirunelveli to Tiruchchendur

₹2,059 - ₹2,657

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Train  •  5h 15m

  1. Take the train from Thiruvananthapuram Central to Tirunelveli 22628 / ...
  2. Take the train from Tirunelveli to Tiruchendur 56763 / ...

₹203 - ₹223

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Bus, train  •  5h 59m

  1. Take the bus from Thiruvananthapuram to Tirunelveli
  2. Take the train from Tirunelveli to Tiruchendur 56763 / ...

₹644 - ₹852

Taxi  •  2h 36m

  1. Take a taxi from Thiruvananthapuram to Tiruchchendur 161.9 km

₹4,100 - ₹5,000

Drive  •  2h 36m

  1. Drive from Thiruvananthapuram to Tiruchchendur 161.9 km

₹1,100 - ₹1,800

Thiruvananthapuram to Tiruchchendur by train

The train journey time between Thiruvananthapuram and Tiruchchendur is around 7h 56m and covers a distance of around 206 km. The fastest train normally takes 5h 40m. Operated by Indian Railways, the Thiruvananthapuram to Tiruchchendur train service departs from Thiruvananthapuram Central and arrives in Tiruchendur. Typically 24 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Thiruvananthapuram to Tiruchchendur train schedules

Thiruvananthapuram → Tiruchchendur
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Tiruchchendur is 1800118797.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Tiruchchendur is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Tiruchchendur is 1 metre.

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Last updated: 10 May 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Thiruvananthapuram to Tiruchchendur is to train which costs ₹200 - ₹230 and takes 5h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Thiruvananthapuram to Tiruchchendur is to taxi which costs ₹4,100 - ₹5,000 and takes 2h 36m.

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No, there is no direct train from Thiruvananthapuram to Tiruchchendur. However, there are services departing from Thiruvananthapuram Central and arriving at Tiruchendur via Tirunelveli. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 15m.

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The distance between Thiruvananthapuram and Tiruchchendur is 129 km. The road distance is 161.9 km.

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The best way to get from Thiruvananthapuram to Tiruchchendur without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 4h 10m and costs ₹2,000 - ₹2,700.

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It takes approximately 4h 10m to get from Thiruvananthapuram to Tiruchchendur, including transfers.

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Thiruvananthapuram to Tiruchchendur train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Thiruvananthapuram Central station.

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Thiruvananthapuram to Tiruchchendur train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Tiruchendur station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Thiruvananthapuram to Tiruchchendur is 162 km. It takes approximately 2h 36m to drive from Thiruvananthapuram to Tiruchchendur.

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There are one+ hotels available in Tiruchchendur. Prices start at ₹7,500 per night.

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  • Distance: 128.7 km
  • Duration: 4h 10m

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

You can take a train from Thiruvananthapuram to Tiruchchendur via Tirunelveli in around 5h 15m.

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 Tirunelveli
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
₹115 - ₹130
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Train from Tirunelveli to Tiruchendur
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
₹85 - ₹95
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Thiruvananthapuram to Tirunelveli
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₹550 - ₹800
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Redbus
Other operators
Taxi from Tirunelveli to Tiruchchendur
Ave. Duration
55 min
Estimated price
₹1,500 - ₹1,900
Nellai Cabs
Phone
+91 94 44 09 15 55
Green India Travels
Phone
+91 98 43 63 81 22
Website
greenindiatravels.co.in
Friends Cabs
Phone
+91 90 87 41 62 22
Website
friendscabs.co.in

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