There are 4 ways to get from Thiruvananthapuram to Tirunelveli by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  2h 40m

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

₹115 - ₹130

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Bus  •  3h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Thiruvananthapuram to Tirunelveli

₹550 - ₹800

Taxi  •  2h 18m

  1. Take a taxi from Thiruvananthapuram to Tirunelveli 147.1 km

₹3,700 - ₹4,500

Drive  •  2h 18m

  1. Drive from Thiruvananthapuram to Tirunelveli 147.1 km

₹1,100 - ₹1,700

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The cheapest way to get from Thiruvananthapuram to Tirunelveli is to train which costs ₹115 - ₹130 and takes 2h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Thiruvananthapuram to Tirunelveli is to taxi which costs ₹3,700 - ₹4,500 and takes 2h 18m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Thiruvananthapuram and arriving at Tirunelveli. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 3h 15m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Thiruvananthapuram Central and arriving at Tirunelveli. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 40m.

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The distance between Thiruvananthapuram and Tirunelveli is 85 km. The road distance is 147.1 km.

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The best way to get from Thiruvananthapuram to Tirunelveli without a car is to train which takes 2h 40m and costs ₹115 - ₹130.

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The train from Thiruvananthapuram Central to Tirunelveli takes 2h 40m including transfers and departs five times a day.

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Thiruvananthapuram to Tirunelveli bus services, operated by RedBus, depart from Thiruvananthapuram station.

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

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Map of how to get from Thiruvananthapuram to Tirunelveli.
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  • Distance: 85.1 km
  • Duration: 2h 40m

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

Indian Railways operates a train from Thiruvananthapuram Central to Tirunelveli 5 times a day. Tickets cost ₹115 - ₹130 and the journey takes 2h 40m. Alternatively, RedBus operates a bus from Thiruvananthapuram to Tirunelveli hourly. Tickets cost ₹550 - ₹800 and the journey takes 3h 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.

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Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Thiruvananthapuram Central to Tirunelveli
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
₹115 - ₹130
Book at
irctc.co.in
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 Thiruvananthapuram to Tirunelveli
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Estimated price
₹3,700 - ₹4,500
Trivandrum Taxi
Phone
+9199 47 02 7 3 93
Website
trivandrumtaxi.in
Taxi Tel
Phone
+91 75 59 9 9 90 09
Website
taxitel.in
Abel Cabs
Phone
+91 94 97 18 36 93
Website
abelcabs.com

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The best way to get from Thiruvananthapuram to Tirunelveli is to train which takes 2h 40m and costs ₹115 - ₹130. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₹550 - ₹800 and takes 3h 15m.

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Thiruvananthapuram to Tirunelveli bus services, operated by RedBus, arrive at Tirunelveli station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Thiruvananthapuram to Tirunelveli is 147 km. It takes approximately 2h 18m to drive from Thiruvananthapuram to Tirunelveli.

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There are 18+ hotels available in Tirunelveli. Prices start at ₹7,500 per night.

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