There are 3 ways to get from Thiruvananthapuram to Varkala by train, taxi or car

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Train  •  34 min

  1. Take the train from Thiruvananthapuram Central (TVC) to Varkala (VAK) Tvc - Clt Jan Shatabdi / ...

$1 - $13

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Taxi  •  45 min

  1. Take a taxi from Thiruvananthapuram to Varkala 29 miles

$9 - $11

Drive  •  45 min

  1. Drive from Thiruvananthapuram to Varkala 29 miles

$4 - $7

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Thiruvananthapuram Central (TVC) and arriving at Varkala (VAK). Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 34 min.

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The distance between Thiruvananthapuram and Varkala is 38 km. The road distance is 46.4 km.

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The best way to get from Thiruvananthapuram to Varkala without a car is to train which takes 34 min and costs .

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The train from Thiruvananthapuram Central (TVC) to Varkala (VAK) takes 34 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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

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Thiruvananthapuram to Varkala train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Varkala (VAK) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Thiruvananthapuram to Varkala is 46 km. It takes approximately 45 min to drive from Thiruvananthapuram to Varkala.

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There are 216+ hotels available in Varkala. Prices start at $10 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 23.5 miles
  • Duration: 34 min

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

Indian Railways operates a train from Thiruvananthapuram to Varkala hourly. Tickets cost $1 - $13 and the journey takes 34 min.

Train operators
Other operators
Taxi from Thiruvananthapuram to Varkala
Ave. Duration
45 min
Estimated price
$9 - $11
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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