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There are 6 ways to get from Thoothukudi to Kuthalam by bus, night train, train, taxi, car or plane

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Tuticorin to Thirukadaiyur

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Night train, train

  1. Take the night train from Tuticorin to Tiruchchirapali
  2. Take the train from Tiruchchirapali to Kutralam

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Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Thoothukudi to Kuthalam

Drive

  1. Drive from Thoothukudi to Kuthalam

Fly to Tiruchirapalli, train

  1. Fly from Tuticorin (TCR) to Tiruchirapalli (TRZ)
  2. Take the train from Tiruchchirapali to Kutralam

Fly to Madras, night train

  1. Fly from Tuticorin (TCR) to Madras (MAA)
  2. Take the night train from Tambaram to Kutralam

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Thoothukudi to Kuthalam is to night train and train which costs ₹320 - ₹1,800 and takes 8h 44m.

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The fastest way to get from Thoothukudi to Kuthalam is to taxi which takes 5h 15m and costs ₹5,500 - ₹6,500.

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No, there is no direct train from Thoothukudi to Kuthalam. However, there are services departing from Tuticorin and arriving at Kutralam via Tiruchchirapali. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 44m.

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The distance between Thoothukudi and Kuthalam is 300 km. The road distance is 352.4 km.

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The best way to get from Thoothukudi to Kuthalam without a car is to bus which takes 8h 8m and costs ₹1,600 - ₹1,800.

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It takes approximately 8h 8m to get from Thoothukudi to Kuthalam, including transfers.

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Thoothukudi to Kuthalam train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Tuticorin station.

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There is no direct flight from Tuticorin Airport to Tiruchirapalli Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 30m and has one stopover.

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Thoothukudi to Kuthalam train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Kutralam station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Thoothukudi to Kuthalam is 352 km. It takes approximately 5h 15m to drive from Thoothukudi to Kuthalam.

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  • Distance: 300.1 km
  • Duration: 8h 8m

What companies run services between Thoothukudi, India and Kuthalam, India?

Parveen Travels operates a bus from Tuticorin to Thirukadaiyur once daily. Tickets cost ₹910 and the journey takes 7h 39m.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Tuticorin to Tiruchirapalli via Madras
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,300 - ₹10,000
Flights from Tuticorin to Tiruchirapalli via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
₹3,300 - ₹9,500
Flights from Tuticorin to Tiruchirapalli via Madras, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,700 - ₹11,000
Flights from Tuticorin to Tiruchirapalli via Madras, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹4,700 - ₹14,000
Flights from Tuticorin to Madras
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹4,100 - ₹15,000
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
Night train from Tuticorin to Tiruchchirapali
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₹200 - ₹1,100
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹200 - ₹260
Third AC (3A)
₹550 - ₹750
Second AC (2A)
₹800 - ₹1,100
Train from Tiruchchirapali to Kutralam
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
₹120 - ₹700
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹120 - ₹160
Third AC (3A)
₹410 - ₹550
Second AC (2A)
₹550 - ₹700
Night train from Tambaram to Kutralam
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₹180 - ₹950
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹180 - ₹230
Third AC (3A)
₹550 - ₹700
Second AC (2A)
₹750 - ₹950
Bus operators
Parveen Travels
Phone
044 4900 7555/ 1800 102 0999
Email
customercare@parveentravels.com
Website
parveentravels.com
Bus from Tuticorin to Thirukadaiyur
Ave. Duration
7h 39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₹910
Schedules at
parveentravels.com
Other operators
Taxi from Thoothukudi to Kuthalam
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Estimated price
₹5,500 - ₹6,500

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IndiGo Airlines offers flights from Tuticorin Airport to Tiruchirapalli Airport.

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There are 11+ hotels available in Kuthalam. Prices start at ₹7,500 per night.

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The best way to get from Thoothukudi to Tuticorin Airport is to taxi which takes 15 min and costs ₹440 - ₹550.

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