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

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Train  •  9 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Tuti Melur (TME) to Madurai Junction (MDU) Tn-Mys Exp
  2. Take the train from Madurai Junction (MDU) to Palghat Town (PGTN) Mdu-Tvc Amritha Exp

$7 - $29

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Bus  •  9 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Kayalpattinum to Palakkad 734E

$11 - $17

Taxi  •  5 h 11 min

  1. Take a taxi from Thoothukudi to Palakkad 228.5 miles

$65 - $80

Drive  •  5 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Thoothukudi to Palakkad 228.5 miles

$35 - $55

Fly to Coimbatore, taxi  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Tuticorin (TCR) to Coimbatore (CJB) TCR - CJB
  2. Take a taxi from Coimbatore to Palakkad

$53 - $216

Fly to Kochi, bus  •  8 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Tuticorin (TCR) to Kochi (COK) TCR - COK
  2. Take the bus from Cochin to Palakkad

$60 - $232

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No, there is no direct bus from Thoothukudi to Palakkad. However, there are services departing from Tuticorin and arriving at Palakkad via Kayalpattinum. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 29 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Thoothukudi to Palakkad. However, there are services departing from Tuti Melur (TME) and arriving at Palghat Town (PGTN) via Madurai Junction (MDU). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 20 min.

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The distance between Thoothukudi and Palakkad is 276 km. The road distance is 365.7 km.

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The best way to get from Thoothukudi to Palakkad without a car is to train which takes 9 h 20 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 9 h 20 min to get from Thoothukudi to Palakkad, including transfers.

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Thoothukudi to Palakkad bus services, operated by SETC, depart from Kayalpattinum station.

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Thoothukudi to Palakkad train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Tuti Melur (TME) station.

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The best way to get from Thoothukudi to Palakkad is to train which takes 9 h 20 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 9 h 29 min.

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

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Thoothukudi to Palakkad bus services, operated by SETC, arrive at Palakkad station.

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Map of how to get from Thoothukudi to Palakkad.
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  • Distance: 172.4 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 20 min

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

You can take a train from Thoothukudi to Palakkad via Madurai Junction (MDU) in around 9 h 20 min. Alternatively, SETC operates a bus from Thoothukudi to Palakkad hourly. Tickets cost $8 - $13 and the journey takes 8 h 11 min.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Tuticorin to Coimbatore via Madras
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Flights from Tuticorin to Coimbatore via Madras, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Flights from Tuticorin to Coimbatore via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Flights from Tuticorin to Kochi via Madras
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Flights from Tuticorin to Kochi via Madras, Tiruchirapalli
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Flights from Tuticorin to Kochi via Madras, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Flights from Tuticorin to Kochi via Madras, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $290
Flights from Tuticorin to Kochi via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Tuticorin to Coimbatore via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Flights from Tuticorin to Coimbatore via Madras
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$45 - $220
Flights from Tuticorin to Kochi via Madras
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $230
Train operators
Bus operators
SETC
Website
tnstc.in
Bus from Kayalpattinum to Palakkad
Ave. Duration
8 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
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Other operators
Taxi from Thoothukudi to Palakkad
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
Estimated price
$65 - $80

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Thoothukudi to Palakkad train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Palghat Town (PGTN) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Thoothukudi to Palakkad is 366 km. It takes approximately 5 h 11 min to drive from Thoothukudi to Palakkad.

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Spicejet and IndiGo Airlines offer flights from Tuticorin Airport to Coimbatore Airport.

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There are 38+ hotels available in Palakkad. Prices start at $13 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Thoothukudi to Tuticorin Airport is to taxi which takes 16 min and costs .

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