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There are 4 ways to get from Thrissur to Kodaikānāl by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  7h 2m

  1. Take the bus from Thrissur to Palani

$16 - $20

Cheapest option

Train  •  8h 26m

  1. Take the train from Thrisur (TCR) to Palani (PLNI) Tvc-Mdu Amritha Exp

$11 - $24

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  4h 47m

  1. Take a taxi from Thrissur to Kodaikānāl 141.4 miles

$40 - $55

Drive  •  4h 47m

  1. Drive from Thrissur to Kodaikānāl 141.4 miles

$23 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Thrissur to Kodaikānāl is to bus which costs ₹1,100 - ₹1,500 and takes 7h 2m.

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The quickest way to get from Thrissur to Kodaikānāl is to taxi which costs ₹3,200 - ₹3,900 and takes 4h 47m.

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The distance between Thrissur and Kodaikānāl is 143 km. The road distance is 226.2 km.

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The best way to get from Thrissur to Kodaikānāl without a car is to bus which takes 7h 2m and costs ₹1,100 - ₹1,500.

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It takes approximately 7h 2m to get from Thrissur to Kodaikānāl, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Thrissur to Kodaikānāl is to bus which takes 7h 2m and costs ₹1,100 - ₹1,500. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₹800 - ₹1,800 and takes 8h 26m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Thrissur to Kodaikānāl is 226 km. It takes approximately 4h 47m to drive from Thrissur to Kodaikānāl.

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There are 301+ hotels available in Kodaikānāl. Prices start at $19 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Thrissur to Kodaikānāl.
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  • Distance: 89.1 miles
  • Duration: 7h 2m

What companies run services between Thrissur, India and Kodaikānāl, India?

RedBus operates a bus from Thrissur to Kodaikānāl once daily. Tickets cost $7 - $11 and the journey takes 4h 45m. Alternatively, Indian Railways operates a train from Thrissur to Kodaikānāl once daily. Tickets cost $3 - $15 and the journey takes 6h 8m.

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Taxi from Thrissur to Kodaikānāl
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
Estimated price
$40 - $55

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