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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Thrisur (TCR) to Palani (PLNI) Ers Rmm Exp

$12 - $27

3 alternative options

Bus  •  7 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Thrissur to Palani

$17 - $22

Taxi  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Take a taxi from Thrissur to Kodaikānāl 141.4 miles

$45 - $60

Drive  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Thrissur to Kodaikānāl 141.4 miles

$23 - $35

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

Indian Railways operates a train from Thrissur to Kodaikānāl once a week. Tickets cost $3 - $15 and the journey takes 3 h 58 min. Alternatively, RedBus operates a bus from Thrissur to Kodaikānāl once daily. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 4 h 45 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Thrissur to Kodaikānāl
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
Estimated price
$45 - $60

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Thrissur and Kodaikānāl is 143 km. The road distance is 226 km.

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

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

It takes approximately 6 h 21 min to get from Thrissur to Kodaikānāl, including transfers.