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There are 6 ways to get from Tirupati to Kerala by plane, train, bus, taxi or car

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Fly Tirupati to Kochi  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Tirupati (TIR) to Kochi (COK) TIR - COK

$52 - $226

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Train  •  18 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Tirupati (TPTY) to Thiruvananthapuram Central (TVC) Ndls-Tvc Kerala Exp / ...

$15 - $23

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Train to Madras, fly to Trivandrum  •  6 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Tirupati (TPTY) to Perambur (PER)
  2. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Trivandrum (TRV) MAA - TRV

$40 - $177

Bus  •  19 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Tirupathi to Vellore
  2. Take the bus from Vellore to Tirunelveli
  3. Take the bus from Tirunelveli to Trivandrum

$16 - $28

Taxi  •  11 h 21 min

  1. Take a taxi from Tirupati to Thiruvananthapuram 480.7 miles

$130 - $170

Drive  •  11 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Tirupati to Thiruvananthapuram 480.7 miles

$75 - $120

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The cheapest way to get from Tirupati to Kerala is to bus which costs ₹1,100 - ₹2,100 and takes 19 h 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Tirupati to Kerala is to fly which costs ₹3,800 - ₹17,000 and takes 4 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Tirupati to Kerala. However, there are services departing from Tirupathi and arriving at Trivandrum via Vellore and Tirunelveli. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 17 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Tirupati (TPTY) and arriving at Thiruvananthapuram Central (TVC). Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 18 h 15 min.

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The distance between Tirupati and Kerala is 483 km. The road distance is 769.1 km.

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The best way to get from Tirupati to Kerala without a car is to train which takes 18 h 15 min and costs ₹1,100 - ₹1,700.

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It takes approximately 4 h 55 min to get from Tirupati to Kerala, including transfers.

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Tirupati to Kerala bus services, operated by SETC, depart from Tirupathi station.

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Tirupati to Kerala train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Tirupati (TPTY) station.

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The best way to get from Tirupati to Kerala is to fly which takes 4 h 55 min and costs ₹3,800 - ₹17,000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₹1,100 - ₹1,700 and takes 18 h 15 min, you could also bus, which costs ₹1,100 - ₹2,100 and takes 19 h 17 min.

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  • Distance: 301.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 55 min

What companies run services between Tirupati, India and Kerala, India?

IndiGo Airlines, Spicejet and GoAir fly from Tirupati to Ernākulam hourly. Alternatively, Indian Railways operates a train from Tirupati to Thiruvananthapuram 3 times a day. Tickets cost $15 - $23 and the journey takes 18 h 15 min.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Tirupati to Kochi via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $210
Flights from Tirupati to Kochi via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $250
Flights from Tirupati to Kochi via Hyderabad, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $250
Flights from Tirupati to Kochi via Bengaluru, Mumbai
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $300
Flights from Tirupati to Kochi via Bengaluru, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
8 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $260
Flights from Madras to Trivandrum
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $280
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Madras to Trivandrum
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Air India Express
Website
airindiaexpress.in
Flights from Madras to Trivandrum
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Madras to Trivandrum
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Train operators
Bus operators
SETC
Website
tnstc.in
Bus from Tirupathi to Vellore
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
tnstc.in
Bus from Vellore to Tirunelveli
Ave. Duration
11 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $16
Schedules at
tnstc.in
Bus from Tirunelveli to Trivandrum
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
tnstc.in
Other operators
Taxi from Tirupati to Thiruvananthapuram
Ave. Duration
11 h 21 min
Estimated price
$130 - $170
Fast Track Call Taxi
Website
fasttracktirupati.com
Meru Cabs
Phone
+91 877 44 22 44 22
Website
merucabs.com
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com

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There is no direct flight from Tirupati Airport to Kochi Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 5 min and has one stopover.

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Tirupati to Kerala bus services, operated by SETC, arrive at Trivandrum station.

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Tirupati to Kerala train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Thiruvananthapuram Central (TVC) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Tirupati to Kerala is 769 km. It takes approximately 11 h 21 min to drive from Tirupati to Kerala.

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IndiGo Airlines offers flights from Tirupati Airport to Kochi Airport.

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There are 58+ hotels available in Kerala. Prices start at $20 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Tirupati to Tirupati Airport is to taxi which takes 16 min and costs ₹500 - ₹650.

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