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Recommended option

Fly Tirupati to Kochi  •  4 h 58 min

  1. TIR - COK

$53 - $226

Cheapest option

Train  •  17 h 41 min

  1. Kerala Exp / ...

$16 - $25

5 alternative options

Train to Madras, fly to Trivandrum  •  6 h 29 min

  1. MAA - TRV

$41 - $179

Train to Madras, fly to Kochi  •  7 h 3 min

  1. MAA - COK

$31 - $153

Bus  •  16 h 6 min

$26 - $36

Taxi  •  11 h 21 min

  1. 480.7 miles

$140 - $180

Drive  •  11 h 21 min

  1. 480.7 miles

$75 - $120

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

IndiGo Airlines, Spicejet and two other airlines fly from Tirupati to Ernākulam every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Tirupati to Thiruvananthapuram via Tirupathi and Chennai in around 16 h 6 min.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Tirupati to Kochi via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $250
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, 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, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $260
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 Madras to Trivandrum
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $280
Flights from Madras to Kochi
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $360
Flights from Madras to Kochi via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $360
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Madras to Trivandrum
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Flights from Madras to Kochi
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $310
GoAir
Website
goair.in
Flights from Madras to Kochi
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Madras to Trivandrum
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Flights from Madras to Kochi
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $240
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
Vistara
Website
airvistara.com
Flights from Madras to Kochi
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Train operators
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Tirupathi to Chennai
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Chennai to Trivandrum
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Book at
redbus.in
Other operators
Taxi from Tirupati to Thiruvananthapuram
Ave. Duration
11 h 21 min
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com
Fast Track Call Taxi
Website
fasttracktirupati.com
Meru Cabs
Phone
+91 877 44 22 44 22
Website
merucabs.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Tirupati and Kerala is 483 km. The road distance is 769 km.

The cheapest way to get from Tirupati to Kerala is to train which costs ₹1,100 - ₹1,700 and takes 17 h 41 min.

The quickest way to get from Tirupati to Kerala is to fly which takes 4 h 58 min and costs ₹3,600 - ₹16,000.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Tirupati (TPTY) and arriving at Trivandrum Cntl (TVC). Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 17 h 41 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 58 min to get from Tirupati to Kerala, including transfers.