There are 7 ways to get from Varkala to Fort Kochi by train, car ferry, bus, taxi, car or plane

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, car ferry  •  3 h 39 min

  1. Jan Shatabdi / ...

$6 - $19

6 alternative options

Train, car ferry via Ernakulam Town (ERN)  •  4 h 46 min

  1. Chennai Mail / ...

$6 - $19

Bus RedBus, car ferry  •  5 h 8 min

$17 - $23

Taxi  •  2 h 36 min

  1. 102.3 miles

$35 - $45

Drive  •  2 h 36 min

  1. 102.3 miles

$16 - $25

Fly  •  2 h 13 min

  1. TRV - COK

$41 - $145

What companies run services between Varkala, India and Fort Kochi, India?

IndiGo Airlines, Air India Limited and Air India Express fly from Varkala to Fort Kochi 3 times a day.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Trivandrum to Kochi
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $130
Air India Express
Website
airindiaexpress.in
Flights from Trivandrum to Kochi
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$27 - $60
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Trivandrum to Kochi
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $120
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Varkala (VAK) to Eranakulam Junction (ERS)
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $15
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Varkala (VAK) to Ernakulam Town (ERN)
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $15
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
Kerala State Road Transport Corporation
Website
ksrtconline.com
Bus from Varkala to Kochi
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $9
Schedules at
keralartc.com
Ferry operators
car ferry
Car ferry from Vypin Jetty to Fort Kochi Junkar Jetty
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1
Other operators
Taxi from Varkala to Fort Kochi
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Estimated price
$35 - $45

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Varkala and Fort Kochi is 147 km. The road distance is 164 km.

The cheapest way to get from Varkala to Fort Kochi is to bus and car ferry which costs ₹500 - ₹900 and takes 6 h 22 min.

The quickest way to get from Varkala to Fort Kochi is to fly which takes 2 h 13 min and costs ₹2,800 - ₹10,000.

It takes approximately 3 h 39 min to get from Varkala to Fort Kochi, including transfers.