There are 7 ways to get from Varkala to Gokarna by plane, taxi, train, bus 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

Fly Trivandrum to Hubli, taxi  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Trivandrum (TRV) to Hubli (HBX) TRV - HBX
  2. Take a taxi from Hubli to Gokarna

$90 - $347

Cheapest option

Train  •  18 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Varkala (VAK) to Karwar (KAWR) Netravathi Exp

$24 - $35

5 alternative options

Fly Trivandrum to Goa, train  •  7 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Trivandrum (TRV) to Goa (GOI) TRV - GOI
  2. Take the train from Madgaon (MAO) to Gokarna Road (GOK)

$98 - $318

Fly Trivandrum to Mangalore, train  •  8 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Trivandrum (TRV) to Mangalore (IXE) TRV - IXE
  2. Take the train from Surathkal (SL) to Gokarna Road (GOK)

$95 - $443

Train to Kochi, fly to Goa, train  •  10 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Varkala (VAK) to Aluva (AWY)
  2. Fly from Kochi (COK) to Goa (GOI) COK - GOI
  3. Take the train from Madgaon (MAO) to Gokarna Road (GOK)

$92 - $308

Bus  •  25 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Kollam to Ernakulam
  2. Take the bus from Ernakulam to Bangalore
  3. Take the bus from Bangalore to Gokarna

$30 - $43

Drive  •  11 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Varkala to Gokarna 500.5 miles

$80 - $120

What companies run services between Varkala, India and Gokarna, Karnataka, India?

Indian Railways operates a train from Varkala to Gokarna once daily. Tickets cost $16 - $24 and the journey takes 17 h 35 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Varkala to Gokarna via Kollam, Ernakulam, and Bangalore in around 25 h 10 min.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Trivandrum to Goa via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $290
Flights from Trivandrum to Goa via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $290
Flights from Trivandrum to Goa via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $290
Flights from Trivandrum to Goa via Kochi, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $290
Flights from Trivandrum to Goa via Bengaluru, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $290
Flights from Trivandrum to Goa via Hyderabad, Mumbai
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $290
Flights from Trivandrum to Goa via Bengaluru, Ahmedabad
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $290
Flights from Trivandrum to Goa via Bengaluru, Mumbai
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $290
Flights from Trivandrum to Mangalore via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $410
Flights from Trivandrum to Mangalore via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Trivandrum to Mangalore via Madras
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Flights from Trivandrum to Mangalore via Bengaluru, Mumbai
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Kochi to Goa via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $480
Flights from Kochi to Goa via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $480
Flights from Kochi to Goa via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $480
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Trivandrum to Hubli via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from Trivandrum to Hubli via Male, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Trivandrum to Hubli via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $380
Flights from Trivandrum to Goa via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $340
Flights from Kochi to Goa via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $340
Flights from Kochi to Goa via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $340
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Trivandrum to Goa via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Trivandrum to Goa via Bengaluru, Mumbai
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Trivandrum to Mangalore via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $410
Flights from Trivandrum to Mangalore via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Kochi to Goa via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
AirAsia India
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kochi to Goa via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $420
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Kochi to Goa via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
GoAir
Website
goair.in
Flights from Kochi to Goa via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $650
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Madgaon (MAO) to Gokarna Road (GOK)
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1 - $14
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Surathkal (SL) to Gokarna Road (GOK)
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $16
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Varkala (VAK) to Aluva (AWY)
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $15
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Varkala (VAK) to Karwar (KAWR)
Ave. Duration
17 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Kollam to Ernakulam
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Ernakulam to Bangalore
Ave. Duration
10 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Bangalore to Gokarna
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Book at
redbus.in
Other operators
Taxi from Hubli to Gokarna
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Estimated price
$21 - $26
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Varkala and Gokarna is 698 km. The road distance is 801 km.

The cheapest way to get from Varkala to Gokarna is to train which costs ₹1,600 - ₹2,400 and takes 18 h 32 min.

The quickest way to get from Varkala to Gokarna is to fly and taxi which takes 6 h 35 min and costs ₹6,000 - ₹24,000.

It takes approximately 6 h 35 min to get from Varkala to Gokarna, including transfers.