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There are 3 ways to get from Varkala to Karakonam by train, taxi or car

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  1. Take the train from Varkala to Dhanu Vacha Puram Ha


  1. Take a taxi from Varkala to Karakonam


  1. Drive from Varkala to Karakonam

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The cheapest way to get from Varkala to Karakonam is to train which costs ₹250 - ₹850 and takes 1h 42m.

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The fastest way to get from Varkala to Karakonam is to taxi which takes 1h 19m and costs ₹1,200 - ₹1,600.

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The distance between Varkala and Karakonam is 63 km. The road distance is 74.7 km.

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The best way to get from Varkala to Karakonam without a car is to train which takes 1h 42m and costs ₹250 - ₹850.

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It takes approximately 1h 42m to get from Varkala to Karakonam, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Varkala to Karakonam is 75 km. It takes approximately 1h 19m to drive from Varkala to Karakonam.

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There are 59+ hotels available in Karakonam. Prices start at ₹7,500 per night.

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  • Distance: 63 km
  • Duration: 1h 42m

What companies run services between Varkala, India and Karakonam, India?

Indian Railways operates a train from Varkala to Dhanu Vacha Puram Ha twice daily. Tickets cost ₹100 - ₹650 and the journey takes 1h 33m.

Train operators
Indian Railways

India’s national rail operator runs passenger and freight trains on both long-distance and suburban routes across the country, from slower multi-stop to faster and more comfortable services. It’s a practical and affordable way to explore the country. Advance ticket bookings usually open 120 days before the date of the journey for Indian nationals; 365 days for international travellers. You’ll be allocated a seat or berth when you book and choose your class of travel.

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Train from Varkala to Dhanu Vacha Puram Ha
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Twice daily
Estimated price
₹100 - ₹650
Book at
Sleeper Class
₹100 - ₹140
Third AC (3A)
₹360 - ₹460
Second AC (2A)
₹500 - ₹650
Other operators
Taxi from Varkala to Karakonam
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Estimated price
₹1,200 - ₹1,600
Smile Taxi Service
+91 74 03 11 07 43
Kollam Online Taxi Service
+91 99 46 26 85 56
Kollam Cab
+91 98 95 21 82 40

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