There are 6 ways to get from Varkala to Munnar by train, taxi, bus, car or plane

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Train, taxi via Aluva (AWY)  •  5 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Varkala (VAK) to Aluva (AWY) Tvc - Clt Jan Shatabdi / ...
  2. Take a taxi from Aluva (AWY) to Munnar

$38 - $59

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Bus, taxi  •  6 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Kollam to Ernakulam
  2. Take a taxi from Ernakulam to Munnar

$53 - $68

Train, taxi  •  13 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Varkala (VAK) to Pollachi Junction (POY) Tvc-Mdu Amritha Exp
  2. Take a taxi from Pollachi Junction (POY) to Munnar

$52 - $72

Taxi  •  4 h 3 min

  1. Take a taxi from Varkala to Munnar 163.5 miles

$80 - $100

Drive  •  4 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Varkala to Munnar 163.5 miles

$26 - $40

Fly, taxi  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Trivandrum (TRV) to Kochi (COK) TRV - COK
  2. Take a taxi from Kochi to Munnar

$65 - $175

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Varkala to Munnar is to drive which costs ₹1,900 - ₹2,800 and takes 4 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from Varkala to Munnar is to fly and taxi which costs ₹4,700 - ₹13,000 and takes 3 h 25 min.

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The distance between Varkala and Munnar is 155 km. The road distance is 261.6 km.

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The best way to get from Varkala to Munnar without a car is to train and taxi which takes 5 h 11 min and costs ₹2,700 - ₹4,300.

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It takes approximately 5 h 11 min to get from Varkala to Munnar, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Trivandrum Airport to Kochi Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Varkala to Munnar is 262 km. It takes approximately 4 h 3 min to drive from Varkala to Munnar.

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Air India Limited, IndiGo Airlines and Air India Express offer flights from Trivandrum Airport to Kochi Airport.

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There are 592+ hotels available in Munnar. Prices start at $23 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Varkala to Trivandrum Airport is to taxi which takes 44 min and costs ₹600 - ₹800.

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Map of how to get from Varkala to Munnar.
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  • Distance: 97.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 11 min

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

There is no direct connection from Varkala to Munnar. However, you can take the train to Aluva (AWY) then take the taxi to Munnar. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Kollam, take the bus to Ernakulam, then take the taxi to Munnar.

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 Aluva (AWY)
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $14
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irctc.co.in
Train from Varkala (VAK) to Pollachi Junction (POY)
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $17
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Aluva (AWY) to Munnar
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com
Kerala Taxi
Phone
+91 98460 43403
Website
keralataxi.com
Meru Cabs
Phone
+91 484 44 22 44 22
Website
merucabs.com

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