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There are 5 ways to get from Varkala to Veliyanad by train, taxi, car or plane

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Train via Vaikom

  1. Take the train from Varkala to Vaikom

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Train

  1. Take the train from Varkala to Piravam Road

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Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Varkala to Veliyanad

Drive

  1. Drive from Varkala to Veliyanad

Fly

  1. Fly from Trivandrum (TRV) to Kochi (COK)

Trivandrum (TRV) to Kochi (COK) flights

The flight time between Trivandrum (TRV) and Kochi (COK) is around 55 min and covers a distance of around 195 km. Services are operated by IndiGo Airlines. Typically seven flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

7 Weekly Planes
55 min Average Duration
₹2,119 Cheapest Price
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Varkala → Veliyanad
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Veliyanad is 1800118797.

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The cheapest way to get from Varkala to Veliyanad is to train which costs ₹430 - ₹1,200 and takes 3h 18m.

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The quickest way to get from Varkala to Veliyanad is to taxi which costs ₹2,900 - ₹3,500 and takes 2h 23m.

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The distance between Varkala and Veliyanad is 126 km. The road distance is 157.9 km.

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The best way to get from Varkala to Veliyanad without a car is to train via Vaikom which takes 2h 50m and costs ₹550 - ₹1,300.

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It takes approximately 2h 50m to get from Varkala to Veliyanad, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Varkala to Veliyanad is to train via Vaikom which takes 2h 50m and costs ₹550 - ₹1,300. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs ₹4,000 - ₹7,500 and takes 2h 36m.

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The quickest flight from Trivandrum Airport to Kochi Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Varkala to Veliyanad is 158 km. It takes approximately 2h 23m to drive from Varkala to Veliyanad.

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IndiGo Airlines offers flights from Trivandrum Airport to Kochi Airport.

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There are 53+ hotels available in Veliyanad. Prices start at ₹7,500 per night.

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  • Distance: 126.4 km
  • Duration: 2h 50m

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

Indian Railways operates a train from Varkala to Vaikom once daily. Tickets cost ₹130 - ₹750 and the journey takes 2h 34m. Alternatively, IndiGo Airlines flies from Varkala to Veliyanad once daily.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Trivandrum to Kochi
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹2,100 - ₹7,500
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.

Contact Details
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Varkala to Vaikom
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₹130 - ₹750
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹130 - ₹170
Third AC (3A)
₹440 - ₹550
Second AC (2A)
₹600 - ₹750
Train from Varkala to Piravam Road
Ave. Duration
3h 4m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
₹130 - ₹800
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹130 - ₹180
Third AC (3A)
₹440 - ₹550
Second AC (2A)
₹600 - ₹800
Other operators
Taxi from Varkala to Veliyanad
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Estimated price
₹2,900 - ₹3,500
Smile Taxi Service
Phone
+91 74 03 11 07 43
Website
smile-taxi-service.business.site
Kollam Online Taxi Service
Phone
+91 99 46 26 85 56
Website
kollamonlinetaxi.business.site
Kollam Cab
Phone
+91 98 95 21 82 40

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The best way to get from Varkala to Trivandrum Airport is to taxi which takes 44 min and costs ₹800 - ₹1,000.

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