Chennai to Kanyakumari

Chennai to Kanyakumari distance is 699 kms and its takes approx 10 hrs by road. Out of the 16 reviews shared by travellers, 16% prefer Bus, 68% prefer Train, 16% prefer Car or Cab respectively.

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Supraja

Chennai

"Comfortable journey and a smooth ride"

5/7
Posted 16 Apr

Travelled by: Bus

Travelled as: Family

Very comfortable and time saving. Though the roads were quite bad, the bus travel did not make us tired. Depends on the weather conditions. If it is during rainy season, you will have a tough time travelling. A smooth ride, not so fast, not so slow. If you travel during summer, please do prefer a/c buses. Standing the heat is nearly impossible.

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Joshwa Jeba

"The road is really good."

7/7
Posted 8 Jan

Travelled by: Car

Travelled as: Family

Driving at 150Km/h is just brilliant. It took us like 7 hours to get there. The road is so good, the scenery brings tears to your eyes, joyful tears I mean. If you have a SUV and travelling with family this is the safest road. The traffic is very less and you can drive at whatever speed you want.

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rahul das

"Enjoy the scenic beauty around!! "

6/7
Posted 15 Mar

Travelled by: Train

Travelled as: Family

The train journey is just awesome. I loved the scenic beauty around. This train departs at night from Chennai and reaches Nagercoil in the morning around 8 am. So, you have to get up really early in the morning like around 6 am to enjoy the scenic beauty from the window seat. It is amazing! You can see lots of green, large fields and numerous wind mills.

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himanshu seka

Ganjam

"Beautiful view by train and amenities were good "

5.5/7
Posted 29 Jul

Travelled by: Train

Travelled as: Family

Toilets are clean, charging slots available, seats are neat and in good condition. They offer refreshments. People travelling were nice and well-behaved. Pantry offered good food. Vendors do not disturb much. Beggars also don't enter the compartment because of the RPF. Nice journey to the end point of India. We boarded a train from Berhampur to Chennai. We saw all the tourist places within a day and headed to Kanyakumari and then to Rameshwaram.

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murali

Agartala

"Good services and joyful journey"

4/7
Posted 22 Apr

Travelled by: Bus

Travelled as: Family

Pros: Good Service. Soft spoken driver and conductor and joyful driving. Cheap bus tickets. Caution free travel. Cons: Better book for a travels rather than SETC. Quite long distance. Takes more time to reach Kanyakumari. Feels bored sometimes because of sitting idle.

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Journey Overview

Kanyakumari is located at a distance of about 700 km from Chennai. Located at the southern- most tip of Indian Peninsula; Kanyakumari is well-connected to Chennai by rail and road. However, the best way to reach Kanyakumari from Chennai is by train, a journey of about 14 hours. The stations have basic facilities like drinking water, small food joints and fruit stalls

Transport options from Chennai to Kanyakumari

Chennai to Kanyakumari By Train: Take a direct train from Chennai to Kanyakumari. Several direct express trains ply from Chennai covering the distance is approximately 14 hours. Some of the trains are Kanyakumari Express (12633) and Thirukkural Express (12642). Stations covered during the journey are Chennai Egmore->Tambaram->Chengalpattu->Melmaruvattur->Tindivanam->Villupuram Jn->Vridhachalam Jn->Tiruchirapalli->Dindigul Jn->Madurai Jn->Virudunagar Jn->Satur->Kovilpatti->Tirunelveli Jn->Valliyur->Nagercoil Jn->Kanyakumari.

Chennai to Kanyakumari By Bus: Board a direct bus from Chennai to Kanyakumari, a journey of about 12 hours. Kanyakumari Bus Stand is located 3 km from the famous Kanyakumari Beach. You can take auto rickshaws to reach the beach and other sightseeing places. Although long distance buses are available between Chennai and Kanyakumari, it is advisable to reach Thiruvananthapuram and board a bus from its main bus station.

Return: Kanyakumari to Chennai

Travel by Car/Taxi

Vehicle Approx. Fare/Km (Rs) Approx. Cost (Rs)
Tata Indica A/C 11 6919
Toyota Qualis 11 6919
Mahindra Scopio A/C 12 7548
Hyundai Santro A/C 12 7548
Toyota Qualis A/C 13 8177
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Kanyakumari Exp (12633) Origin: Chennai Egmore
Departure Arrival
Days of Run
17:30 06:50
MON, TUE, WED, THU, FRI, SAT, SUN
Thirukkural Exp (12642) Origin: Delhi Hazrat Nizamuddin
Departure Arrival
Days of Run
18:30 08:45
MON, SAT,
Kannyakumari Express (12665) Origin: Kolkata Howrah Junction
Departure Arrival
Days of Run
20:20 11:40
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Recommended for Family Vacation

"Excellent & calm place. They have maintained this place very clean. Believe me, you will... Read More - Jayanandan N

Recommended for Beaches

"Sunset is a very beautiful movement at Kanyakumari daily. People can enjoy a lot by watchi... Read More - A Nirmal

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"The statue of Sant Kavi Thiruvalluvar is on separate island just 2 or 3 hundred meters fro... Read More - ABHINAV

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