How to Reach Kanyakumari

Thiruvananthapuram is the nearest international airport, with direct flights from the Middle East, Singapore, Maldives and Sri Lanka. From there it takes about three hours by train or bus or taxi to reach Kanyakumari. Kanyakumari has its own railway station. It also houses one of the end points of the largest train route in India, Kanyakumari to Jammu.Buses are frequently available from Thiruvananthapuram,the closest major transport hub. Long distance buses are available from Chennai (Madras), Coimbatore, Madurai, Bangalore etc. 

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Route Name Distance Time
Chennai to Kanyakumari 710 km 10 hours 19 mins
Bangalore to Kanyakumari 667 km 9 hours 33 mins
Hyderabad to Kanyakumari 1,235 km 17 hours 28 mins
Delhi to Kanyakumari 2,833 km 1 day 17 hours
Pune to Kanyakumari 1,511 km 21 hours 5 mins
Mumbai to Kanyakumari 1,654 km 23 hours 5 mins
Ernakulam to Kanyakumari 294 km 7 hours 26 mins
Alleppey to Kanyakumari 236 km 6 hours 5 mins
Kolkata to Kanyakumari 2,367 km 1 day 12 hours
Goa to Kanyakumari 1,234 km 17 hours 39 mins
Chandigarh to Kanyakumari 3,061 km 1 day 20 hours
Srinagar to Kanyakumari 3,655 km 2 days 7 hours
Ahmedabad to Kanyakumari 2,167 km 1 day 7 hours
Jaipur to Kanyakumari 2,678 km 1 day 16 hours

How to reach Kanyakumari by flight

The nearest airport to Kanyakumari is Trivandrum International airport, which is situated at a distance of 67 km from Kanyakumari. From here on, buses and rental cabs are easily available to reach Kanyakumari.

Nearest Airport: Trivandrum International Airport (TRV) - 81 kms from Kanyakumari

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How to reach Kanyakumari by road

Kanyakumari is well connected with the major cities of South India by road. You can opt for the self-drive option, else a number of Tamil Nadu and Kanyakumari road transport buses are available to Kanyakumari.

How to reach Kanyakumari by train

Kanyakumari has its own railway station -Kanniyakumari railway station which is well-connected from most of the major cities of India. The second closest railway station to the city is Trivandrum railway station.

Local transport in Kanyakumari

Most people travel around Kanniyakumari using a hired vehicle. Auto-rickshaws (tuk tuks) are available, along with buses. Buses are about Rs15 from the station to the point, and Rs 7.5 from the bus station to the point.

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Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu
Padmanabhapuram Palace
Vivekananda Rock Memorial
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