|Delhi to Kanyakumari Road Distance||2,833 km|
|Delhi to Kanyakumari Aerial Distance||2,289 km|
|Delhi to Kanyakumari Travel Time||1 day 17 hours|
The Preferred Way of Travelling from Delhi to Kanyakumari
The distance between Delhi to Kanyakumari is too tedious to be covered solely by road. Thus, the most convenient way of reaching Kanyakumari from Delhi is to take a flight from Delhi to Thiruvananthapuram, followed by a drive (cab/self drive) to Kanyakumari.
|1. Delhi to Kanyakumari - Via Thiruvananthapuram|
|2. Delhi to Kanyakumari - Via Bangalore|
|3. Delhi to Kanyakumari - Via Train (For Budget Travellers)|
|4. Popular Routes to Kanyakumari|
|5. Popular Routes from Delhi|
|6. Places to Visit in Kanyakumari|
|7. Hotels in Kanyakumari|
Preferable Local Transport at the AirportThere are prepaid taxis available at the airport. Alternatively, you can book a taxi online from online cab companies like Savaari and Taxi2airport.
Route OptionsRoute 1: Thiruvananthapuram - Neyyattinkara - Marthandam - Nagercoil - Kanyakumari (fastest route)
Road Conditions from Thiruvananthapuram to KanyakumariThe road from Thiruvananthapuram is well-maintained and in a good condition. However, the last stretch of road from Nagercoil to Kanyakumari is not in great shape. The one lane route from Nagercoil is often heavily crowded. Apart from a few bad patches, the route is quite pleasant for a car ride.
Duration of the Journey2 hours 40 minutes. The estimated travel time may vary according to the traffic conditions on the route, weather conditions at the time of the visit and the number of halts made during the journey.
Approximate CostThe cost for a private taxi may vary depending on the taxi operator and the type of taxi you opt for. An approximate cost for the different types of taxis from Thiruvananthapuram to Kanyakumari are:
Eating Options On the Way
Train Options AvailableHere are some of the trains that run daily from Thiruvananthapuram to Kanyakumari.
Duration of JourneyA train journey from Thiruvananthapuram usually takes around 2 hours 40 minutes to reach Kanyakumari. The trains that take less than 2 hours only travel till Nagercoil Junction, a railway station that is 16 km away from the coastal town of Kanyakumari.
FaresThe cost for a train ticket from Thiruvananthapuram to Kanyakumari depends on the train and the type of coach you book.
Preferable Local Transport Available from Kanyakumari Railway StationThere are local buses and auto-rickshaws available at the Kanyakumari station. Alternatively, you can book a taxi online from from online taxi booking sites like Ola or Meru to get around.
Preferable Local Transport Available from Bangalore AirportYou can board an airport Volvo bus or book a taxi online from Ola, Uber or Meru. The Bangalore airport is located 37 km away from the city center and an airport bus or online cab are the only transport options available from the airport.
Train Options Available1. Kanyakumari Express (16526)
Duration of JourneyThe fastest train from Bangalore to Kanyakumari is Nagercoil Express (17235) that takes around 15 hours to reach Kanyakumari, while the slowest train is Kanyakumari Express that takes approximately 21 hours for the journey.
Type of Buses Available
Route TakenBangalore - Salem- Dindigul - Madurai - Tirunelveli - Kanyakumari
FaresThe bus fare can cost you anywhere between INR 700 and INR 1200 depending on the bus operator and the type of seat you book.
Typical Stop Points
Road ConditionsFrom Bangalore there is a 4 lane that goes all the way to Madurai. This road is in top condition and well-maintained. The road leading from Madurai is a bit narrow and the last stretch of road that starts from Nagercoil and leads all the way to Kanyakumari is a narrow and often heavily crowded.
|Important Routes||Time Taken||Distance|
|Chennai to Kanyakumari||10 hours 19 mins||710 km|
|Bangalore to Kanyakumari||9 hours 33 mins||667 km|
|Hyderabad to Kanyakumari||17 hours 28 mins||1,235 km|
|Delhi to Kanyakumari||1 day 17 hours||2,833 km|
|Pune to Kanyakumari||21 hours 5 mins||1,511 km|
|Mumbai to Kanyakumari||23 hours 5 mins||1,654 km|
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