Bangalore to Kanyakumari Distance

Bangalore To Kanyakumari

(Kanyakumari To Bangalore)

Best way to travel from Bangalore to Kanyakumari

Total distance 663 km
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Travelling from Bangalore to Kanyakumari:

By Bus – With Bangalore to Kanyakumari buses, travel is easy and can be done overnight. There is a regular bus departing Bangalore every four hours and time for travel is 14 hours. If you are looking for how to reach Kanyakumari from Bangalore, you can travel to Kanyakumari from Bangalore by bus very conveniently.

By Train – Travel via Bangalore to Kanyakumari trains can be done by catching one at the Cantonment station in Bangalore. There is a train once a day and tourists can take the Line Kanyakumari Express and this will arrive at Kanyakumari station (CAPE).  The travel time will be approximately 19 hours.

By FlightBangalore to Kanyakumari flight travel cannot be done as there is no airport in Kanyakumari. However, if one wants Bangalore to Kanyakumari flights, the closest they can go is to travel to Trivandrum and take a train to Kanyakumari.  The total time of travel by air and on a road will be approximately 5 hours.

By Cab/CarBangalore to Kanyakumari by car will take 9.5 hours. Bangalore to Kanyakumari distance is approximately 633 km. Bangalore to Kanyakumari by road will take some time owing to the distance, so good preparation must be done beforehand

Kanyakumari – The Southernmost Tip of India

Things to Do in Kanyakumari:

There are many sightseeing in Kanyakumari if one is a traveller and lover of Indian history. Kumari Amman Temple is a must-visit in Kanyakumari. Legend says that this goddess conquered demons and secured freedom to the world. The speciality of this temple is that the temple door facing the sea is locked to prevent shimmer of goddess’s diamond nose-stud leading to ships right direction.

Tourists can also check out the beaches close by to the temple and visit the Swami Vivekananda Wandering monk exhibition and Gandhi memorial.

For those who are looking for a nice place to eat, there are few local small restaurants in the Kanyakumari that serve some authentic and fresh South Indian fare. Apart from that tourists can also visit hotels like Seaview, Sangam and Seashore. For authentic vegetarian restaurant, one can visit Saravana restaurant.

Sea shells and antique items are popular in Kanyakumari and you can find plenty of street shops that offer unique antique goods and the great variety of sea shells, conches and so on.

Hotels in Kanyakumari

There are many hotels in Kanyakumari that can suit various travellers’ needsWith various Bed and Breakfasts, budget hotels as well as home stays, most of Kanyakumari’s stays are found easily.

 Many hoteliers concentrate on providing good service making tourists satisfied and contented with their visit to the city. Depending on the places that you wish to visit in your itinerary, you can book hotels that are in good proximity. Kanyakumari has different hotels and places to stay that can help you complete your trip happily.


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Kannan

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Kannan
5.5/7
Posted Nov 29, 2015 Nov 29, 2015
Mode of Transport:Car
Avoid going through Kerala route as roads are not good and more traffic . Many places rods are single. Going from Bangalore it is better to go through Salem, Dindigul, Tirunelveli, Kanyakumari. Lot of places to visit enroute to Kanyakumari viz Tiruchendur, Tirunelveli Nellayappar Temple etc.
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Route Taken:NH 7
Trip Includes:  Tri Sea Hotel
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Ganapathy
3.5/7
Posted Nov 21, 2015 Nov 21, 2015
Mode of Transport:Car
Because of road condition from we felt bad some time, but while coming on highway it was good. But since it is a long journey, directly to kk or back is highly strainful even in a/c vehicle. While going to Rameswaram to kk horrible. Even while on highway sight seeing, food available are good. Make a trip with family and friends with quite lot time makes trip beautiful.
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Trip Includes:  The Gopi Nivas Grand
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Prasenjit Dasgupta

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Prasenjit Dasgupta
6/7
Posted Nov 9, 2015 Nov 9, 2015
Mode of Transport:Car
The journey began in my Honda Amaze with my wife, my son and my mother in law. It was a nice cool morning on 16th October when we started off from Bangalore via the outer ring road and then take a left on the silk board junction to reach the AH43 and there after follow NH-7 through Hosur Krishnagiri Salem Karur Dindigul.

The road has many toll points so keep some ready cash (about a 1000/- ) should do it. The scenery is awesome and so is the road condition. The road has ample amount of roadside motels with clean toilets and good choice of food so don't worry about packing up too many things for your trip.

If you have 6 days with you, I would suggest: Bangalore-> Kodaikanal-> Kanyakumari and while coming back Kanyakumari -> Munnar-> Ooty->Bangalore.

That would give you a super glimpse of the amazing south India. So, what are you waiting for Diwali long weekend is around the corner pack your bags, fill up your tanks and get onto the road.

Must see on the way:
Yercaud: Lady's Seat, Deer Park, Yercaud Lake
Madurai Meenakshi amman Temple.
Kodai-Silver cascade, Dolphin's nose, Pillar rocks, Kodai lake.
Kanyakumari-Vivekananda rock, Gandhi memorial, Padmanabhan palace, Kovalam beach.
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Route Taken:AH43 and NH7
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Yercaud: A nice hill station just 25kms off salem you will love the drive, the Yercaud lake is nice, there is a wax museum, a nice deer park and some small shops to do some shopping, a nice weekend gate away. Boating at Yercaud lake, driving up to Ladies seat, Gents seat, Pagoda point are a few...more »
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Nidhi rathi

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Nidhi rathi
5.4/7
Posted Oct 31, 2015 Oct 31, 2015
Mode of Transport:Bus
It was great. Sleeper bus. Best bus travel agency _ SRS. No blankets were provided. There were 4 halts. Comfortable journey.
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Bus operator: SRS Travels
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Trip Includes:  The Gopi Nivas Grand
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Bikul mithra

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Bikul mithra
3/7
Posted Sep 18, 2015 Sep 18, 2015
Mode of Transport:Bus
The traveler crew specially some drivers behaved very badly. Don't choose a traveler simply by listening to their plans. They can fool you. The buses were minibus which does not have any facility and very uncomfortable, although you have no other option instead of mini buses.
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Bus operator: SRS Travels
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Trip Includes:  Hotel Ashoka | Kanyakumari
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Bangalore to Kanyakumari By Train (543 Km)

Bangalore ––› Kanyakumari
By Train 543 Km
Bangalore to Kanyakumari by Train (543 Km)
Train No. Train Name Origin Dep. Arr. Days Of Run
Ban... Kan... M T W T F S S
16526 Kanyakumari Express Bangalore Cantt. 21:55 19:00 Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
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Bangalore to Kanyakumari By Car/Taxi (543 Km)

Vehicle Approx. Fare/Km (Rs) Approx. Cost (Rs)
Tata Indica 8 4344
Toyota Qualis 9 4887
Chevrolet Tavera 9 4887
Tata Indica A/C 10 5430
Suzuki WagonR A/C 10 5430
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  • Trains
    • Best trains to take:Kanyakumari Express (16526)
    • Last station:Kanyakumari
    • Total distance:543 km
  • Taxi
    • Total distance:543 km
    • Duration: 9 Hrs by car
    • Price:from Rs. 6 per km
  • Bus
    • Total distance:543 km
  • Flights
    • Total distance:543 km
    • Nearest Airport:Thiruvanantapuram
  • Hotels
    • Hotels: 62 Hotel |
    • Hotel reviews: 6432
    • Awards: 30 of 91 hotels won Best of 2012 award

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