Coimbatore to Kovalam Distance

Coimbatore To Kovalam

(Kovalam To Coimbatore)

Best way to travel from Coimbatore to Kovalam

Total distance 396 km
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Kovalam is located at a distance of 398 km from Coimbatore. One of the famous and beautiful beach towns located in Kerala, Kovalam is well connected to Coimbatore by road and rail. However, the best way to reach Kovalam from Coimbatore is by road, which takes around 8 hours. The places covered during the journey from Coimbatore to Kovalam are Coimbatore - 43 km -> Kanjikode - 124 km -> Aluva - 44 km -> Pattanakkad - 101 km -> Neendakara - 57 km -> Mangalapuram - 30 km -> Kovalam. On the way, petrol pumps of Bharat Petroleum (BP) and Hindustan Petroleum (HP) are available at regular intervals. Various rest stops are also present on the route.

Transport options from Coimbatore to Kovalam

Coimbatore to Kovalam By Car: Hire a cab or rent a car to drive down to Kovalam, which takes around 8 hours. Approximate cost of cab per kilometre ranges between INR 8 and 19, depending upon the type of vehicle. This mode is best for group travel and for families with kids and senior citizens.


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Bala Sj

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  • Bala Sj
  • Lives in Coimbatore
  • 3 Reviews
  •  7 helpful votes
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Bala Sj
Posted May 3, 2015 May 3, 2015
Mode of Transport:Train
It was too crowded and dirty compartments. The food was not upto the mark. After reaching TVM, we had to bargain a lot with the taxi fellows, it was frustrating. Overall travel experience was not happy one. Return journey was not so bad. Though we travelled by 3rd A/C the coach was not clean.
Train name (Train no): Abadh Assam Exp (15609)
Tickets booked:
  • 7 days prior
This train has:
  • Veg. Food
  • Non-veg food
Boarding Station: Coimbatore Main Junction
This station has
  • Food available for purchase
  • Accomodation
  • Books/Newspaper to buy
Last Station: Trivandrum Central
This station has
  • Food available for purchase
  • Books/Newspaper to buy
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  • 7 votes

Roma Zacharia

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  • Roma Zacharia
  • Lives in Coimbatore
  • 4 Reviews
  •  19 helpful votes
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Roma Zacharia
Posted Mar 5, 2015 Mar 5, 2015
Mode of Transport:Bus
Nice to say about my experience that ever enjoyed during the way to Kovalam. Wonderful feelings, without any loss of freshness, with good services in quality and behaviour. Surely it attracted me a lot and thankful to be a part of the journey!!! Loll enjoys.
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Bus operator: Heera Himachal Holidays
Bus Type:
  • A/C
This bus has:
  • TV/Entertainment
  • Comfortable seats
Trip Includes:  | The Lighthouse
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  • 4 votes

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  • Mathew
  • Lives in Delhi
  • 2 Reviews
  •  6 helpful votes
  •  32 readers
Posted Feb 14, 2015 Feb 14, 2015
Mode of Transport:Car
Overall good, but few pockets of very bad roads. Overtaking from the left, over speeding, etc. can be handled. But it was impossible when it came to vehicles coming towards you on the fast lane in the opposites direction. No enforcement of traffic laws. It seemed to me that the traffic police do not have any idea of traffic laws. Made a side day trip to Coonnoor. The roads nearly killed us.
Car Type:
  • SUV
This route has:
  • Petrol pumps
Route Taken:NH47
Trip Includes:  Dejavu Tranz Hotel
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Coimbatore to Kovalam By Train (292 Km)

Coimbatore ––› Thiruvanan..
By Train 278 Km
Thiruvanan.. ––› Kovalam
By Taxi 13 Km
Coimbatore to Thiruvananthapuram by Train (278 Km)
Train No. Train Name Origin Dep. Arr. Days Of Run
Coi... Kov... M T W T F S S
15906 Vivek Express Coimbatore Main Junction 22:35 07:05 N N N N N N Y
16318 Himsagar Exp Coimbatore Main Junction 10:00 19:25 Y N N N N N N
16321 Trivandrum Express Coimbatore Main Junction 00:10 09:15 N N N Y N N N
16324 Shm Tvc Express Coimbatore Main Junction 12:40 22:30 N Y N N N N Y
16325 Ahilyanagari Express Coimbatore Main Junction 07:55 17:30 Y N N N N N N
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Thiruvananthapuram to Kovalam by cab (13 Km)
Vehicle Rs/Km Estimate (Rs)
Chevrolet Tavera A/C 13 169
Ford Endeavor 35 455
Ford Fiesta A/C 18 234
Ford Ikon A/C 17 221
Honda Accord 55 715
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Coimbatore to Kovalam By Car/Taxi (292 Km)

Vehicle Approx. Fare/Km (Rs) Approx. Cost (Rs)
Tata Indica A/C 10 2920
Hyundai Santro A/C 12 3504
Toyota Qualis A/C 12 3504
Chevrolet Tavera A/C 13 3796
Mahindra Xylo A/C 13 3796
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  • Taxi
    • Total distance:292 km
    • Duration: 5 Hrs by car
    • Price:from Rs. 9 per km
  • Bus
    • Total distance:292 km
  • Flights
    • Total distance:292 km
    • Nearest Airport:Thiruvanantapuram
  • Trains
    • Best trains to take:Trivandram Exp (16331), Bsp Ten Express (12787)
    • Last station:Thiruvananthapuram
    • Total distance:292 km
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    • Hotel reviews: 3545
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