Thiruvananthapuram to Kanyakumari Distance

Thiruvananthapuram To Kanyakumari

(Kanyakumari To Thiruvananthapuram)

Best way to travel from Thiruvananthapuram to Kanyakumari

Total distance 85 km
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Kanyakumari is situated at a distance of 95 km from Thiruvananthapuram. Also known as Cape Comorin, Kanyakumari is well connected to Thiruvananthapuram by road and train. However, the best way to reach Kanyakumari from Thiruvananthapuram is by road, a journey of about 2 hours by car. The places covered between Thiruvananthapuram and Kanyakumari are Thiruvananthapuram - 12 km -> Kovalam - 56 km -> Villukuri - 27 km -> Kanyakumari. On the way, there are several ATMs, hospitals, rest stops and dhabas. Restaurants such as Oasis Restaurant, bakeries such as City Bakery are present on the route. Restrooms are clean and tidy at most of the places. Petrol pumps of Reliance and Indian British Petroleum (IBP), among others, are also available at regular intervals on the way.

Transport options from Thiruvananthapuram to Kanyakumari

Thiruvananthapuram to Kanyakumari By Car: Hire a cab or rent a car to drive down to Kanyakumari, which takes about 2 hours. This mode is perfect for group travel, with senior citizens and kids. Approximate cost of cab per kilometre ranges from INR 10 to 14, depending upon the type of car hired.

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Muthu kumar
  • Muthu kumar
  • Lives in Adyar
  • 3 Reviews
Muthu kumar
7/7
Posted 2 weeks ago Apr 13, 2015
Mode of Transport:Car
I drove myself from Trivandrum to Kanyakumari. Took four hours to reach the destination. From Nagerkovil one hour time. Roads are widen and great to drive. Though its first time drive to Kanyakumari didn't had any hurdles on driving. Sign board and Google Maps plays big role :-)
Car Type:
  • Hatchback
This route has:
  • Petrol pumps
  • Accomodation
  • Food/Dhabas
  • Clear Signages
Route Taken:NH 47
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Unni krishnan nair
  • Unni krishnan nair
  • 6 Reviews
Unni krishnan nair
6/7
Posted 2 months ago Mar 4, 2015
Mode of Transport:Car
The drive is easy as its just 90 km from my home. Half the route is boring with small roads and traffic. But as we enter Tamil Nadu, the scene changes. The mountains and small ponds and paddy fields on the road sides are a treat for the eyes to watch and it compensates for the early traffic and congested road till then. Normally it takes just around 2 hours with first 1 hour of boring drive and 1 hour of breath taking sceneries.
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Car Type:
  • Sedan
This route has:
  • Petrol pumps
  • Food/Dhabas
  • Clear Signages
Route Taken:NH47
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  • 11 votes

Krithika
  • Krithika
  • Lives in Bangalore
  • 5 Reviews
Krithika
7/7
Posted Aug 19, 2014 Aug 19, 2014
Mode of Transport:Taxi
We had a good well maintained SUV for the entire trip. It was arranged by Mr. Santhi Lal of Prasanthy holidays. The road in Kerala was good but the moment your cross over to Tamil Nadu the conditions are really bad.

Enroute do visit Poovar Island, Padmanabhapuram Palace, Thuckalay, Suchindaram Temple. In Suchindaram, men should be bare waist-up and women should be traditionally dressed to enter the temple premises. Devotees are not allowed to carry anything inside the temple except wallets.
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Car Type:
  • SUV
This route has:
  • Petrol pumps
  • Accomodation
  • Food/Dhabas
  • Clear Signages
Route Taken:NH 47
Trip Includes:  Tri Sea Hotel
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  • 16 votes

† prasanth
  • † prasanth
  • 2 Reviews
† prasanth
7/7
Posted Jul 29, 2014 Jul 29, 2014
Mode of Transport:Car
It was an awesome and different trip with my family in my own car to Kanyakumari. The traditional food on both the ways were really good. We visited lot of temples and nearby tourist locations on the way. Padmanabhapuram palace is worth visiting which is on the way to Kanyakumari.
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Car Type:
  • Hatchback
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  • Petrol pumps
  • Accomodation
  • Food/Dhabas
  • Clear Signages
Route Taken:NH 47
Trip Includes:  Tri Sea Hotel
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Sabari Nath
  • Sabari Nath
  • 3 Reviews
Sabari Nath
6.5/7
Posted Jul 13, 2014 Jul 13, 2014
Mode of Transport:Car
I started the trip in a different route than the usual one. Something away from the busy NH but when compared to the traffic and the scenic beauty we got it was good. I started from Trivandrum then went to Peyad Kattakada Road from Kattakada took a deviation to Kattakada Kaliyal Road and the road was superb. With extravaganza of natural scenic beauty on the way you can see the Chittar Dam Reservoir. The scenic beauty was incomparable and there is a good resort near that Anantya Resorts. I didnít expect such a good resort on this road away from the city. Then we reached Kulasekharam from Kulasekharam to Thakkaley Road and on the way we got down at Pathmanabhapuram Palace. After that we headed on to Kanyakumari and we had a nice day there.
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  • Hatchback
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  • Petrol pumps
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Thiruvananthapuram to Kanyakumari By Train (81 Km)

Thiruvanan.. ––› Kanyakumari
By Train 81 Km
Thiruvananthapuram to Kanyakumari by Train (81 Km)
Train No. Train Name Origin Dep. Arr. Days Of Run
Thi... Kan... M T W T F S S
15906 Vivek Express Trivandrum Central 07:15 10:00 N N N N N N Y
16318 Himsagar Exp Trivandrum Central 19:35 21:40 Y N N N N N N
16381 Kanyakumari Exp Trivandrum Central 09:35 12:15 Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
16526 Kanyakumari Express Trivandrum Central 15:45 19:00 Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
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Thiruvananthapuram to Kanyakumari By Car/Taxi (81 Km)

Vehicle Approx. Fare/Km (Rs) Approx. Cost (Rs)
Tata Indica A/C 10 810
Hyundai Santro A/C 12 972
Toyota Qualis A/C 12 972
Chevrolet Tavera A/C 13 1053
Mahindra Xylo A/C 13 1053
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  • Taxi
    • Total distance:81 km
    • Duration: 1 Hrs by car
    • Price:from Rs. 9 per km
  • Bus
    • Total distance:81 km
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    • Total distance:81 km
    • Nearest Airport:Thiruvanantapuram
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    • Best trains to take:Kanyakumari Express (16526), Himsagar Exp (16318)
    • Last station:Kanyakumari
    • Total distance:81 km
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