Kanyakumari is very well connected to other parts of the country by train. The Kanyakumari railway station is located very close to the Kanyakumari bus stand. There are many trains starting from Kanyakumari, including a Rajdhani express.

There are direct trains to Kanyakumari from all the four metropolitan cities of the country and also the major cities like Bangalore and Pune.


Trivandrm is the nearest major city near Kanyakumari and also the nearest airport from Kanyakumari.

Kanyakumaris just a two hour drive from Trivandrum is a popular one day tour from Trivanrum especially for the tourists who visit Trivandrum and Kovalam. Padmanabhapuram palace almost midway between Trivandrum is also very popular especially with international tourists.

A one day round trip to Kanyakumari in a taxi will cost approx Rs 2000
Trivandrum - Kanyakumari
Kanyakumari is the southern most point of the Indian subcontinent and is connected to the other parts of the country by rail and road. The nearest airport from Kanyakumari is Trivandrum International Airport which is approximately about 85 kms from Kanyakumari.
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Distances from Major Cities
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Mumbai to Kanyakumari

Mumbai - Panvel - Panjim - Udupi - Kannur - Trivandrum - Kanyakumari
Trivandrum to Kanyakumari

Trivandrum - Balaramapuram - Neyyatinkara - Nagarcoil - Kanyakumari
Chennai to Kanyakumari

Chennai - Thiruchirapalli - Madurai - Virudunagar - Tirunelveli - Kanyakumari

     Train Name
     Departure Time
     Arrival Time
     Operates on
     New Delhi
Thirukkural Exp 12642
7:20 AM
8:45 AM (day 3)
Operates on Sat
Kanyakumari Exp 16381
4:00 PM from Dadar
12:15 PM (day 3)
Operates on all 7 days
Kannyakumari Ex 12665
4:10 PM from Howrah
11:40 AM (day 3)
Operates on Mon
Kannyakumari Ex 12633
5:30 PM
6:50 AM(day 2)
Operates on all 7 days
Kanyakumari Exp 16526
9:40 PM
7:00 PM(day 2)
Operates on all 7 days
Kanyakumari Exp 16381
7:25 PM
12:15 PM(day 3)
Operates on all 7 days
Train to Kanyakumari
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