Search Flights from Abbottabad to Kochi (India)

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2.711 Km
3 hour 20 min
Cochin Intl. Airport

Transportation to Abbottabad Airport from the City Center

Although there is an airport in the city of Abbottabad, today it is not active, so passengers can choose Benazir Bhutto International Airport for their trip. Benazir Bhutto International Airport is located about 150 km from Abbottabad city center. You can travel to the airport from Abbottabad city center by taking a bus or the train. If you would like a more comfortable and fast means of transportation, you can rent a car.


From the bus station in Abbottabad, you can take a bus to Islamabad. At the information center in the bus station, if you tell them you want to go to the airport, they will find you the most suitable bus line and timetable for you. Although the cost of bus tickets is very low, you should take into count your departure time as may take 3-4 hours to travel to Benazir Bhutto International Airport by bus.

Rental Car

If you have rented a car for your trip, without giving up your comfort, you can drive to Benazir Bhutto International Airport with this vehicle. From the city center you should drive on the N35 motorway and proceed in a southwestern direction and then onto the M1 motorway. You can easily see the airport signs. Under normal traffic conditions it takes about two and a half hours to travel to Benazir Bhutto International Airport from Abbottabad city center. Remember to keep in mind that local drivers do not pay much attention to traffic regulations.


By taking a train from Abbottabad Main Train Station to Islamabad, you can reach Islamabad Main Train Station at a very low cost. From there, you can reach Benazir Bhutto International Airport by a short journey by taxi or bus. If you decide to take a taxi, agree with the driver in advance about the fare and if possible negotiate.

Airport Information

Since the airport located in the city of Abbottabad does not actively serve today, the easiest way to reach the city is to use Benazir Bhutto International Airport. Benazir Bhutto International Airport is the third largest airport in the country and welcomes its passengers 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, with eight different food and beverage areas, seven different shops where different products are sold, and a duty free shop. Throughout the airport you can use the wireless internet access free of charge. In addition, there are all sorts of amenities in the airport that will meet your needs at the airport such as lounges, post offices, cash machines, pharmacies and exchange offices.

Last Updated: 06 Jan 2017

Transportation to Kochi (India) City Center from Airport

Cochin International Airport is located in a suburb of the city of Kochi in the state of Kerala in India and is about 37 kilometers from Kochi city center. Cochin Airport is the fourth largest airport in India and is also the worlds first fully solar-powered airport. There are 3 terminals at the airport where domestic and international flights are made. At the airport you can withdraw money from ATMs and exchange currency.

From Cochin Airport to Kochin city center you can take a taxi and a bus or rent a car.


From Cochin Airport you can travel to Kochi city center or the surrounding cities by taxi at any time of the day. At Cochin Airport taxis are run through a Cooperative Society controlled by CIAL (Cochin International Airport Limited) and run on a pre paid taxi system. There are fully computerised and automated pre paid taxi counters at both the international and domestic terminals in the airport. You can decide the type of taxi you want from these meters as a normal passenger car or larger vehicle. If you wish you can rent large and high standard vehicles such as UBER - OLA and you can also pay for a limo if you wish from the pre paid counters. While taxis from outside can drop off passengers at the airport, only CIAL taxis are allowed to pick up passengers from the airport. When you get off the plane, you will get a receipt from the taxi counter and then you want to go to the pre-paid taxi stand and get your taxi.

The standard fare for a taxi from the airport to city center is 19 Indian Rupees per km for a non-conditioned car. 23 Indian Rupees per km for an air conditioned vehicle. The minimum fee is approximately 400 rupees. You can also use pre-paid taxis for tours and daily hire basis. The most convenient transportation to the city center is by taxi and you can travel to the city in about half an hour. Some of the taxi fleets with a counter at Cochin Airport are Kochi Taxi, Vayu Travels, Dayz, Gezi India.


You have two alternatives of buses from Cochin Airport to the city center. The first alternative is buses that depart from the terminal at the entrance of airport at frequent intervals. White - blue buses (fast), green - red buses (without stopping, faster) express running buses which run every 10 to 20 minutes and stop at bus stops near the city center. The fare you will pay for transportation by buses like this is approximately 1.5 USD.

The other alternative is the bus that runs from outside the terminal which are the orange Volvo buses. The first bus starts at 07.50 in the morning and runs every half an hour and costs about 70 Indian rupees. The difference between these buses from the express buses are that they provide a more comfortable journey and they are air-conditioned. The buses stop at Aluva, Kalassery and Vytilla, and reach Kochi city center in about 30 to 40 minutes.

Rent a Car

If you prefer to travel to the city center by renting a car, you can choose from the car rental companies AVIS and Zoom at the airport. Let us remind you that when you rent a car foreigners are asked for an international driving license. You can reach the city center from the airport in about half an hour and the airport has access to all three national highways NH 47, NH 17 and NH 49.

Other Alternatives

To protect the interests of CIAL taxis the three-wheeled local cars are not allowed into the airport. If you want to make a more economical transfer from the standard taxi fares, you can travel to the nearest train stations such as Angamally or Aluva for a price ranging from 50 to 100 rupees and take the train to the city center from there. Just to add, it is difficult to find such a vehicle early in the morning and late in the evening.

Last Updated: 06 May 2018

Frequently Asked Questions

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Which airports can I use for Abbottabad-Kochi (India) flights?

For Abbottabad-Kochi (India) flights, you can use Abbottabad Airport as departure airport, and Cochin Intl. Airport for arrival.

How many kilometers is the flight distance from Abbottabad-Kochi (India) and how long does the flight take?

The flight distance between Abbottabad-Kochi (India) is 2711 kilometers in total. The flight between the two cities takes 3 hour 20 minutes.

Which day is the most convenient for Abbottabad-Kochi (India) flights?

When the average prices are examined, the most suitable day for Abbottabad-Kochi (India) flights is Monday.

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