Search Flights from Kochi (India) to Abbottabad

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2.711 Km
3 hour 20 min
Abbottabad Airport

Transportation to Kochi (India) Airport from the City Center

Kochi is located in the state of Kerala, India and lies approximately 37 kilometers away from Cochin International Airport. You can take taxis, buses and rent a car or get on a train and then switch to another vehicle in order to go to the airport from the city center.


If you are going to take a taxi for your transfer to the airport from the city center of Kochi, it is possible for you to call a taxi online. The fares requested per kilometer can differ according to the model, brand and the comfort status of the cars. You can also request UBER and OLA if you wish. It is possible to determine the total fee of the transfer by entering the points the car is going to travel between in the online application.


You can make choices for alternative trips for the buses leaving from the city center of Kochi. The bus services provided by the Kerala State Road Transport are categorized as Super-Fast, Express and Premium. The super-fast buses are green-red, the fast-express buses are white-blue, and the premium buses are orange and comfortable with air conditioners. The orange buses leave every half an hour and the other buses every 10-20 minutes, which is same for those leaving from the airport. Quickness, comfort and price are the criteria to consider while selecting the vehicle. You can learn the departure times from the bus terminal in the city center and complete an economical transfer. You pay minimum 1.5 USD for your journeys by the buses.


Kochi is a station where long-distance trains stop. The trains are significantly crowded; however, they are among the most economical transfer alternatives. Because the train station between the city and the airport is under construction, you can travel by changing your vehicles. Firstly, you go to Aluva (10 kilometers south) or Angamally (6 kilometers north) stations from Kochi by train, and then to the airport from here; then you reach the airport cargo terminal area with the three-wheel local cars.

Car Rental

If you would like to rent a car to go to the city center from Cochin Airport, you can obtain such a service from the taxi fleet companies. Or you can rent a car from corporate companies with service understanding like AVIS and Zoom. You must have an international driver’s license in order to drive a car. NH 544 & NH 66 is the one with the shortest length among the roads of Kochi heading towards the airport. You can reach the airport on NH 47, NH 17 and NH 49 in half an hour.

Hotel Transfer

You can ask while making your reservation whether the hotel you are going to stay at in Kochi provides airport transfer or not. Not every hotel provides transfer, but they can find solutions upon your request.

Airport Information

Cochin International Airport is the biggest and the 4th busiest airport in the state of Kerala, India. Located approximately 37 kilometers away from the city center, the airport was visited by around 69.000 airplanes and 10.2 million passengers in 2017-2018. There are 3 terminals in the airport, which is the first solar-powered airport of the world; domestic flights are executed from two terminals and international flights from the other one. 

Cochin Airport provides private air taxi service for the pilgrimages in Kerala and for traveling to the cities such as Kozhikode and Thiruvananthapuram.

Last Updated: 08 May 2018

Transportation to Abbottabad City Center from Airport

Since there is no active airport in Abbottabad, you can reach Abbottabad by using Benazir Bhutto International Airport which is located approximately 150 km away from the city. After landing at the airport, you can rent a car for a fast and comfortable travel to your destination. If you prefer a more budget-friendly means of transportation, you can get on an intercity bus or use a train.


The buses going to many different points of the city depart from the bus station located outside the airport. You can get information about the bus routes and departure times by visiting the information desk at the airport. Ticket prices are affordable but travelling to the city by bus takes a long time.

Car Rental

There are a few different car rental companies offering car rental service at the airport. If you rent a car for your transportation, you can reach the city center of Abbottabad in about two hours by driving in the northeast direction by connecting to the highway N35 from the highway M1. When driving, you should be careful about the drivers who do not obey the traffic rules and you should remember that the traffic can be sometimes too heavy.


You can come to the Islamabad Railway Station by getting on a bus or taxi at the airport and then travel to Abbottabad by getting on a train here. If you get on a taxi, make sure to bargain on the fare before getting on any taxi. In this way, you can reduce your transportation costs. Train ticket prices are very affordable but keep in mind that trains can be very crowded.

Last Updated: 05 Jan 2017

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

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

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

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

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