Kochi Bangalore Vande Bharat Express will provide a seamless travel experience between Kochi and Bangalore. This Vande Bharat train will also reduce the travel time between these two stations.
Kochi and Bangalore are significant cities in South India. However, there is a shortage of trains connecting them, leading travellers to rely on expensive and time-consuming bus journeys. The first Vande Bharat train in Bangalore called KSR Bengaluru – Dharwad Vande Bharat Express, started running on June 27, 2023. It travels 490 kilometres from Bangalore to Dharwad in about 6 hours and 25 minutes, going at an average speed of 76 km/h. It runs six days a week and has 7 AC Chair Car and 1 Executive Chair Car coach, stopping at important stations
The upcoming Kochi Bangalore Vande Bharat train in Kerala and Karnataka has the power to make travel easier within the state. It can help people reach their destinations faster and more conveniently. This could lead to more tourists coming to Kerala and Karnataka, which would be good for the local economy and the tourism industry in the state.
Kochi Bangalore Vande Bharat Express Route
The new Kochi Bangalore Vande Bharat Express Train will link Kochi’s Ernakulam Junction with Bangalore’s KSR Bengaluru City Junction. Right now, the quickest train on this route called the intercity express, takes about 10 hours and 40 minutes to go from Kochi to Bangalore, which is a distance of 585 kilometres. But the Vande Bharat Express will do it in just 8 hours, which means travellers will save 3 hours on each journey.
Kochi Bangalore Vande Bharat Express Stoppages
According to the sources, Kochi Bangalore Vande Bharat Express will stop at Palakkad Junction, Coimbatore Junction, Erode Junction, Salem Junction and Hosur between Kochi and Bangalore.
Kochi Bangalore Vande Bharat Express Timetable
The Kochi Bangalore Vande Bharat Express will start its journey to Ernakulam at 5:30 a.m. and arrive at Ernakulam Junction around 1:30 p.m. On the way back, it will depart from Ernakulam at 2:30 p.m. and reach Bengaluru at 10:30 p.m. on the same day.
Kochi Bangalore Vande Bharat Express Ticket Price
The ticket cost for the Kochi Bangalore Vande Bharat Express in the AC Chair Car class is 1685 rupees, which covers 430 rupees for catering charges. For the Executive Chair Car (EC), the ticket price is 2765 rupees, including 524 rupees for catering charges, for a single journey.
When Will Kochi Bangalore Vande Bharat Express Start?
According to the media reports, Bangalore Kochi Vande Bharat Express will start on 11 November 2023.