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About Malabar Express

The Malabar Express is an express train in South India that has been named after the enchanting Malabar Coast. It includes the south-western regions along the coast, from Thiruvananthapuram Central to Mangalore Central. As it is evident from its name, the train establishes the connection between north Kerala’s Malabar regions to the south.

The Malabar Express is one of the longest time taking trains running between Thiruvananthapuram and Malabar. The Indian Railways operates the Malabar Express at present.

The Malabar Express train number is 16629 when it travels from Mangalore Central to Thiruvananthapuram Central. The Malabar Express train number is 16630 when it carries passengers from Thiruvananthapuram Central to Mangalore Central.

History of the Malabar Express

When the Malabar Express was introduced, it carried passengers from Mangalore to Madras. At that time it had a different name- the Madras Mangalore Malabar Express. In the year 1963, the route of the train was extended up to Cochin Harbour Terminus. Afterward, the direction of the Malabar Express was further extended up to the Thiruvananthapuram Central.

16630 Malabar Express- Bangalore cantt to Trivandrum
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The Malabar Express train speed

The Malabar Express speed is 42 km per hour. It is the average speed of the train. Running at this speed, the time taken by the train to complete its journey is 14 hours and 50 minutes.

The route of the Malabar Express

The Malabar Express route is from Mangalore Central to Thiruvananthapuram Central. The total distance that the train covers is 394 miles or 634 km. The train stops 50 times in between its origin and its destination.

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16629 Coach

Significant stations where the Malabar Express stops

Some of the major stations from where you can board the Malabar Express train are Aluva, Ferok, Tirur, Nileshwar, Murukkampuzha, Changanaseri, Kuttippuram, Tanur, Shorapur Junction, Payyanur, Uppsala, Valapattanam, Vatakara, Thrissur Railway Station, Ernakulam Town, Kayankulam Junction, Varkala, etc.

Timings of the Malabar Express

The Malabar Express with train number 16629 commences its journey at 18:30 from Trivandrum and arrives at Mangalore on the next morning, at 10:10. When the 16630 Malabar Express train runs from Mangalore to Trivandrum, it leaves Mangalore station at 18:15 and arrives at the Trivandrum platform on the next morning at 9:10. So, the maximum part of the journey is travelled at night.

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Why should you travel in the Malabar Express?

The Malabar Express is a very punctual train. It is one of the most preferred trains in Kerala. There are clean toilets, catering facilities, comfortable seats and all other necessary amenities.

16629/16630 Malabar Express Fare Information

Class 2A 3A SL
Base Fare 1240 860 325
Reservation Charges 50 40 20
Super fast charges 0 0 0
Fuel Charges 0 0 0
GST 65 45 0
Other Charges 0 0 0
Catering Charges 0 0 0
Dynamic Fare 0 0 0
Total Fare 1355 945 345

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16629 Malabar Express from  Thiruvananthapuram to Mangaluru Central, Timetable, Schedule and Route

Code Station Name Arrives Departs PF
TVC Thiruvananthapuram Central Starts 18:45 4
KZK Kazhakkuttam 18:57 18:58
MQU Murukkampuzha 19:05 19:06
CRY Chirayinkeezhu 19:12 19:13
KVU Kadakavur 19:18 19:19
VAK Varkala Sivagiri 19:40 19:41
PVU Paravur 19:53 19:54
QLN Kollam Junction 20:22 20:25 00:00
STKT Sasthamkotta 20:40 20:41
KPY Karunagappalli 20:52 20:53
KYJ Kayamkulam Junction 21:15 21:17
MVLK Mavelikara 21:25 21:26 00:00
CNGR Chengannur 21:36 21:38 00:00
TRVL Tiruvalla 21:48 21:49 00:00
CGY Changanassery 21:59 22:00 00:00
KTYM Kottayam 22:27 22:30 00:00
PVRD Piravom Road 23:00 23:01
TRTR Thrippunithura 23:21 23:22 00:00
ERN Ernakulam Town 23:50 23:55 00:00
AWY Aluva 00:20 00:22 00:00
AFK Angamaly for Kalady 00:32 00:33 00:00
CKI Chalakkudy 00:49 00:50 00:00
IJK Irinjalakkuda 00:58 00:59
TCR Thrissur 01:20 01:23 00:00
SRR Shoranur Junction 02:40 02:50
PTB Pattambi 03:04 03:05 00:00
KTU Kuttippuram 03:23 03:25 00:00
TIR Tirur 03:44 03:45 00:00
TA Tanur 03:54 03:55
PGI Parappanangadi 04:02 04:03
FK Ferok 04:19 04:20
CLT Kozhikode Main 04:40 04:45
QLD Koyilandy 05:04 05:05
BDJ Vadakara 05:24 05:25 2
MAHE Mahe 05:39 05:40 1
TLY Thalassery 05:53 05:55 1
CAN Kannur Main 06:25 06:30 1
VAPM Valapattanam 06:39 06:40
KPQ Kannapuram 06:49 06:50 1
PAZ Payangadi 06:59 07:00 1
ELM Ezhimala 07:04 07:05
PAY Payyanur 07:14 07:15 1
TKQ Trikarpur 07:24 07:25
CHV Charvattur 07:39 07:40
NLE Nileshwar 07:49 07:50
KZE Kanhangad 08:04 08:05
BFR Bekal Fort 08:14 08:15
KQK Kotikulam 08:24 08:25
KGQ Kasaragod 08:39 08:40 2
KMQ Kumbala 08:49 08:50
UAA Uppala 08:59 09:00
MJS Manjeshwar 09:09 09:10
ULL Ullal 09:19 09:20
MAQ Mangaluru Central 10:15  Ends 2

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16630 Malabar Express from Mangaluru Central to Thiruvananthapuram, Timetable, Schedule and Route

Train Code Station Name Arrives Departs Platform No.
MAQ Mangaluru Central 18:15 1 1
ULL Ullal 18:33 18:34
MJS Manjeshwar 18:41 18:42
UAA Uppala 18:49 18:50
KMQ Kumbala 18:59 19:00
KGQ Kasaragod 19:09 19:10 00:00
KQK Kotikulam 19:19 19:20 00:00
BFR Bekal Fort 19:25 19:26 00:00
KZE Kanhangad 19:38 19:40
NLE Nileshwar 19:49 19:50
CHV Charvattur 19:56 19:58
TKQ Trikarpur 20:04 20:05
PAY Payyanur 20:10 20:12 00:00
ELM Ezhimala 20:19 20:20
PAZ Payangadi 20:28 20:30 00:00
KPQ Kannapuram 20:39 20:40 00:00
VAPM Valapattanam 20:47 20:48
CAN Kannur Main 21:05 21:10 00:00
TLY Thalassery 21:28 21:30 00:00
MAHE Mahe 21:39 21:40 00:00
BDJ Vadakara 21:49 21:50 00:00
QLD Koyilandy 22:09 22:10
CLT Kozhikode Main 22:55 23:00
FK Ferok 23:14 23:15
PGI Parappanangadi 23:34 23:35
TA Tanur 23:44 23:45
TIR Tirur 23:53 23:55 2,3
KTU Kuttippuram 00:13 00:15 00:00
PTB Pattambi 00:33 00:35 00:00
SRR Shoranur Junction 01:05 01:15
TCR Thrissur 02:03 02:05 1
IJK Irinjalakkuda 02:27 02:28
CKI Chalakkudy 02:34 02:35 1
AFK Angamaly for Kalady 02:54 02:55 1
AWY Aluva 03:05 03:07 1
ERN Ernakulam Town 03:40 03:45 2
PVRD Piravom Road 04:20 04:21
KTYM Kottayam 04:50 04:53 1
CGY Changanassery 05:19 05:20 3
TRVL Tiruvalla 05:30 05:31 3
CNGR Chengannur 05:41 05:43 1
MVLK Mavelikara 05:53 05:54 3
KYJ Kayamkulam Junction 06:05 06:07
KPY Karunagappalli 06:20 06:21 1
STKT Sasthamkotta 06:32 06:33
QLN Kollam Junction 07:05 07:10 1
PVU Paravur 07:24 07:25
VAK Varkala Sivagiri 07:39 07:40 2
KVU Kadakavur 07:55 07:56 3
CRY Chirayinkeezhu 08:00 08:01
MQU Murukkampuzha 08:10 08:11
KZK Kazhakkuttam 08:26 08:27 1
TVP Thiruvananthapuram Pettah 09:00 09:01 1
TVC Thiruvananthapuram Central 09:10  Ends 4

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