Travelling right now.
Saturday night, Cochin to Coimbatore Trip Stats
Rs 180 - For the bus ride [190+ km ride] from MG Road Cochin to Gandhipuram,Coimbatore [ Conti Travels, Non-AC with push-back seats]
Rs 150 - For the 3 km ride to the bus boarding point at Cochin [ 11:45 PM, Ambassador taxi]
Rs 100 - For the 5 km ride from the alighting point to home [ 4:45 AM, Auto]
Thats a real "last mile" problem!