There are 6 ways to get from Alappuzha to Velankanni by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  14 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Alappuzha (ALLP) to Ernakulam Junction (ERS) Kcvl-Sbc Exp. / ...
  2. Take the train from Ernakulam Junction (ERS) to Nagappattinam (NGT) Ers-Kik Exp

$16 - $38

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Train via Tiruchchirapali (TPJ)  •  19 h

  1. Take the train from Alappuzha (ALLP) to Tiruchchirapali (TPJ) Guv Chennai Exp
  2. Take the train from Tiruchchirapali (TPJ) to Vellankanni (VLNK) Vsg-Vlnk Exp

$13 - $33

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Bus  •  20 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Alleppey to Tuticorin 736Ud
  2. Take the bus from Tuticorin to Velankanni 527V

$14 - $22

Drive  •  7 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Alappuzha to Velankanni 329.4 miles

$50 - $80

Train, fly to Tiruchirapalli  •  9 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Alappuzha (ALLP) to Aluva (AWY)
  2. Fly from Kochi (COK) to Tiruchirapalli (TRZ) COK - TRZ
  3. Take the train from Tiruchchirapali (TPJ) to Vellankanni (VLNK)

$60 - $317

Train, fly to Madras  •  11 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Alappuzha (ALLP) to Aluva (AWY)
  2. Fly from Kochi (COK) to Madras (MAA) COK - MAA
  3. Take the train from Tambaram (TBM) to Nagappattinam (NGT)

$37 - $173

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No, there is no direct bus from Alappuzha to Velankanni. However, there are services departing from Alleppey and arriving at Velankanni via Tuticorin. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 28 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Alappuzha to Velankanni. However, there are services departing from Alappuzha (ALLP) and arriving at Vellankanni (VLNK) via Tiruchchirapali (TPJ). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h.

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The distance between Alappuzha and Velankanni is 408 km. The road distance is 527 km.

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The best way to get from Alappuzha to Velankanni without a car is to train which takes 14 h 40 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 14 h 40 min to get from Alappuzha to Velankanni, including transfers.

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Alappuzha to Velankanni bus services, operated by SETC, depart from Alleppey station.

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Alappuzha to Velankanni train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Alappuzha (ALLP) station.

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The best way to get from Alappuzha to Velankanni is to train which takes 14 h 40 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 20 h 28 min.

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The quickest flight from Kochi Airport to Tiruchirapalli Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Alappuzha to Velankanni bus services, operated by SETC, arrive at Velankanni station.

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Map of how to get from Alappuzha to Velankanni.
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  • Distance: 254.8 miles
  • Duration: 14 h 40 min

What companies run services between Alappuzha, India and Velankanni, India?

You can take a train from Alappuzha to Velankanni via Ernakulam Junction (ERS) and Nagappattinam (NGT) in around 14 h 40 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Alappuzha to Velankanni via Tuticorin in around 20 h 28 min.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Kochi to Tiruchirapalli
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $280
Flights from Kochi to Tiruchirapalli via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Flights from Kochi to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $360
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Kochi to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $310
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Kochi to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $240
Vistara
Website
airvistara.com
Flights from Kochi to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $210
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Alappuzha (ALLP) to Ernakulam Junction (ERS)
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $13
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irctc.co.in
Train from Ernakulam Junction (ERS) to Nagappattinam (NGT)
Ave. Duration
12 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $19
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Alappuzha (ALLP) to Tiruchchirapali (TPJ)
Ave. Duration
13 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $20
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Tiruchchirapali (TPJ) to Vellankanni (VLNK)
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$2 - $14
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Alappuzha (ALLP) to Aluva (AWY)
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $13
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Tambaram (TBM) to Nagappattinam (NGT)
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$5 - $16
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
SETC
Website
tnstc.in
Bus from Alleppey to Tuticorin
Ave. Duration
7 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Schedules at
tnstc.in
Bus from Tuticorin to Velankanni
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
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Alappuzha to Velankanni train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Vellankanni (VLNK) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Alappuzha to Velankanni is 527 km. It takes approximately 7 h 54 min to drive from Alappuzha to Velankanni.

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IndiGo Airlines offers flights from Kochi Airport to Tiruchirapalli Airport.

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There are 14+ hotels available in Velankanni. Prices start at $18 USD per night.

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