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There are 3 ways to get from Dubai to Velankanni by plane, train or car

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Fly to Tiruchirapalli, train  •  11h 54m

  1. Fly from Dubai (DXB) to Tiruchirapalli (TRZ) DXB - TRZ
  2. Take the train from Tiruchchirapali to Vellankanni

₹17,773 - ₹31,094

Cheapest option

Fly to Madras, train  •  11h 43m

  1. Fly from Dubai (DXB) to Madras (MAA) DXB - MAA
  2. Take the train from Tambaram to Nagappattinam

₹9,883 - ₹37,284

1 alternative option

Drive  •  3 days 19h

  1. Drive from Dubai to Velankanni 6861.1 km

₹50,000 - ₹80,000

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dubai to Velankanni is to fly and train which costs AED 480 - AED 1900 and takes 11h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from Dubai to Velankanni is to fly and train which costs AED 480 - AED 1900 and takes 11h 43m.

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The distance between Dubai and Velankanni is 3041 km. The road distance is 6861.1 km.

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It takes approximately 11h 54m to get from Dubai to Velankanni, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Dubai Airport to Tiruchirapalli Airport. The quickest flight takes 6h 20m and has one stopover.

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Velankanni is 1h 30m ahead of Dubai. It is currently 2:23 PM in Dubai and 3:53 PM in Velankanni.

Yes, the driving distance between Dubai to Velankanni is 6861 km. It takes approximately 3 days 19h to drive from Dubai to Velankanni.

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SriLankan Airlines and IndiGo Airlines offer flights from Dubai Airport to Tiruchirapalli Airport.

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There are 28+ hotels available in Velankanni. Prices start at ₹7,500 per night.

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The best way to get from Dubai to Dubai Airport is to taxi which takes 20 min and costs AED 65 - AED 80.

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Map of how to get from Dubai to Velankanni.
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  • Distance: 3041.2 km
  • Duration: 11h 54m

What companies run services between Dubai, United Arab Emirates and Velankanni, India?

There is no direct connection from Dubai to Velankanni. However, you can take the taxi to Dubai airport, fly to Tiruchirapalli, take the taxi to Tiruchchirapali, then take the train to Velankanni. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Dubai airport, fly to Madras, take the walk to Trisulam, take the train to Tambaram, take the train to Nagappattinam, then take the taxi to Velankanni.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Dubai to Tiruchirapalli via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹10,000 - ₹27,000
Flights from Dubai to Tiruchirapalli via Madras
Ave. Duration
11h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹11,000 - ₹27,000
Flights from Dubai to Tiruchirapalli via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
11h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹11,000 - ₹28,000
Flights from Dubai to Tiruchirapalli via Mumbai, Madras
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹11,000 - ₹27,000
Flights from Dubai to Tiruchirapalli via Hyderabad, Madras
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹11,000 - ₹28,000
Flights from Dubai to Madras
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹8,000 - ₹20,000
Flights from Dubai to Madras via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹8,000 - ₹21,000
Flights from Dubai to Madras via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹8,000 - ₹20,000
Flights from Dubai to Madras via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹8,000 - ₹20,000
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Dubai to Madras
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹11,000 - ₹28,000
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Dubai to Madras
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹10,000 - ₹38,000
Flights from Dubai to Madras via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
6h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹10,000 - ₹38,000
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Dubai to Madras via Madurai
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹6,500 - ₹14,000
Flights from Dubai to Madras via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹6,000 - ₹13,000
Oman Air
Website
omanair.com
Flights from Dubai to Madras via Muscat
Ave. Duration
6h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹14,000 - ₹37,000
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Dubai to Tiruchirapalli via Colombo
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹12,000 - ₹55,000
Flydubai
Website
flydubai.com
Flights from Dubai to Madras
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
₹15,000 - ₹29,000
Train operators
Indian Railways

India’s national rail operator runs passenger and freight trains on both long-distance and suburban routes across the country, from slower multi-stop to faster and more comfortable services. It’s a practical and affordable way to explore the country. Advance ticket bookings usually open 120 days before the date of the journey for Indian nationals; 365 days for international travellers. You’ll be allocated a seat or berth when you book and choose your class of travel.

Contact Details
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Tiruchchirapali to Vellankanni
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
₹115 - ₹125
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Tambaram to Nagappattinam
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
₹180 - ₹200
Book at
irctc.co.in

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