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There are 8 ways to get from Howrah to Velankanni by plane, train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly to Tiruchirapalli, train  •  11h 53m

  1. Fly from Kolkata (CCU) to Tiruchirapalli (TRZ) CCU - TRZ
  2. Take the train from Tiruchchirapali (TPJ) to Vellankanni (VLNK)

$101 - $429

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Bus  •  41h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Kolkata to Bhubaneswar
  2. Take the bus from Bhubaneswar to Visakhapatnam
  3. Take the bus from Visakhapatnam to Chennai
  4. Take the bus from Chennai to Velankanni

$31 - $45

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Fly to Pondicherry, bus  •  11h 16m

  1. Fly from Kolkata (CCU) to Pondicherry (PNY) CCU - PNY
  2. Take the bus from Puducherry to Velankanni

$98 - $402

Fly to Madras, train  •  11h 35m

  1. Fly from Kolkata (CCU) to Madras (MAA) CCU - MAA
  2. Take the train from Tambaram (TBM) to Nagappattinam (NGT)

$52 - $165

Fly to Madurai, train  •  14h 35m

  1. Fly from Kolkata (CCU) to Madurai (IXM) CCU - IXM
  2. Take the train from Madurai Junction (MDU) to Tiruchchirapali (TPJ)
  3. Take the train from Tiruchchirapali (TPJ) to Vellankanni (VLNK)

$103 - $434

Fly to Bengaluru, train  •  19h 33m

  1. Fly from Kolkata (CCU) to Bengaluru (BLR) CCU - BLR
  2. Take the train from Yasvantpur Junction (YPR) to Vellankanni (VLNK)

$63 - $132

Train, bus  •  36h 25m

  1. Take the train from Howrah Junction (HWH) to Chennai Egmore (MS) Hwh-Tpj Exp / ...
  2. Take the bus from Chennai to Velankanni

$34 - $47

Drive  •  27h 42m

  1. Drive from Howrah to Velankanni 1218.7 miles

$190 - $290

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The cheapest way to get from Howrah to Velankanni is to bus which costs ₹2,200 - ₹3,300 and takes 41h 7m.

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The quickest way to get from Howrah to Velankanni is to fly and bus which costs ₹7,000 - ₹30,000 and takes 11h 16m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Howrah to Velankanni. However, there are services departing from Kolkata and arriving at Velankanni via Bhubaneswar, Visakhapatnam and Chennai. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 41h 7m.

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The distance between Howrah and Velankanni is 1600 km. The road distance is 1950 km.

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The best way to get from Howrah to Velankanni without a car is to train and bus which takes 36h 25m and costs ₹2,500 - ₹3,500.

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It takes approximately 11h 53m to get from Howrah to Velankanni, including transfers.

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Howrah to Velankanni bus services, operated by RedBus, depart from Kolkata station.

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There is no direct flight from Kolkata Airport to Tiruchirapalli Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 45m and has one stopover.

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Howrah to Velankanni bus services, operated by RedBus, arrive at Velankanni station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Howrah to Velankanni is 1950 km. It takes approximately 27h 42m to drive from Howrah to Velankanni.

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  • Distance: 1000 miles
  • Duration: 11h 53m

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

You can take a bus from Howrah to Velankanni via Bhubaneswar, Visakhapatnam, and Chennai in around 41h 7m.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Kolkata to Tiruchirapalli via Madras
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Flights from Kolkata to Tiruchirapalli via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Kolkata to Tiruchirapalli via Kochi
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Flights from Kolkata to Tiruchirapalli via Nagpur, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Flights from Kolkata to Tiruchirapalli via Bhubaneswar, Madras
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Flights from Kolkata to Tiruchirapalli via Port Blair, Madras
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Kolkata to Tiruchirapalli via Visakhapatnam, Madras
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Flights from Kolkata to Tiruchirapalli via Hyderabad, Madras
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Flights from Kolkata to Madras
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Flights from Kolkata to Madras via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Flights from Kolkata to Madras via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Flights from Kolkata to Madurai via Madras
Ave. Duration
5h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $400
Flights from Kolkata to Madurai via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Flights from Kolkata to Madurai via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Kolkata to Madurai via Bhubaneswar, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Flights from Kolkata to Madurai via Bengaluru, Madras
Ave. Duration
8h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Flights from Kolkata to Madurai via Hyderabad, Madras
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Flights from Kolkata to Madurai via Hyderabad, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Kolkata to Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $230
Flights from Kolkata to Bengaluru via Ranchi
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $230
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Kolkata to Pondicherry via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
6h 17m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $420
Flights from Kolkata to Pondicherry via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
5h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Flights from Kolkata to Madras
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $220
Flights from Kolkata to Madurai via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Flights from Kolkata to Madurai via Madras
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $450
Flights from Kolkata to Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $170
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Kolkata to Madras
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Flights from Kolkata to Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $200
AirAsia India
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kolkata to Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Kolkata to Tiruchirapalli via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,300
Vistara
Website
airvistara.com
Flights from Kolkata to Madras
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $300
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Tiruchchirapali (TPJ) to Vellankanni (VLNK)
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$2 - $14
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Tambaram (TBM) to Nagappattinam (NGT)
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$5 - $16
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Madurai Junction (MDU) to Tiruchchirapali (TPJ)
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $14
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Yasvantpur Junction (YPR) to Vellankanni (VLNK)
Ave. Duration
12h 55m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$10 - $19
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Howrah Junction (HWH) to Chennai Egmore (MS)
Ave. Duration
27h 45m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
SETC
Website
tnstc.in
Bus from Puducherry to Velankanni
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
tnstc.in
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Chennai to Velankanni
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Kolkata to Bhubaneswar
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Bhubaneswar to Visakhapatnam
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Visakhapatnam to Chennai
Ave. Duration
15h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Book at
redbus.in

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Malindo Airways and IndiGo Airlines offer flights from Kolkata Airport to Tiruchirapalli Airport.

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There are 15+ hotels available in Velankanni. Prices start at $18 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Howrah to Kolkata Airport is to line 151 bus which takes 40m and costs ₹50 - ₹70.

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