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

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Fly to Tiruchirapalli, train  •  11 h 33 min

  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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Train, bus  •  36 h 44 min

  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

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Fly to Pondicherry, bus  •  11 h 6 min

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

$98 - $402

Fly to Madras, train  •  11 h 39 min

  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  •  14 h 25 min

  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

Drive  •  27 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Howrah to Velankanni 1218.7 miles

$190 - $290

Questions & Answers

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 36 h 44 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 11 h 33 min to get from Howrah to Velankanni, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Kolkata Airport to Tiruchirapalli Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 35 min and has one stopover.

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

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Malindo Airways and IndiGo Airlines offer flights from Kolkata 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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Map of how to get from Howrah to Velankanni.
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  • Distance: 1000 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 33 min

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

There is no direct connection from Howrah to Velankanni. However, you can take the line 172 bus to Ultadanga, take the bus to Kolkata Airport, take the walk to Kolkata airport, fly to Tiruchirapalli, take the taxi to Tiruchchirapali (TPJ), then take the train to Velankanni. Alternatively, you can take the line 172 bus to Ultadanga, take the bus to Kolkata Airport, take the walk to Kolkata airport, fly to Pondicherry, take the taxi to Puducherry, then take the bus to Velankanni.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Kolkata to Tiruchirapalli via Madras
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Flights from Kolkata to Tiruchirapalli via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Kolkata to Tiruchirapalli via Hyderabad, Madras
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Flights from Kolkata to Tiruchirapalli via Bhubaneswar, Madras
Ave. Duration
8 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Flights from Kolkata to Tiruchirapalli via Port Blair, Madras
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Kolkata to Tiruchirapalli via Visakhapatnam, Madras
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Flights from Kolkata to Madras
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Flights from Kolkata to Madurai via Madras
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $400
Flights from Kolkata to Madurai via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
7 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Kolkata to Madurai via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Flights from Kolkata to Madurai via Agartala, Madras
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Flights from Kolkata to Madurai via Port Blair, Madras
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Kolkata to Madurai via Gauhati, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Kolkata to Madurai via Ahmedabad, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Kolkata to Pondicherry via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
6 h 42 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $420
Flights from Kolkata to Pondicherry via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Flights from Kolkata to Madras
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $220
Flights from Kolkata to Madurai via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Flights from Kolkata to Madurai via Madras
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $450
Vistara
Website
airvistara.com
Flights from Kolkata to Madras
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $300
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Kolkata to Tiruchirapalli via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,300
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Kolkata to Madras
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Kolkata to Madurai via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.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 Tambaram (TBM) to Nagappattinam (NGT)
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$5 - $16
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Madurai Junction (MDU) to Tiruchchirapali (TPJ)
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $14
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Howrah Junction (HWH) to Chennai Egmore (MS)
Ave. Duration
27 h 45 min
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
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
tnstc.in

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