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There are 4 ways to get from Kochi to Velankanni by train, car or plane

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Train  •  12 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Ernakulam Junction (ERS) to Nagappattinam (NGT) Ers-Kik Exp

$15 - $26

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Drive  •  7 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Kochi to Velankanni 331 miles

$50 - $80

Fly to Tiruchirapalli, train  •  8 h 8 min

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

$60 - $305

Fly to Madras, train  •  10 h 31 min

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

$37 - $161

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The cheapest way to get from Kochi to Velankanni is to train which costs ₹1,100 - ₹1,900 and takes 12 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kochi to Velankanni is to drive which costs ₹3,900 - ₹6,000 and takes 7 h 57 min.

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The distance between Kochi and Velankanni is 401 km. The road distance is 529.6 km.

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The best way to get from Kochi to Velankanni without a car is to train which takes 12 h 35 min and costs ₹1,100 - ₹1,900.

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It takes approximately 12 h 35 min to get from Kochi to Velankanni, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Kochi Airport to Tiruchirapalli Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kochi to Velankanni is 530 km. It takes approximately 7 h 57 min to drive from Kochi to Velankanni.

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IndiGo Airlines offers flights from Kochi Airport to Tiruchirapalli Airport.

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There are 13+ hotels available in Velankanni. Prices start at $18 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 250.7 miles
  • Duration: 12 h 35 min

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

Indian Railways operates a train from Kochi to Velankanni once daily. Tickets cost $10 - $19 and the journey takes 12 h 25 min.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Kochi to Tiruchirapalli
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $280
Flights from Kochi to Tiruchirapalli via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Flights from Kochi to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $360
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Kochi to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 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
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