There are 7 ways to get from Kochi to Vellore by train, bus, taxi, car or plane

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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Train  •  10 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Ernakulam Junction (ERS) to Katpadi Junction (KPD) Chennai Exp / ...

$12 - $23

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Bus  •  15 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Aluva to Bangalore
  2. Take the bus from Bangalore to Vellore

$16 - $24

Taxi  •  7 h 36 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kochi to Vellore 347.8 miles

$120 - $160

Drive  •  7 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Kochi to Vellore 347.8 miles

$55 - $85

Fly Kochi to Madras, bus  •  7 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Kochi (COK) to Madras (MAA) COK - MAA
  2. Take the bus from Chennai to Vellore

$34 - $149

Fly Kochi to Bengaluru, bus  •  9 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Kochi (COK) to Bengaluru (BLR) COK - BLR
  2. Take the bus from Bangalore to Vellore

$44 - $210

Train to Coimbatore, fly to Madras, bus  •  10 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Ernakulam Junction (ERS) to Coimbatore Junction (CBE)
  2. Fly from Coimbatore (CJB) to Madras (MAA) CJB - MAA
  3. Take the bus from Chennai to Vellore

$40 - $139

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kochi to Vellore is to bus which costs ₹1,100 - ₹1,800 and takes 15 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kochi to Vellore is to fly and bus which costs ₹2,400 - ₹11,000 and takes 7 h 8 min.

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The distance between Kochi and Vellore is 456 km. The road distance is 556.5 km.

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The best way to get from Kochi to Vellore without a car is to train which takes 10 h 18 min and costs ₹850 - ₹1,700.

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It takes approximately 10 h 18 min to get from Kochi to Vellore, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Kochi to Vellore is to train which takes 10 h 18 min and costs ₹850 - ₹1,700. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₹1,100 - ₹1,800 and takes 15 h 43 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Kochi to Vellore is 557 km. It takes approximately 7 h 36 min to drive from Kochi to Vellore.

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Air India Limited, Vistara, Spicejet and IndiGo Airlines offer flights from Kochi Airport to Madras Airport.

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There are 27+ hotels available in Vellore. Prices start at $14 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Kochi to Vellore.
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  • Distance: 284.8 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 18 min

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

Indian Railways operates a train from Kochi to Vellore 4 times a day. Tickets cost $10 - $19 and the journey takes 10 h 13 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kochi to Vellore via Aluva, Aluva, and Bangalore in around 15 h 43 min.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Kochi to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $360
Flights from Kochi to Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from Coimbatore to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $230
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Kochi to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $310
Flights from Kochi to Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $270
Flights from Coimbatore to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $230
AirAsia India
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kochi to Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $250
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Kochi to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $240
Flights from Kochi to Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Flights from Coimbatore to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Coimbatore to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $280
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
Helitrans
Website
helitrans.no
Flights from Kochi to Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Train operators
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Aluva to Bangalore
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
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redbus.in
Bus from Bangalore to Vellore
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
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redbus.in
Bus from Chennai to Vellore
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Book at
redbus.in
Other operators
Taxi from Kochi to Vellore
Ave. Duration
7 h 36 min
Estimated price
$120 - $160
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com
Kerala Taxi
Phone
+91 98460 43403
Website
keralataxi.com
Meru Cabs
Phone
+91 484 44 22 44 22
Website
merucabs.com

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