There are 6 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  10 h 21 min

  1. Kerala Exp / ...

$14 - $24

5 alternative options

Bus  •  15 h 43 min

$17 - $25

Taxi  •  7 h 36 min

  1. 347.8 miles

$130 - $170

Drive  •  7 h 36 min

  1. 347.8 miles

$55 - $85

Fly to Madras, bus  •  7 h 3 min

  1. COK - MAA

$35 - $150

Fly to Bengaluru, bus  •  9 h 12 min

  1. COK - BLR

$44 - $210

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 - $20 and the journey takes 10 h 15 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 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $360
Flights from Kochi to Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
GoAir
Website
goair.in
Flights from Kochi to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $180
Flights from Kochi to Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $160
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
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $270
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
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
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Bangalore to Vellore
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Chennai to Vellore
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Book at
redbus.in
Other operators
Taxi from Kochi to Vellore
Ave. Duration
7 h 36 min
Estimated price
$130 - $170
Kerala Taxi
Phone
+91 98460 43403
Website
keralataxi.com
Meru Cabs
Phone
+91 484 44 22 44 22
Website
merucabs.com
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Kochi and Vellore is 456 km. The road distance is 557 km.

The cheapest way to get from Kochi to Vellore is to bus which costs ₹1,100 - ₹1,700 and takes 15 h 43 min.

The quickest way to get from Kochi to Vellore is to fly and bus which takes 7 h 3 min and costs ₹2,300 - ₹11,000.

It takes approximately 10 h 21 min to get from Kochi to Vellore, including transfers.