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There are 8 ways to get from Kochi to Vellore by train, bus, taxi, car or plane

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Train  •  10h 18m

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

$12 - $23

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Bus  •  15h 43m

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

$16 - $23

Taxi  •  7h 36m

  1. Take a taxi from Kochi to Vellore 347.8 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  7h 36m

  1. Drive from Kochi to Vellore 347.8 miles

$55 - $85

Fly Kochi to Madras, bus  •  6h 50m

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

$35 - $150

Fly Kochi to Bengaluru, bus  •  8h 57m

  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  •  9h 42m

  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

$41 - $140

Train to Trivandrum, fly to Madras, bus  •  10h 18m

  1. Take the train from Ernakulam Junction (ERS) to Thiruvananthapuram Central (TVC)
  2. Fly from Trivandrum (TRV) to Madras (MAA) TRV - MAA
  3. Take the bus from Chennai to Vellore

$49 - $189

Questions & Answers

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

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The quickest way to get from Kochi to Vellore is to fly and bus which costs ₹2,500 - ₹11,000 and takes 6h 50m.

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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 10h 18m and costs ₹850 - ₹1,700.

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It takes approximately 10h 18m 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 10h 18m and costs ₹850 - ₹1,700. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₹1,100 - ₹1,700 and takes 15h 43m.

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The quickest flight from Kochi Airport to Madras Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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

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

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There are 26+ hotels available in Vellore. Prices start at $15 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: 10h 18m

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 10h 13m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kochi to Vellore via Aluva, Aluva, and Bangalore in around 15h 43m.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Kochi to Madras
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $360
Flights from Kochi to Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from Coimbatore to Madras
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $230
Flights from Trivandrum to Madras
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $280
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Kochi to Madras
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $310
Flights from Kochi to Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $270
Flights from Coimbatore to Madras
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Kochi to Madras
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $240
Flights from Kochi to Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $260
Flights from Coimbatore to Madras
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Trivandrum to Madras
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
AirAsia India
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kochi to Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $250
Air India Express
Website
airindiaexpress.in
Flights from Kochi to Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Flights from Trivandrum to Madras
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Helitrans
Website
helitrans.no
Flights from Kochi to Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Coimbatore to Madras
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Train operators
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Aluva to Bangalore
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
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redbus.in
Bus from Bangalore to Vellore
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
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redbus.in
Bus from Chennai to Vellore
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
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redbus.in
Other operators
Taxi from Kochi to Vellore
Ave. Duration
7h 36m
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com
Meru Cabs
Phone
+91 484 44 22 44 22
Website
merucabs.com
Kerala Taxi
Phone
+91 98460 43403
Website
keralataxi.com

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