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

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Train  •  15 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Kollam Junction (QLN) to Tiruchchirapali (TPJ) Qln-Ms Ananthapuri Exp / ...
  2. Take the train from Tiruchchirapali (TPJ) to Vellankanni (VLNK) Vsg-Vlnk Exp

$12 - $33

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Drive  •  7 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Kollam to Velankanni 316.5 miles

$50 - $75

Train to Trivandrum, fly to Tiruchirapalli, train  •  11 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Kollam Junction (QLN) to Trivandrum Pett (TVP)
  2. Fly from Trivandrum (TRV) to Tiruchirapalli (TRZ) TRV - TRZ
  3. Take the train from Tiruchchirapali (TPJ) to Vellankanni (VLNK)

$61 - $321

Train to Kochi, fly to Tiruchirapalli, train  •  10 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Kollam Junction (QLN) to Aluva (AWY)
  2. Fly from Kochi (COK) to Tiruchirapalli (TRZ) COK - TRZ
  3. Take the train from Tiruchchirapali (TPJ) to Vellankanni (VLNK)

$62 - $318

Train to Trivandrum, fly to Madras, train  •  11 h

  1. Take the train from Kollam Junction (QLN) to Trivandrum Pett (TVP)
  2. Fly from Trivandrum (TRV) to Madras (MAA) TRV - MAA
  3. Take the train from Tambaram (TBM) to Nagappattinam (NGT)

$47 - $198

Train to Kochi, fly to Madras, train  •  12 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Kollam Junction (QLN) to Aluva (AWY)
  2. Fly from Kochi (COK) to Madras (MAA) COK - MAA
  3. Take the train from Tambaram (TBM) to Nagappattinam (NGT)

$39 - $175

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kollam to Velankanni is to train which costs ₹800 - ₹2,300 and takes 15 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kollam to Velankanni is to drive which costs ₹3,600 - ₹5,500 and takes 7 h 43 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Kollam to Velankanni. However, there are services departing from Kollam Junction (QLN) and arriving at Vellankanni (VLNK) via Tiruchchirapali (TPJ). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 55 min.

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The distance between Kollam and Velankanni is 410 km. The road distance is 506.4 km.

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The best way to get from Kollam to Velankanni without a car is to train which takes 15 h 55 min and costs ₹800 - ₹2,300.

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It takes approximately 15 h 55 min to get from Kollam to Velankanni, including transfers.

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Kollam to Velankanni train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Kollam Junction (QLN) station.

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

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Kollam to Velankanni train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Vellankanni (VLNK) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kollam to Velankanni is 506 km. It takes approximately 7 h 43 min to drive from Kollam to Velankanni.

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  • Distance: 256.2 miles
  • Duration: 15 h 55 min

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

You can take a train from Kollam to Velankanni via Tiruchchirapali (TPJ) in around 15 h 55 min.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Trivandrum to Tiruchirapalli via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from Trivandrum to Tiruchirapalli via Madras
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $330
Flights from Trivandrum to Tiruchirapalli via Kochi
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $290
Flights from Trivandrum to Tiruchirapalli via Bengaluru, Madras
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Flights from Kochi to Tiruchirapalli
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $280
Flights from Kochi to Tiruchirapalli via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Flights from Trivandrum to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $280
Flights from Kochi to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $360
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Trivandrum to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $190
Flights from Kochi to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $310
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Trivandrum to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Flights from Kochi to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $240
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Trivandrum to Tiruchirapalli via Colombo
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $2,300
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Trivandrum to Tiruchirapalli via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Air India Express
Website
airindiaexpress.in
Flights from Trivandrum to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $140
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
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Kollam Junction (QLN) to Tiruchchirapali (TPJ)
Ave. Duration
10 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $19
Book at
irctc.co.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 Kollam Junction (QLN) to Trivandrum Pett (TVP)
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $13
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Kollam Junction (QLN) to Aluva (AWY)
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $15
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 - $17
Book at
irctc.co.in

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