There are 7 ways to get from Kottayam to Velankanni by train, bus, night bus, 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  •  14 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Kottayam (KTYM) to Ernakulam Town (ERN) Hyderabad Exp / ...
  2. Take the train from Ernakulam Town (ERN) to Nagappattinam (NGT) Ers Karaikalexp

$16 - $41

Cheapest option

Train, night bus  •  34 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Kottayam (KTYM) to Palakkad (PGT) Hyderabad Exp / ...
  2. Take the night bus from Palakkad to Velankanni

$12 - $27

5 alternative options

Bus  •  22 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Kottayam to Chennai
  2. Take the bus from Chennai to Velankanni

$17 - $24

Drive  •  7 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Kottayam to Velankanni 310.1 miles

$50 - $75

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

  1. Take the train from Kottayam (KTYM) to Aluva (AWY)
  2. Fly from Kochi (COK) to Tiruchirapalli (TRZ) COK - TRZ
  3. Take the train from Tiruchchirapali (TPJ) to Nagappattinam (NGT)

$76 - $346

Train to Kochi, fly to Madras, train  •  12 h 1 min

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

$38 - $175

Bus to Trivandrum, fly to Madras, train  •  11 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Kottayam to Thiruvananthapuram
  2. Fly from Trivandrum (TRV) to Madras (MAA) TRV - MAA
  3. Take the train from Tambaram (TBM) to Nagappattinam (NGT)

$51 - $193

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kottayam to Velankanni is to bus which costs ₹1,100 - ₹1,700 and takes 22 h 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kottayam to Velankanni is to drive which takes 7 h 24 min and costs ₹3,400 - ₹5,000.

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The distance between Kottayam and Velankanni is 384 km. The road distance is 496 km.

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It takes approximately 14 h 41 min to get from Kottayam to Velankanni, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kottayam to Velankanni. However, there are services departing from Kottayam and arriving at Velankanni via Chennai. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22 h 6 min.

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

You can take a train from Kottayam to Velankanni via Ernakulam Town (ERN) and Nagappattinam (NGT) in around 14 h 41 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kottayam to Velankanni via Chennai in around 22 h 6 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 Trivandrum to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $280
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Kochi to Tiruchirapalli via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Flights from Kochi to Tiruchirapalli via Madras
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $320
Flights from Kochi to Tiruchirapalli via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Kochi to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $310
Flights from Trivandrum to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $190
GoAir
Website
goair.in
Flights from Kochi to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $180
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 Trivandrum to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Kochi to Tiruchirapalli via Colombo
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,700
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
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
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Kottayam (KTYM) to Ernakulam Town (ERN)
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $14
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Ernakulam Town (ERN) to Nagappattinam (NGT)
Ave. Duration
11 h 51 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $21
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Kottayam (KTYM) to Palakkad (PGT)
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $16
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Kottayam (KTYM) to Aluva (AWY)
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $14
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Tiruchchirapali (TPJ) to Nagappattinam (NGT)
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $15
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Tambaram (TBM) to Nagappattinam (NGT)
Ave. Duration
5 h 58 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$5 - $17
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Kottayam to Chennai
Ave. Duration
13 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Chennai to Velankanni
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Book at
redbus.in
Night bus from Palakkad to Velankanni
Ave. Duration
28 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Book at
redbus.in
Kerala State Road Transport Corporation
Website
ksrtconline.com
Bus from Kottayam to Thiruvananthapuram
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
keralartc.com

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