There are 7 ways to get from Madgaon to Velankanni by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  26 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Madgaon (MAO) to Vellankanni (VLNK) Vsg-Vlnk Exp

$22 - $30

Cheapest option

Bus  •  27 h 36 min

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

$17 - $24

5 alternative options

Drive  •  14 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Madgaon to Velankanni 619.7 miles

$100 - $150

Fly to Tiruchirapalli, train  •  11 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Goa (GOI) to Tiruchirapalli (TRZ) GOI - TRZ
  2. Take the train from Tiruchchirapali (TPJ) to Vellankanni (VLNK)

$60 - $299

Fly to Pondicherry, bus  •  10 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Goa (GOI) to Pondicherry (PNY) GOI - PNY
  2. Take the bus from Puducherry to Karikal

$69 - $286

Fly to Madras, train  •  11 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Goa (GOI) to Madras (MAA) GOI - MAA
  2. Take the train from Tambaram (TBM) to Nagappattinam (NGT)

$57 - $175

Fly to Madurai, train  •  14 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Goa (GOI) to Madurai (IXM) GOI - IXM
  2. Take the train from Madurai Junction (MDU) to Tiruchchirapali (TPJ)
  3. Take the train from Tiruchchirapali (TPJ) to Vellankanni (VLNK)

$62 - $305

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Madgaon to Velankanni is to bus which costs ₹1,100 - ₹1,700 and takes 27 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Madgaon to Velankanni is to fly and bus which costs ₹4,700 - ₹20,000 and takes 10 h 13 min.

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The distance between Madgaon and Velankanni is 817 km. The road distance is 991.5 km.

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The train from Madgaon (MAO) to Vellankanni (VLNK) takes 26 h 50 min including transfers and departs once a week.

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No, there is no direct bus from Madgaon to Velankanni. However, there are services departing from Margoa and arriving at Velankanni via Chennai. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27 h 36 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Madgaon (MAO) and arriving at Vellankanni (VLNK). Services depart once a week, and operate Monday. The journey takes approximately 26 h 50 min.

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

Indian Railways operates a train from Madgaon to Velankanni once a week. Tickets cost $22 - $30 and the journey takes 26 h 50 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Madgaon to Velankanni via Chennai in around 27 h 36 min.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Goa to Tiruchirapalli via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $330
Flights from Goa to Tiruchirapalli via Madras
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $300
Flights from Goa to Tiruchirapalli via Bengaluru, Madras
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $300
Flights from Goa to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $210
Flights from Goa to Madras via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $210
Flights from Goa to Madurai via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Flights from Goa to Madurai via Madras
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from Goa to Madurai via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $300
Flights from Goa to Madurai via Mumbai, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Goa to Pondicherry via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $280
Flights from Goa to Pondicherry via Mumbai, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Flights from Goa to Pondicherry via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from Goa to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $300
Flights from Goa to Madurai via Madras
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Goa to Tiruchirapalli via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Flights from Goa to Tiruchirapalli via Mumbai, Madras
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $380
Flights from Goa to Tiruchirapalli via Madras
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from Goa to Madurai via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $500
Flights from Goa to Madurai via Mumbai, Madras
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $380
Flights from Goa to Madurai via Mumbai, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $350
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Goa to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Flights from Goa to Madurai via Madras
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from Goa to Madurai via Delhi
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Madgaon (MAO) to Vellankanni (VLNK)
Ave. Duration
26 h 50 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$22 - $30
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 - $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
$6 - $17
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Madurai Junction (MDU) to Tiruchchirapali (TPJ)
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $15
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Margoa to Chennai
Ave. Duration
19 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Chennai to Velankanni
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Book at
redbus.in
SETC
Website
tnstc.in
Bus from Puducherry to Karikal
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
tnstc.in

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