There are 4 ways to get from Madurai to Velankanni by train, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Madurai Junction (MDU) to Tiruchchirapali (TPJ) Vaigai Exp / ...
  2. Take the train from Tiruchchirapali (TPJ) to Nagappattinam (NGT) Ers Karaikalexp / ...

$10 - $37

Cheapest option

Bus  •  24 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Madurai to Velankanni

$8 - $12

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  3 h 38 min

  1. Take a taxi from Madurai to Velankanni 150.3 miles

$80 - $95

Drive  •  3 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Madurai to Velankanni 150.3 miles

$24 - $40

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

You can take a train from Madurai to Velankanni via Tiruchchirapali (TPJ) and Nagappattinam (NGT) in around 5 h 30 min. Alternatively, RedBus operates a bus from Madurai to Velankanni once daily. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 24 h 6 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Madurai to Velankanni
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
Estimated price
$80 - $95
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com
Friends Track Call Taxi
Phone
+91 452 266 77 77
Website
Fast Track Call Taxi
Phone
+91 452 288 8999
Website
madurai.fasttrackcalltaxi.in

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Madurai and Velankanni is 207 km. The road distance is 240 km.

The cheapest way to get from Madurai to Velankanni is to bus which costs ₹550 - ₹800 and takes 24 h 6 min.

The quickest way to get from Madurai to Velankanni is to taxi which takes 3 h 38 min and costs ₹5,000 - ₹6,500.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Madurai and arriving at Velankanni. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 24 h 6 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 30 min to get from Madurai to Velankanni, including transfers.