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

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Train  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Madurai Junction (MDU) to Tiruchchirapali (TPJ) Mdu-Ms Vaigai Exp / ...
  2. Take the train from Tiruchchirapali (TPJ) to Vellankanni (VLNK) Vsg-Vlnk Exp

$5 - $28

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Bus  •  24 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Madurai to Velankanni

$7 - $11

Taxi  •  3 h 38 min

  1. Take a taxi from Madurai to Velankanni 150.3 miles

$70 - $90

Drive  •  3 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Madurai to Velankanni 150.3 miles

$24 - $40

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

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

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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.

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No, there is no direct train from Madurai to Velankanni. However, there are services departing from Madurai Junction (MDU) and arriving at Vellankanni (VLNK) via Tiruchchirapali (TPJ). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 5 min.

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The distance between Madurai and Velankanni is 207 km. The road distance is 240.5 km.

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The best way to get from Madurai to Velankanni without a car is to train which takes 7 h 5 min and costs ₹340 - ₹2,100.

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It takes approximately 7 h 5 min to get from Madurai to Velankanni, including transfers.

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Madurai to Velankanni bus services, operated by RedBus, depart from Madurai station.

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

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The best way to get from Madurai to Velankanni is to train which takes 7 h 5 min and costs ₹340 - ₹2,100. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₹550 - ₹800 and takes 24 h 6 min.

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Map of how to get from Madurai to Velankanni.
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  • Distance: 129.6 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 5 min

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

You can take a train from Madurai to Velankanni via Tiruchchirapali (TPJ) in around 7 h 5 min. Alternatively, RedBus operates a bus from Madurai to Velankanni once daily. Tickets cost $7 - $11 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
$70 - $90
Friends Track Call Taxi
Phone
+91 452 266 77 77
Website
Fast Track Call Taxi
Phone
+91 452 288 8999
Website
madurai.fasttrackcalltaxi.in
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com

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Madurai to Velankanni bus services, operated by RedBus, arrive at Velankanni station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Madurai to Velankanni is 240 km. It takes approximately 3 h 38 min to drive from Madurai to Velankanni.

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There are 14+ hotels available in Velankanni. Prices start at $15 USD per night.

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