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There are 8 ways to get from Mangalore to Velankanni by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  17h 16m

  1. Take the train from Mangalore Junction (MAJN) to Karur (KRR) Dadar Ten Exp
  2. Take the train from Karur (KRR) to Vellankanni (VLNK) Vsg-Vlnk Exp

$15 - $37

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Bus, train  •  21h 49m

  1. Take the bus from Mangalore to Bangalore
  2. Take the train from Yasvantpur Junction (YPR) to Vellankanni (VLNK) Vsg-Vlnk Exp

$19 - $31

Bus  •  22h 53m

  1. Take the bus from Mangalore to Bangalore
  2. Take the bus from Bangalore to Chennai
  3. Take the bus from Chennai to Velankanni

$22 - $33

Drive  •  10h 59m

  1. Drive from Mangalore to Velankanni 457.2 miles

$70 - $110

Fly to Tiruchirapalli, train  •  9h 26m

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

$97 - $520

Fly to Pondicherry, bus  •  7h 59m

  1. Fly from Mangalore (IXE) to Pondicherry (PNY) IXE - PNY
  2. Take the bus from Puducherry to Velankanni

$89 - $403

Fly to Madras, train  •  9h 28m

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

$68 - $426

Fly to Madurai, train  •  12h 34m

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

$99 - $465

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Mangalore to Velankanni is to bus which costs ₹1,600 - ₹2,400 and takes 22h 53m.

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The quickest way to get from Mangalore to Velankanni is to fly and bus which costs ₹6,500 - ₹30,000 and takes 7h 59m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Mangalore to Velankanni. However, there are services departing from Mangalore and arriving at Velankanni via Bangalore and Chennai. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22h 53m.

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The distance between Mangalore and Velankanni is 597 km. The road distance is 731.5 km.

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The best way to get from Mangalore to Velankanni without a car is to train which takes 17h 16m and costs ₹1,100 - ₹2,700.

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It takes approximately 17h 16m to get from Mangalore to Velankanni, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Mangalore to Velankanni is to train which takes 17h 16m and costs ₹1,100 - ₹2,700. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₹1,600 - ₹2,400 and takes 22h 53m.

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There is no direct flight from Mangalore Airport to Tiruchirapalli Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 10m and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Mangalore to Velankanni.
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  • Distance: 373.4 miles
  • Duration: 17h 16m

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

You can take a train from Mangalore to Velankanni via Mangalore Junction (MAJN) and Karur (KRR) in around 17h 16m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Mangalore to Velankanni via Bangalore and Chennai in around 22h 53m.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Mangalore to Tiruchirapalli via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Mangalore to Tiruchirapalli via Madras
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Mangalore to Tiruchirapalli via Bengaluru, Madras
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Mangalore to Madras
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from Mangalore to Madras via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from Mangalore to Madurai via Madras
Ave. Duration
6h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Mangalore to Madurai via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Mangalore to Madurai via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
8h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Mangalore to Madurai via Bengaluru, Madras
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Mangalore to Pondicherry via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
4h 28m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $440
Flights from Mangalore to Madras via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $750
Flights from Mangalore to Madurai via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $430
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Mangalore Junction (MAJN) to Karur (KRR)
Ave. Duration
10h 3m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$10 - $19
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Train from Karur (KRR) to Vellankanni (VLNK)
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$3 - $15
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irctc.co.in
Train from Yasvantpur Junction (YPR) to Vellankanni (VLNK)
Ave. Duration
12h 55m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$10 - $19
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irctc.co.in
Train from Tiruchchirapali (TPJ) to Vellankanni (VLNK)
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$2 - $14
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Tambaram (TBM) to Nagappattinam (NGT)
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$5 - $16
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Madurai Junction (MDU) to Tiruchchirapali (TPJ)
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $14
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Mangalore to Bangalore
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Bangalore to Chennai
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
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redbus.in
Bus from Chennai to Velankanni
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Book at
redbus.in
SETC
Website
tnstc.in
Bus from Puducherry to Velankanni
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
tnstc.in

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Yes, the driving distance between Mangalore to Velankanni is 732 km. It takes approximately 10h 59m to drive from Mangalore to Velankanni.

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Jet Airways and IndiGo Airlines offer flights from Mangalore Airport to Tiruchirapalli Airport.

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There are 15+ hotels available in Velankanni. Prices start at $18 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Mangalore to Mangalore Airport is to taxi which takes 6m and costs ₹120 - ₹160.

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