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

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Train  •  20 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Mangalore (MAQ) to Tiruchchirapali (TPJ) Maq Ms Exp / ...
  2. Take the train from Tiruchchirapali (TPJ) to Vellankanni (VLNK) Vsg-Vlnk Exp

$15 - $36

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Bus, train  •  21 h 49 min

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

$19 - $32

Bus  •  22 h 53 min

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

$24 - $33

Drive  •  10 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Mangalore to Velankanni 457.2 miles

$70 - $110

Fly to Tiruchirapalli, train  •  9 h 26 min

  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  •  8 h 4 min

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

$89 - $403

Fly to Madras, train  •  9 h 18 min

  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  •  12 h 14 min

  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

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The cheapest way to get from Mangalore to Velankanni is to bus which costs ₹1,700 - ₹2,400 and takes 22 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Mangalore to Velankanni is to fly and Bus which costs ₹6,000 - ₹30,000 and takes 8 h 4 min.

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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 22 h 53 min.

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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 20 h 7 min and costs ₹1,000 - ₹2,700.

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It takes approximately 20 h 7 min 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 20 h 7 min and costs ₹1,000 - ₹2,700. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₹1,700 - ₹2,400 and takes 22 h 53 min.

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There is no direct flight from Mangalore Airport to Tiruchirapalli Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 45 min 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: 20 h 7 min

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

You can take a train from Mangalore to Velankanni via Mangalore (MAQ) and Tiruchchirapali (TPJ) in around 20 h 7 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Mangalore to Velankanni via Bangalore and Chennai in around 22 h 53 min.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Mangalore to Tiruchirapalli via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $500
Flights from Mangalore to Tiruchirapalli via Madras
Ave. Duration
6 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Mangalore to Tiruchirapalli via Bengaluru, Madras
Ave. Duration
9 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Mangalore to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from Mangalore to Madras via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from Mangalore to Madurai via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Mangalore to Madurai via Madras
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Mangalore to Madurai via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Mangalore to Madurai via Bengaluru, Madras
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Mangalore to Madurai via Madras, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Mangalore to Madurai via Mumbai, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Mangalore to Pondicherry via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $440
Flights from Mangalore to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $750
Flights from Mangalore to Madras via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $750
Flights from Mangalore to Madurai via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $430
Flights from Mangalore to Madurai via Madras
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Mangalore to Tiruchirapalli via Madras
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Mangalore to Madurai via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $490
Flights from Mangalore to Madurai via Bengaluru, Madras
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Mangalore (MAQ) to Tiruchchirapali (TPJ)
Ave. Duration
14 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $20
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 - $14
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Yasvantpur Junction (YPR) to Vellankanni (VLNK)
Ave. Duration
12 h 55 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$10 - $20
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Tambaram (TBM) to Nagappattinam (NGT)
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$5 - $16
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Madurai Junction (MDU) to Tiruchchirapali (TPJ)
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $14
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Mangalore to Bangalore
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Bangalore to Chennai
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Chennai to Velankanni
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Book at
redbus.in
SETC
Website
tnstc.in
Bus from Puducherry to Velankanni
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
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 10 h 59 min to drive from Mangalore to Velankanni.

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

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There are 14+ 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 6 min and costs ₹120 - ₹160.

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