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There are 5 ways to get from Palakkad to Velankanni by train, night bus, taxi, car, bus or plane

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Train  •  8 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Palakkad (PGT) to Nagappattinam (NGT) Ers-Kik Exp

$12 - $24

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Night bus  •  28 h 30 min

  1. Take the night bus from Palakkad to Velankanni

$7 - $11

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Taxi  •  6 h 4 min

  1. Take a taxi from Palakkad to Velankanni 248.7 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  6 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Palakkad to Velankanni 248.7 miles

$40 - $60

Bus, fly, train  •  9 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Palakkad to Thrissur
  2. Fly from Kochi (COK) to Tiruchirapalli (TRZ) COK - TRZ
  3. Take the train from Tiruchchirapali (TPJ) to Vellankanni (VLNK)

$61 - $311

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The cheapest way to get from Palakkad to Velankanni is to night bus which costs ₹550 - ₹800 and takes 28 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Palakkad to Velankanni is to taxi which costs ₹8,500 - ₹11,000 and takes 6 h 4 min.

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Palakkad and arriving at Velankanni. The journey takes approximately 28 h 30 min.

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The distance between Palakkad and Velankanni is 349 km. The road distance is 397.9 km.

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The best way to get from Palakkad to Velankanni without a car is to train which takes 8 h 40 min and costs ₹900 - ₹1,800.

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It takes approximately 8 h 40 min to get from Palakkad to Velankanni, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Kochi Airport to Tiruchirapalli Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Palakkad to Velankanni is 398 km. It takes approximately 6 h 4 min to drive from Palakkad to Velankanni.

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  • Distance: 218.2 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 40 min

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

Indian Railways operates a train from Palakkad to Velankanni once daily. Tickets cost $7 - $17 and the journey takes 8 h 30 min.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Kochi to Tiruchirapalli
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $280
Flights from Kochi to Tiruchirapalli via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Train operators
Bus operators
Kerala State Road Transport Corporation
Website
ksrtconline.com
Bus from Palakkad to Thrissur
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $8
Schedules at
keralartc.com
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Taxi from Palakkad to Velankanni
Ave. Duration
6 h 4 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150

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IndiGo Airlines offers flights from Kochi Airport to Tiruchirapalli Airport.

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There are 13+ hotels available in Velankanni. Prices start at $18 USD per night.

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