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

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Train  •  3h 48m

  1. Take the train from Tiruppadirippuliyur to Nagappattinam 11017

₹882 - ₹1,038

3 alternative options

Bus  •  3h 39m

  1. Take the bus from Pondicherry to Velankanni

Taxi  •  2h 34m

  1. Take a taxi from Puducherry to Velankanni 167.1 km

₹3,400 - ₹4,100

Drive  •  2h 34m

  1. Drive from Puducherry to Velankanni 167.1 km

₹1,200 - ₹1,900

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The cheapest way to get from Puducherry to Velankanni is to train which costs ₹850 - ₹1,100 and takes 3h 48m.

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The quickest way to get from Puducherry to Velankanni is to taxi which costs ₹3,400 - ₹4,100 and takes 2h 34m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Pondicherry and arriving at Velankanni. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 39m.

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The distance between Puducherry and Velankanni is 139 km. The road distance is 167.1 km.

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The best way to get from Puducherry to Velankanni without a car is to train which takes 3h 48m and costs ₹850 - ₹1,100.

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It takes approximately 3h 48m to get from Puducherry to Velankanni, including transfers.

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Puducherry to Velankanni bus services, operated by Parveen Travels, depart from Pondicherry station.

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The best way to get from Puducherry to Velankanni is to train which takes 3h 48m and costs ₹850 - ₹1,100. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3h 39m.

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Puducherry to Velankanni bus services, operated by Parveen Travels, arrive at Velankanni station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Puducherry to Velankanni is 167 km. It takes approximately 2h 34m to drive from Puducherry to Velankanni.

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  • Distance: 139.2 km
  • Duration: 3h 48m

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

Indian Railways operates a train from Tiruppadirippuliyur to Nagappattinam once a week. Tickets cost ₹115 - ₹130 and the journey takes 3h. Alternatively, Parveen Travels operates a bus from Pondicherry to Velankanni 3 times a day, and the journey takes 3h 39m.

Train operators
Indian Railways

India’s national rail operator runs passenger and freight trains on both long-distance and suburban routes across the country, from slower multi-stop to faster and more comfortable services. It’s a practical and affordable way to explore the country. Advance ticket bookings usually open 120 days before the date of the journey for Indian nationals; 365 days for international travellers. You’ll be allocated a seat or berth when you book and choose your class of travel.

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Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Tiruppadirippuliyur to Nagappattinam
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
₹115 - ₹130
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
Parveen Travels
Website
parveentravels.com
Bus from Pondicherry to Velankanni
Ave. Duration
3h 39m
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
parveentravels.com
Other operators
Taxi from Puducherry to Velankanni
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
Estimated price
₹3,400 - ₹4,100
Royal Travels Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
royaltravelscabs.com
Golden Tours And Travels
Phone
+91 97 91 94 44 22
Website
goldentoursandtravels.com
Devaki Travels
Phone
+91 413 225 7199
Website
devakitravels.com

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There are 24+ hotels available in Velankanni. Prices start at ₹7,500 per night.

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