There are 4 ways to get from Puducherry to Velankanni by train, bus, taxi or car
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Train • 3h 48m
₹882 - ₹1,038
3 alternative options
Bus • 3h 39m
Taxi • 2h 34m
₹3,400 - ₹4,100
Drive • 2h 34m
₹1,200 - ₹1,900
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Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Puducherry to Velankanni is to train which costs ₹850 - ₹1,100 and takes 3h 48m.
The quickest way to get from Puducherry to Velankanni is to taxi which costs ₹3,400 - ₹4,100 and takes 2h 34m.
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.
The distance between Puducherry and Velankanni is 139 km. The road distance is 167.1 km.
The best way to get from Puducherry to Velankanni without a car is to train which takes 3h 48m and costs ₹850 - ₹1,100.
It takes approximately 3h 48m to get from Puducherry to Velankanni, including transfers.
Puducherry to Velankanni bus services, operated by Parveen Travels, depart from Pondicherry station.
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.
Puducherry to Velankanni bus services, operated by Parveen Travels, arrive at Velankanni station.
Yes, the driving distance between Puducherry to Velankanni is 167 km. It takes approximately 2h 34m to drive from Puducherry to Velankanni.
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.
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.
Train from Tiruppadirippuliyur to Nagappattinam
- Ave. Duration
- Once a week
- Estimated price
- ₹115 - ₹130
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