There are 7 ways to get from Punalūr to Velankanni by train, bus, car, taxi or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  19 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Punalur (PUU) to Ernakulam Town (ERN) Puu-Pgt Palaruvi Exp
  2. Take the train from Ernakulam Town (ERN) to Nagappattinam (NGT) Ers-Kik Exp

$19 - $42

Cheapest option

Bus  •  31 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Punalur to Madurai
  2. Take the bus from Madurai to Velankanni

$16 - $23

5 alternative options

Bus via Chennai  •  20 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Punalur to Chennai
  2. Take the bus from Chennai to Velankanni

$17 - $24

Drive  •  7 h

  1. Drive from Punalūr to Velankanni 287.7 miles

$45 - $70

Taxi to Trivandrum, fly to Tiruchirapalli, train  •  10 h 23 min

  1. Take a taxi from Punalūr to Trivandrum
  2. Fly from Trivandrum (TRV) to Tiruchirapalli (TRZ) TRV - TRZ
  3. Take the train from Tiruchchirapali (TPJ) to Vellankanni (VLNK)

$76 - $327

Taxi to Trivandrum, fly to Madras, train  •  9 h 39 min

  1. Take a taxi from Punalūr to Trivandrum
  2. Fly from Trivandrum (TRV) to Madras (MAA) TRV - MAA
  3. Take the train from Tambaram (TBM) to Nagappattinam (NGT)

$63 - $203

Train to Kochi, fly to Tiruchirapalli, train  •  14 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Punalur (PUU) to Aluva (AWY)
  2. Fly from Kochi (COK) to Tiruchirapalli (TRZ) COK - TRZ
  3. Take the train from Tiruchchirapali (TPJ) to Vellankanni (VLNK)

$64 - $320

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Punalūr to Velankanni is to bus which costs ₹1,100 - ₹1,600 and takes 31 h 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from Punalūr to Velankanni is to drive which costs ₹3,200 - ₹4,700 and takes 7 h.

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The distance between Punalūr and Velankanni is 370 km. The road distance is 460.3 km.

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It takes approximately 19 h 7 min to get from Punalūr to Velankanni, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Punalūr to Velankanni. However, there are services departing from Punalur and arriving at Velankanni via Chennai. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 51 min.

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

You can take a train from Punalūr to Velankanni via Ernakulam Town (ERN) and Nagappattinam (NGT) in around 19 h 7 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Punalūr to Velankanni via Chennai in around 20 h 51 min.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Trivandrum to Tiruchirapalli via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from Trivandrum to Tiruchirapalli via Madras
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $330
Flights from Trivandrum to Tiruchirapalli via Kochi
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $290
Flights from Trivandrum to Tiruchirapalli via Bengaluru, Madras
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Flights from Trivandrum to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $280
Flights from Kochi to Tiruchirapalli
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $280
Flights from Kochi to Tiruchirapalli via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $320
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Trivandrum to Tiruchirapalli via Colombo
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $2,300
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Trivandrum to Tiruchirapalli via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Trivandrum to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Air India Express
Website
airindiaexpress.in
Flights from Trivandrum to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Trivandrum to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $190
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Punalur (PUU) to Ernakulam Town (ERN)
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $16
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Ernakulam Town (ERN) to Nagappattinam (NGT)
Ave. Duration
11 h 47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $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 - $15
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Tambaram (TBM) to Nagappattinam (NGT)
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$6 - $17
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Punalur (PUU) to Aluva (AWY)
Ave. Duration
6 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $16
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Punalur to Chennai
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Chennai to Velankanni
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Punalur to Madurai
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Madurai to Velankanni
Ave. Duration
24 h 6 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Book at
redbus.in
Other operators
Taxi from Punalūr to Trivandrum
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Estimated price
$15 - $19

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