There are 8 ways to get from Punalūr to Velankanni by bus, night train, train, taxi, car or plane

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Bus via Chennai  •  20 h 51 min

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

$15 - $22

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Bus  •  31 h 6 min

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

$15 - $21

6 alternative options

Night train, train  •  11 h 43 min

  1. Take the night train from Sengottai (SCT) to Tiruchchirapali (TPJ) Sct-Ms Pothigaiexp
  2. Take the train from Tiruchchirapali (TPJ) to Vellankanni (VLNK) Vsg-Vlnk Exp

$17 - $42

Taxi  •  7 h

  1. Take a taxi from Punalūr to Velankanni 287.7 miles

$140 - $170

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)

$74 - $325

Taxi to Trivandrum, fly to Madras, train  •  9 h 55 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)

$60 - $201

Train to Kochi, fly to Tiruchirapalli, train  •  14 h 22 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)

$63 - $318

Questions & Answers

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

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The best way to get from Punalūr to Velankanni without a car is to bus which takes 20 h 51 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 20 h 51 min to get from Punalūr to Velankanni, including transfers.

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

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There is no direct flight from Trivandrum Airport to Tiruchirapalli Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h and has one stopover.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Punalūr to Velankanni is 460 km. It takes approximately 7 h to drive from Punalūr to Velankanni.

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SriLankan Airlines, Jet Airways and IndiGo Airlines offer flights from Trivandrum 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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Map of how to get from Punalūr to Velankanni.
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  • Distance: 231.2 miles
  • Duration: 20 h 51 min

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

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
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Trivandrum to Tiruchirapalli via Colombo
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $2,300
Flights from Trivandrum to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
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
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
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
Night train from Sengottai (SCT) to Tiruchchirapali (TPJ)
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $16
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 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 Punalur (PUU) to Aluva (AWY)
Ave. Duration
6 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $15
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 - $12
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Chennai to Velankanni
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
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redbus.in
Bus from Punalur to Madurai
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Madurai to Velankanni
Ave. Duration
24 h 6 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Book at
redbus.in
Other operators
Taxi from Punalūr to Velankanni
Ave. Duration
7 h
Estimated price
$140 - $170

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