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There are 3 ways to get from Salem to Velankanni by train, taxi or car

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Train  •  8 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Salem Junction (SA) to Vellankanni (VLNK) Vsg-Vlnk Exp

$7 - $18

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Taxi  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Take a taxi from Salem to Velankanni 164.6 miles

$80 - $100

Drive  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Salem to Velankanni 164.6 miles

$26 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Salem to Velankanni is to train which costs ₹480 - ₹1,400 and takes 8 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Salem to Velankanni is to taxi which costs ₹5,500 - ₹7,500 and takes 3 h 56 min.

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The distance between Salem and Velankanni is 214 km. The road distance is 263.4 km.

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The best way to get from Salem to Velankanni without a car is to train which takes 8 h 25 min and costs ₹480 - ₹1,400.

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It takes approximately 8 h 25 min to get from Salem to Velankanni, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Salem to Velankanni is 263 km. It takes approximately 3 h 56 min to drive from Salem to Velankanni.

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

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  • Distance: 133.7 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 25 min

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

Indian Railways operates a train from Salem to Velankanni once a week. Tickets cost $5 - $16 and the journey takes 8 h 20 min.

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