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

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Train  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Tambaram (TBM) to Nagappattinam (NGT) Ltt-Kik Weekly Exp

$11 - $23

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Bus  •  8 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Chennai to Velankanni

$7 - $11

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Taxi  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Take a taxi from Tambaram to Velankanni 184.3 miles

$90 - $110

Drive  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Tambaram to Velankanni 184.3 miles

$30 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Tambaram to Velankanni is to bus which costs ₹500 - ₹850 and takes 8 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Tambaram to Velankanni is to taxi which costs ₹6,500 - ₹8,000 and takes 4 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Tambaram to Velankanni. However, there are services departing from Guduvanchery and arriving at Velankanni via Chennai. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 30 min.

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The distance between Tambaram and Velankanni is 251 km. The road distance is 294.9 km.

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The best way to get from Tambaram to Velankanni without a car is to train which takes 5 h 55 min and costs ₹750 - ₹1,700.

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It takes approximately 5 h 55 min to get from Tambaram to Velankanni, including transfers.

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Tambaram to Velankanni bus services, operated by RedBus, depart from Chennai station.

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The best way to get from Tambaram to Velankanni is to train which takes 5 h 55 min and costs ₹750 - ₹1,700. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₹500 - ₹850 and takes 8 h 30 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Tambaram to Velankanni is 295 km. It takes approximately 4 h 10 min to drive from Tambaram to Velankanni.

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  • Distance: 157 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 55 min

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

Indian Railways operates a train from Tambaram to Velankanni once a week. Tickets cost $5 - $16 and the journey takes 5 h 45 min. Alternatively, RedBus operates a bus from Tambaram to Velankanni hourly. Tickets cost $7 - $11 and the journey takes 8 h.

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There are 14+ hotels available in Velankanni. Prices start at $18 USD per night.

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