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There are 5 ways to get from Tambaram to Velankanni by train, bus, taxi, car or plane

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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

Fly, train  •  7 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Tiruchirapalli (TRZ) MAA - TRZ
  2. Take the train from Tiruchchirapali (TPJ) to Vellankanni (VLNK)

$27 - $138

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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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The quickest flight from Madras Airport to Tiruchirapalli Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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

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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.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Madras to Tiruchirapalli
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Madras to Tiruchirapalli via Colombo
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Train operators
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Tambaram to Velankanni
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Estimated price
$90 - $110
Yellow Taxi
Phone
+91 44 26 54 26 26
Website
yellowcalltaxi.com
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com
Meru Cabs
Phone
+91 44 44 22 44 22
Website
merucabs.com

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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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Air India Limited, SriLankan Airlines and IndiGo Airlines offer flights from Madras Airport to Tiruchirapalli Airport.

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There are 15+ hotels available in Velankanni. Prices start at $18 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Tambaram to Madras Airport is to train which takes 12 min and costs ₹6.

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