There are 5 ways to get from Tambaram to Velankanni by train, bus, taxi, car 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  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Tambaram (TBM) to Nagappattinam (NGT) Ltt Karaikal Exp

$11 - $24

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Chennai to Velankanni

$8 - $12

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Take a taxi from Tambaram to Velankanni 184.3 miles

$95 - $120

Drive  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Tambaram to Velankanni 184.3 miles

$30 - $45

Fly, train  •  6 h 6 min

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

$32 - $146

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 - $17 and the journey takes 5 h 58 min. Alternatively, RedBus operates a bus from Tambaram to Velankanni hourly. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 8 h.

Airlines
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Madras to Tiruchirapalli
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $210
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Tambaram (TBM) to Nagappattinam (NGT)
Ave. Duration
5 h 58 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$5 - $17
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Tiruchchirapali (TPJ) to Nagappattinam (NGT)
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $15
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Tambaram to Velankanni
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com
Yellow Taxi
Phone
+91 44 26 54 26 26
Website
yellowcalltaxi.com
Meru Cabs
Phone
+91 44 44 22 44 22
Website
merucabs.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Tambaram and Velankanni is 251 km. The road distance is 295 km.

The cheapest way to get from Tambaram to Velankanni is to bus which costs ₹550 - ₹850 and takes 8 h 30 min.

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

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.

It takes approximately 6 h 8 min to get from Tambaram to Velankanni, including transfers.