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There are 5 ways to get from Thirunallar to Vandavāsi by train, bus, night train, taxi or car

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Train  •  4h 25m

  1. Take the train from Mayiladuturai J to Melmaruvattur 16106 / ...

Cheapest option

Night train  •  6h 15m

  1. Take the night train from Karaikal to Melmaruvattur 16176

3 alternative options

Bus  •  5h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Karaikal to Pondicherry

Taxi  •  3h 7m

  1. Take a taxi from Thirunallar to Vandavāsi 208 km

Drive  •  3h 7m

  1. Drive from Thirunallar to Vandavāsi 208 km
Thirunallar → Vandavāsi
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The cheapest way to get from Thirunallar to Vandavāsi is to night train which costs ₹1,000 - ₹2,000 and takes 6h 15m.

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The fastest way to get from Thirunallar to Vandavāsi is to taxi. Taking this option will cost ₹4,200 - ₹5,000 and takes 3h 7m.

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The distance between Thirunallar and Vandavāsi is 177 km. The road distance is 208 km.

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The best way to get from Thirunallar to Vandavāsi without a car is to train which takes 4h 25m and costs ₹1,500 - ₹2,600.

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It takes approximately 4h 25m to get from Thirunallar to Vandavāsi, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Thirunallar to Vandavāsi is to train which takes 4h 25m and costs ₹1,500 - ₹2,600. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5h 25m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Thirunallar to Vandavāsi is 208 km. It takes approximately 3h 7m to drive from Thirunallar to Vandavāsi.

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  • Distance: 176.7 km
  • Duration: 4h 25m

What companies run services between Thirunallar, India and Vandavāsi, India?

Indian Railways operates a train from Mayiladuturai J to Melmaruvattur 4 times a day. Tickets cost ₹150 - ₹850 and the journey takes 3h 23m. Alternatively, Parveen Travels operates a bus from Karaikal to Pondicherry twice daily, and the journey takes 2h 59m.

Train operators
Indian Railways

India’s national rail operator runs passenger and freight trains on both long-distance and suburban routes across the country, from slower multi-stop to faster and more comfortable services. It’s a practical and affordable way to explore the country. Advance ticket bookings usually open 120 days before the date of the journey for Indian nationals; 365 days for international travellers. You’ll be allocated a seat or berth when you book and choose your class of travel.

Contact Details
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Mayiladuturai J to Melmaruvattur
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
₹150 - ₹850
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹150 - ₹200
Third AC (3A)
₹480 - ₹600
Second AC (2A)
₹650 - ₹850
Night train from Karaikal to Melmaruvattur
Ave. Duration
5h 39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
₹180 - ₹950
Website
irctc.co.in
Book at
12go.asia
Sleeper Class
₹180 - ₹230
Third AC (3A)
₹550 - ₹700
Second AC (2A)
₹750 - ₹950
Bus operators
Parveen Travels
Phone
044 4900 7555/ 1800 102 0999
Email
customercare@parveentravels.com
Website
parveentravels.com
Bus from Karaikal to Pondicherry
Ave. Duration
2h 59m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
parveentravels.com
Other operators
Taxi from Thirunallar to Vandavāsi
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
Estimated price
₹4,200 - ₹5,000
IQ Travels
Phone
+91 94 88 32 56 73
Website
nagoretourism.com

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