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There are 9 ways to get from Thiruvananthapuram to Tiruvannamalai by bus, train, night bus, taxi, car or plane

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Bus  •  13 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Thiruvananthapuram to Tirunelveli
  2. Take the bus from Tirunelveli to Thiruvannamalai 283D

$15 - $26

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Train  •  14 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Thiruvananthapuram Central (TVC) to Villupuram Junction (VM) Qln-Ms Ananthapuri Exp / ...
  2. Take the train from Villupuram Junction (VM) to Tiruvannamalai (TNM) Chalukya Exp / ...

$12 - $32

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Bus, night bus  •  16 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Trivandrum to Krishnagiri
  2. Take the night bus from Krishnagiri to Thiruvannamalai

$15 - $22

Train via Kodaikanal Road (KQN)  •  17 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Thiruvananthapuram Central (TVC) to Kodaikanal Road (KQN) Qln-Ms Ananthapuri Exp
  2. Take the train from Kodaikanal Road (KQN) to Tiruvannamalai (TNM) Rmm-Tpty Tri-Wkly Exp

$13 - $33

Taxi  •  8 h 50 min

  1. Take a taxi from Thiruvananthapuram to Tiruvannamalai 364.6 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  8 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Thiruvananthapuram to Tiruvannamalai 364.6 miles

$55 - $90

Fly to Pondicherry, train  •  12 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Trivandrum (TRV) to Pondicherry (PNY) TRV - PNY
  2. Take the train from Pondicherry (PDY) to Tiruvannamalai (TNM)

$61 - $289

Fly to Madras, train  •  6 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Trivandrum (TRV) to Madras (MAA) TRV - MAA
  2. Take the train from Tambaram (TBM) to Villupuram Junction (VM)
  3. Take the train from Villupuram Junction (VM) to Tiruvannamalai (TNM)

$41 - $190

Fly to Bengaluru, train  •  9 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Trivandrum (TRV) to Bengaluru (BLR) TRV - BLR
  2. Take the train from Krishnarajapurm (KJM) to Tiruvannamalai (TNM)

$36 - $240

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The cheapest way to get from Thiruvananthapuram to Tiruvannamalai is to bus and night bus which costs ₹1,100 - ₹1,700 and takes 16 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Thiruvananthapuram to Tiruvannamalai is to fly and train which costs ₹2,900 - ₹14,000 and takes 6 h 38 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Thiruvananthapuram to Tiruvannamalai. However, there are services departing from Trivandrum and arriving at Thiruvannamalai via Krishnagiri. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Thiruvananthapuram to Tiruvannamalai. However, there are services departing from Thiruvananthapuram Central (TVC) and arriving at Tiruvannamalai (TNM) via Villupuram Junction (VM). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 51 min.

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The distance between Thiruvananthapuram and Tiruvannamalai is 477 km. The road distance is 583.3 km.

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The best way to get from Thiruvananthapuram to Tiruvannamalai without a car is to bus which takes 13 h 45 min and costs ₹1,000 - ₹2,000.

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It takes approximately 13 h 45 min to get from Thiruvananthapuram to Tiruvannamalai, including transfers.

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Thiruvananthapuram to Tiruvannamalai bus services, operated by RedBus, depart from Trivandrum station.

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Thiruvananthapuram to Tiruvannamalai train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Thiruvananthapuram Central (TVC) station.

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The best way to get from Thiruvananthapuram to Tiruvannamalai is to bus which takes 13 h 45 min and costs ₹1,000 - ₹2,000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₹850 - ₹2,400 and takes 14 h 51 min.

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Map of how to get from Thiruvananthapuram to Tiruvannamalai.
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  • Distance: 297.8 miles
  • Duration: 13 h 45 min

What companies run services between Thiruvananthapuram, India and Tiruvannamalai, India?

You can take a bus from Thiruvananthapuram to Tiruvannamalai via Tirunelveli and Tirunelveli in around 13 h 45 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Thiruvananthapuram to Tiruvannamalai via Villupuram Junction (VM) in around 14 h 51 min.

Airlines
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Trivandrum to Pondicherry via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
14 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from Trivandrum to Pondicherry via Bengaluru, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
18 h
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Flights from Trivandrum to Pondicherry via Kochi, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $300
Flights from Trivandrum to Pondicherry via Madras, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $340
Flights from Trivandrum to Pondicherry via Kochi, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
10 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $370
Flights from Trivandrum to Pondicherry via Madras, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Trivandrum to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $190
Flights from Trivandrum to Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$35 - $170
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Trivandrum to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $280
Flights from Trivandrum to Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $440
Flights from Trivandrum to Bengaluru via Madras
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $440
Flights from Trivandrum to Bengaluru via Kochi
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $440
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Trivandrum to Madras
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Flights from Trivandrum to Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$30 - $470
Air India Express
Website
airindiaexpress.in
Flights from Trivandrum to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Jet Airways
Website
jetairways.com
Flights from Trivandrum to Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $380
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Thiruvananthapuram Central (TVC) to Villupuram Junction (VM)
Ave. Duration
12 h 38 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Villupuram Junction (VM) to Tiruvannamalai (TNM)
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1 - $13
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Thiruvananthapuram Central (TVC) to Kodaikanal Road (KQN)
Ave. Duration
7 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $16
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Kodaikanal Road (KQN) to Tiruvannamalai (TNM)
Ave. Duration
9 h 23 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $17
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Pondicherry (PDY) to Tiruvannamalai (TNM)
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$1 - $13
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Tambaram (TBM) to Villupuram Junction (VM)
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $14
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Krishnarajapurm (KJM) to Tiruvannamalai (TNM)
Ave. Duration
5 h 58 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $16
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Thiruvananthapuram to Tirunelveli
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Trivandrum to Krishnagiri
Ave. Duration
11 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Book at
redbus.in
Night bus from Krishnagiri to Thiruvannamalai
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Book at
redbus.in
SETC
Website
tnstc.in
Bus from Tirunelveli to Thiruvannamalai
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Schedules at
tnstc.in
Other operators
Taxi from Thiruvananthapuram to Tiruvannamalai
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160
Ola Cabs
Phone
+91 22 33 55 33 55
Website
olacabs.com
Sanjay Taxi
Phone
+91 9747180107
Website
sanjaytaxi.com
Fast Track call taxi
Phone
+91 471 2888999
Website
trivandrum.fasttrackcalltaxi.in

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There is no direct flight from Trivandrum Airport to Pondicherry Airport. The quickest flight takes 15 h 30 min and has one stopover.

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Thiruvananthapuram to Tiruvannamalai bus services, operated by RedBus, arrive at Thiruvannamalai station.

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Thiruvananthapuram to Tiruvannamalai train services, operated by Indian Railways, arrive at Tiruvannamalai (TNM) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Thiruvananthapuram to Tiruvannamalai is 583 km. It takes approximately 8 h 50 min to drive from Thiruvananthapuram to Tiruvannamalai.

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Air India Express, IndiGo Airlines and Spicejet offer flights from Trivandrum Airport to Pondicherry Airport.

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There are 48+ hotels available in Tiruvannamalai. Prices start at $10 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Thiruvananthapuram to Trivandrum Airport is to taxi which takes 6 min and costs ₹110 - ₹140.

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