There are 8 ways to get from Thiruvananthapuram to Tiruvannamalai by train, bus, taxi, car or plane

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Train  •  14h 51m

  1. Take the train from Thiruvananthapuram Central to Villupuram Jn 16724 / ...
  2. Take the train from Villupuram Jn to Tiruvannamalai 56886 / ...

₹393 - ₹432

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Bus, train  •  17h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Thiruvananthapuram to Madurai
  2. Take the train from Madurai Jn to Tiruvannamalai 16780

₹812 - ₹1,044

Bus  •  18h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Trivandrum to Chennai
  2. Take the bus from Chennai to Vellore
  3. Take the bus from Vellore to Tiruvannamalai

₹1,426 - ₹1,994

Taxi  •  8h 47m

  1. Take a taxi from Thiruvananthapuram to Tiruvannamalai 586 km

₹9,500 - ₹12,000

Drive  •  8h 47m

  1. Drive from Thiruvananthapuram to Tiruvannamalai 586 km

₹4,500 - ₹7,000

Fly to Bengaluru, train  •  10h 18m

  1. Fly from Trivandrum (TRV) to Bengaluru (BLR) TRV - BLR
  2. Take the train from Yasvantpur Jn to Tiruvannamalai

₹3,405 - ₹10,496

Fly to Madras, train  •  9h

  1. Fly from Trivandrum (TRV) to Madras (MAA) TRV - MAA
  2. Take the train from Chennai Central to Arakkonam
  3. Take the train from Tiruttani to Tiruvannamalai

₹2,514 - ₹11,621

Fly to Pondicherry, train  •  7h 40m

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

₹7,551 - ₹19,661

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The cheapest way to get from Thiruvananthapuram to Tiruvannamalai is to train which costs ₹390 - ₹440 and takes 14h 51m.

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The quickest way to get from Thiruvananthapuram to Tiruvannamalai is to fly and train which costs ₹7,500 - ₹20,000 and takes 7h 40m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Thiruvananthapuram to Tiruvannamalai. However, there are services departing from Trivandrum and arriving at Tiruvannamalai via Chennai and Vellore. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18h 54m.

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No, there is no direct train from Thiruvananthapuram to Tiruvannamalai. However, there are services departing from Thiruvananthapuram Central and arriving at Tiruvannamalai via Villupuram Jn. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 51m.

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The distance between Thiruvananthapuram and Tiruvannamalai is 477 km. The road distance is 586 km.

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The best way to get from Thiruvananthapuram to Tiruvannamalai without a car is to train which takes 14h 51m and costs ₹390 - ₹440.

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It takes approximately 14h 51m 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 station.

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

You can take a train from Thiruvananthapuram to Tiruvannamalai via Villupuram Jn in around 14h 51m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Thiruvananthapuram to Tiruvannamalai via Chennai and Vellore in around 18h 54m.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Trivandrum to Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,100 - ₹13,000
Flights from Trivandrum to Bengaluru via Madras
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹3,100 - ₹13,000
Flights from Trivandrum to Madras
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹2,100 - ₹11,000
Flights from Trivandrum to Madras via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹2,100 - ₹11,000
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Trivandrum to Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
₹4,600 - ₹20,000
Flights from Trivandrum to Pondicherry via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹5,000 - ₹18,000
Flights from Trivandrum to Pondicherry via Madras, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹6,500 - ₹23,000
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Trivandrum to Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
₹3,200 - ₹20,000
Flights from Trivandrum to Madras
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹2,800 - ₹18,000
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 Thiruvananthapuram Central to Villupuram Jn
Ave. Duration
12h 38m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
₹300 - ₹340
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Villupuram Jn to Tiruvannamalai
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
₹85 - ₹100
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irctc.co.in
Train from Madurai Jn to Tiruvannamalai
Ave. Duration
9h 58m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
₹240 - ₹270
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Yasvantpur Jn to Tiruvannamalai
Ave. Duration
6h 38m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
₹180 - ₹210
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Chennai Central to Arakkonam
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
₹85 - ₹100
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Tiruttani to Tiruvannamalai
Ave. Duration
3h 59m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
₹125 - ₹140
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Pondicherry to Tiruvannamalai
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
₹100 - ₹115
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Thiruvananthapuram to Madurai
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₹550 - ₹800
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Redbus
Bus from Trivandrum to Chennai
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
₹600 - ₹850
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Redbus
Bus from Chennai to Vellore
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
₹550 - ₹800
Book at
Redbus
Parveen Travels
Website
parveentravels.com
Bus from Trivandrum to Madurai
Ave. Duration
4h 28m
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
parveentravels.com
SETC
Website
tnstc.in
Bus from Vellore to Tiruvannamalai
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
₹260 - ₹360
Schedules at
tnstc.in
Other operators
Taxi from Thiruvananthapuram to Tiruvannamalai
Ave. Duration
8h 47m
Estimated price
₹9,500 - ₹12,000
Trivandrum Taxi
Phone
+9199 47 02 7 3 93
Website
trivandrumtaxi.in
Taxi Tel
Phone
+91 75 59 9 9 90 09
Website
taxitel.in
Abel Cabs
Phone
+91 94 97 18 36 93
Website
abelcabs.com

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The best way to get from Thiruvananthapuram to Tiruvannamalai is to train which takes 14h 51m and costs ₹390 - ₹440. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₹1,400 - ₹2,000 and takes 18h 54m.

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The quickest flight from Trivandrum Airport to Bengaluru Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Thiruvananthapuram to Tiruvannamalai is 586 km. It takes approximately 8h 47m to drive from Thiruvananthapuram to Tiruvannamalai.

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Air India Limited, Spicejet and IndiGo Airlines offer flights from Trivandrum Airport to Bengaluru Airport.

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There are 63+ hotels available in Tiruvannamalai. Prices start at ₹7,500 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 ₹190 - ₹230.

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