There are 6 ways to get from Thiruvananthapuram to Velankanni by bus, train, taxi, car or plane

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Bus  •  10h

  1. Take the bus from Trivandrum to Velankanni

₹550 - ₹850

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Train  •  13h 25m

  1. Take the train from Thiruvananthapuram Central to Tiruchchirapali 22628 / ...
  2. Take the train from Tiruchchirapali to Vellankanni 17315

₹353 - ₹382

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Taxi  •  7h 36m

  1. Take a taxi from Thiruvananthapuram to Velankanni 511 km

₹10,000 - ₹13,000

Drive  •  7h 36m

  1. Drive from Thiruvananthapuram to Velankanni 511 km

₹3,800 - ₹6,000

Fly to Tiruchirapalli, train  •  9h 55m

  1. Fly from Trivandrum (TRV) to Tiruchirapalli (TRZ) TRV - TRZ
  2. Take the train from Tiruchchirapali to Vellankanni

₹4,686 - ₹15,691

Fly to Madras, train  •  8h 29m

  1. Fly from Trivandrum (TRV) to Madras (MAA) TRV - MAA
  2. Take the train from Tambaram to Nagappattinam

₹2,996 - ₹10,881

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The cheapest way to get from Thiruvananthapuram to Velankanni is to train which costs ₹350 - ₹390 and takes 13h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Thiruvananthapuram to Velankanni is to taxi which costs ₹10,000 - ₹13,000 and takes 7h 36m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Trivandrum and arriving at Velankanni. Services depart four times a day. The journey takes approximately 10h.

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No, there is no direct train from Thiruvananthapuram to Velankanni. However, there are services departing from Thiruvananthapuram Central and arriving at Vellankanni via Tiruchchirapali. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 25m.

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The distance between Thiruvananthapuram and Velankanni is 401 km. The road distance is 511 km.

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The best way to get from Thiruvananthapuram to Velankanni without a car is to bus which takes 10h and costs ₹550 - ₹850.

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The bus from Trivandrum to Velankanni takes 10h including transfers and departs four times a day.

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

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Thiruvananthapuram to Velankanni train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Thiruvananthapuram Central station.

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Map of how to get from Thiruvananthapuram to Velankanni.
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  • Distance: 400.8 km
  • Duration: 10h

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

RedBus operates a bus from Trivandrum to Velankanni 4 times a day. Tickets cost ₹550 - ₹850 and the journey takes 10h. Alternatively, you can take a train from Thiruvananthapuram to Velankanni via Tiruchchirapali in around 13h 25m.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Trivandrum to Tiruchirapalli via Madras
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹4,300 - ₹15,000
Flights from Trivandrum to Tiruchirapalli via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹6,500 - ₹22,000
Flights from Trivandrum to Tiruchirapalli via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹4,100 - ₹15,000
Flights from Trivandrum to Tiruchirapalli via Bengaluru, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹6,500 - ₹22,000
Flights from Trivandrum to Tiruchirapalli via Madras, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹5,000 - ₹17,000
Flights from Trivandrum to Tiruchirapalli via Bengaluru, Madras
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹4,900 - ₹17,000
Flights from Trivandrum to Tiruchirapalli via Mumbai, Madras
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹9,000 - ₹29,000
Flights from Trivandrum to Tiruchirapalli via Kochi, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹4,200 - ₹15,000
Flights from Trivandrum to Tiruchirapalli via Kochi, Madras
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
₹4,600 - ₹16,000
Flights from Trivandrum to Tiruchirapalli via Hyderabad, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹6,500 - ₹22,000
Flights from Trivandrum to Madras
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹2,300 - ₹12,000
Flights from Trivandrum to Madras via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹2,300 - ₹12,000
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Trivandrum to Tiruchirapalli via Colombo
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹35,000 - ₹1,00,000
Flights from Trivandrum to Tiruchirapalli via Madras
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹4,800 - ₹18,000
Flights from Trivandrum to Madras
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,000 - ₹17,000
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Trivandrum to Tiruchirapalli via Colombo
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹35,000 - ₹1,00,000
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 Tiruchchirapali
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
₹230 - ₹260
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Tiruchchirapali to Vellankanni
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
₹115 - ₹125
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Tambaram to Nagappattinam
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
₹180 - ₹200
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Trivandrum to Velankanni
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
₹550 - ₹850
Book at
Redbus
Other operators
Taxi from Thiruvananthapuram to Velankanni
Ave. Duration
7h 36m
Estimated price
₹10,000 - ₹13,000
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 Velankanni is to bus which takes 10h and costs ₹550 - ₹850. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₹350 - ₹390 and takes 13h 25m.

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There is no direct flight from Trivandrum Airport to Tiruchirapalli Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 35m and has one stopover.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Thiruvananthapuram to Velankanni is 511 km. It takes approximately 7h 36m to drive from Thiruvananthapuram to Velankanni.

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

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There are 31+ hotels available in Velankanni. 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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