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

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

Fly to Madras, bus  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Trivandrum (TRV) to Madras (MAA) TRV - MAA
  2. Take the bus from Chennai to Vellore

$46 - $175

Cheapest option

Bus via Chennai  •  16 h 32 min

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

$17 - $25

6 alternative options

Fly to Bengaluru, bus  •  7 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Trivandrum (TRV) to Bengaluru (BLR) TRV - BLR
  2. Take the bus from Bangalore to Vellore

$38 - $235

Fly to Tirupati, train  •  8 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Trivandrum (TRV) to Tirupati (TIR) TRV - TIR
  2. Take the train from Renigunta Junction (RU) to Katpadi Junction (KPD)

$73 - $339

Fly to Pondicherry, train  •  15 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Trivandrum (TRV) to Pondicherry (PNY) TRV - PNY
  2. Take the train from Puducherry (PDY) to Katpadi Junction (KPD)

$66 - $297

Train  •  14 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Trivandrum Cntl (TVC) to Katpadi Junction (KPD) Chennai Mail / ...

$18 - $28

Bus SETC  •  18 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Thiruvananthapuram to Tirunelveli
  2. Take the bus from Tirunelveli to Vellore

$20 - $33

Drive  •  9 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Thiruvananthapuram to Vellore 434.2 miles

$70 - $110

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

Indian Railways operates a train from Thiruvananthapuram to Vellore 5 times a day. Tickets cost $15 - $24 and the journey takes 14 h 8 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Thiruvananthapuram to Vellore via Chennai in around 16 h 32 min.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Trivandrum to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 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 Kochi
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $440
Flights from Trivandrum to Tirupati via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from Trivandrum to Tirupati via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Flights from Trivandrum to Tirupati via Bengaluru, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
8 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from Trivandrum to Tirupati via Kochi, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Trivandrum to Tirupati via Madras, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Flights from Trivandrum to Tirupati via Mumbai, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
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 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $170
Flights from Trivandrum to Pondicherry via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
15 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
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 Bengaluru, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
16 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $400
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 Madras, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
10 h 50 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Trivandrum to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Flights from Trivandrum to Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
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 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $380
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Renigunta Junction (RU) to Katpadi Junction (KPD)
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $15
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Puducherry (PDY) to Katpadi Junction (KPD)
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $16
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Trivandrum Cntl (TVC) to Katpadi Junction (KPD)
Ave. Duration
14 h 8 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Chennai to Vellore
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Bangalore to Vellore
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Trivandrum to Chennai
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Book at
redbus.in
Bus from Thiruvananthapuram to Tirunelveli
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Book at
redbus.in
SETC
Website
tnstc.in
Bus from Tirunelveli to Vellore
Ave. Duration
14 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Schedules at
tnstc.in

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Thiruvananthapuram to Vellore?

The distance between Thiruvananthapuram and Vellore is 548 km. The road distance is 695 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Thiruvananthapuram to Vellore?

The cheapest way to get from Thiruvananthapuram to Vellore is to bus which costs ₹1,100 - ₹1,700 and takes 16 h 32 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Thiruvananthapuram to Vellore?

The quickest way to get from Thiruvananthapuram to Vellore is to fly and bus which takes 5 h 25 min and costs ₹3,000 - ₹12,000.

Is there a direct bus between Thiruvananthapuram and Vellore?

No, there is no direct bus from Thiruvananthapuram to Vellore. However, there are services departing from Trivandrum and arriving at Vellore via Chennai. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 32 min.

How long does it take to get from Thiruvananthapuram to Vellore?

It takes approximately 5 h 25 min to get from Thiruvananthapuram to Vellore, including transfers.