There are 7 ways to get from Thiruvananthapuram to Vellore by plane, bus, taxi, train or car

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Fly to Madras, bus  •  5h 41m

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

₹1,883 - ₹5,851

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Train  •  14h 13m

  1. Take the train from Thiruvananthapuram Central to Katpadi Jn 12624 / ...

₹565 - ₹633

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Fly to Bengaluru, taxi  •  4h 20m

  1. Fly from Trivandrum (TRV) to Bengaluru (BLR) TRV - BLR
  2. Take a taxi from Bengaluru to Vellore

₹8,191 - ₹12,726

Fly to Tirupati, train  •  9h 15m

  1. Fly from Trivandrum (TRV) to Tirupati (TIR) TRV - TIR
  2. Take the train from Renigunta Jn to Vellore Cant

₹5,501 - ₹18,586

Bus  •  16h 32m

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

₹1,166 - ₹1,634

Bus, train  •  18h 48m

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

₹842 - ₹1,074

Drive  •  9h 54m

  1. Drive from Thiruvananthapuram to Vellore 697.6 km

₹5,000 - ₹8,000

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The cheapest way to get from Thiruvananthapuram to Vellore is to train which costs ₹550 - ₹650 and takes 14h 13m.

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The quickest way to get from Thiruvananthapuram to Vellore is to fly and taxi which costs ₹8,000 - ₹13,000 and takes 4h 20m.

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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 16h 32m.

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The distance between Thiruvananthapuram and Vellore is 548 km. The road distance is 697.6 km.

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The best way to get from Thiruvananthapuram to Vellore without a car is to train which takes 14h 13m and costs ₹550 - ₹650.

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It takes approximately 5h 41m to get from Thiruvananthapuram to Vellore, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Thiruvananthapuram to Vellore is to train which takes 14h 13m and costs ₹550 - ₹650. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₹1,100 - ₹1,700 and takes 16h 32m.

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The quickest flight from Trivandrum Airport to Madras Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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

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Map of how to get from Thiruvananthapuram to Vellore.
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  • Distance: 547.6 km
  • Duration: 5h 41m

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

Indian Railways operates a train from Thiruvananthapuram Central to Katpadi Jn every 4 hours. Tickets cost ₹360 - ₹400 and the journey takes 14h 8m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Thiruvananthapuram to Vellore via Chennai in around 16h 32m.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Trivandrum to Madras
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹1,100 - ₹8,500
Flights from Trivandrum to Madras via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹1,100 - ₹8,500
Flights from Trivandrum to Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,400 - ₹8,500
Flights from Trivandrum to Bengaluru via Madras
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹3,400 - ₹8,500
Flights from Trivandrum to Tirupati via Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹7,000 - ₹22,000
Flights from Trivandrum to Tirupati via Madras, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
₹6,000 - ₹20,000
Flights from Trivandrum to Tirupati via Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
8h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹5,000 - ₹19,000
Flights from Trivandrum to Tirupati via Hyderabad, Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹8,000 - ₹23,000
Flights from Trivandrum to Tirupati via Madras, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹7,500 - ₹23,000
Flights from Trivandrum to Tirupati via Mumbai, Hyderabad
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹10,000 - ₹27,000
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Trivandrum to Madras
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹1,200 - ₹9,000
Flights from Trivandrum to Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
₹3,800 - ₹20,000
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Trivandrum to Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
₹2,000 - ₹9,000
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 Renigunta Jn to Vellore Cant
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
₹110 - ₹120
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Thiruvananthapuram Central to Katpadi Jn
Ave. Duration
14h 8m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
₹360 - ₹400
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Madurai Jn to Vellore Cant
Ave. Duration
11h 43m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
₹270 - ₹300
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
RedBus
Website
redbus.in
Bus from Chennai to Vellore
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
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 Thiruvananthapuram to Madurai
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Hourly
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
Other operators
Taxi from Bengaluru to Vellore
Ave. Duration
2h 59m
Estimated price
₹4,600 - ₹5,500
Wega Cabs
Phone
+91 99 00 08 88 92
Website
wegacabs.com
U Taxi
Phone
+91 80 41 46 68 88
Website
utaxi.in
Arunodaya Cabs
Phone
+91 96 32 00 11 11
Website
arunodayacabs.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Thiruvananthapuram to Vellore is 698 km. It takes approximately 9h 54m to drive from Thiruvananthapuram to Vellore.

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Air India Limited and IndiGo Airlines offer flights from Trivandrum Airport to Madras Airport.

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There are 60+ hotels available in Vellore. 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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