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There are 7 ways to get from Varkala to Tiruvannamalai by taxi, bus, train, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Taxi, bus  •  13h 3m

  1. Take a taxi from Varkala to Shencottah
  2. Take the bus from Shencottah to Thiruvannamalai 990Ud

₹1,484 - ₹2,700

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Train  •  16h 53m

  1. Take the train from Varkala to Villupuram Jn 16128 / ...
  2. Take the train from Villupuram Jn to Tiruvannamalai 56886 / ...

₹957 - ₹2,414

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Train via Dindigul  •  20h 1m

  1. Take the train from Varkala to Dindigul Jn 16128 / ...
  2. Take the train from Dindigul Jn to Tiruvannamalai 16780

₹1,021 - ₹2,519

Taxi  •  8h 43m

  1. Take a taxi from Varkala to Tiruvannamalai 363.4 miles

₹9,500 - ₹12,000

Drive  •  8h 43m

  1. Drive from Varkala to Tiruvannamalai 363.4 miles

₹4,300 - ₹6,500

Fly to Bengaluru, train  •  10h 35m

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

₹3,052 - ₹19,005

Fly to Madras, train  •  9h 39m

  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

₹3,624 - ₹16,477

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The cheapest way to get from Varkala to Tiruvannamalai is to train which costs ₹950 - ₹2,500 and takes 16h 53m.

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The quickest way to get from Varkala to Tiruvannamalai is to taxi which costs ₹9,500 - ₹12,000 and takes 8h 43m.

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No, there is no direct train from Varkala to Tiruvannamalai. However, there are services departing from Varkala and arriving at Tiruvannamalai via Villupuram Jn. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 53m.

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The distance between Varkala and Tiruvannamalai is 466 km. The road distance is 581.4 km.

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The best way to get from Varkala to Tiruvannamalai without a car is to taxi and bus which takes 13h 3m and costs ₹1,400 - ₹2,700.

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It takes approximately 13h 3m to get from Varkala to Tiruvannamalai, including transfers.

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Varkala to Tiruvannamalai train services, operated by Indian Railways, depart from Varkala station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Varkala to Tiruvannamalai is 581 km. It takes approximately 8h 43m to drive from Varkala to Tiruvannamalai.

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  • Distance: 291.4 miles
  • Duration: 13h 3m

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

You can take a train from Varkala to Tiruvannamalai via Villupuram Jn in around 16h 53m.

Airlines
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Trivandrum to Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,500 - ₹33,000
Flights from Trivandrum to Bengaluru via Kochi
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹3,500 - ₹33,000
Flights from Trivandrum to Madras
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹4,600 - ₹21,000
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Trivandrum to Bengaluru
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
₹2,300 - ₹35,000
Flights from Trivandrum to Madras
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
₹2,900 - ₹22,000
Train operators
Indian Railways
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Varkala to Villupuram Jn
Ave. Duration
14h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
₹850 - ₹1,500
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Villupuram Jn to Tiruvannamalai
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
₹85 - ₹950
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Varkala to Dindigul Jn
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
₹500 - ₹1,300
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Dindigul Jn to Tiruvannamalai
Ave. Duration
8h 46m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
₹500 - ₹1,300
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Krishnarajapurm to Tiruvannamalai
Ave. Duration
5h 58m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
₹390 - ₹1,200
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Chennai Central to Arakkonam
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
₹85 - ₹950
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Tiruttani to Tiruvannamalai
Ave. Duration
3h 59m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
₹210 - ₹1,000
Book at
irctc.co.in
Bus operators
SETC
Website
tnstc.in
Bus from Shencottah to Thiruvannamalai
Ave. Duration
11h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₹130 - ₹1,100
Schedules at
tnstc.in
Other operators
Taxi from Varkala to Shencottah
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Estimated price
₹1,300 - ₹1,600

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

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There are 55+ hotels available in Tiruvannamalai. Prices start at ₹800 per night.

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The best way to get from Varkala to Trivandrum Airport is to taxi which takes 44m and costs ₹600 - ₹750.

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